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10 Most Nightmarish Images From Google’s DeepDream

Aliens, Entertainment, Science

Google’s research division, Google X, has made great strides in artificial intelligence in recent years. One of the more creepy creations is the DeepDream program, which uses convolutional neural networks and algorithmic pareidolia to analyze images and turn them into nightmarish psychedelic computer artifacts. Fittingly, the original name for the program was Inception. Which do you think is the […]

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Scientists Are Actually Trying to Bring Back the Dead

Entertainment, Science, Strange News

by Jake Anderson (ANTIMEDIA) It sounds like the logline from the recent sci-fi horror movie, The Lazarus Effect. But the story coming out of Bioquark Inc. is real. The biotechnology company is moving ahead with a groundbreaking experiment to reanimate the nervous systems of 20 clinically brain-dead patients. With approval from the Institutional Review Board […]

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10 Freakiest Haunted Roads In Southern California

Ghosts, Paranormal, Unexplained

(Backpackerverse) We’ve all been out driving late at night at one point or another. The darkness, the fog, the road seemingly stretching on forever. Your sense of direction grows hazy and you begin to feel lost. You might grow paranoid, and start to feel scared for your life. Normally that would be letting your nerves […]

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KIDS SAY THE SCARIEST THINGS PART 2.

Entertainment, Strange News

Kids tend to say the darn-est things or ask some of the most unusual and silliest questions right? Well, not in this case. When you think kids you think of playful little ones with crayons and not kids that come up with creepy/disturbing sentences, you don’t ever expect to hear. I’ve looked around and found […]

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Ceffyl Dwr: A Ghostly, Shape Shifting, Water Horse

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by Charles Reis On my recent trip to Wales, I learned it’s a region not only rich with history and natural beauty, but also with folklore. Tales such as the lake monster Afanc and the ghostly dog Gwyllgi were told throughout the countryside, but the most fascinating tale concerned the Ceffyl Dwr, or the Water […]

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These Occult Posters From the 1900s Will Nourish Your Soul

Entertainment, Paranormal, Unexplained

In the 1900s, magician Harry Kellar decided to take his marketing to the next level. He found that his shows sold better when he advertised them with stylistically daring posters of himself surrounded by demons and imps. Other posters included pulpy visions of levitation, hypnotic dream visions, wizardry, and even self-decapitation! These images, as well as 850 […]

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Meet the Artist Who Paints With His Own Blood

Entertainment, Strange News

Artist Vinicius Quesada has a unique method. His series Blood Piss Blues presents strange tableau of dystopian landscapes, reappropriated pop culture icons and nightmarish imagery. However, it’s the artist’s materials that has caught people’s attention. Quesada uses some of his own body fluids, namely his blood and urine, as his art supplies. In an interview with My […]

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Hay-Man’s Creepy Origin

Paranormal, Science, Strange News

By best-selling paranormal author Gare Allen For centuries scarecrows have been erected in fields across the world. Their singular purpose is to deter birds from stealing seed and feeding on growing crops. Also called a hay-man, it is comprised mostly of straw stuffed inside a shirt and pants. Sitting atop a high pole or wooden […]

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Top 10 FRIDAY THE 13TH Movies Ranked

Entertainment, Horror Movies

by Billy Russell Happy Friday the 13th, everyone!  In celebration of the day known for bad luck, we wanted to list our favorite entries in the film series of the same name, the franchise starring Jason Voorhees and his trademark hockey mask, killing promiscuous teenagers at the iconic Camp Crystal Lake. Ranked, below, are our […]

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Are You Ready For the Slender Man Movie?

Entertainment, Horror Movies, Paranormal

by Matt Kim (INVERSE) Something Awful forum’s meme Slender Man is probably the most successful horror creation native to the worldwide web. Originating as a “creepypasta”, or a collected series of internet-native legends and stories, Slender Man quickly grew into a pop-culture figure. Video games, internet videos, comics and even real-life violent crimes based on the […]

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These Haunted Asylums in Indiana Will Make You Shudder

Ghosts, Paranormal, Unexplained

by Paul Gordon (CREEPYGHOSTSTORIES) Before advances in psychology were made it was common to place people with mental illnesses into asylums.  These institutions became overcrowded and often used processes and methods that seem more like torture in modern times.  The result is that many of these former asylums are haunted by those who suffered within […]