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8 EMINENT SCIENTISTS WHO BELIEVE(D) IN THE PARANORMAL

Paranormal, Science

There is a long history of scientific inquiry into the paranormal. Most scientists won’t openly profess to a belief in the paranormal or supernatural for fear of professional ridicule. But that’s not always the case. Philosopher and psychologist William James was one of the first psychical researchers who worked on a variety of paranormal and […]

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Scientists Create ‘Ghosts’ in a Laboratory

E.S.P, Ghosts, Paranormal, Science

A 2005 Gallup poll found that 37 percent of Americans believe in haunted houses — and nearly half believe in ghosts. Believers in paranormal activity–especially those who believe they have been personally contacted by ghosts–frequently report a series of specific feelings that accompany the experience. The most common feeling on this list is the overwhelming […]

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The Devil’s Book, Codex Gigas

Paranormal, Unexplained

guest post by Logan Brannan The Devil’s Book or the Codex Gigas is believed to be written in 1210 AD by a monk sentenced to be walled in alive for breaking his monastic vows. The goal of the book was to write out all human knowledge, glorify the monastery he betrayed, and basically have the […]

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The 8 Most Mysterious Disappearances of All Time

Unexplained

Thousands of humans go missing everyday. Unfortunately, the explanation is usually crime–kidnappings, abductions or murder. In other instances, a person can runaway to escape something, or forge a new identity. A missing persons case that can’t be explained is considered a cold case. Of these cold cases, the vast majority have rational explanations, but investigators […]

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Babadook and the Unspeakable Horrors of Parenting

Entertainment, Horror Movies

Parenthood has been a theme in horror since the invention of horror.  A parent must protect their child from the horrors of the world.  When that child is in danger, humans kick into pure survival mode, becoming a bestial composite of man, giving into animal instinct.  But, what if being a mother itself is the […]

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Washington State Ghosts: The Indian Princess Angeline

Ghosts, Paranormal

Should you find yourself on the lower level of Seattle’s Pike Place market and happen to see a bent elderly Native American woman in archaic clothing vanish next to a rough wooden column, don’t be too alarmed, you’ve just seen one of the most famous ghosts in the Pacific Northwest: Princess Angeline. The Market Pike […]

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The Concept of the Ghost in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

Entertainment, Ghosts

[MAJOR SPOILERS ahead] To my chagrin, one of the early subplots of Christopher Nolan’s scifi epic Interstellar involves a young girl, Murph, who is convinced there is a ghost in her room. She explains to her father, Cooper, played by Matthew McConaughey, that the ghost frequently pushes books off the bookshelf in her room. Cooper, […]

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The 5 Best Vampire Movies You’ve Never Seen

Entertainment, Horror Movies

Vampire movies are a dime a dozen these days, but only a handful of them are worthy of sinking your teeth into. The following movies are lesser known vampire movies that are all micro-masterpieces in their own right. They are not trying to satisfy anyone’s prefabricated notions of what pop culture says a vampire movie […]

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Is DMT a Gateway to Extra-Dimensional Alien Contact?

Aliens

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about the drug DMT. It was popularized in a pioneering book called DMT: The Spirit Molecule and a documentary of the same name. DMT is a psychedelic compound of the tryptamine family that resembles the basic structure of neurotransmitters and causes powerful hallucinations. It is popularly known for producing […]

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New Black Eyed Kid Sighting Has Locals On Edge

Entertainment, Ghosts, Paranormal

The fabled black eyed children are back in the news after an alleged encounter with one of the kids at Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. A mother wrote to paranormal researcher Lee Brickley with the following account: “Around 2 months ago my daughter and I were walking through Birches Valley (an area well known for it’s […]

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The Stranger Side of Freddy Krueger’s Legacy

Entertainment, Horror Movies

Seeing how A Nightmare on Elm Street celebrates its 30th birthday in November, we’ll surely see tons of tribute/retrospective pieces about the film and its glove-wearing protagonist hit the web. Well, we’re joining the party a little early with this post, but we’re also taking it in a different direction. Instead of discussing the impact […]

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The “Blood Red” Monster of Flatwoods, West Virginia–UFO Sighting, 1952

Aliens, Unexplained

UFO accounts and close encounters with extraterrestrials are often spectacularly mystifying, but they aren’t always terrifying–mainly, because we associate aliens with advanced beings, not actual monsters or beasts, though there are almost certainly trillions of unimaginably horrifying alien creatures spread out across our universe, beings we can’t even fathom. The case of Flatwoods, West Virginia […]

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“Night Of” Horror Movie List

Entertainment, Horror Movies, Lists

Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981) I first saw Dark Night of the Scarecrow when I was nine years old and, appropriately enough, it was on TV. It used to be that not every made-for-TV movie made for network television was terrible—just MOST of them were. You used to get gems like this, Duel (Spielberg’s […]

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20 EVIL CHILDREN WHO WILL HAUNT YOUR DREAMS

Entertainment, Ghosts, Paranormal, Unexplained

Children, they are the future–the light of our lives…but where there is light… sometimes there is darkness, and not all children are good-natured. In fact, some children are just born evil, fertile with the seeds of a pathology that will later grow into sociopathic behavior or worse. Remember, all the serial killers who ever lived […]

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Creepy Police Report of a Possible Paranormal Sighting

Ghosts, Paranormal, Unexplained

We recently hunted down a very creepy story that has the added benefit of being an official police report, which we love. In fact, we could make it a whole section on our site, as there are hundreds of eerie, anomalous reports from police officers about paranormal encounters they’ve had while responding to their calls. […]