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3 Horrifyingly Weird Texts You’ve Never Heard Of

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by Jake Anderson [cover image from Codex Seraphinianus] The modern world doesn’t churn out grimoires and Books of the Dead at the same rate as our “black magic” inspired ancestors but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some pretty horrifying texts from the last century. You’ve probably never of these books because people are scared of […]

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Over 10,000 Declassified UFO Case Sightings Hit the Web

Aliens, Entertainment, Unexplained

Since the 1940s, the U.S. Air Force has kept records of all of its investigations into extraterrestrial phenomena in one extensive report called Project Blue Book. This massive catalog of thousands of UFO and extraterrestrial reports from the 1940s to the 1970s has just been released online. The UFO enthusiast John Greenwald is the man […]

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The Tomb Sealed Under A City for A Century

Entertainment, Paranormal

article by Taylor Leonard Fear of the unknown cuts to the core of being human. But what about fear of the known unknowns? Having evidence to confirm something exists but not enough to understand exactly what’s out there puts people at unease. Such is the situation for hundreds of citizens living in the Victorian red […]

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The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2014

Entertainment, Horror Movies

2014 won’t go down in horror movie history as a golden year for scary movies, but there were still a few gems to be found amongst the piles of Hollywood garbage; we’re looking at you Annabelle. Many of the movies on this list had their own flaws, and not all of them will be entertaining […]

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Creepiest Santa Clauses From Christmas Past

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“He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake.” While most of us enjoy drinking egg nog and being merry at Christmas time, for some kids the idea of Santa Claus can be an absolutely terrifying prospect. A fat man who lives in a glacier and has telepathic control over a pack of […]

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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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The Concept of the Ghost in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar

Entertainment, Ghosts

by JAKE ANDERSON [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 […]

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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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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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“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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The Best Horror and Sci-Fi Sequels

Entertainment, Horror Movies

Guest post by Billy Russell Sequels are largely terrible. Most sequels are created specifically to cash in on the success of something that was original and money is the prime motivation for its creation, not artistic expression. But sometimes, just sometimes, you’ll catch a part two or even a part three that captures the spirit […]

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Shocking Rediscovered Photos from Bohemian Grove!

Conspiracy, Entertainment

The Bohemian Grove lore contains many myths that are assuredly just that–myths. But that hasn’t stopped the place from being one of the most notorious conspiracy hotspots in the world. Claims of everything from baby sacrifice to paranormal activity and alien indoctrination have found a home in the shadows of those creepy Redwoods. Forestlady, writing […]

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The 3 Most Powerful Grimoires For Black Magic

Entertainment, Paranormal

There’s more to ancient grimoires of black magic and demon evocation than what you’ve seen in the Evil Dead movies. In fact the Book of the Dead featured in those films–the Necronomicon–doesn’t even exist. But it’s based on the legends and myths of three books that do. Below are the grandmasters of creepy manuscripts, ancient […]

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Comparing the Zombie Dog Experiments of 1940 and 2005

Entertainment, Science

The Ghost Diaries has been thinking a lot about BLOOD recently and we’ve uncovered some rather macabre projects that should leave you sufficiently curdled. Experiments on dead dogs, computers that bleed, gardens fertilized with blood meal! Today we’re focusing on the dead dog experiments of 1940 and 2005, in Russia and the US respectively. In […]