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    Memories Are Passed On Through DNA: How Is this Not ‘Paranormal’?

    Scientists recently announced the discovery that memories seem to be passed down through the generations through DNA. “The experiences of a parent, before even conceiving offspring, markedly influence both structure and function in the nervous system of subsequent generations.” At first mention, one may think to oneself: okay, this makes sense, big deal. But actually […]

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    Oculus, A Great Drive-in Movie

    Guest post by Billy Russell Going to the ol’ drive-in is still one of the most fun ways to experience a movie. You don’t go to the drive-in if you’re obsessively concerned with having the best possible sound and audio quality surrounding you with such pristine remasterings that any flaw or error will stand out […]

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    Dario Argento’s Nightmare Fuel: the Surreal Horror of Suspiria

    *Guest Post by BILLY RUSSELL Much more so than many other “surreal” or “nightmarish” horrors, Suspiria truly captures the feeling of being trapped in a bad dream and being unable to awaken from it. There’s a self-contained logic that is never fully explained and real life is never allowed to intrude on the macabre story […]

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    Passenger from MH Flight 370 Sends Photo/Metadata from Diego Garcia!

    We had a feeling this one wasn’t over yet. The incredible media attention to the Malaysian Flight 370 mystery has yielded a shocking new revelation. We already knew that the United States had a military base, DIEGO GARCIA, in the Indian Ocean near where the plane may have gone down. New information has surfaced from […]

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    Creepy Vintage Photos of MUMMIES!

    Mummy unwrapping ceremonies used to occur fairly regularly. For Victorians and 1950s German academics, it was actually a form of entertainment. Held in lecture halls and universities, mummy unwrapping parties became morbid high brow academic ceremonies fusing the latest archeological discoveries of the time with the public’s own twisted love of the dead and grotesque. […]

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Movie Review: “You’re Next”, Goofy, Derivative Horror Fun

*Guest post by Billy Russell You’re Next is the new-ish horror movie directed by Adam Wingard (director of the “wraparound” story segments in 2012’s V/H/S, which was originally filmed and completed in 2011, toured on the film festival circuit, and finally saw a release this year in 2013. The plot of the film concerns an […]

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How to Record Real Ghost Audio (EVP)

Guest post by the Banshee So how can you be sure what you are hearing is actually paranormal? First, and I cannot emphasize this enough, TAG YOUR AUDIO in all your EVP sessions. If your stomach growls, say that. If you hear someone next to you move, say so. Of course if you yawn, or […]

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Zombie Pigeon Outbreak in Moscow

Warning: if you’re afraid of both zombies and birds, GD recommends you not read this article. Why? Because it’s about a zombie pigeon outbreak in Moscow. Heck, if you’re afraid of Russia that’s an extra whammy. The story goes like this…in recent weeks the streets of Moscow have been festooned with the carcusses of dead […]

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Creepiest Print Ads From the Last 100 Years

The Ghost Diaries is a big fan of creepy old pictures. Recently, we stumbled upon a site called VintageAdBrowser.com and combed through their impressive archives of old print ads. Some of their ads date as far back as the 1850′s. As we sorted through old war-time propaganda and pulp Marlboro ads, we realized that there were […]

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Princess Diana Killed By British Military Police?

Conspiracy theories involving the death of Princess Diana have circulated since her tragic demise in 1997. Now information has come forth that a solider bragged in a handwritten letter that a British Special Air Service commando unit orchestrated the car chase that precipitated Di’s death. Other conspiracies run the gamut of human credulity. David Icke […]

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How Many People Have Ever Lived?

With our endless fascination with ghosts and death…sometimes it makes us wonder just how many people have actually existed on planet Earth. After doing some research we found that, according to the Population Reference Bureau, the answer is 108 billion. We were blown away by the sheer magnitude of the number. According to their calculations, […]

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The Guide to Finding Ghosts: Audio and Paranormal Research

Guest post by the Banshee If the explosion in paranormal media has done anything for modern society, it has gotten all manner of folk hip in the latest in audio and video equipment and gadgets. This might seem as though it has always been, but at the turn of this millennium almost no one in […]

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7 Ways To Hunt For Aliens

Hunting for aliens isn’t easy. We’re confident that statement is true. The SETI Institute has spent the last 50 years searching for signs and signals of aliens in the Goldilocks zone (regions of space just right for human life), and have turned up nothing except for the apocryphal WOW signal, which never repeated. Now, a […]

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2 Creepy Cemeteries You Wouldn’t Want to Be Caught Dead In

We love exploring creepy places. There are few adrenaline rushes better than walking through a graveyard at night. But there are some burial spots on planet Earth that have such unnerving reputations there’s no way in hell we’d consider spending a night there. The following are two such places… The La Noria Cemetery in Chile […]

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10 Works of Art Made By Serial Killers

Though morbid and unsettling, getting a glimpse inside the mind of a serial killer is pretty mind-blowing. How does an evil mind see the world? What strange images and sinister subconscious creatures stalk his landscapes? Here we’ve collected 10 works of art made by some of the most deranged serial killers in history: Henry Lee […]