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Krampus is a beast of legends, harking back to both Norse and Greek Mythology. It was used for generations to keep children from misbehaving, while instilling within them a lifetime of phobias. According to Wikipedia, the Austrian governments attempted to stifle the legends after the 1934 Austrian Civil War, prohibiting the tradition, but the legend refused to die.
In 2014, a National Geographic study reported that 77 percent of Americans believe not only in the existence of aliens, but that they have been regularly visiting Earth. The majority’s acceptance that there is life on other worlds in the universe continues to be fueled by credible eyewitness accounts from military and commercial pilots. Even respected astrophysicist Neil deGrassi Tyson told Chris Hayes of MSNBC that we may have already been visited by alien life. Additionally, world famous and brilliant theoretical physicist Steven Hawking stated in his documentary Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking that “alien forms almost certainly exist”.
Has the onslaught of paranormal shows and movies minimized the lives of the dead? Have we stopped seeing them as people who have loved ones still mourning their losses and simply view them as opportunities for fame? Tammy Rosenfeld echoes this sentiment. “There is no integrity in the field anymore. Everyone wants their fifteen minutes of fame.”
Has Luke joined the Dark Side?
The Spider Gates Cemetery legends are astounding. Some say that it’s the eighth gate to hell, that a boy hung himself there in the 1800’s and that people often hear a roaring coming from the woods surrounding it. Other legends state that if you walk around the grave of Marmaduke Earle ten times at midnight, chanting “Marmaduke, speak to me,” that he will respond. The other legends aren’t even worth mentioning, they are so overblown.
Be careful what you dig up.
Below are some of the more frightening and ghastly versions of urban legends that will send chills down your spine.
Before your next camping trip, you may want to read this....
How deep will you dive?
Would you want him around?
The soul is eternal and your loved ones will let you know this to the best of their abilities. Life goes on for them, but in a different way. Watch for the signs because they are there. You just have to know where to look for them.
Project Bluebeam, parallel universe....or just a weird f***ing cloud?
Edgar Allen Poe would be proud.
Are you ready to put in your bid?
If you’re looking for a spooky evening, spend the night at one of these legendary haunted New England Bed and Breakfast inns. The ghosts here are interactive and enjoy surprising you with unexpected encounters. In some cases, you might even find yourself with an extra bedmate you weren’t counting on.
They say fact is stranger than fiction....it's also more terrifying.
Some very haunting things have occurred on Halloween.
When it comes to urban sprawl most cities aspire to be like San Francisco. Densely populated yet pristine, culturally-significant yet laid-back, the Bay Area achieves a certain ideal few cities reach. With that said, the beautiful burg by the bay is not without its share of eerie sights and sounds. If you’re out seeing the best the city has to offer you may very well be standing in a space saturated with paranormal activity.