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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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5 Unexplained Images Captured By NASA

Has NASA been concealing evidence of extraterrestrial life from the public? The answer is yes, according to Gary McKinnon, the infamous hacker who obtained unauthorized access to NASA’s computer database back in 2002. Gary not only pulled off the biggest military hack ever, he also claims to have found proof of extraterrestrial life in NASA’s […]

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Real Life Vampire Addicted To Human Blood

About a month ago the Ghost Diaries stumbled upon an utterly chilling case of a Turkish man who is physically addicted to human blood. In light of all the recent zombie claims due to bath salts, government experiments, etc., we thought a real-life vampire counterpart would make an interesting addition to our chest of paranormal […]

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Were the UFO Sightings at the 2012 Olympics Real?

A clearly defined UFO was captured by several news stations during the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympics in London at around 12:30 AM. This mysterious glowing craft created a wave of controversy after it went viral on YouTube. After the footage was enhanced and analyzed, many people saw a classic disc-shaped spacecraft; skeptics, however, […]

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Mysterious Vertical Structure Detected In Center of Nearby Black Hole

Astrophysicists studying a black hole known as Swift J1357.2-0933 say they have discovered a mysterious structure. It is shaped like a torus spouting out both sides of the doughnut-shaped galaxy’s center. This particular study marked the first ever ‘view’ of a black hole from a 75% inclination, which means this could very well be the […]

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Frankenstein and the Gothic Tradition

The Ghost Diaries now offers the first in a series of book reviews of classic horror novels: Frankenstein and, soon enough, Dracula. Although, admittedly, this is more about the development of the gothic tradition than the plot or characters. You’ll also notice an emphasis on the importance of science fiction in the development of the […]

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UFO Sightings Near The Moon

There have been many intriguing videos uploaded to YouTube recently that purportedly show UFOs on the surface of the moon. They have created a massive divide in the UFO community regarding their authenticity due to their lack concrete evidence. The issue of extraterrestrials on the moon and Mars has been a contentious issue among fringe […]

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The Case of Elisa Lam: Grisly Murder or Paranormal Possession

On February 21st 2013, a maintenance worker responding to complaints by guests of the Cecil Hotel in East Los Angeles, discovered a decomposing body at the bottom of the hotel’s water tank. For 19 days hotel guests had bathed, brushed their teeth and drank of the water despite its “funny, sweet, disgusting taste.” The body […]

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The Strange Sounds Heard All Across the World

Starting in the second half of 2011 and accelerating into 2012, reports have continued to flood in from around the world regarding the strange sounds and mysterious noises emanating from cities both big and small. Varying from “midnight roars” to loud booms to industrial drones that seem to permeate the walls of the cities, these […]

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6 Tragically Horrifying Romance Movies

Instead of flowers or chocolates, for Valentine’s Day this year we decided to get our readers something from the heart…a list of demented romance movies that will make for slightly uncomfortable but ultimately rewarding dates on this day of Cupid’s fatal arrow. Let the Right One in This Swedish vampire movie was everything that Twilight […]

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The 7 Scariest Commercials Ever Made

Since the advent of television we have been bombarded with strange, disturbing and sometimes downright scary forms of video advertisements. The very concept of an advertisement is kind of creepy–a soulless outside entity trying to worm its way into your head and convince you to think a certain way and buy a certain product. So, […]