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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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The Weirdest Skulls Ever Found

For centuries archaeologists have been turning up peculiar skulls and strange artifacts that defy convenient explanation. Many of these artifacts have baffled scientists and challenged modern man’s view of history. Skulls in particular have the greatest potential value of unlocking the secrets of humanity’s past. Every discovery helps to unveil new truths about the way […]

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6 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Paranormal

We all know our favorite paranormal films–movies with ghosts, demons, supernatural phenomena, psychic powers, etc. But what is less talked about are popular movies with paranormal elements that slip under the radar, movies that are not considered fantastical in any obvious way but which feature truly paranormal or supernatural plot points. Here are 6 such […]

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The 5 Creepiest Unexplained Recordings

As you read this millions of unexplained frequencies, signals and sounds are moving invisibly through the air all around you. And some of them are downright unnerving. Occasionally somebody will record these sounds, either accidentally or intentionally, and listening to them will start to make you question “what the hell is really going on on […]

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8 Explanations for UFOs

According to MUFON, there are about 700 reported UFO cases a month in the United States alone. Approximately 6% of the global population has reported one or more UFO sighting. The phenomenon continues to grow and, as our detection methods get more sophisticated, the mystery only deepens. Here are the Ghost Diaries’ top 8 explanations […]

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Must-See Horror Movies Of 2013

Check out our list for The Best Horror Movies of 2013!!!! The Ghost Diaries recently rated the best horror films of 2012. Now that a new year is upon us, it’s time to look forward, into the darkness. So far, 2013 looks like it’s going to be a mind-blowing year for horror films. This is […]

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10 +1 Jaw-Dropping Claims Made by William Cooper in Behold a Pale Horse

Milton William Cooper was either a gun-toting nutcase or a whistle-blowing patriot, depending on who you talk to. One of the most influential conspiracy theorists of the 20th century, Cooper was shot dead at his Eager, Arizona home in 2001 after years of anti-government activism. His seminal book Behold a Pale Horse has recently experienced […]

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The Dark Side Of Disneyland: Is The Happiest Place on Earth Haunted?

One could fill an encyclopedia with all of Disneyland’s hidden worlds and histories. Since 1955 over 600 million people have walked through Disneyland’s magical gates. But legend has it that some of them never left. You see, Disneyland is said to be one of the most haunted areas in California. Guests and cast members alike […]

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Ancient Hauntings: So Easy A Caveman Ghost Can Do It

This post is about cavemen ghosts and dinosaur ghosts. Yes. If you’re smirking let us humbly point out that half the world’s religions believe in deities arising from the dead. Are prehistoric ghosts really that much more absurd? People interested in paranormal activity often speak of ancient Indian burial grounds haunted by tribal spirits. But […]

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Most Demented Christmas Horror Movies

Well, Christmas is upon us. Time to go to sleep and wait for an old fat man in a red robe to slide down your chimney and creep around your house in the dark. Ever thought about old Santa wielding an axe? Or what about a zombie uprising on Christmas? We were going to list […]

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The Enduring Mystery Of The Chupacabra

In some circles, the legendary Chupacabra is believed to be a genetic experiment that escaped from military control. Others theorize that it’s of extraterrestrial origin, or even a cover for an underground vampire cult. One thing that most cryptozoologists can agree on is that the Chupacabra is a vampire-like creature that drains all the blood […]