stranger things

Real ESP Experiments Inspired ‘Stranger Things’

E.S.P, Entertainment, Paranormal, Science

In 1973, parapsychologists got a $52,000 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health. Strangeness occurred. by Sarah Sloat (INVERSE) In the Netflix original series Stranger Things a young girl named Eleven, with a dark past and a deep love for Eggos, is blessed/cursed with the gift of extrasensory perception (ESP). But Eleven is kept […]


Can You Talk to the Dead With a Table?


By best-selling paranormal author Joni Mayhan When Medium Kelly Dawn Purington offered to demonstrate table tipping for me, I’ll admit, I was skeptical. How can you communicate with the dead with a table? It seemed far-fetched and outlandish…until I witnessed it for myself. Few things in life have intrigued me more than the mystical art […]

Dennis Nilsen-The Pipe Clogger

7 Lesser Known and Depraved Serial Killers

Entertainment, Lists, Strange News

By best-selling author Gare Allen History is replete with dark and chilling periods of serial killing. Some of the most commonly known killers include Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson and Jack the Ripper. In the United States, Dahmer was convicted of killing 17 people over the course of 13 years. In half that […]


7 Tunnels You’d Be Crazy To Enter

Ghosts, Lists, Paranormal, Unexplained

by The Occult Museum While tunnels and bridges traditionally harbor legends of trolls and the like, there are many around the world that contain more realistic supernatural characters: ghosts. There are few things that can be as chilling as walking down an unlit tunnel at night. With the added possibility of a ghost’s scream or […]


Ghostbusters Review: The New Ghostbusters is a Bust

Horror Movies

By Billy Russell The elephant in the room prior to discussing the remake of the 1984 film Ghostbusters is the rampant, disgusting amount of sexism surrounding the film. Straight up: It’s not okay to write off a movie just because it’s starring women. If you’re the kind of person who becomes outraged over the idea […]


Help Make Halloween A National Holiday!

Entertainment, Strange News

A true Halloween lover, Richard Doredant, just started a petition to make October 31st a federal holiday. If the online petition receives 100,000 signatures by July 25th, the White House will be forced to respond. “We the people call for Halloween to be a federal holiday,” writes the Halloween hero. “Please act to add this […]


15 True-Life Paranormal Stories That Will Keep You Awake Tonight

Entertainment, Ghosts, Paranormal, Unexplained

By Occult Museum Looking for a spooky tale or two? Thousands of people around the world are sharing their terrifying true-life paranormal encounters on Reddit’s’ ridiculously popular Subreddit ‘AskReddit’. From tales of ghostly night-time visitors to phantom hands and children who play with the dead, here are the creepiest stories ever shared. Good luck sleeping tonight… […]


Ghoulish Graffiti of the Past and Present

Entertainment, Paranormal, Unexplained

Art to some, an eyesore to others, graffiti is an inherently mysterious form of expression. The creators are typically unidentified and the purpose unexplained, meanwhile the act of making graffiti itself often goes unseen and undetected despite frequently occurring in high traffic places. Sometimes, these images appearing on asphalt, bricks, concrete, and rock are more […]


An Evil Clown Haunts This Californian Highway

Ghosts, Paranormal, Unexplained

(BACKPACKERVERSE) This story was sent in to us by an adrenaline junkie named Joshua H., but something tells us he’s going to enjoy a much more relaxed lifestyle from now on because he’s lucky to be alive after what he encountered. Joshua and his friend came face to face with evil, and managed to escape, […]