Nightmare Death Syndrome, bangungot, Strikes Again

Paranormal Science Unexplained

The Japanese call it pok-kuri. Filipinos call it bangungot or batibat. For the Hmong people of Vietnam and Laos, it is the tsob tsuang. Taiwanese men, some of whom wear lipstick to bed in order to deceive nocturnal ghosts, claim it is the phi am or ‘widow ghost’, a malevolent spirit who, much like Freddy Krueger, steals away the souls of young men in their sleep. All these names refer to the same thing: Nightmare Death Syndrome.

4 years, 2 days ago Read More

17 Creepy Ventriloquist Photos

Entertainment

In ancient times, it was believed that chosen prophets could communicate with spirits of the dead by means of ventriloquism. By producing sounds with the stomach (rather than by mouth), these prophets would utter words without moving their lips, and onlookers believed the sounds came from the spirits in the prophets’ stomachs. Hence the name "ventriloquist", which literally means "belly speaker" in Latin.

4 years, 4 days ago Read More

The 40 Best Zombie Movies Ever Made: Part Two

Entertainment Horror Movies Lists Zombies

There's something both haunting and mesmerizing about the prospect of the 7 billion member human race consuming itself because of a virus or supernatural hex. Behold: the top zombie movies of all time!

4 years, 18 days ago Read More

Movie Review: The Purge

Entertainment Horror Movies

The premise in the Purge is a pretty original one that allows for a million original plots to arise, so it’s a shame that the plot the filmmakers settled for was a standard home invasion one.

4 years, 21 days ago Read More

Confessions of a Paranormal Researcher Pt. 1

E.S.P Paranormal Unexplained

The Ghost Diaries' own paranormal 'expert' dishes out personal thoughts and confessions stemming from a lifetime of dealing with sentient spirits and disrespectful 'ghost hunters'.

4 years, 1 month ago Read More