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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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3 Reasons Why Domestic Drones Should Terrify You

Amazon recently confirmed that they are developing a fleet of commercial drones called Prime Air. According to Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, this drone delivery service will be capable of getting consumers their products within a half hour of ordering. He expects the operation to take flight in four or five years. UPS has […]

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The Haunting Art of Ivan Solyaev

The artwork of Ivan Solyeav brings to mind the world of David Lynch mixed with a nightmarish fairy tale. Each painting conjures images of distant apocalyptic worlds filled with ghosts and haunting landscapes. Yet, they are strangely beautiful. After scouring the internet for hours looking for more information on this mysterious artist, all we could […]

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Old Unmanipulated UFO Pics That Really Make You Wonder

We have no idea what UFOs are. The vast majority of UFOs that aren’t lens flares or natural objects are probably drones or some form of advanced government technology. Think about it, over 60 years ago our government built the atomic bomb in an underground city (the Manhattan Project)–God knows what insidious teleporting and nanotechnology […]

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The Unexplained Disappearances of Lieutenant Felix Moncla and Frederick Valentich

There is a long lineage of mysterious pilot disappearances, but two of the absolute creepiest–and unsolved–cases are that of Lieutenant Felix Moncla and Frederick Valentich. The “Kinross Incident” In 1953, Lieutenant Felix Moncla was stationed at Kinross Air Force Base in Michigan. An unidentified flying object appeared on radar and Moncla took an F-89 Scorpion […]

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The Best Science Fiction Movies of 2013

Science fiction makes the world go round, infesting our minds with ideas and visions of the future, pushing the gears of the human enterprise forward. There are a billion galaxies, each with a billion stars–we can and must explore every possible reality there is in this universe. Science fiction is the best vessel for that, […]

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The Worst Horror Movie Remakes Of All Time!

With the good come the bad…the flip side of Billy Russell’s previous remake list, the worst horror movie remakes of all time! Halloween I had a hard time going back and forth on this. When considering a movie as a terrible remake, do you consider the movie on its own standalone terms or do you […]

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Charles Manson is Getting Married to His 25 Year Old Girlfriend

Notorious cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson (79) is about to tie the knot, according to his 25 year-old girlfriend “Star”. In an interview with Rolling Stone, “Star” was quoted as saying, “I’ll tell you straight up, Charlie and I are going to get married. When that will be, we don’t know. But I […]

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The 5 Best Horror Movie Remakes

Horror movies receive a lot of remakes. Here writer Billy Russell presents his case for the 5 best horror movie remakes of all time… Dawn of the Dead Back in 2004, when this was newly announced, I don’t think anyone didn’t wring their hands in nervous anticipation, expecting the very worst. The original…what made it […]

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The Best Horror Movies of 2013

These are the days and months when many people start reflecting on their year’s accomplishments and failures–the Ghost Diaries reflects on horror movies. We look back on the year with nostalgic fondness, running a slow motion highlight reel of brutal murders, screaming faces, demonic possession, and pools of blood spreading across new laminate floorboards. 2013 […]

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Can Computers Predict the Future?

Earlier this year, Iranian scientist Ali Razeghi registered something called “The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine” with Iran’s Center for Strategic Inventions. Ali claimed that the device uses computer algorithms to predict 5-8 years into the future. He says the machine could be used to anticipate military actions by other countries. Of course, he hasn’t launched […]