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Real Life Vampire Addicted To Human Blood

Vampires

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?

Aliens

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

Unexplained

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

Entertainment

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

Aliens, Unexplained

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

Paranormal, Unexplained

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

Entertainment, Unexplained

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

Entertainment, Horror 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

Entertainment, Lists

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, […]

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Freakish YouTube Videos You Need To See

Entertainment

Isn’t the Internet glorious? Endless media and information, just waiting for consumption. Fortunately, for paranormal lovers or people that just plain like being creeped out, there is a place you can go to flood your eyes and ears with disturbing videos until your soul can take no more. That place is called YouTube, and, as […]

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6 Reasons Aliens Don’t Need Spaceships

Aliens

When we think of aliens, we think of spaceships. In fact, it’s hard to even conjure alien images outside the context of their monumental starships soaring through the solar system, or their flying saucers hovering above the White House lawn. But it just may be that aliens have no need for one of the most […]

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The Creepy Urban Legend of the Black Eyed Kids

Entertainment, Most Read, Unexplained, Vampires

For a few years now, a collection of strange stories about black eyed kids has been bouncing around the Internet via paranormal forums and supernatural chat rooms. These stories have a single originating point–a creepy experience reported by journalist Brian Bethel on January 16, 1998. Brian claims he was approached in his car by two […]

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The Shining: Behind the Scenes Photos

Entertainment, Horror Movies

In celebration of one of the greatest horror movies of all time, we decided to put together some behind the scenes photos of the making of Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. We here at The Ghost Diaries can never get enough insight into Kubrick’s brilliant filmmaking process, especially in The Shining. We study every ingenious frame […]

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Top 15 Found Footage Horror Movies of All Time Pt. 2

Horror Movies, Lists

It’s time to finish what we began in PART ONE. Few things are harder for film critics than to list the very best movies of a particular genre. Fortunately, we’re not film critics here at the Ghost Diaries–just dudes who like to be scared and then talk about it afterwards. So without further ado, here […]

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Top 15 Found Footage Horror Movies Of All Time

Horror Movies, Lists, Most Read

Those of us here in the Ghost Diaries’ underground cave are avid fans of the found footage horror genre, so much so that we’ve seen virtually every offering put out there–the good, the bad and the ugly. We decided to put out our own list of the best found footage horror movies ever made. Keep […]

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The 7 Most Shocking and Eerie Videos On YouTube

Entertainment, Unexplained

It should come as no surprise that there are millions of weird, creepy, sometimes downright disturbing videos on the Internet. YouTube is a treasure trove of these digital gems. Recently, we whittled down a list of over a hundred creepy videos. We’re now prepared to unveil the 7 most bizarre YouTube vids. Warning! Some of […]

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Taking Back ‘Paranormal’

E.S.P

The Ghost Diaries was created under a fairly simple driving mantra: 96% of the universe is unknown, and that’s pretty cool. As citizens of the free world, most of us have grown up in a consumer vacuum, brainwashed from birth to think monsters aren’t real and the world is largely understood. The news from the […]

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The Most Mysterious Satellite Images Ever Captured

Aliens, Unexplained

High resolution satellite imagery allows us to do amazing things–see into the farthest reaches of deep space, map our own Earth, and learn more about our place in the universe. But between NASA and Google Earth there have been some images captured that cannot be explained. Here they are, the most mysterious satellite images ever […]

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The Weirdest Skulls Ever Found

Unexplained

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 […]