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Real Life Scares 

CREEPYPASTA: A Popular YouTuber Deleted Her Account After She Saw This Chilling Footage

YouTube celebrity is a freaky, unpredictable thing — you never know what video is going to make its poster an overnight viral superstar, whether they desired that fame or not. But today’s creepypasta is a story of one unfortunate user whose virtual popularity took a decidedly dark and unexplained turn. The web-celeb in question goes […]

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CREEPYPASTA: One Soldier’s Terrifying Nocturnal Encounter with a Monstrous Camel Spider

Today’s skin-crawling tale was handed down from the son of a Marine veteran, whose tour of duty in Afghanistan ended with a horrific accident in which he lost both legs. The official story, as the man related to his teenage son, was that his crippling injury was caused by a land mine… but evidence has […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The VHS Tape Bore His Name… and Its Grisly Contents Sealed His Doom

The origins of today’s gruesome viral tale are still something of a mystery, but the details appear to have be excerpts from the personal journal of a teenager in Belleville, Illinois, who identifies himself only as “John.” The first known entries begin shortly after his family relocated to the new city from Florida, where John […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Is This the Actual Cursed Video Known as THE GRIFTER?

When I wrote my first article on the creepypasta phenomenon for this site, I covered some of the most notorious viral legends that, at the time, might have been dwarfed by the long, scary shadow of Slenderman — but are just as disturbing (if not more so) and widely-shared among creepypasta fans. Since then, these […]

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Chile Releases Shocking Never-Before-Seen UFO Footage, Experts Baffled

After being withheld from the public eye for two years, a strange and unsettling UFO video shot by the Chilean Navy has finally been released to the media… but despite extensive analysis by numerous experts, the subject of this mysterious footage remains unexplained. Clocking in at just over nine minutes, the video shown below was […]

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Real Life Scares 

The Creepy Story Behind the Infamous “Lost in the Catacombs” Video

Long before it gained worldwide viral notoriety, the footage you’re about to see was part of a documentary which aired in slightly different versions on multiple TV networks in the early 2000s — most notably a Halloween special on ABC Family (now Freeform) and SCARIEST PLACES ON EARTH on the Sci-Fi Channel (now SyFy). The […]

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Flashlight Test in an Abandoned Mine Suddenly Turns to Terror

As one might expect from a YouTube channel called Exploring Abandoned Mines, there’s a whole lot of nightmare fodder available there… and the channel’s creator, who delves into these crumbling, often century-old mine shafts and tunnels on the regular seems to be rolling the dice of death every time he switches on the camera. But […]

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Films 

Eduardo Sanchéz Interested in Releasing “Extended Cut” of THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT

Ever since the revelation at this year’s Comic-Con that Adam Wingard’s latest feature film (previously titled THE WOODS) is an official sequel to 1999’s THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT (simply titled BLAIR WITCH), fans’ attention has returned to this landmark of found-footage horror. After its shocking premiere at Sundance, and a wildly successful theatrical release the […]

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Does This Drone Footage Reveal Bigfoot on the Move in Idaho?

What started out as a dreamlike soar over the fields and treetops of southeast Idaho suddenly took a spooky turn when a nature photographer’s drone-based camera spotted an unidentified creature making a beeline for a dense cluster of forest. Earlier this week, a video surfaced on YouTube showing drone footage shot high above Idaho’s Hawkins […]

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Does This Footage Show a Giant Monster in the River Thames?

A new video clip which recently surfaced on YouTube has thousands of viewers baffled and monster-hunters around the world booking flights to London. The footage below, which was shot from the Emirates Air Line cable car in Greenwich, across the Thames from London’s Millennium Dome, shows a massive dark shape rising briefly to the river’s murky surface […]

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CREEPYPASTA: The Unsolved Mystery of “The Barbie Interview”

Many theories have circulated regarding the origin and authenticity of a fuzzy, distorted video simply titled barbie.avi [including a logical but particularly nightmarish suggestion that appears at the end of this article] but at present, all we have to go on is a particularly disturbing post from the unnamed individual who allegedly watched it in its entirety […]