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Real Life Scares 

Nightmarish Video Shows a Blood-Red Cloud Descending on a Brazilian Town

If you’re already on edge anticipating the cosmic horrors which could feasibly be triggered by today’s historic solar eclipse (assuming you’re reading this in North America, that is), the following story probably won’t be very reassuring… A post shared by 🎀Irenny Vieira 🎀 (@irenny_ynneri) on Aug 17, 2017 at 4:47pm PDT In fact, when it […]

Films 

How THE BABADOOK Became a Gay Icon — Practically Overnight!

Jennifer Kent’s 2014 film THE BABADOOK is one of the best in modern horror. It’s an achingly sad tale of a single mother’s struggle to cope with the loss of a partner, the erratic tantrums of her now fatherless child, and subsequent damages to her psyche — all of which manifest in the towering boogeyman […]

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This Online App Will Turn Your Drawings Into Pure Uncut Nightmares

It all seemed like harmless fun… at first. It all began on May 30, when a simple online “Fotogenerator” application was posted by Dutch news site Nieuws en Co. The app uses the “Pix2Pix” algorithm — developed by Tom Kenter of the University of Amsterdam — which adopts “deep learning” image-recognition technology to turn doodles […]

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Want to Know Exactly When You’ll Die? DEATH DATE Can Help!

By now, it’s pretty much a given that you’re seldom more than a Google search and a couple of clicks away from just about anything you’d ever want to know… and, as we’ve learned from our own research, there are a lot of questions better left unanswered. But, if you’re feeling really daring, we’ve got just […]

Films Scary Fun 

5 Minutes of Fright: Check Out the Terrifying Short Film #NotAlone

We spend a lot of time on our cellphones sharing media with others, including pics, which can make us just a tiny bit more vulnerable. In today’s horror short film, a girl snaps a selfie, but when sharing it to social media, she realizes that she is not alone. This one is directed and produced by Sotiris […]

Real Life Scares 

When Selfies Kill: Careless Photo Stunts That Ended in Death

Sorry if this is kind of a harsh way to begin your week… but try to see it as a valuable lesson. I’m not trying to say that selfies are a bad thing — hell, I’ve posed for several of them myself, and I consider them fun way to personalize your experiences when sharing photos […]

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CREEPYPASTA: Five Horrific Tales Lurking in the Darkest Corners of 4chan

Earlier this week, we delved into the history of creepypastas and similar viral horror phenomena, including some of the earliest breeding grounds for these infamously terrifying topics — namely Reddit’s notorious NoSleep community. Another noted source for the mysteries, unsolved cases, myths, legends and other bizarre tales infiltrating the web over the past decade is […]

Films 

This Chilling Short Will Make You Think Twice About Using Snapchat

Alex J. Mann’s short film 3 SECONDS takes a familiar urban legend — the tale of the unseen home invader playing macabre pranks on a disoriented victim — and updates it for the modern age with a spooky and surreal twist. Allison Raskin wordlessly portrays a young woman whose sleep is interrupted by an unwanted […]