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Curse of the Pharoahs

To the Ancient Egyptians, death was the most sublime of states. The sacred journey of a soul into the afterlife was one that need not be perturbed, ever. And it was up to the priests to enshrine the tombs in which kings and queens were buried from any outside...

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The Medieval Curse of Weyrmouth Lusts for Blood…

“So, where do you get your crazy ideas, Dave?” Well, not far from my hometown stands Durham Cathedral, described by the US travel writer Bill Bryson as the finest cathedral in Britain. It is a huge building, nine hundred years old, and dominates Durham City like a...

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The Greatest Silent Horror Movies of All Time

We usually associate the concept of silence with peace and a sense of contentment. But what we have long forgotten is the era in which that very silence was the cause of turmoil, suspense and terror. The era of the silent horror movie gave birth to what we now know as...

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The Most Gruesome Torture Methods

Ever since the idea of a ruler in power was established, there have been people opposed to them. There is simply no pleasing everyone. In order to deter those who dare to oppose or fight the power; those rebelling against people in power invariably end up in less than...

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Collecting Death: Possessed Toys are Wreaking Havoc!

Do you do any antique shopping? I do. Quite more than I should, if I’m being honest. I like to roam the small booths of antique co-ops, and the rambling expanses of barns packed with items of debatable worth. As I move among the various bric-a-brac, toys, and...

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The World’s Creepiest Urban Legends

Urban legends have been around for ages, but there are a couple of things that differentiate them from regular popular myths. They are unique in that they consist of supernatural factors, and are native to a town or village’s folklore. The word “legend” implies that...

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Watch Out for the Black Eyed Children and the Third Knock!

It is an indisputable fact that any hotel or apartment complex, no matter how beautiful, has the potential to be creepy. I offer as proof of this fact the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. Don’t get me wrong, I loved it. Great rooms, great atmosphere, and still maintaining...

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Top 8 Eerie Mythical Creatures From Around the Globe

Of course, you've heard  of the vampires of Transylvania, and stories of bloodthirsty werewolves. Terrifying as they may be, they do not even scratch the surface of the creepy mythical creatures that are said to have walked this Earth. Below is a list of the top 8...

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History’s Most Violent Deaths

Death is inevitable. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you’ve done, how much money you have or how you got it. You will die; sure as the night follows day. How you go is a different matter, however. Some die peacefully in their beds, surrounded by their loved ones –...

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