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The Most Macabre Death Rituals in Human History

It is often said that death is the great equalizer; it knows no hierarchy and does not willfully spare a soul. In order to deal with the inevitable phantasm of life wilting away, humanity has devised all kinds of dark, foreboding rituals to better swallow the bitter...

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History’s Most Terrifyingly Psychotic “Doctors”

Physicians are usually held to the highest ethical and moral standards known to man. The Hippocratic Oath which doctors are sworn to uphold is not to be taken lightly, and the principles they espouse of medical confidentiality and non-maleficence are considered to be...

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Outsiders in Horror

The best and most affecting stories are usually told through the eyes of outsiders – rebels, vagabonds, and misfits living on the margins of society. Horror, being the most subversive of genres, has always paid close attention to those living precariously on the edge,...

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An Unspeakable Horror Nesting within Castle Walls…

When asked to explain why I wanted to write this story, I had a hard time thinking of a response beyond, “It’s a haunted castle!” squealed with far more glee than dignity. Even as I wrote that last sentence, I was bouncing in my seat. There was just something so...

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The Most Terrifying Human Experiments

Throughout history, governments and scientists the world over have carried out covert experiments on humans. Treating the body as their own private laboratory, little care was given to ethical dilemmas, and the will to play god ran supreme. With time, the details of...

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Horrifying Stories that Happened on Halloween

Now that Halloween is over, we can ponder the magic of this macabre day where getting a bit spooked is all in good fun. However, the dark side has this habit of taking over, and over the years, some absolutely horrifying things have happened on Halloween. Murders,...

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The muzzle of Walter’s Rifle burns with insatiable desire…

Did you ever see an antique that you knew was wrong? Perhaps it was a piece of carnival glass or a railway lamp. A rare book, or a toy you once had as a child. Part of you wants it. No, that’s not quite right, is it? Part of you needs it. And it’s that need, that...

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Vampires in History

Blood. Death. Conspiracy. Terror. Fangs, a thirst for blood, and the notion that they could be standing right outside our door waiting to be let in: vampires have been around for centuries and will definitely continue to play an important role within both the horror...

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