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Bizarre

Unexplained phenomena, hauntings, and more populate our favorite stories about the weird and unusual around the world.

Slenderman: The Meme That Led to Attempted Murder

In 2014, an eerie character from the darkest corners of the Internet inspired two Wisconsin tweens to stab their classmate 19 times.

9 Most Haunting Ghost Towns from Around the World

The buildings may be empty, but the ghosts of the past still linger in the streets ...

Bunyip: Australia’s Terrifying Cryptid of the Swamp

They say it lurks in the water, and has a taste for human flesh ...

What Lies at the Bottom of Skeleton Lake?

High in the Himalayas is a mysterious lake with a very grisly secret...

Unearthed: The True Location of the Salem Witch Trial Hangings

300 years after the Salem Witch Trials claimed its final victim, researchers have made a startling discovery ...

The Loveland Frog: Ohio’s Creepy Amphibian Cryptid

Haunting the riverbanks of Loveland are sightings of a mysterious creature with leathery skin and a gaping mouth.

The Mudhouse Mansion Mystery

On a hill in Ohio stood a stately brick mansion with a sinister reputation.

Tainted Love: 4 Macabre Literary Love Stories

Tainted Love: 4 Macabre Literary Love Stories

Love means never having to say you're sorry for exhuming your dead darling's corpse.

Zak Bagans’ Demon House Demolished After Hellish Incidents

The terrifying home was said to be the lair of “200 demons.”

Aokigahara: Japan’s Suicide Forest

In the shadow of Mount Fuji is a mysterious forest where hundreds of souls have ended their lives.

7 Creepy Folklore Creatures from Around the World

These legendary creatures will leave you sleeping with one eye open.

The Bizarre and Lonely Death of Olivia Mabel

In 1994, Texas authorities responded to silent 911 calls from the home of Olivia Mabel. What they found horrified them...

The Eerie Mystery of the Phelps Mansion Knockings

Soon after moving into their stately Stratford mansion in 1848, the Phelps family realized they were not alone.

The Fire Mummies and Hanging Coffins of the Philippines

In the mountains of the Philippines the dead are put to rest in wooden coffins hung from steep valley walls.

Paranormal Pluckley: “The Most Haunted Village in Britain”

From a ghostly carriage to the restless spirit of a slaughtered highwayman, this quiet English village is teeming with paranormal activity.

A Ghost Tower in the Sky: Bangkok’s Creepy Abandoned Skyscraper

Looming over the noisy markets and car-crowded streets of Bangkok is an eerily empty tower that’s shrouded in mystery.

Showmen’s Rest: The Deadly Hammond Circus Train Wreck of 1918

Showmen’s Rest: The Deadly Hammond Circus Train Wreck of 1918

In a quiet cemetery outside Chicago lies a mass grave of clowns, strongmen, and acrobats who died in one of the worst circus tragedies in history.

Why Is Friday the 13th Considered So Unlucky?

Superstitious souls avoid air travel, driving, and playing the stock market every Friday the 13th. But where does their fear originate?

The Strange Case of the Melonheads

In the woods of Ohio are dark tales of a mad doctor and the mutant descendants of his horrific experiments.

Miracle in Utah: A Supernatural Story of Survival

On a chilly spring day in Utah, a mysterious voice led rescue workers to an overturned car and the young family trapped inside.