Detroit Suburbanites Add Value to Their House by Declaring It Haunted

If The Amityville Horror taught us anything, it's that a supernatural infestation (real or completely fabricated) can be the most profitable real-estate "problem" to have. That's why officials in Detroit suburb Royal Oak, Mich. are allowing a ghost-hunting club to conduct tours of a supposedly haunted house in town. » 12/01/14 2:55pm 12/01/14 2:55pm

These pictures of the "Necochea Beach Humanoid" will creep you out

This eerie humanoid figure has shown up in two different photos taken near large bodies of water in Argentina. Dubbed the Neocochea Beach Humanoid, this creature appears to float above the ground, towering over the other people in the image. » 12/20/13 8:35am 12/20/13 8:35am

This Town Wants to Warn You About Its People-Eating Vortex

For decades, a small city in New York has been the subject of some very bizarre rumors. Locals have long whispered that if you visit at just the right time, a certain area in their neighborhood park will disappear you into thin air. Now the town has officially acknowledged the strange anomaly. » 11/03/13 4:40pm 11/03/13 4:40pm

Who is "Jeff the Killer"? And is his picture haunted by a real death?

You're looking into the face of one of the internet's most disturbing legends: Jeff the Killer, whose face was burned off with acid and who hides in your closet, telling you to GO TO SLEEP. But where did this 2008 image come from? The story is as horrific as the meme itself. » 8/05/13 7:00am 8/05/13 7:00am

This new UFO snapshot will make a believer out of you

C'mon, people, how can you refuse to believe when the Platonic form of a flying saucer visits a busy Chicago neighborhood in the middle of the day? Only real aliens would do a thing like that. » 6/11/13 1:14pm 6/11/13 1:14pm

Watch as a UFO loops its way into Popocatepetl volcano

Over the years, there have been countless sightings of UFOs diving into Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano, especially while it's erupting. Here's a video of the most recent sighting, on May 31. » 6/06/13 4:48pm 6/06/13 4:48pm

A lot of UFOs are visiting Vancouver lately

While all of Canada focuses on the Rob Ford scandal, Vancouver has more important issues to deal with. Like all the UFOs that are "throbbing" in the skies above it this week. » 5/31/13 4:53pm 5/31/13 4:53pm

Pretty Little Liars is secretly about the supernatural world

ABC Family hit Pretty Little Liars has become the teenage version of Desperate Housewives, full of backstabbing pretty people with an undercurrent of murder. Oh, and also? Vampires and other magical beings. A spinoff, Ravenswood, will deal with the Liars' paranormal side. » 5/20/13 7:20am 5/20/13 7:20am

The Conjuring looks like the scariest horror movie of the year

James Wan revitalized horror with Insidious, and now he's back with the 1970s period piece The Conjuring, which is allegedly based on a true story. We saw some footage from The Conjuring at Wondercon just now, and our hair is still standing up. Seriously. Spoilers ahead... » 3/30/13 1:19pm 3/30/13 1:19pm

Guillermo del Toro describes his real-life encounter with a ghost

While we were talking to Guillermo del Toro about his latest horror creation Mama, the monster-maker started telling us about his real-life experiences with the paranormal. Turns out del Toro has had two separate paranormal experiences. Read the whole story, straight from the source, in our exclusive interview. » 1/25/13 8:41am 1/25/13 8:41am

Surefire Tips and Tricks to Convince People You Have Psychic Powers

So you want to be a psychic. You want to make tons of money, preying on desperate, gullible people. Let's assume you don't actually have psychic powers — or else, you already know that you don't need to read this article. For the rest of us, pretending to have clairvoyant abilities is a whole complicated art form. » 7/05/12 9:00am 7/05/12 9:00am

Do you believe in ghosts?

For centuries, humans have told stories about spirits returning from the dead to haunt the living. But in more recent times, scientists (and pseudoscientists) have offered alternate explanations for why people shiver in certain rooms and see apparitions. What do you think about the existence of ghosts? Take our poll! » 6/04/12 1:15pm 6/04/12 1:15pm

Was this Canadian hotel worker visited by the real "Men in Black"?

Conspiracy theorists are buzzing about this video, where a guy describes the weird encounter his colleagues had with two "men in black" who were asking strange questions about him. He even got some footage of them from the hotel's security camera. Apparently these two absolutely identical men, in identical black… » 5/07/12 2:06am 5/07/12 2:06am

Unverified Results: The History of Scientific Research into ESP

Today's mediums and psychic detectives are nothing new – people have been claiming the ability to see the future, speak with the dead or read minds since antiquity. Scientific experiments testing for evidence of paranormal abilities are a relatively modern phenomenon, however. Has science ever produced verifiable… » 3/07/12 9:06am 3/07/12 9:06am

Haunted brothels that will (not) scare the pants off you

Ghosts dwell in all sorts of geographical locales, and brothels are no exception. Here are five cat houses (and one exotic dancing establishment) that have tenants from beyond the grave. » 5/10/11 12:15pm 5/10/11 12:15pm

Why this Time-Life paranormal book ad is secretly a porno

During yesterday's discussion of inexplicably frightening logos and TV intros, this bizarre 1990 commercial for Time-Life's Mysteries of the Unknown book series was mentioned. Immediately intoxicated by its stupidity, I've watched it a dozen times over the last 24 hours. » 5/02/11 3:15pm 5/02/11 3:15pm

Remake of A Chinese Ghost Story looks gorgeous — but does it have the…

One of the greatest paranormal movies of all time has just gotten a lavish remake, with CG effects replacing the old wirework. And the reimagining of Tsui Hark's 1987 classic A Chinese Ghost Story has swept the Chinese box office. » 4/27/11 4:30pm 4/27/11 4:30pm

Walt Disney didn't put Rasputin in the Haunted Mansion to avoid being…

When Walt Disney was building Disneyland's Haunted Mansion ride in the 1960s, he rejected a proposed portrait of the almost unkillable Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin. How come? He was afraid of lawsuits from Rasputin's relations. » 3/22/11 2:25pm 3/22/11 2:25pm