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

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

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 suits,… » 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

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