1500-year-old English skeleton was "ritually staked" with iron nails

Any Buffy fan knows that you kill a vampire with a stake through the heart. And now we have further evidence that this method of destroying the undead is actually rooted in real-life practices. The latest study to explore this practice, by archeologist Matthew Beresford, is a close look at a 6th century skeleton… » 11/08/12 4:31pm 11/08/12 4:31pm

10 of the Grossest and Most Grotesque Vampires from Folklore

Vampires get a bad rap in modern Western media for being too pretty. And while there are tons of folkloric vampires who are stunningly beautiful and seductive, plenty of bloodsucking beasts are pretty darn gross. From vampires who let their intestines show to those who vomit up their victims, here are 10 vampires you… » 10/14/12 12:00pm 10/14/12 12:00pm

Being Human does Days of Our Lives' Possessed Marlena story

Remember that old Days Of Our Lives storyline where Marlena was possessed by a demon and spent 10 years floating over her bed? Last night, Being Human borrowed the voice and contacts from Marlena, slapped them on Sally, and then told everyone she's sleeping with her alternate personality. I dont even know what to do… » 3/20/12 6:01pm 3/20/12 6:01pm

A vampire-werewolf is being held for murder in Florida

As if being a teenager wasn't hard enough already. Florida teen Stephanie Pistey, who is being held as an accessory to murder, is telling reporters that she's a vampire-werewolf hybrid. In a recent interview, murder suspect Stephanie Pistey said "Since I was like, 12...I know this is going to be crazy, but I believe… » 9/29/11 2:37pm 9/29/11 2:37pm