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17 of the Most Horrifying Torture Devices Ever Conceived

30 Jun, 2014
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Torture isn’t particularly fun to think about, so we can only imagine how horrific it must be to actually have it done to you. Fortunately we as a society have pretty much done away with forms of brutal torture, unless you’re name is Jack Bauer and you’re just trying to save the world again...

20 Creepiest Abandoned Hospitals From Around the World

17 Apr, 2014
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Hospitals can be scary places. They’re sterile and often impersonal, and oh yeah, there are often people dying all around you. And let’s not even get into the fact that they’ve got morgues, too. No one likes to visit the hospital, and let’s not even get started on the terrifying concept of...

People Are Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse in Awesomely Fun Ways

31 Mar, 2014
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We’ve mentioned it before, but it bears repeating: people love the idea of surviving in a zombie apocalypse. The Walking Dead is the biggest show on television, and games like Left 4 Dead are as popular as ever. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that people are taking the next steps in...

Real Life Superheroes Would Probably Be Jerks

29 Mar, 2014
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Everyone who has ever read a comic book, watched a superhero movie, or hell, even had a childhood fantasy has considered what it would be like to have superpowers. Everyone thinks it would be the absolutely coolest thing to be able to fly around the world, fighting crime and being a hero. But you...

The Best and Worst Theories About Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

22 Mar, 2014
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Over the last several weeks, the story that has dominated headlines has been the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which departed from Kuala Lumpur and began making its way to Beijing, only to drop completely off the radar and vanish 40 minutes into the flight. Naturally, conspiracy...

8 Insanely Creepy Haunted Locales Around the World

18 Mar, 2014
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Everyone loves a haunted house. But even creepier than a normal, boring haunted house is an historic building that can range from a hotel, to a hospital, to even a lonely stretch of road that supposedly takes lives with reckless abandon due to the overwhelming amount of supernatural activity. If you...

8 Real Places That Are Ready to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

16 Mar, 2014
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These days it seems like everyone is not only anticipating, but actually looking forward to a zombie apocalypse. Zombies have never been more popular in pop culture, with the success of shows like The Walking Dead and books like the Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z. So it only makes sense that...

9 Mythical Monsters That Will Haunt Your Dreams

13 Mar, 2014
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Everyone knows vampires, werewolves, and zombies. Those are so ingrained in popular culture at this point that they just aren’t particularly scary any more, for a variety of reasons. After all, it’s hard to be afraid of a monster that sparkles. But there are still a bunch of creatures out there...

5 Things Teachers Lied to You About Christopher Columbus

12 Feb, 2014
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Christopher Columbus is famous as the man who discovered the New World, better known today as North America. While it’s been established that some of the things you were taught in elementary school about the man were exaggerated a bit, there remain numerous details about the man and his life that...

5 Popular Myths About Samurai

25 Jan, 2014
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There are some things that are so legendary, so cool, so iconic that not even Tom Cruise can ruin them. We speak of course, of the samurai.