8 Insanely Creepy Haunted Locales Around the World

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 happen to be taking a trip around the world and love the idea of encountering a potentially evil sp

8 Real Places That Are Ready to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

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 you might want to start planning out where to shack up when the end of the world comes, and you’re l

9 Mythical Monsters That Will Haunt Your Dreams

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 you’ve probably never even heard of that you will be glad to realize don’t exist. That is, unless you li

5 Things Teachers Lied to You About Christopher Columbus

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 you probably never realized were altered, skewed, or altogether fabricated. We suppose the best lesson

5 Popular Myths About Samurai

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.

5 Diabolical Roman Kings (And How Karma Screwed Them All Over)

Before Rome was a republic, it was basically a group of cities dominated by someone who had enough balls to call himself ruler of them. We say that they needed

7 Common Myths About the Middle Ages

It’s one of the better documented parts of European history, yet much of what we know about the Middle Ages isn’t true at all.

6 Disturbing Apocalypses Predicted for the 1990s

According to some, the 1990’s were to be the end of all things. And while depressing grunge bands and Monica Lewinsky jokes may have seemed like the end of the world, these doomsayers were very serious about their predictions…

5 Examples of Historic Horcruxes

Before Harry Potter puzzled its younger fanbase with complicated explanations of split souls and objects of power, the same concept had been floating around in movies and literature for some time. Here are four examples.

5 Strange Haunted Places in America

Spooks. Phantoms. Ghosts. Spirits. Why there are dozens of names for unearthly apparitions that have evidently been seen for thousands of years without a shred of hard evidence. And when it comes to ghost sightings, America (much like in warfare and obesity statistics) is leading the way.