5 Types of Japanese Ghosts

Traditional Japanese beliefs state that every human being has a soul called reikon. After death, the reikon exits the body and enters a state of purgatory,

Five Types of Chinese Ghosts

Confucius once said “Ghosts? Damn son, I'm out of here.” In his infinite wisdom he knew very well that dead are perhaps best left that way because he owned

Four Stories of Alleged Time Travellers

Douglas Adams postulated that time travel probably isn’t possible, since by definition the moment it was discovered; it would be discovered at every other time too. So where are all the time travelers? Well…

5 Scariest Curses From Ancient Times

A lot of people don't believe in curses at all, and it's definitely understandable because many stories and legends about curses seem far-fetched and made up. But curses have been around for a long time and have been documented by historians and researchers. If you keep an open mind, some events from ancient history could prove curses are actually real and here are a few really scary and bizarre s

6 Scariest Cases of Demonic Hauntings That Could Be Real

Many people have claimed that their homes were haunted by ghosts and other evil beings, and many have said that they ended up getting injured or scared to death. The most vicious of those evil beings are said to come from the pits of hell itself, in the form of demons. There are some terrifying stories from people who experienced an encounter with a demonic entity, and here are some that sound tru

10 of the Strangest Disappearances Ever

Sadly to say, people disappear all the time, but some disappearances transcend usual tragedy to become enduring mysteries due to their circumstances. These are ten of the strangest examples.

8 Ancient Pirate Mysteries That Were Never Solved

Back in the past, as the sailing technology was gradually developing, many people set off to explore the seas and oceans for various purposes. Some wanted to discover and colonize new lands, others were trying to profit from trading with other nations. But, hidden in the shadows, there were some people whose only goal was to get rich by plundering and stealing at sea. Those nasty and merciless peo

20 of the Most Terrifying Things Kids Have Ever Said

Kids say the darndest things, as the old saying goes. They also say some of the most horrifying things, as well. Most of the time it’s just because they don’t know any better, but now and then something slips out that is positively freaky, and it seems like just about everyone has heard a story about something they said, a friend said, or even their own kids have said that scared them witless. Ove

The Origins of 10 Mythical Animals

Where do cryptids come from? Is it merely mistaken identity? Out-right hoaxes? Misunderstanding nature? Those are the most common answers, but despite this belief continues around the world in animals that never existed. Here's a list of ten and where their mistaken origins come from.

6 Most Mysterious Gold Artifacts

The great Christopher Columbus once claimed that a person who owned something made of gold actually possessed a substance which could help take souls to paradise. Since ancient times, gold was frequently given as a reward for great achievements and was known as a symbol of the divine, and a symbol of wealth and power. Various gold artifacts from the past are still a mystery to many researchers and