“I have this weird, incurable disease that seems like it’s from outer space. Fibers in a variety of colors protrude out of my skin like mushrooms after a rainstorm.”
Founded during the Civil War, this massive stone building tortured psychiatric patients with ice-water baths, electroshock therapy, seclusion cells, and icepick lobotomies. Is it any wonder there are endless reports of paranormal activity here?
Is this old Southern plantation haunted by the ghost of a slave girl who murdered three members of a white family whose patriarch cut off her ear for misbehaving?
This humble little stone house on the banks of the Missouri River in Kansas is allegedly haunted by a girl named Sallie who died from a botched appendectomy in the house around 1905. According to multiple reports, she never forgave the doctor—nor any male who dared to enter the house since.
In 1975, a year after a family of six was murdered while sleeping at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, NY, another family moved in and then moved out after claiming the house was haunted. Here are the facts about that notoriously haunted house.
Jennifer Kesse was last seen in January 2006. Her body has never been found and her case has never been solved. Was she killed by a coworker who was driven insane by jealousy over the fact that she had a boyfriend?
From Vince Foster’s suicide to Barack Obama’s birth certificate, here are 13 false conspiracy theories that Donald Trump has peddled over the years.
They are basically rain gutters with ugly faces.
For all that it’s changed the world, it’s hard to believe that the World Wide Web wasn’t invented until 1990. Back then the design was bare-bones and clunky, and the new magical innovation was something called a “hyperlink,” which would take you somewhere else when you clicked on it. Here are 16 sites from those pioneering days that stubbornly persist no matter how outdated they look to you.
Cicada 3001 has been called “the most elaborate and mysterious puzzle of the internet age.” The Washington Post ranked it as one of the “top 5 eeriest, unsolved mysteries of the internet.” Six years after the elaborate cryptographic puzzle contest first launched, it still seems that no one except the person(s) who started it know(s) what it even meant—if it meant anything at all.