His brutally cruel experiments are without parallel in human history. He placed victims in pressure chambers, injected them with drugs and lethal bacteria, castrated them, froze them to death, performed surgery on them without anesthesia, gave them sex changes, and amputated their limbs. And the majority of his victims were children.
For three sweltering days in July 1863, Pennsylvania’s Gettysburg battlefield hosted the bloodiest military conflict in American history. After the smoke had cleared, over 7,000 men were dead and 50,000 were injured. According to multiple accounts, the ghosts of the dead have never left.
Probably the most successful series of children’s horror books in history, the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark trilogy was published from 1981-1991 and has sold over seven million copies.
Pittock Mansion is unique among haunted houses. Although there have been numerous reports of paranormal activity there, no one has ever reported that the ghosts are malicious, hell-bent on revenge, or even scary—instead, they seem quite happy to be occupying such a gorgeous building.
Originally called “Armistice Day” and designed only to honor veterans of World War I, in 1954 it was expanded into a national holiday called “Veterans Day” that honors all US soldiers living and dead.
“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.