All posts in "Legends & Folklore"

New Hidden Room Discovered At The Winchester Mystery House

The Winchester Mystery House in San Jose is, you guessed it, filled with mysteries. This mansion used to be the home of a lady named Sarah Winchester, who was the widow of William Wirt Winchester. If you name sounds familiar, it’s because the Winchester Repeating Arms Company is a 150 year old brand that makes firearms, […]

Here’s Why Locals Call ‘The Devil’s Tree’ a Portal To Hell

Trees have been symbolic motifs since the dawn of time, ranging from creation stories – including the Tree of Knowledge in the Bible and Yggdrasil, the world tree in Norse mythology – to the Buddhist’s Bodhi Tree and ancient tales about people being transformed into trees. The majority of these tales have been mostly positive […]

5 Vampire Serial Killers Who Really Walked The Earth

The modern concept of the vampire has its roots in early 18th century, Southeastern Balkan and European folklore. Today’s vampires took their appearance from 19th century works, like Bram Stoker’s ‘Dracula’ who was depicted as a regal and highly intelligent Count. Seen as powerful and supernatural figures, these modern, romanticized versions are more appealing to […]

7 Treasured Fairy Tales With Dark and Violent Origins

We all grew up with an assortment of fairy tales, but how often do we really reflect back on them, and realize what they mean? Most fairy tales have a certain message or takeaway for the reader, but it’s not always as innocent as the children’s versions may suggest. Here’s a look at seven very […]

Convincing Proof ‘Eleven’ Is The Monster in ‘Stranger Things’

Warning: Major spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen Stranger Things yet. A growing theory among fans of Netflix’s hit ‘Stranger Things’ involves the idea that Eleven – a girl with psychic powers – is the alter ego of the blood-thirsty Monster she encounters in the realm known as the Upside Down, even though the two […]

Infomercial Queen Miss Cleo Has Passed Away at 53 Years Old

Miss Cleo introduced an entire generation to tarot cards and psychic hotlines. In the late ’90s to the early ’00s she was a fixture in late night TV infomercials, where she encouraged people to embrace the paranormal and to give psychic reading a try. “Call me now!” was the Miss Cleo character’s famous catchphrase, but the woman […]

Spooky Evidence Suggests That Pets Can Sense Pokemon from Pokemon Go

A series of images released out of Japan shows that pets seem to be able to somehow tap into the energy created by Pokemon from Pokemon Go. It’s just a game, and everybody knows that Pokemon aren’t real… right? But, after seeing these sets of images, you’ll wonder whats really going on. We’re already briefly explored the paranormal […]

10 Insanely Creepy Dolls That Will Absolutely Terrify You

Amongst Legos and Hot Wheels, every child in America has loved one doll or another. Whether inexpensive baby dolls or costly porcelain ones, dolls often satisfy the parental instincts, intuition, and urges most children begin to develop when young. But not all dolls are created equal. Some have been used as vessels to promote sinister agendas. […]

Griffith Park: Ghost Attacks Man Playing Pokemon Go

There have been all sorts of scary stories about the negative side effects of playing Pokemon Go. People have come across dead bodies hidden in the woods, they’ve gotten hit by cars, they’ve been robbed by thieves who lured them over to ambush them, and plenty of other things. This game has gotten an entire generation […]

The Paranormal Dangers of Playing Pokemon Go at Black Star Canyon

The stories of people having strange encounters while playing Pokemon Go continue to flood our inboxes. The game hasn’t even been out for very long, but millions of people are playing Pokemon Go every single day. Since this game can lead you all over the place, there’s a lot of ground getting covered that wouldn’t normally get much […]

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