Oldest Drawing Of A Ghost Found On 3,500-Year-Old Babylonian Tablet

Discovered in the British Museum in London, the ancient tablet shows a lonely male spirit being taken to the afterlife by a female companion. The British MuseumThe clay tablet is 3,500 years old and was acquired by the British Museum in the 19th century. It’s only appropriate for the Halloween season that researchers have officially … Read more

The Perron Family & Enfield Haunting

The actual true story of The Conjuring, namely the Perron family and Enfield haunting, is scarier than the movies themselves. When The Conjuring was released in 2013, it was met with critical acclaim. Critics everywhere praised it for its all-too-realistic portrayal of the demonic haunting of an innocent family in Rhode Island. Most viewers assumed … Read more

9 True Scary Stories That Are Freakier Than Fiction

Whether it’s ghosts, UFOs, or monsters, these creepy real-life stories represent the scariest tales from the annals of human history. While horror movies can surely leave us terrified, it’s the true scary stories from history that really burrow into our brains and stay there. From true crime to the paranormal to the just plain eerie, … Read more

Why The Real Demon Valak Is Even Scarier Than ‘The Nun’

Although Valak is depicted in “The Nun” as a habit-wearing spirit, the real demon appears as a child riding a two-headed dragon — at least according to a 17th-century demon-hunting manual. Skeptics are quick to dismiss the veracity of horror movies that claim to be based on real events, but references to the demon Valak … Read more

Inside ‘The Conjuring’ House That Its New Owners Say Is Still Haunted

The Conjuring house is a real-life 18th-century farmhouse of horrors in Harrisville, Rhode Island where seven children have died over the years. It may seem like any other peaceful, historic farmhouse in the quaint Rhode Island suburbs. But this is actually the notorious house of horrors from The Conjuring franchise — and it has a … Read more

The Amityville Horror House And Its True Story Of Terror

The quaint-looking house at 112 Ocean Avenue was the scene of the grisly DeFeo murders before the Lutz family claimed to endure paranormal terror there that inspired The Amityville Horror. 1 of 28 The home sits on a canal off the Long Island Sound and has a boat house.Wikimedia Commons 2 of 28 In … Read more

11 Real-Life Horror Stories That’ll Make Your Skin Crawl

From Alexander the Great being buried alive to one man paying to watch a little girl be cannibalized, these true horror stories go way beyond Rated R. Anatoly Moskvin was a history buff. He spoke 13 languages and worked as a journalist in Russia’s fifth-largest city, Nizhny Novgorod. His parents believed they had a healthy … Read more

The Real Annabelle Doll’s True Story Of Terror

The true story of the original Annabelle doll began when she terrorized her first owner in 1970, forcing Ed and Lorraine Warren to take her to their Occult Museum for safekeeping. She sits in a glass case bearing a hand-carved inscription of the Lord’s Prayer while a pleasant smile rests on her happy face sitting … Read more