Hiker discovers abandoned town in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Sometimes it's easy to take for granted how much land there is in America. Sure, it's harder and harder to find places that haven't been explored, but it's also become easier to forget places that we've already been. Kind of like the entire friggin' town in the middle of Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park. » 10/03/14 11:02am 10/03/14 11:02am

Researchers finally discover, plan to open Dracula's grave. We're all…

Stock up on garlic and holy water, because Estonian researchers think that they've discovered the final resting place of the world's most famous vampire... and they're asking permission to crack open the tomb. GREAT IDEA, GUYS! » 6/13/14 7:06pm 6/13/14 7:06pm

Harvard discovers two of its library books are bound in human flesh

There's something undeniably creepy about big, expansive libraries. The hushed whispers, the almost artificial quiet, and the smell of dusty tomes combine to create a surreal experience. But when it comes to creepy libraries, Harvard University might take the cake... you see, at least two of its books are bound in… » 4/02/14 10:23am 4/02/14 10:23am

Seattle's "haunted vending machine" is creeping everyone out

The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the world's most enduring mysteries. Sasquatch, D.B. Cooper, and a bottomless pit with supernatural powers all call Washington home, but one of the weirdest unsolved enigmas is that of Seattle's "haunted vending machine". It's a strange case that's been mystifying curious… » 3/26/14 10:06pm 3/26/14 10:06pm

Paris might turn their abandoned subway stations into night clubs!

Paris mayoral candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet has been doing a lot of thinking about Paris' abandoned "ghost stations", unused subway platforms most recently populated only by urban explorers. Unlike other cities, she doesn't want to simply seal them up and forget them - she wants to turn them into dance clubs. » 3/24/14 4:04pm 3/24/14 4:04pm

Google creates massive interactive spiderweb over Vancouver for TED

If you're enjoying the 30th anniversary of TED, one of the best places to hear smart people talk (unless they're talking about "the war on consciousness"), you've no doubt noticed a big, weird spiderweb hanging from the skyscrapers. But what you might not know is that you can control it with your smartphone. » 3/19/14 6:03pm 3/19/14 6:03pm

Now’s your chance to own items from one of America’s most haunted houses

Wolfe Manor is a place that ghost hunters refer to as a "paranormal hotspot". For years, the old house just outside of Gettysburg (California) has been a draw for everyone from reality show hosts to trick or treaters, but for the first time ever, the owners are offering a way to take a piece of haunted history home. » 3/13/14 3:58pm 3/13/14 3:58pm

See the sights from Hitchcock's "The Birds" before Michael Bay ruins it

As if ruining the Transformers and the Ninja Turtles wasn't enough, Michael Bay's production company, Platinum Dunes, has decided that pissing off the 80′s kids wasn't enough, and decided to officially move forward with a remake of Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. Better visit these iconic filming locations before your… » 3/05/14 6:55pm 3/05/14 6:55pm

Video: How much snow is in Minnesota? Enough to literally swim in.

We all know that Minnesota is known for intense cold, even more intense accents, and being almost as nice as Canadians, but it's also got a reputation for ridiculous amounts of snow. No, seriously.. enough snow to literally swim in.

To prove it, check out this video of two dudes practicing their breast stroke. » 2/27/14 9:48am 2/27/14 9:48am

Get this: a secret subterranean home might exist under New York City

For anyone who's ever dreamed of having their own Batcave or Ninja Turtle-inspired underground lair, you might do well to grab a shovel and head to Queens, because it turns out that there's probably an insane abandoned mansion buried under a soccer field.. and everyone forgot about it. Well, almost everyone. » 2/24/14 1:23pm 2/24/14 1:23pm

Is Pennsylvania's Amityville Horror a True Haunting or a Tourist Trap?

Last year, a house in the small city of Wilkes-Barre, PA went up for sale, a steal at $28k, but with one caveat: it was "extremely" haunted, the owners said. Now, the new owners of this "authentic haunted house" say that reality TV "ghost hunters" have declared it the real deal...but actual paranormal investigators… » 2/19/14 9:51am 2/19/14 9:51am