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7 People That Could Have Legit Vanished Into Another Dimension

Okay, maybe I’ve been watching too much Stranger Things while preparing for Season 2, but these 7 people disappeared so completely – no trace whatsoever – that the upside-down seems as likely a culprit as anything else. I don’t know about you, but disappearance stories really creep me out. If you’re the same, buckle up…and...

This is How You Win an Argument

Arguing is a pretty big part of everyone’s lives on some level, including your own, whether you realize it or not. Even if you’re not a high school debate student or a courtroom lawyer, you probably still get into arguments with friends and family sometimes. Or all the time if you’re like me. Either way,...

Guy Arrives First at ‘It’ Screening and is Greeted by a Terrifying Clown

Have you seen It yet? If not, you might want to reconsider after you see what happened to a fella named Chris who went to see the movie last week in England. Chris wandered into the theater to catch the remake of Stephen King’s classic book and saw…this… I’m not a mathematician, but I estimate a 99.9%...

Here’s How to Find out What Your Voice Really Sounds Like

Hearing what your own voice actually sounds like is a truly traumatic experience. I remember hearing mine for the first time as a wee lad on a friend’s answering machine. My reaction was probably the same as most people: “Who was that?!?! That’s what my voice sounds like?!? Why hasn’t anyone ever told me I...

DNA Tests Confirm Viking Remains Belonged to a Female Military Leader

When you envision a Swedish Viking from the Middle Ages, what comes to mind? Probably something like this, right? Recent findings in Sweden may drastically alter your perception of how the Vikings lived and who led them into battle. New DNA tests confirm that this Viking warrior and military leader was, in fact, a woman....

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If You Get Goosebumps Listening to Music, You Might Have a Different Kind of Brain

Do you connect emotionally to music? Are there certain songs out there that give you the chills and goosebumps? For me, there are a bunch of tunes that take me to another place and spark a specific memory in my head. For example, this is one of my favorite songs of all time. Every time...

The Snake: The Twisted Tale of Mobster Carmine Persico

He is known as “The Snake” and “The Immortal.” He is a throwback to another era, when the Italian mafia ruled New York’s street with fear, intimidation, and violence. Today, 84-year-old mafioso Carmine Persico sits behind sits behind bars, but his story is a fascinating peek into a world of days gone by, a time capsule...

This Guy Is Live Tweeting a Haunting in His Apartment and It’s Truly Spooky

Do you believe in ghosts? That’s a question you’ve surely been asked more than once in your life, and regardless of how you answer the question, I find that it almost always leads to interesting conversation. For my part, I definitely believe in…something. Energy that’s left behind, perhaps? I don’t really know, but I’ve experienced...

Use a Penny To Tell If Your House’s Power Has Gone Out

Hurricane Harvey and Irma have wrought misery along the gulf coast and east coast of the USA over recent days. While there are many important questions that Texas and Florida residents will be asking, whether or not the food in the fridge is still safe to eat is definitely one worth adding to the list....

3 Ways To Cope When It’s Too Hot to Sleep

Fall is quickly approaching, but summer isn’t done with us quite yet. You just know that there’s going to be at least one more miserable hot spell before we can all enjoy the cool breezes of autumn. Do you have a hard time sleeping when it’s hot? I sure do. I have a fan blasting...