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Dark Magic

Death
535.8k views21 Bad Omens That Tell You Death Is NearDeath is often a subject that is avoided by humans because it's uncomfortable to think about the inevitable. Not many people want ...
Pop Culture
458.7k views13 Famous People Who Allegedly Practiced Black MagicHumans have always been captivated by the mysteries of the universe and the secrets of life and death. People use the occult for a...
Occult
215k views8 Creepy And Possibly Dangerous Occult BooksA mysterious old book is opened, the cryptic words read aloud, and then everyone knows what happens next: all hell breaks loose. C...
Supernatural & Paranormal
605.8k views22 Insane Facts About Aleister Crowley, Perhaps The Most Unique Person EverAleister Crowley was one of the most bizarre, fascinating, and mysterious figures of the 20th century. Known in his own time as "t...
Spellbook
80.3k views12 Gruesome Items Used In Occult And Black Magic RitualsBlack magic: the words alone conjure up images of voodoo priests and priestesses, witches, horror movies, and all sorts of weird, ...
Spellbook
112.7k viewsBe Wary Of Displaying These Recognizable Symbols With Powerful Mystical ConnectionsBefore you doodle mystic symbols in your notebook or get meta-spiritual tattoos inked on your body, consider what types of spirits...
Supernatural & Paranormal
66.3k viewsSome Of The Worse Curses You Can Have On Your Head, And What To Do About ItHave you come down with a sudden illness? Do the people you love hate you out of the blue? Are you suddenly dealing with a string ...
Strange True Stories
165.2k viewsReal-Life Curses That Will Make You Think Twice About Making Somebody AngryPeople typically think of curses as purely fictional, but there are more than a few that have left a lasting impression on the wor...
Occult
134.6k viewsLos Angeles Has A History With The Occult Unlike Any Other U.S. CitySouthern California is as far as you can get in the contiguous United States from the puritanical roots, restrictive social norms,...
Curses
7k voters20 Otherworldly Curses in the Music IndustryIt shouldn’t be surprising that there are a bevy of curses, superstitions, and creepy coincidences interwoven into the fabric of t...
Criminals
55.3k views10 Stories Of Criminals Who Invoked Voodoo To Commit Heinous CrimesTerrifying voodoo magic has featured in many Hollywood screenplays, but what about real life voodoo curses? And what is a voodoo c...
Death
255.7k viewsThe Top 7 (Real) Voodoo Gone Wrong StoriesIt is easy to disregard voodoo as a thing of any real danger. However, the disturbing reality is that voodoo ends the lives of peo...
186.3k views10 Steps Toward Making A Voodoo DollYou've surely heard the terrifying folklore surrounding the practice of voodoo, but admit it – you totally want to try it anyway. ...
Conspiracies
119.1k views8 Secret Symbols Hidden In Plain Sight In Washington, DCAmerica's capital is full of symbols, but not all of those images are purely patriotic. For every starred and striped flag and bal...
33.6k viewsThe Truth Behind Haitian Voodoo Zombie PracticesHaitian Voodoo (or Voodou) is a religion unlike any other. And while zombies are not necessarily a mainstay of Haitian Voodoo, man...
28.8k views12 Macabre Items Cultures Have Used To Ward Against EvilWhether danger comes in the form of demons, witches, plagues, or spirits, people have always turned to all sorts of weird objects ...
Ghosts
90k viewsA Guide To Loa, The Voodoo Spirits And How They Can Get You What You WantVoodoo may bring to mind pinned dolls, horrible voodoo curses, and headless chickens, but it is actually a very rich religion and ...
Occult
240 votersThe Best Occult AnimeList of the best occult anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation,...
18.9k viewsNobody Thought These Relics Carried Terrifying Curses...Until Somebody Stole Them And Paid The PriceWe're all familiar with the unwieldy power of ancient relics from movies like Indiana Jones, but what if those powers were real? I...
Supernatural & Paranormal
10k viewsHow To Break That Pesky Curse That's Been Plaguing YouIf things in your life don't feel right, or if you're experiencing wave after wave of bad luck, some would say you may be cursed. ...