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Ghosts
100.7k viewsLife After Death: Terrifying Ghost Stories From Death RowThroughout history, many criminals were made to wait in a particular section of a prison called death row, to live out their days ...
Ghosts
1.5k votersEerie And Disturbing Ghost Stories From OrphanagesThere's something inherently chilling about old orphanages. Maybe it's the fact that scary orphanage stories abound - after all, t...
Strange True Stories
3.6k votersCreepy Legends And Ghost Stories From The SeaIf you've ever set foot around a campfire, you've probably heard your fair share of ghost stories, maybe about a headless man in t...
Ghosts
122.4k views15 Ghost Stories From American PlantationsWhile the past of every plantation in the American South is tainted by the evil of slavery, some also have legends and ghost stori...
Pop Culture
668 voters11 Super Creepy Cemeteries In The US You Can Visit TodaySurrounded by the departed and the last markers of their mortal remains, one is never alone. At least, that's the feeling you get ...
Ghosts
44k views12 Arresting Prison Ghost Stories To Keep You Shackled With FearPrisons are always creepy, but haunted prisons are creepy on steroids. These are a few prisons where even the sweet release of dea...
Whoa Facts
1.6k voters15 Scary Facts About Famous Tourist AttractionsWhile tourist destinations like abandoned jails and cemeteries seem ripe for scary encounters with the supernatural, there are als...
116 votersCreepy Ghost Stories And Legends From ParisThe City of Light has seen a lot in its 2000-year history. From plagues to uprisings to cultural movements, literal history has pa...
Disasters
1.8k votersAllegedly Haunted Amusement Parks And Attractions Anyone Can Visit TodayA good day at an amusement park is incomplete without a few moments of delighted frights, whether it's the final plummet on a new ...
Asia
42k views16 Ridiculously Creepy Places In Asia That Are Supposedly HauntedThe world is a big place, home to a plethora of bizarre and terrifying haunted sites. From the locations of strange tragedies to c...
Catholicism
1.2k votersThe Spookiest Ghost Stories And Legends From The VaticanThe Vatican houses some of the most beautiful Catholic churches in the world, filled with priceless artifacts tied to deeply held ...
Disney Parks
853.3k viewsCreepy Stories And Legends About DisneylandWalt Disney created a theme park like no other. It wasn't just a collection of amusements; it was a complete, self-contained world...
Pop Culture
20.2k votersThe Creepiest Ghost Stories And Legends From WWIIConflicts are always ripe for ghost stories. With all of the tragedies that occur, it’s not uncommon for people to have encounters...
Pop Culture
274.3k views12 Spine-Tingling Ghost Stories About The TitanicThe RMS Titanic set out on its maiden voyage with more than 2,200 people aboard in April 1912. Tragically, only 706 of those passe...
Ghosts
345 votersThe Most Haunted College Campuses In The United StatesStudents have to consider a lot when they choose their college, from Princeton Review ratings to available degrees to the quality ...
Ghosts
4.6k votersCreepiest Ghost Stories From ChicagoChicago is a city with its own fair share of tragedy and pain. Natural disasters, horrible accidents, and bloody mass slayings are...
WTF
1.2k votersCreepy Civil War Legends And Ghost StoriesIt's safe to say that any of the soldiers who fought in the American Civil War are long gone. Or at least, they are long gone from...
Attractions
16.4k viewsThe Most Haunted Museums From Around The World You Can Visit TodayThere's something unsettling about a museum. Perhaps it's the presence of so many antiquities from around the world, or maybe it's...
Psychology
71k views7 Eerie Paranormal Happenings in Old Mental InstitutionsCrazy stuff happens every day in mental asylums, as these employees can attest. Take it from former inmates: living in a mental in...
Pop Culture
2.1k votersThe Creepiest Ghost Stories From TexasTexas has a long, often bloody, history, so it’s not surprising that it’s also got a lot of restless spirits. There are so many Te...