Unfortunately, unsolved crimes are common; a murderer may never reveal their motive, or a body never discovered. But in the intriguing case of Teresita Basa, the strangeness surrounds not who committed the crime but how the investigators solved the case.… Read More »The Case of Teresita Basa–How a Ghost Solved a Murder
Bizarre & Taboo Events, Subjects and Rituals
In the world of the bizarre and taboo, we enter a place where things don’t quite make sense. Those things may be too shocking and unbelievable. It’s hard to accept the things that conflict with our sense of right and wrong. These are the things that capture our attention. We’ve created an entire category devoted to the bizarre and taboo. You will find a vast array of interesting, horrifying and mind-blowing subjects. Topics will run from the unthinkable horrors of two frightening similar murders 157 years apart to the sad and bizarre story of Dede Koswara, the Tree Man.
You should be forewarned that some of our stories are not for the faint of heart. There are many disturbing articles in our collection that may not be suitable for all audiences. However, for the rest of you, kick back and take a peek into this shocking world and prepare to be blown away.
At first glance, Ohio University (OU) is no more than your typical college town in Athens, Ohio. However, there is more to this city than the Bobcats–Margaret Schilling’s stain. Since her tragic death, the mark left from her decaying body… Read More »The Tragic Tale of Margaret Schilling and the Athens Lunatic Asylum
About 20 years ago my best friend at the time and his wife had her father, Felix, living with them. They were his caretakers. They did everything for him, and that included cleaning him every morning because of his incontinence… Read More »Phone Call from the Afterlife–Creepy Dead Call Stories
Belmez is a small town of about 1800 people in the Andalusian region of Spain. With a southern coast facing the Mediterranean and a western border with Portugal, Andalusia has a rich history. Like many other rural villages, Belmez is… Read More »The Belmez Faces–Unexplained Paranormal Mystery
The mysterious history of the Pollock twins has been used often as evidence of reincarnation. Two daughters tragically killed in a car accident, then just one year later, twin girls are born. The Pollock twins had an eerie resemblance and… Read More »Reincarnation: Are the Pollock Twins Proof of Rebirth or a Hoax?
An animal rescue group in New Jersey is in over their head with a demonic dog ironically named Prancer. The Second Chance Pet Adoption League has officially given in to the dark side. Foster parent Tyfanee Fortuna writes, “Ok, I’ve… Read More »Demonic Dog for Adoption, Close to Raising $666 Donation
In February 2013, a maintenance worker trying to resolve an issue of water pressure problems in The Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles discovered something that left the whole town–and the rest of the world–reeling: the missing body of Elisa Lam.… Read More »The Mysterious Death of Elisa Lam at the Cecil Hotel
The magician snaps his fingers and a ball disappears right in front of your eyes. How is this possible, you ask yourself? You have a pretty good understanding of how objects behave and you know from experience that objects cannot… Read More »Tricking the Brain: How Magic Works