The Jersey Devil

The creature has a horse-like face with horns sprouting from the top of its head. It walks on two legs, ending with cloven hooves. The overall body shape resembles a kangaroo, though it also has wings like a bat. Some say it has a tail like a lizard; others say it has no tail at…

The Ghouls

Tales of the ghoul circulated throughout the Middle East long before the seventh-century spread of Islam through the region. In fact, the Arabic ghul may stem from gallu, the name of an Akkadian demon in ancient Mesopotamian mythology. In the original Arabic texts, the ghouls of “The Thousand and One Nights” were vile tricksters and ravenous flesh eaters. They kidnapped…

Happy Halloween

Halloween Halloween draws from a number of festive fall holidays throughout the millennia.  It originally came from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Later, in the eighth century, Catholic Pope Gregory III decided to call November 1st All Saints Day. Over time, the two disparate holidays began to coalesce and the foundations of Halloween began…

Vampires

Vampires of Europe In 2006, archaeologists unearthed a 16th-century skull in Venice, Italy, that had been buried among plague victims with a brick in its mouth. The brick was likely a burial tactic to prevent strega—Italian vampires or witches—from leaving the grave to eat people. Not all vampires were thought to physically leave their grave. In…

Urban Legends

Bloody Marry Perhaps the most famous modern myth, this tale suggests that if you are to look in the mirror and say “Bloody Mary” a specified number of times, something will happen. It’s the what that legend disagrees on. In the earliest versions, an unmarried woman would see the face of her future husband in…

Demons

Demonology In ancient Babylon, demonology had an influence on even the most mundane elements of life, from petty annoyances to the emotions of love and hatred. The numerous demonic spirits were given charge over various parts of the human body, one for the head, one for the neck, and so on. Greek philosophers such as Porphyry, who…

The Shadow People

The explanation we get from skeptics and mainstream science—and who are usually people who have never experienced the shadow people phenomenon—is that it is nothing more than the active human imagination. It’s our minds playing tricks on us, our eyes seeing things in a fraction of a second that isn’t really there—illusions. Real shadows caused…

Haunted

Paranormal activity, demonic presences, bone-chilling screams, and so much more are said to permeate the grounds of these haunted places around the world. Some of these sites have long histories of hauntings and others have shorter ones, but the varied stories behind these ghost-filled halls remain bone-chilling either way. After learning the full tales of…

HellHound

The Bearer of Death is a term used in describing the Hellhound. Hellhounds have been said to be as black as coal and smell of burning brimstone. They tend to leave behind a burned area wherever they go. Their eyes are a deep, bright, and almost glowing red. They have razor sharp teeth, super strength,…

Cursed Mummies

The Curse According to legend, the curse of the pharaohs will be cast on whoever disturbs the mummy or tomb of an ancient Egyptian. The curse doesn’t care if you’re a serious-minded archaeologist or an opportunistic thief – and the spell is especially powerful if the mummy happens to be a pharaoh. Over the years,…

The Haunted Sea

Ghost Ships Dead Love An interesting story of love, jealousy and rage complements the tale of this haunted ship. In 1748, the day before the Valentine’s Day, it was set assail as a celebration of the ship’s captain’s wedding. Nevertheless, his friend, who was too in love with her, out of vengeance, steered the ship…

Pagan Magic

Pagan Magic One of the most common ways of understanding Modern Pagan magic is that it is the ‘Art of Causation’. Aleister Crowley, the founder of Thelema, famously defined magic as “the science and art of causing change to occur in conformity with the will”. According to this view, magic is an innate human ability…

Blair Witch

The Devils Hand 1785 a small town called Blair, in Maryland. A witch called Elly Kedward  was banished from the town. This was due to her us of dark witchcraft to mesmerize children so she could draw their innocent blood, infuser with pure sanguine energies, for her nefarious unholy rituals! Most of the children were severely weakened,…

Cursed Grown

Cursed Curse, is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity: one or more persons, a place, or an object. In particular, “curse” may refer to such a wish or pronouncement made effective by a supernatural or spiritualpower, such as a god or gods, a spirit, or a natural force, or else as a kind of spell by magic or witchcraft; in…

Children of the night

Black Eyed Kids The unsettling black-eyed kids phenomenon is described as children and teens who have jet black eyes without any sclera (white), iris, or pupil. They usually have pale skin or a death pallor. They may be wearing normal clothes or white nightgowns. Theyr black-eyed kids (BEK) usually appear at night. They may knock on doors…

Werewolf

Werewolf Lore Werewolf is a mythological animal and the subject of many stories throughout the world Werewolves are, according to some legends, people who morph into vicious, powerful wolves. Others are a mutant combination of human and wolf. But all are bloodthirsty beasts who cannot control their lust for killing people and animals. Some legends maintain…

Men In Black

The Men In Black The Men in Black always appear unannounced, are usually clad in black business suits, and warn people to give up their research into UFOs or face dire consequences. In many cases, the Men in Black have also seen aliens—in some accounts, they are aliens themselves or some form of “demonic supernaturals.”…

Old Ghost Tales

Chained man in ancient Athens Roman senator Pliny the Younger, who died in A.D. 113, told a ghost tale so haunting that it survives to this day. “There was at Athens a large and roomy house, which had a bad name, so that no one could live there. In the dead of the night, a…

Corrupt Souls

Sumerian Vampire tukkū Lemnūtu tablet 5  Apart from these seven, there was also Lamashtu, there is some suggestion that she was the Mother of these vampires, in her own right she was terrible; -x šar-ka i-ka-al ” …she [Lamashtu] drinks blood”-us.ku.ku.mes suh.nu.tum.mu.mes : akil da-mi la mupparkuti sunu “they (the demons) are incessant drinkers of blood”su bi.in.ku.ku.mes mud…

The Haunted Ghost

Since ancient times, ghost stories and tales of spirits who return from the dead to haunt the places they left behind have figured prominently in the folklore of many cultures around the world.  The concept of a ghost, also known as a specter, is based on the ancient idea that a person’s spirit exists separately…