If you’re dying for a good scare this Halloween, you may consider visiting one of these 9 terrifying tourist destinations.
While I believe I have had first-hand experience with the paranormal, I also believe that a lot of the “evidence” backing it up is just bull. That’s why I love this Oddee article that lets you decide which recordings are real, and which are fabrications or coincidences.
Now that Halloween has passed, it just might be time to admit that the creaky noise in the attic is really a mouse not a ghost and that your flickering lights might be a wiring problem, not a sign of a distressed spirit. If you’re ready to face up to the science behind your haunted house, the buzzkills over at Consumer Reports have some interesting stories about the real causes for these spooky problems.
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If you liked the Mental Floss post from earlier this week about undead creatures from around the world, be sure to check out part two of the series.
Institutions are pretty creepy on their own, but after they’ve been abandoned for a few years, they move on from a little spooky into Silent Hill territory. This collection of disturbing images from abandoned institutions is both fascinating and eerie.
Fact of the Day:
In a bad economy, more females are born than males. –Source
National Trail Mix Dayâ€¦again, August sucks at holidays.
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Behold the hotel where I actually saw a ghost. Itâ€™s super haunted. Hotel Monte Vista.