In the town of St. Louis in Saskatchewan, Canada, there has persisted for years tales of a light traveling on train tracks which have been long closed. This light is now called the “St. Louis Light.” The Light is described as becoming visible along a railroad bed north of St. Louis where the tracks have […]Read more "Ghost Train: The St. Louis Light"
Many towns across the U.S. have their own urban legends, ranging from a haunted building to a mysterious creature, such as the Mothman legend of Point Pleasant, West Virginia. The town of Loveland, Ohio, also has an urban legend of its own, regarding strange frog-like creatures known as the Loveland Frogmen. There are two main […]Read more "The Loveland Frogmen"
The Shining, today regarded as one of the greatest horror movies ever made, tells a story of isolation, paranoia and paranormal activity involving a family of three at the snowbound Overlook Hotel. Early on in the movie, the hotel manager Stuart Ullman shares some of the Overlook Hotel’s grisly history with Jack Torrance, who is […]Read more "Charles Grady, Delbert Grady and the Overlook Hotel"
Voodoo, specifically the kind practiced in New Orleans and referred to as “Louisiana Voodoo” or “New Orleans Voodoo,” are a series of underground religious practices that originated with the African religious beliefs of the French, Creole, and Spanish speaking African Americans in Louisiana, which are themselves based on the West African Dahomeyan Vodun. Compared to […]Read more "The Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau"
Among the strange urban legends out there, the Hat Man stands out for being reported with the same consistent description, and the inability to discern whether the Hat Man is actually a hallucination or some kind of paranormal entity. The Hat Man, sometimes referred to as the Grey Man or the Shadow Man, is an […]Read more "Who Is The Hat Man?"
One of the more popular video game-centric creepypastas, or scary stories shared on the Internet, revolves around an old and extremely obscure video game called Killswitch. The game Killswitch was supposedly released in 1989 by the Karvina Corporation, a company based out of Czechoslovakia, although some sources incorrectly identify it as a Russian company. It […]Read more "The Video Game “Killswitch”"
There’s plenty of myths regarding the strange research carried out in the former Soviet Union. Space weaponry, psychotronics, the Ayaks aircraft, all are examples of rumors of strange super technology that was being hidden in ultra-secrecy behind the Iron Curtain. Of course, the lack of solid information only helps to drive people’s imaginations wild, but […]Read more "Soviet Psychic: Nina Kulagina"