Out of Place on the Appalachian Trail
My backpack weighs 31 pounds, and it barely fit into the trunk of Jen and Steve’s Honda. I don’t think they believed I was actually going through with this until I called and asked for a ride up the mountain. Jen gave me that look, that pitying, tight-lipped smile, but she helped Steve and I load up my things, and then they bought me lunch before dropping me off at the trailhead. Jen cried, and Steve gave me a can of pepper spray and an awkward side hug.
Return to Paradise
Lisa gazed out over the Caribbean Sea, feeling the faint breeze against her face - eyes shut, the white sand warm between her bare toes. The place was beautiful beyond belief, but it was still unable to ease the grief she felt as she remembered the last time she had been here.
10 Creepy Ghost Hunting Encounters on YouTube Explained
A recent opinion poll suggested that as many as 45% of Americans believe in ghosts or spirits of some kind. Certainly, people have been telling each other ghost stories since the dawn of time. We seem to have a natural inclination to believe that there is a shadow world in which departed loved ones, repentant sinners, or those who have a message for us dwell.
Ten Creepy Phrogging Incidents Faced by Homeowners
“Phrogging” is when someone secretly moves into another person’s home. Phroggers typically have nowhere else to live. So they sneak into walls, crawl spaces, and other unseen areas. As they settle in, they quietly observe the home’s occupants. As residents sleep, phroggers move around the home late at night. Sometimes they eat the homeowner’s food and move or steal their possessions.
Top 10 Unsettling Scenes From Horror Movies And Series
When watching or re-watching a horror movie or scary series, most fans can’t wait to get to the creepy stuff, after wading through the talking and other mundane activities that push the story along. This includes Regan’s famous head spin in The Exorcist and Annie literally cutting her own head off with a piano wire in Hereditary. And who could forget Leatherface’s skin mask scene? Creepy is what horrors are about after all, and while some horror movies and series are definitely better than others, most of them have that one chill-inducing scene that hardcore fans can’t wait to watch over and over again. Spoilers ahead.
10 Unsettling Blood-Curdling Myths and Legends from Japan
Japan has a long and proud history, and one that is rich in folklore, myths, and legends, some of which are perhaps some of the most disturbing and terrifying to be found anywhere on Earth. And if you like such morose and macabre accounts, then a great many of the legends of Japan will be of morbid interest to you. Here are just ten of them.
10 Eerie Ghost Cities Left Behind by the Soviet Union
When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, it left behind many remnants of its existence. The ex-Soviet states are dotted with abandoned villages, mines, factories, and sometimes even whole cities.Here are 10 of the most interesting ghost cities the Soviet Union left behind.RELATED: TOP 10 HORRIFYING FACTS ABOUT THE SOVIET UNION
10 Chilling Myths and Ghosts You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Even if you do not believe in the supernatural, there is something weirdly entertaining about a creepy ghost story or an ancient mythological being. From the Chupacabra to the Loch Ness Monster, some myths have become incredibly notorious, but what about the lesser-known but equally terrifying myths?