Slender Man was created in 2009 in the Something Awful forum by user Victor Surge (real name: Eric Knudson) in response to a challenge to “make something creepy.”
Bloody Mary is a scary urban legend that has been told for decades, but what might psychology tell us about its appeal and origins?
Bishop Seghers’ apparition is one of Vancouver Island’s most terrifying visages.
The notion of fairy changelings, whilst dating back centuries, in many ways feels like a modern concept. That a human might be stolen away by the little folk and replaced with a worn-out fairy or stock of wood, enchanted to look like them, is reminiscent of the human-seeming aliens in Invasion of the Body Snatchers. […]