Scary shit


The Films That Traumatized Us as Children

"I literally shit my pants. And that was the last time I would ever shit my pants."


Of Murder Houses and Hell Gardens: A Top-Ten List for the Morbid Traveler

Travel broadens the mind...and can also scare it silly.


How Scared Should I Be of a Contagious Disease Wiping Out Humanity?

Can the microbes just decide to rise up and destroy us?


‘Pony Island’ Is a Daring, Demonic, and Demented Gaming Masterpiece

Canadian developer Daniel Mullins' new game is deliriously unhinged, and you absolutely need to play it.


Behold the Horror of the Mushroom Kingdom with These Creepy 'Mario Maker' Levels

Unlike the long-winded Mario-related creepypasta yarns that proliferate online, they are fantastic.


How 'Trick 'r Treat' Became an Unlikely Halloween Classic

Director Michael Dougherty talks the joy of discovering a movie for the first time, the appeal of horror-comedy, and why he'd rather see fan tributes than win Oscars.


The US Military Is Getting Closer to Creating Self-Guided Bullets

The ammunition is being developed for hunters, but some say it could end up on the civilian market eventually.


Add Iced Tea to the List of Things That Can Seriously Hurt You

One 56-year-old Arkansas man learned the hard way that drinking 16 cups of tea a day can have negative health effects in unanticipated ways.


​How the FBI Busted Someone Trying to Buy the Deadly Poison from 'Breaking Bad'

Cheng Le got busted by a narc operating on the dark web.


​Why Did a Ghost Hunter Stab Himself Inside a Famous Ax-Murder House?

An Iowa tourist attraction got extra weird earlier this month when a recreational paranormal investigation turned unexpectedly—and somewhat mysteriously—violent.