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5 Creepy & Unsettling Masks From History

Masks can often evoke feelings of unease and fear in people. With the face concealed, visual clues as to what the wearer is thinking and feeling disappear, and we are left wondering about what lurks under the mask. If that wasn’t bad enough, some masks are intentionally designed to be disturbing and downright scary, while others were made for benevolent …

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5 Suspicious Deaths Linked With Conspiracies

We often hear reports of strange and mysterious deaths that appear to look like accidents or suicide, but upon closer inspection, show signs that more sinister forces may have been at work. Are any of these deaths truly conspiracies, or are they just random accidents that grieving friends and family have latched on to in an attempt to explain the …

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5 Most Disturbing Archaeological Discoveries

Archeology often involves endless hours of work, resulting in nothing more than the discovery of a few shards of old pottery, if anything at all. However every now and then archeologists dig up something unexpected, which uncomfortably displays the darker side of human nature. Here are my choices for 5 of the most disturbing archeological discoveries, which you may wish …

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5 Weirdest & Most Unusual Wars In History

Wars are often seen as conflicts over land or freedom which last for long periods of time, inflicting huge suffering and damage. However every now and then, wars have been fought which don’t fit in the usual mould, and stand out in history as being unusual and even bizarre. Here are my choices for 5 of the weirdest and most …

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5 Mysterious Ancient Depictions Of Aliens

Since the dawn of time, humans have tried to record what they have seen around them, whether by writing, drawing, or passing down stories orally. But what if aliens had visited earth in ancient times? How would the people who saw them react, and in a time before writing how would they have recorded their arrival? Here are 5 possible …

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5 Most Barbaric Prisons In The World

The thought of going to any prison is horrifying enough to deter most people from ever stepping on the wrong side of the law – being deprived of your freedom, being unable to see loved ones, damaging your future employment prospects, not to mention running the risk of all kinds of assault by the hardened criminals dwelling within, are all …

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5 Sinister Secret Societies

Secret societies have existed since the dawn of time, and are often associated with shadowy cabals plotting conspiracies and practicing satanic rituals. Others simply see them as innocent clubs where members can take some time out away from prying eyes and pursue mutual interests. These are my choices for 5 sinister secret societies from all over the world. 5. Skull …

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5 Terrifying Monsters From Legends Around The World

Legends about demons and monsters are often just stories used by parents to scare their children into behaving, or simply ways to convey a moral message to listeners. However even though we know that they are not real, when we are all alone in the dark, doubt creeps in. What if those legends are true? What if something evil really …

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5 Strange & Incredible Ocean Phenomena

The Oceans cover 71 per cent of the earths surface, yet we still know so little about what wonders are contained beneath the waves. Ever since man began leaving the safety of land and venturing into the unknown, sailors have brought back with them tales of incredible phenomena. Although we are now beginning to understand more about the secrets held …

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5 Of The Creepiest And Most Haunted Forests & Woods On Earth

Forests can be areas of great natural beauty and are popular places for hikers, campers, and nature lovers. But there can be something unsettling and eerie about forests that we often can’t quite put our finger on. Perhaps the way the light struggles to penetrate the thick canopy, the multitude of strange sounds, and the disorientating nature of forests is …