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Wrap Up Your Halloween by Reading This Twitter Bot's Weird Reddit-Generated Horror Stories Wrap Up Your Halloween by Reading This Twitter Bot's Weird Reddit-Generated Horror Stories

This year’s Tuesday-night Halloween means that most of the nation’s serial killers, monsters, and various stabby creatures have to turn in early for a bright and early hump day. But in lieu of being chased around by a low-budget demon, it’s not too late to wrap up your night by dimming the lights and reading some…

Ten Horrifying Deep Sea Creatures, Ranked

The depths of the ocean are festooned with the most nightmarish creatures imaginable. You might think you’re safe, because these critters live thousands of feet down in a cold dark abyss, but the vampire squid, which looks like a nightmare umbrella, and the frilled shark—a literal living fossil—will live on in the…

Why the Hell Does the James Webb Space Telescope Look Haunted? Why the Hell Does the James Webb Space Telescope Look Haunted?

One of the most powerful telescopes ever built—NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope—is set to make its big debut in 2018. But before it starts scouring distant galaxies, or searching for life around at TRAPPIST-1, the telescope must undergo quite a bit of testing. Apparently, during “lights out inspections,” James Webb…

The Pluto System Is Officially the Underworld Realm Now The Pluto System Is Officially the Underworld Realm Now

If you know your mythology, you’re already familiar with Pluto’s spooktacular namesake; the lovable dwarf planet is named after the Roman god of the underworld, also known as Hades in Greek mythology. He was chiefly in charge of judging the dead, which sounds like one hell of a great gig.

A Vast and Spooky Void Is Influencing the Milky Way A Vast and Spooky Void Is Influencing the Milky Way

“The void” is more than a metaphor for gnawing existential pain. In fact, new research from an international team of scientists suggests that a huge void outside our extragalactic neighborhood could be impacting the way our galaxy—and others around it—move.

14 Real-Life Tech Horror Stories Scarier Than Black Mirror 14 Real-Life Tech Horror Stories Scarier Than Black Mirror

Black Mirror season 3 warns viewers of a spoOooOoky technologically advanced future; its first episode depicting a society where everyone rates every person they interact with, no matter how minor, and your rating determines everything. The concept is similar to that of the failed Peeple app, which was supposed to be…

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