Have Yourself a Harry Little Christmas

Christmas really is the most magical time of year – especially if you invite your favorite witches and wizards! We love the magic of Harry Potter, and we’ll bet you do, too. In that spirit (see what we did there?), here are 10 totally magical ways to create a Harry Potter themed holiday in your own muggle household. Marauder’s Map Stocking   Even though you’ve solemnly sworn you’ve been up to no good this year,…Read more

Cemetery tombstones for Halloween

The 20-Minute Tombstone

In a hurry to get haunting this Halloween? Have we got the tutorial for you! You can make the simple stone above in just 20 minutes. Ready to make your own creepy gravestones? Well, what are you waiting for? Dig in! NOTE: The basic should take about 20 minutes to complete. Steps marked with a * are EXTRA touches you can add. Account for some extra time if you’ll be adding these. Before You Start:…Read more

Bone Appétit: More Creepy Halloween Recipes

This year our fave creepy Pinterest crafters have gotten even more creative – and you won’t BELIEVE what they’ve cooked up. Click on the link in the description for the corresponding recipe. Oh…and bone appétit! Jello Bloodworms by The Idea Room These slimy worms (eew!) have just the right blend of food colors to make them look oh-so-real. Dig in! Watermelon Brain by Scoochmaroo What were they thinking? Find out by clicking this Instructables tutorial….Read more

gross Halloween missing eyes mask

Latex Allergy? Try These Halloween Prosthetic Hacks

Usually, our team likes to start articles with something subversive and, we hope, at least a little bit funny. (Come on. Throw us a bone here.) But latex allergy is no joke. And unlike our just-for-fun frights, the dangers of a latex sensitivity really can be scary. So we’ve compiled a list of alternatives that are truly terrifying, yet amazingly, they’re allergy-free. Here’s how to get gory safely this Halloween. READ THIS. AND WE’RE SERIOUS. …Read more

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Make Your Sickest Zombie Costume Ever

It’s not just in your head, in your head: zombies have evolved like crazy. Hollywood’s reaching for a new take on the walking gross practically every year. And the result is terrifyingly…well, awesome. Twenty-first century zombies achieve top speeds (runners), ooze infection (carriers) and may even launch a vomit attack (spitters). Of course, there’s a place for classic Romero love too. Anything goes, and we love it! Want to be the social distancing dead this…Read more

These Victorian Death Portraits Will SHOCK You

Halloween enthusiasts everywhere really, really love the dead. Except when they’re really, really dead. While we may adore the annual taboo-busting festival, actual death just…well, creeps us out. But the Victorians took a different view. Why Did They Do It? When we lose a dear friend or beloved family member today, the last thing we want to do is take a picture of him or her afterward. But the Victorians subscribed to a different view….Read more

Top 10 Ways to Repel and Kill Vampires

Look, we’re not hating. After all, vampires are people too. (Or…they were.) But here’s the thing: we’ve seen the old Hammer films, and we are NOT taking any chances. (Are you?) Here’s how to stake out (see what we did there?) your quarry and put those hungry vamps where they belong. Read on for the scary scoop of mythical ways to kill vampires. * Hauntingly pale with long canines for biting into flesh, vampires are, in common…Read more

‘Paranormal Hunter’ VR Game is Coming in 2022

Ready to off not only your own pants but your friends’ pants, too? EALoGames has annouonced that Paranormal Hunter is coming to console near you…and sooner than you think. Paranormal Hunter teams up partners to locate ghouls in an ultra-realistic game with optional virtual reality. You’ll use UV lights to navigate perilous passages and dire doorways “to hunt down ghostly enemies,” according to EALoGames. Find your phantoms on either console or your PC. Early access…Read more

Is This What Dracula REALLY Looked Like? (+ Bonus Vid)

What did the rumored undead count look like day-to-day? One artist took on the task of rereating Vlad the Impaler’s looks…and the results are blood-curdling. This Artist Took a Stab at Vlad’s Real Looks Amid the hundreds of interpretations and imaginings, one thing we do know about “Count” Dracula was that he really did exist – at least in human form. But what exactly would he have looked like day-to-day…as a real, flesh and (sorry)…Read more

ET Expert Tsoukalos is Surprisingly Down-to-Earth

  Known among enthusiasts and critics alike as “the guy with the hair,” Giorgio Tsoukalos has been a staple commentator on the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens for eight fascinating seasons. He’s been the subject of many a good-natured meme, but the Swiss-born Tsoukalos has always taken his “alien” theories seriously – and has convinced thousands of doubters that there really is something out there. But even Tsoukalos has his limits as to what seems reasonable…Read more

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