Into Horror History

Origin of Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal

Kings, patricide, and ancient atonement.

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Hungry Ghost Festival

Feasting with ghosts under a moonlit sky.

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Leyak of Balinese Folklore

Horrific flying heads haunting Balinese nights.

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Zmeu of Romanian Folklore

An ogre? Devil? Vampire? A dragon that can magically make weapons to murder you with? Yes, all in one creature.

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Cheeroonear of Aboriginal Australian Folklore

A dog-faced man prowling the Nullarbor Plain in Australia.

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The Monk: A Romance by Matthew Gregory Lewis

An 18th-century Gothic fiction novel of a monk consumed by unspeakable darkness.

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Lemures of Ancient Rome

Vengeful spirits of Ancient Rome.

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Off Beat Cinema

Keeping old films alive since 1993.

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Little Ghost Laban

The Swedish ghost who wouldn't haunt.

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Curse of Amir Timur

The true story of a tomb opened and a curse unleashed.

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Matriphagy by Tallah

When horror fiction and music collide.

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Legends of Sandwood Bay in Scotland

Maritime stories of mermaids and ghosts.

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Mapinguari of Brazilian Folklore

The cyclopean bulletproof Bigfoot of Brazil.

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Vila of Slavic Folklore

A nature spirit you don't want to insult.

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The Great King Boo Conspiracy

Tracking the mysterious identity of one of the most famous ghosts in the world.

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Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver

A classic video game where the undead defy gravity and family feuds reach epic proportions.

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Vântoase of Romanian Folklore

Wind spirits of Romanian folklore.

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Abbey of Thelema in Sicily, Italy

The ruins of a villa in Sicily that some believe once housed a Satanic order.

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The Posthumous Execution of Oliver Cromwell

A man so hated that his corpse was executed.

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The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde

The first of many stories published by a now famous, versatile Irish author.

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Restless Spirits of Bachorza Manor in Poland

An old, crumbling manor house in Poland with a restless spirit.

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Haunting of Ackergill Tower in Scotland

The story of a castle in Scotland and the ghost that haunts it.

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Chessie of Chesapeake Bay

A sea monster that was first spotted in 1936.

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Belgian UFO Wave of the 1990s

Low-flying triangular objects in Belgium.

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