The Haunted Toilet of Bangladesh

Consider the terrors that lurk in the storied history of forteana: alien abductions, poltergeists, black eyed kids. Mysterious disappearances and unexplainable slips through time. There are too many to mention, but now there’s one more nightmare to add to the list: the haunted toilet of Bangladesh.

“Cursed” Egyptian Statue Spins On Its Own In Manchester Museum

After repeatedly finding a 4,000-year-old Egyptian relic inexplicably facing the wrong direction, curators at the Manchester Museum decided to take matters into their own hands. They set up a time-lapse camera, pointed it at the statue, and hoped to catch whoever — or whatever — was causing it to rotate 180 degrees.

Cecil Hotel Elisa Lam

The Strange Case of Elisa Lam

They call it the place where serial killers stay. The Cecil Hotel. An unassuming budget destination at the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, opened in 1927. But within these walls are echos of a terrible past, the home of murder, suicide, and the one-time residence of serial killers Jack Unterweger and Richard Ramirez, otherwise known …

Infrasound and Elephants

Infrasound: The Fear Frequency

Infrasound is sound below 20 Hz, lower than humans can perceive. But just because we don’t consciously hear it, that doesn’t mean we don’t respond to it; in certain individuals, low-frequency sound can induce feelings of fear or dread or even depression. They may even be responsible for some ghost sightings, but we’ll get to …

John Titor: The Secret Song

I’ve always found the relationship between John Titor and Pamela intriguing. It’s like any good adventure story, you know? Like The Doctor and his companions, John Titor had a single confidant with whom he shared information that, to this day, remains unknown to the public.