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.

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China’s Time Travel Tunnel

China has a time travel tunnel. Did you know that? Some locals of GuiZhou Province, China claim that a 400-meter-long tunnel can distort time. Those who drive through the tunnel, located in Zunyi City’s Honghuagang District, find the time on their cell phones — and only their cell phones — inexplicably reversed by exactly one …

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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 …

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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 …