Real Gargoyles: Sightings of Grotesque Demons and Flying Humanoids

Real Gargoyles: Sightings of Grotesque Demons and Flying Humanoids

Are gargoyles real? Well, of course they are — by their ordinary definition, gargoyles are nothing more than simple water spouts with elaborate and grotesque designs. They jut out from the roofs and sides of buildings, often cathedrals and churches, to prevent too much rainwater from running down their walls. Yet still the question remains: …

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Why Ghosts Wear Clothes: A Matter Of Residual Self-Image?

Why Ghosts Wear Clothes

While finishing up my post about the ghost of Stow Lake, I got to thinking about just how many ghosts are named after the clothes they allegedly wear. The White Lady of Stow Lake. The Grey Lady of Willard Library. The Pink Lady of Greencastle. The most well-known of these colorful spirits is probably the …

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10 Creepy Examples of the Uncanny Valley

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Originally coined by Masahiro Mori in 1970, the term “uncanny valley” describes our strange revulsion toward things that appear nearly human, but not quite right. This revulsion usually involves robots, but can also include computer animations and some medical conditions.

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