10 Adoptions That Ended In Tragedy

Although the outcome of most adoptions is positive, the sad reality is that not all adoptions have happy endings. Some adoptive parents neglect, abuse, or even kill their adopted children. There can be problems with the children, too. In cases involving older kids, there are often undisclosed psychological issues which cause the child to act… Continue reading 10 Adoptions That Ended In Tragedy

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10 Terrifying Tales Of Ghosts Of The Ancient World

Ghost stories have captivated us for generations. But in the ancient world, they weren’t the stuff of laughs around a campfire. For the ancients, ghosts were a real, powerful, and often deadly threat. Responsible for more than hauntings, they were capable of making a person ill or passing on a deadly curse. Sometimes, their existence… Continue reading 10 Terrifying Tales Of Ghosts Of The Ancient World

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10 Steps In The Evolution Of Werewolf Lore

Cultures from all over the world tell campfire tales of were-creatures. Asia has were-tigers and were-foxes. Africa has were-hippos, crocodiles, and hyenas. South America has were-jaguars. Native Americans have skin-walkers. It seems anywhere you go, the top predator is mythologized as a supernatural creature. The European werewolf, also known as a lycanthrope, is a fixture… Continue reading 10 Steps In The Evolution Of Werewolf Lore

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10 Horror Stories That Intersected With Real Life In Frightening Ways

Everyone loves a good horror movie. As long as we remember the difference between fantasy and reality, there’s nothing wrong with occasionally indulging in a slasher flick or two. And for those more sensitive to scares, they can always reassure themselves that none of it is actually real. However, some people get so engrossed in… Continue reading 10 Horror Stories That Intersected With Real Life In Frightening Ways

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