(Never Use Cheat Codes on a Ouija Board, featured on the Top5s YouTube channel)   In my hometown, there is a unique shop of oddities called "HexWorks" that I frequent. It's an old-world boutique that specializes in niche products that I'd describe as being vintage-style with a...

Of the early days of the world, after our ancestors crossed the Bering Straight and millennia before any of the tribes we know of today existed, very little is actually remembered. Sure, there are tales of the beginning of Man, and of the Earth, but...

“It’s creepy,” Dan balked. “It’s cute,” Julia countered. “Besides, it’s fun. I mean, geez Scrooge, where’s your Christmas spirit?” Dan picked up the doll and turned it over in his hands. It was the prototypical Christmas elf as imagined by Hollywood in a red onesie, Santa...

The sound of the autumn leaves crunching beneath my boots projected itself through the forest around me. Finally, I could breathe in the fresh air of the mountainside and feel alive again. I love my place here in the mountains, there is just something special...

Linda Harper came of her own will, even if someone else’s had summoned her. Her daughter wasn’t so willing. “Couldn’t you have got this stuff posted to you?” Simone Harper asked from the passenger seat, not for the first time. “It’d cost too much – there’s a...

Many of these stories are about games that have gone out, been enjoyed by millions, and then some random person in the middle of nowhere has experienced something creepy. Haunted, hacked, or otherwise, the games have been said to torment their users with haunting imagery...