(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...

โ€œHello, my old friend,โ€ Griffin said aloud as he stared out the window at the dark spot.ย  It had been at least two decades since he had seen the shadow-man.ย  A moment later, Julie came into the bedroom and stood next to Griffin at the...

โ€œItโ€™s creepy,โ€ Dan balked. โ€œItโ€™s cute,โ€ Julia countered. โ€œBesides, itโ€™s fun. I mean, geez Scrooge, whereโ€™s your Christmas spirit?โ€ 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 elseโ€™s had summoned her. Her daughter wasnโ€™t so willing. โ€œCouldnโ€™t you have got this stuff posted to you?โ€ Simone Harper asked from the passenger seat, not for the first time. โ€œItโ€™d cost too much โ€“ thereโ€™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...

I lifted my head and stared into the surrounding darkness, completely unaware of where I was or how I had gotten there. I couldnโ€™t see much of anything. It was very dark. Only two thin shreds of light came at me from the highest parts...

Iโ€™m a normal high school student. My friends and I make silly YouTube videos, we do our schoolwork (most of it, at least) and we like hanging out with each other. However, something strange has come up, and none of us really know what to...