Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Browsing the "Artifacts and Objects" Category

I Found a Laptop Connected to the Deep Web

I Found a Laptop Connected to the Deep Web

    My local internet cafe is not much of a sight to behold. I think that’s what may have contributed to it shutting down for a couple months back in June. The exterior was reminiscent of an abandoned shack [...]

September 30, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
In-cide

In-cide

“Holy shit…Gary?  Is that you, Gary?” Gary quickly spun around to face the voice he’d immediately recognized, although he was far from convinced that it was actually coming from the form of his brother and best friend: Mikey.  It seemed [...]

September 28, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Locations and Sites, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained
A Peculiar Kind of Madness

A Peculiar Kind of Madness

I’d always known that my great-grandma was an orphan, but in late October of last year, she decided to tell me the truth about what happened to her family. We were visiting her for her birthday. It was a tradition [...]

September 24, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Ghosts and Spirits, Strange and Unexplained
The Grovewood Company

The Grovewood Company

There was once a small business in New England by the name of “Grovewood & Co.”. It existed for roughly seven months; from April 27th to November 22nd, in the year 1913. At least, that’s true for one timeline. I’ll [...]

September 7, 2018 Apocalyptic and Dystopian, Artifacts and Objects, Locations and Sites, Science Fiction and Aliens
Projection

Projection

Too many sages and soothsayers to reference, those thoughtful idiots,  have lambasted the youth with the wizardry of profundity. They had answers to the esoteric. Of Life. Of Death. Of the end. Who are they? What do they really know [...]

August 19, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Ghosts and Spirits, Madness, Paranoia, and Mental Illness, Strange and Unexplained
The Unopenable Wooden Box

The Unopenable Wooden Box

It seemed like just an ordinary box. The wood was old and weathered, the fastenings were heavy brass, and the lid was inlaid with an ornate silver symbol. My father willed it to me after the state executed him for [...]

July 25, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Strange and Unexplained
The Book of the Ravenous

The Book of the Ravenous

I think calling it an obsession would have been an exaggeration. I’d have preferred the more acceptable term “hobby” to describe my collecting of old cookbooks. Yes, it was a hobby. We all need hobbies, you know. Something to pass [...]

July 24, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Strange and Unexplained, Torture and Cannibalism

The Contract

  UNFRIENDED COMPETITION FINALIST The Contract by Shannon Higdon Teddy Wilson rapped one knuckle against the smoked-stained glass door adorned with the worn, white letters that announced, “Martin Croker: Editor” before popping his head into the room. “You wanted to [...]

July 20, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Strange and Unexplained, Technology, the Internet, and the Deep Web
Never Use Cheat Codes on a Ouija Board

Never Use Cheat Codes on a Ouija Board

    (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 [...]

July 6, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Beings and Entities, Demons and Possession, Ghosts and Spirits, Hell and the Afterlife, Occult, Magic, and Witchcraft, Rites and Rituals, Strange and Unexplained
Small Town Mysteries

Small Town Mysteries

No one knows where it came from. No one knows why it showed up in our little town, of all places. The only thing we knew for sure was that it was bizarre. The statue appeared in the town square [...]

June 24, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances, Strange and Unexplained