It was the must-have accessory for royals watching their back.
As if cemeteries weren't spooky enough.
No matter how many times you chant 'Bloody Mary,' the English queen won't actually appear in the mirror. But you may see another phenomenon called the Troxler effect.
The images were at the center of one of the most notorious hoaxes in history.
The fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts thought they had seen everything. Then they were proved wrong.
Today, people around the globe will feel uneasy about getting out of bed, leaving their homes, or going about their normal daily routines, all because of a superstition.
For the past century, the quest to break the Beale Ciphers has attracted the military, computer scientists, and conspiracy theorists. All have failed.
Does a mysterious beast really patrol one of Scotland’s deepest lakes? You be the judge.
Did the great poet really build a tomb for a household pest?
It was one of the most sensational thefts in modern history.
Most of what you know about the Pony Express is probably myth. . Here are 11 things you might not have known about the amazing delivery service.
Whether you attend a church service, decorate eggs, or devour Peeps, no Easter celebration is complete without a visit from the Easter Bunny.
In Wilt Chamberlain's 1991 book, 'A View From Above,' the basketball great claimed to have slept with 20,000 different women during his life. Let's check his math on the basketball legend's most famous statistic.
He did, however, have another embarrassing—and very real—bathtub incident.
St. Nick brings the gifts. Krampus brings the pain. Here are some things you might not have known about Santa's demonic companion.
After testing evidence collected from the Tibetan Plateau and from museum collections, they found the biological root of the Yeti legends to be local bears.
The world’s only flying mammal isn’t nearly as bad as our fears make it out to be. Here are seven misconceptions about bats, as well as explanations of what really goes on in the batcave.
From myths to literature to giant squid, here's how some of our favorite eerie creatures and legends got their start.
Spilling pepper, complimenting a baby, and cutting your fingernails after dark are just a few of the things that will earn you bad luck around the world.