Category: Bizarre and Taboo

Bizarre and Taboo Events, Subjects and Rituals

In the world of the bizarre and taboo we enter a place where things don’t quite make sense. Those things may be too too shocking and unbelievable. It’s hard to accept the things that conflict with our sense of right and wrong. These are the things that capture our attention. We’ve created an entire category devoted to the bizarre and taboo. You will find a vast array of interesting, horrifying and mind-blowing subjects. Topics will run from strange rites of passage to the unthinkable horrors of premature burials to the sad and bizarre story of Dede Koswara, the Tree Man.

You should be forewarned that some of our stories are not for the faint of heart. There are many disturbing articles in our collection that may not be suitable for all audiences. However, for the rest of you, kick back and take a peek into this shocking world and prepare to be blown away.

Clairvius Narcisse and His Haitian Zombie Experience

Clairvius Narcisse and His Haitian Zombie Experience

Clairvius Narcisse was declared dead on May 2, 1962, and buried the next day. However, he returned to his village in 1980 claiming to have been zombified.

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5 Strange Trains Around the World

5 Strange Trains Around the World

Humans have engineered many trains to fit into modern cities, but in doing so we've built some weird systems. These are 5 strange trains around the world.

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Bizarre Wedding Rituals Around the World

Bizarre Wedding Rituals Around the World

There are many ways to celebrate a couples nuptials, but here we bring you some of the most bizarre wedding rituals around the world.

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Death Masks: The Culture and Comfort of Remembering the Dead

Death Masks: The Culture and Comfort of Remembering the Dead

To make death masks sculptors take a mold of a person's face post mortem and then fill the mold with plaster or metal to capture a three dimensional model.

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Is the Ice Bucket Challenge Really a Satanic Ritual?

Is the Ice Bucket Challenge Really a Satanic Ritual?

Why are some people saying the Ice Bucket Challenge is a satanic ritual? Read about the Challenge and decide for yourself.

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Nano the Cat – A Real Life Norwegian Catwoman

Nano the Cat – A Real Life Norwegian Catwoman

Meet Nano the Cat. This 21 year old Norwegian woman thinks she is a real life cat. She even thinks and acts like a feline.

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Joyce Vincent: Dead and Alone For Three Years

Joyce Vincent: Dead and Alone For Three Years

Joyce Vincent's skeleton was found 3 years later in her flat next to a shopping bag and presents she had wrapped. The strange circumstances are baffling.

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Chimera Human-Animal Hybrids

Chimera Human-Animal Hybrids

Chimera are being deliberately created by scientists to grow human organs inside animals, but can human beings give birth to human/animal hybrid mixes?

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Disturbing Twins – June and Jennifer Gibbons

Disturbing Twins – June and Jennifer Gibbons

The disturbing case of June and Jennifer Gibbons. The twins refused to speak to others and were inseparable. One of them had to die for it to end.

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Two Frightening Similar Murders–157 Years Apart

Two Frightening Similar Murders–157 Years Apart

Mary Ashford and Barbara Forrest are two women who were murdered 157 years apart from each other. The eerie similarities of these murders are chilling.

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Have You Seen Your Doppelganger?

Have You Seen Your Doppelganger?

Stories about the appearance of a doppelgänger range from a glimpse through the corner of an eye to a double reflection in a mirror. Have you seen yours?

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5 Rites of Passage From Around The World That May Disturb You

5 Rites of Passage From Around The World That May Disturb You

There are disturbing rites of passage that may seem taboo to us, but that are normal other cultures around the world. These are some of the most intriguing.

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10 Creepy Graves and Their Weird Stories

10 Creepy Graves and Their Weird Stories

There is something fascinating about old graves and tombstones with intriguing epitaphs. See our list of 10 creepy graves and the stories behind them.

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Creepy Commercials and TV Advertisements

Creepy Commercials and TV Advertisements

The following videos rank as some of the most bizarre and creepy commercials and advertisements to hit the airwaves over the last several decades.

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Le Loyon – Hermit of the Swiss Forest

Le Loyon – Hermit of the Swiss Forest

Le Loyon is a mysterious person who has been patrolling the forests of Switzerland. Le Loyon wears a trench coat and gas mask and wishes to be left alone.

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Historic Mysteries