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The 15 creepiest urban legends from around the world

Every culture has its own urban legends, myths, or spooky stories. Insider rounded up the scariest urban legends from around the world, from Hawaii to Scandinavia to Egypt. The gjengangers are thought to be murderous ghosts that can touch people and mark them for death, according to Viking legend. Some […]
The 15 creepiest urban legends from around the world
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15 creepy jobs and how much they pay

For some members of the workforce, every day on the job is just like Halloween. From grave diggers to embalmers and cremators, these spooky careers are not for the faint of heart. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . How much would you have to be paid to dig […]
15 creepy jobs and how much they pay
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21 movie scenes that probably scared you as a kid

There are so many iconic moments in classic family films, but there were also probably a few scenes that scared you as a kid. Both “The Wizard of Oz” and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” have creepy moments that even adult viewers might shy away from. Old-school Disney movies, […]
21 movie scenes that probably scared you as a kid
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Makeup artist creates nightmarish looks using teeth

Roligore is a self-taught special effects makeup artist from the UK. Some of her artworks are especially eerie because they feature realistic teeth. Her creations are made by laying down spirit gum and wax on the areas of her face that she’s going to cover. The add-on details like fake […]
Makeup artist creates nightmarish looks using teeth
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10 scary-looking animals that will give you nightmares

For every cuddly, loveable creature on this planet, there’s a scary-looking animal just waiting to haunt your nightmares. Star-nosed moles and aye-ayes are alarming to look at, though they’re not known to be harmful to humans. Golden-crowned flying foxes and shoebill storks are large, fear-inducing winged creatures that are quite […]
10 scary-looking animals that will give you nightmares
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7 eerie things that actually happened on Halloween

A number of eerie happenings have actually occurred on the last night of October. Coincidence? Maybe. Famed magician Harry Houdini died on Halloween in 1926. The radio broadcast “War of the Worlds” caused mass hysteria on Halloween Eve in 1938. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. On Halloween Eve in […]
7 eerie things that actually happened on Halloween
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21 locations of your favourite scary movies that you can actually visit

Although it’s true that Hollywood’s signature movie magic means that most films are shot in studios and on film sets, still plenty of your favourite horror films have been shot in locations you can visit in real life. These famous movie destinations exist in real-life towns and cities across the […]
21 locations of your favourite scary movies that you can actually visit
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20 books that are more terrifying than any horror film

Although movies like “Halloween” and “Get Out” can make audiences scream out loud, some books have the ability to truly keep readers up at night. In fact, most horror movies use famous novels as source material. Everything from “The Shining” to Netflix’s “The Haunting of Hill House” originated as stories […]
20 books that are more terrifying than any horror film
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What aeroplane turbulence is, and why it’s no big deal

Aeroplane turbulence may seem like the end of the road, but, statistically, there is no data of a plane crash caused by turbulence. Here’s why turbulence is caused, and why it shouldn’t stop you from booking your next flight. Following is a transcript of the video. Why turbulence is no […]
What aeroplane turbulence is, and why it’s no big deal