New Orleans visitors interested in macabre history are required to pass by the LaLaurie Mansion, located at 1140 Royal Street. Its genteel exterior masks its horrifying history, revealed 181 years ago today when a fateful fire broke out and the secrets within its walls were unleashed.
This work by olga-idealist on deviantART makes for an excellent Halloween wallpaper. The full work is below.
The trailer for The Houses October Built already has us fuming with jealousy. It centers around a group of friends on a October search for the scariest and most intense haunted house ever. A trip I would give my last dollar to go on. And of course, things go terribly wrong.
When a girl wanders into a haunted house to escape a storm, she's horrified...by how dirty the house is. In this short webcomic by Jemma Salume, the best way to deal with ghosts is not with violence or mystical rites, but with a bit of sprucing up.
When do you need to tell a prospective buyer your house is haunted? Where do you need a license to practice necromancy or to be reincarnated? And where can you file a lawsuit against a supernatural being? These real-life laws will tell you all that and more.
Love or hate haunted houses, it's hard to deny the fact that their ability to turn otherwise rational adults into whimpering shells of their former selves is, to say the least, fairly impressive. And now, thanks to the new Haunted Mansion Backstage tumblr, you can see exactly how they turn all that dated robotic tech…
Jump-scare master James Wan of Insidious is back with a REAL story about REAL ghosts. And to prove the real-life spooky roots for his next film The Conjuring, the studio has re-assembled the original owners of the haunted house from Rhode Island. The Perron family. But does the "authenticity" make it more scary?
Director James Wan delivered chills in Saw and Insidious. Will his haunted house movie The Conjuring live up to creepy expectations? Check out this first tense trailer.
I never watched The Addams Family when I was a kid. But I loved the Munsters—with Eddie, Marilyn (swoon), Grandpa, Lily (double swoon) and Herman Munster, father and Apple analyst. That's why I love the latest (big!) Lego set.
Hong Kong has one of the most expensive housing markets in the world, with home prices rising 70 percent since 2009. But a new real estate niche market offers greatly discounted home prices, if you're willing to bunk with the former residents' ghosts.
If you're planning on moving because some paranormal activity chewed up and spat out your dog you might have some extra paperwork to fill out. Some states require that sellers warn buyers about weirdness that could affect property value.
Modern haunted houses don't feature rubber bats and bowls full of peeled grapes masquerading as eyeballs, they screw with your phobias and recreate nightmares. I thought that going through with a thermal cam would be less unnerving. Wrongo.
Holy creepy ghost children is Insidious really freaking scary. Sure, the movie is a bit of a fragmented (and ofttimes foolish) mess but it still scared the crap out of us.
Researchers wanted to prove that those who believe in paranormal experience are completely nuts, so they scientifically haunted a room using infrasound waves and stuck people in there. Results? A lot of dizzy, tingly, aroused, and gullible individuals.
Looking to add a little variety to your Halloween scares? Pittsburgh's ScareHouse has broken away from the usual zombies, mummies, and werewolves to bring thrill seekers steampunk-flavored scares, with mutants, rebel scientists, gunfire, and of course, plenty of gas masks.
Welcome to Gizmodo's Haunted Halloween Post. Turn of the lights and prepare to take a blood-curdling journey into the nether regions of animatronic hell. Unlike a traditional haunted house, there are no walls (except maybe the boundaries of your monitor), but each floor of this post is packed with pure evil. The story…