Terrifying GoPro video from tanks in Syria's war zone

Need a quick reminder as to why war should be avoided at all costs? Spend an hour in the driver's seat of a Syrian Army T-72 tank column as it spews destruction through Syria's Darayya warzone. Then watch the rebels destroying the tanks. Warning: Although you can't see the bodies, fighters on both sides are dying. This … » 3/20/14 7:31pm 3/20/14 7:31pm

Will Smallpox Reemerge in Siberia as Corpses Thaw from Climate Change?

In an article primarily about the potential folly of holding onto stockpiles of smallpox virus for research purposes—a now-eradicated plague that humans no longer have natural immunity to and that would very likely cause a worldwide catastrophe should it escape from the lab—the BBC includes one awesomely horrible… » 2/03/14 3:10pm 2/03/14 3:10pm

Creature Feature: The Original Frankenstein Text Is Now Readable Online

In the pantheon of classic horror, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein ranks as one of the first, and most memorable, monster tales ever told. And while it's easy enough to pick up a new copy of the spine-tingling 1818 narrative from pretty much any bookstore, it's now possible to pore over the original, hand-penned manuscript … » 10/31/13 9:13pm 10/31/13 9:13pm

A Map of Where All Your Favorite Horror Movies Take Place

The monster in a horror movie is scary, sure. But an eerie setting is just as important. Fortunately just about anywhere can be freaky as hell when you're alone in the dark, but some places get more horror movie love than others. And this great map by the folks at Esri shows you the horrible hotspots. » 10/31/13 7:20pm 10/31/13 7:20pm

Is This New Trashy MySpace iPad Mirror Photographer the Most…

A new challenger appears! Boasting augmented powers of concealer thick enough to deflect a laser and hair extensions like something from a taxidermy shop, our red-dressed heroine is poised to steal the throne. The throne of iPad portraiture terror-demons. » 5/01/12 5:40pm 5/01/12 5:40pm