warning about sex traffickers hiding under vehicles

A decades-old ‘slasher’ tale is circulating on TikTok now

Women are being warned about human traffickers hiding under cars and slashing ankles. Sound familiar?

On Jun 19, 2020 by Audra Schroeder

2 Girls 1 Podcast: How Snopes Keeps Fact-Checking in Fake News Era

How Snopes keeps fact-checking in the era of fake news overload

Who snopes Snopes?

On May 28, 2018 by Matt Silverman, chris boylan

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The 12 greatest stories ever told on 4chan


On May 10, 2016 by Luke Winkie

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The strange, unexplained, and deadly allure of the Pope Lick Monster

People are dying in search of the legend.

On May 4, 2016 by Jay Hathaway

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‘The Black Tapes’ is a ‘Serial’-style podcast that will scare your socks off

If you like being terrified, this horror documentary series is definitely the podcast for you.

On Oct 13, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Defendants will be tried as adults in ‘Slender Man’ stabbing case

Two teens who stabbed a friend to protect themselves from an urban legend are fit to be tried as adults.

On Aug 10, 2015 by Aja Romano

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The Loch Ness monster is the catfish of the century

We've been lied to for years.

On Jul 17, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Teen stabs mother in copycat ‘Slender Man’ attack

A 13-year-old girl allegedly stabbed her mother while wearing a white mask after reading about the recent Slender Man attacks.

On Jun 9, 2014 by Aja Romano

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12-year-old girls accused of stabbing friend in attempt to summon ‘Slender Man’

The girls claim that they stabbed their friend as an offering to Slender Man.

On Jun 3, 2014 by Jack Flanagan

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No, that’s not the Loch Ness monster on Apple Maps

The Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club thinks they've spotted Nessie on Apple Maps. Not so fast, Scoobies. 

On Apr 19, 2014 by Aja Romano

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Internet users demand politicians abide by fictional 28th Amendment

Stop telling politicians to read the 28th Amendment. It's not real.

On Oct 4, 2013 by Aja Romano

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The Slender Man is no longer stalking Jeff Dunham

Police say they've tracked down a Twitter user who was stalking comedian Jeff Dunham, and he's "no longer a threat."

On Apr 2, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Creepypasta! 13 terrifying tales of Internet horror

Want to know where the hardcore stories are?

On Oct 31, 2012 by Aja Romano

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The definitive guide to creepypasta—the Internet’s urban legends

Here's everything you need to know about the history and haunting legacy of creepypasta. 

On Oct 31, 2012 by Aja Romano