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20 Scariest Horror Stories You Can Read for Free Online

<b>Best Horror Stories to Read Online Right Now</b>

Books

15 True, Astonishing Facts That'll Make You Feel A Little Uneasy

Your bones are wet.

Andromeda Galaxy

What Is Up With Those Pentagon UFO Videos?

On December 17, 2017, a newspaper printed a story titled “Real U.F.O.’s? Pentagon Unit Tried to Know.” No, the headline wasn’t surrounded by text …

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Books

23 Clean Jokes That Are So Funny And So Dumb

"What's the best thing about Switzerland? I don't know, but the flag is a huge plus."<p>It gets toad away.<p>Sadly, no pun in ten did.<p>One is really heavy, and the other is a little lighter.<p>Of course! The Empire State Building can't jump.<p>They're usually 90 degrees.<p>"Put it on my bill."<p>I don't know, but the …

Jokes

Best Apps for Book enthusiasts

The way that we read is changing most people no longer rely on their local library or book club to stay up-to-date with the latest bestsellers. …

Apps

Are You Socially Awkward? Use These 20 Tips To Help You Communicate with Confidence | Inc.com

Not everyone has the ability to walk into any room, job interview, dinner party or public gathering and "own it."<p>If you struggle in social situations, here are 20 tips to help you become a more confident communicator.<p>Never forget, when in doubt, the most valuable thing that you can give someone is …

Public Speaking

So You Want to Read Literary Horror: Here’s Where to Start

The Remastered, Full-Color Edition<p>If you haven’t read <i>House of Leaves</i>, go grab a copy now. We’re happy to wait, it’s just that good. I’m pretty …

Books

15 Book Club Recommendations For Horror-Lovers, Because Scary Novels Are Better In A Group

If the sudden popularity of murder-mystery novels has your book club selection feeling a little stale, check out these 15 horror novels to introduce …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

The 5 best nonfiction books of 2017

<b>1. Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann</b> (Doubleday, $29)<p>Give David Grann's latest a chance to get its hooks in you, and "it will sear your …

Best iOS games of 2017

2017 has been one heck of a year for iOS gaming fans. From action-oriented arcade blasters to strategy games so deep they should come with a warning, just about every genre has been well represented.<p>Distilling hundreds of great titles down to a single shortlist isn’t easy, but we’ve done our best. …

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

From Automata to Zelda, These Are the Best Games of 2017

2017 was an incredible year for videogames—a mixed bag of genre, style, and mood. The best titles ranged from sweeping adventures to tense shooters …

13 Unexpectedly Creepy Books That Will Keep You Up All Night Long

When you sit down with the book <i>It</i> or <i>The Shining</i> or <i>The Haunting of Hill House,</i> you more or less know what you're getting yourself into. You understand …

Books

5 Reinvented Fairy Tales for Adult Eyes Only

And Other Stories: 75th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)<p>Feminist fantasy author Angela Carter’s <i>The Bloody Chamber</i> contains 10 …

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JFK's assassination aided by his bad back, records show

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every November, America remembers the end of Camelot: a shining time of promise led by John F. Kennedy, our nation's youngest elected president, brought to an abrupt and bloody end by Lee Harvey Oswald's second shot, a bullet to the brain.<p>While conspiracy theorists debate who pulled that …

Pain

This Mesmerising NASA Footage Set to a 'Sound of Silence' Cover Will Give You Chills

Hello darkness, my old friend...<p>The vast majority of humanity can only imagine what it's like to spend your days travelling around the planet and …

12 New Books You Should Read in October

Find Out Which Cognitive Biases Alter Your Perspective

Cognitive biases can change the way you see everything, and often in a bad way. Fortunately, just becoming aware of your biases can help you overcome …

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

Comic Books

12 Literary Writers on Stephen King’s Influence

Stephen King—prolific writer, mega-bestseller, living author with the most film adaptations to his name, crowned king of horror but by no means …

Stephen King

Under-the-radar Stephen King books you need to read ASAP

The Long Walk (1979)<p>Published 38 years ago under King's one-time pseudonym Richard Bachman, <i>The Long Walk</i> is actually the first novel he wrote, having …

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Visual Effects Society Ranks The Most Influential Visual Effects Movies Ever Made

In honor of its 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society – a professional organization of artists, producers, technologists, and more who work in …

Mitchel Wu's Toy Photography Will Rekindle Your Childhood Imagination: 15 Amazing Photos

Photography has various genres and every photographer finds something that interests and fascinates them and then develops their skills in that …

The 50 Funniest People Right Now

Stand-ups, sitcom stars, 'SNL' MVPs, late-night pundits and podcast hosts – our picks for the current cream of the comic crop<p>As Steve Martin used to …

Comedy

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Political figures loom large in our featured titles this week: Hillary Clinton, whose presidential campaign receives a painful autopsy in “Shattered”; Paul Ryan, whose Wisconsin hometown is the subject of “Janesville”; and George W. Bush, whose best-selling book of paintings of veterans, “Portraits …

Books

The 54 most hilariously bad Amazon movie reviews

For the past few years, Joe Grabinski has chronicled the most hilariously bad Amazon reviews of popular movies.<p>Grabinski's "Amazon Movie Reviews" Twitter account has more than 200,000 followers, and it is a pitch-perfect mixture of extremely misguided reviews and just plain wacky ones.<p>Grabinski …

Movies

Want to Play Scrabble Like a Pro? Here’s Your Memory Trick

Bennett Schwartz is one of the nation’s leading memory experts, and when I visited him in his office at Florida International University, he was …

The 9 most desirable places to live and work in England

Many of those areas that make the top of the list aren't where you might expect — with London postcodes notably absent, and the list instead filled with quiet suburban areas dotted around the country.<p>The ranking of desirable postcodes was created for the Royal Mail by consultancy firm Centre for …