Category: Disturbing Reality

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The Bloody Benders

We’ve talked a lot about killers on Scared Yet, and the only conclusion that we can draw is that they come in all shapes and sizes. The family known as the Benders of Cherryvale teaches us that...

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The Moon Man Albert Fish

With a long list of names that ranges from the Gray Man to the Brooklyn Vampire to the Moon Maniac, it is easy to imagine Albert Fish as some kind of preternatural human monster, enormously powerful and...

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A Genius IQ and an Obsession with Murder

With an IQ score of 140, Edmund Kemper was a bona fide genius who could have done anything with his life. Instead of turning towards science or the arts, Kemper’s mind sought darker paths, ones that lead...

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The Vampire of Sacramento

Superstitions arise from many things, but in the end, they are all instructions that remind us to protect ourselves. In general, a superstition is a way that we can ward off evil and to avert misfortune from...

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The Cannibal of Siberia

At what point does an anger at the ills of democracy turn into a war against the poorest and most vulnerable members of society? The leap between the two might seem vast, but to Alexander Nikolayevich Spesivtsev,...

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6 Gruesome Post-Death Rituals

Here at Scared Yet, we often talk about how strange life is, so let’s look at the flipside. Death is also pretty darned odd! Ever since we realized what death really is, its consumed us. No one...

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The Secrets of Dead Children

It is a sad fact that children die. Sickness and accidents take their toll, and sometimes, the causes of death are far darker. Regardless, especially in the past, the deaths of children are a common thing. Archaeologists...