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Another Brutal Knife Attack Blamed on Slender Man

Last week's most talked about news story came out of Wisconsin, where two pre-teen girls nearly murdered a classmate in an apparent attempt to appease the fictional character known as Slender Man.

Horror Subscription Box Members Share Pictures from May's Box of Dread

In May we sent our Box of Dread subscribers another fun box with a mix of collectibles including a Trick 'r Treat Sam Pop! Vinyl Figure or a Pennywise (from "Stephen King's IT") Pop! Vinyl Figure in addition to other fun items.

Harvard Confirms Book Bound in Human Skin; Leatherface Gets a Library Card!

Okay, in truth we can't confirm whether or not Leatherface is a card-carrying library guy or not, but we have received word that Harvard University has indeed verified claims that one of its library books is actually bound in human flesh.

CONTEST CLOSED! Subscribe to Box of Dread to Win Godzilla and Penny Dreadful Kits in June's Seventh Box

Since Box of Dread's Godzilla- and "Penny Dreadful"-themed "Seventh Box" in May was such a big hit, we are giving you another chance to get more Godzilla and "Penny Dreadful" kits in June's "Seventh Box". You'll just have to be a Box of Dread subscriber to win.

Attempted Pre-Teen Murder Blamed on Fictional Character Slender Man

Chances are you're familiar with the creepy character known as Slender Man, who has been haunting the internet since 2009, and now he's being blamed for an attempted murder in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.

Happy Memorial Day 2014

At this time we here at Dread Central would like to take a moment to honor the men and women of our armed forces who have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice so very much so that we may remain safe and free.

Fear Not, Citizens! U.S. Military's CONPLAN 8888 in Place to Protect Against Zombie Apocalypse

Yes, you read that right. And no, this isn't a joke. CONPLAN 8888 even says so in its wording, stating "This plan was not actually designed as a joke." The United States Department of Defense actually has a zombie response plan on file. Wow.

Alien Catfish Is the Stuff Nightmares Are Made of

With the unfortunate passing of H.R. Giger still fresh in our minds, it helps to soften the blow of the loss of the great artist with the fact that his influence will be felt for years to come. For example...

Dr. Frank-N-Furter's Castle Valued at $224,000

The Rocky Horror Picture Show may very well be granddaddy of all cult films. And fans of cult films often discover weird things about their favorite movies. For example, Movoto crunched some numbers and figured out the exact selling price of Dr. Frank-N-Furter's castle, $224,224.

Check Out This Hilarious Evil Child Prank

Okay, now this is funny. They say no good deed goes unpunished. That expression could not be more true than in this video. It's a Brazilian practical joke vid from Boom Canal that shows just why you don't help abandoned children.

Subscribe To Box Of Dread To Win A Godzilla Mega Gift Pack

Box Of Dread subscribers in May are in for a treat. This month we are excited to show off a Godzilla-themed "Seventh Box". In order to win this Godzilla-themed "Seventh Box", you have to be a Box Of Dread subscriber first. So, hurry up and sign up for Box of Dread as a "mystery box" subscriber before the May 9th, 12 midnight ET deadline.

Poveglia - The Most Haunted Place in the World FOR SALE!

So let's say you're looking to invest in some prime real estate, but you're hesitant to drop your hard earned greenbacks on a place that you're not going to see a good return on. Well, how about a place that you can visit and possibly not return from?

San Diego State University Offers Zombie 101 Class!

We have all seen enough movies and TV shows to know that the dead are pesky little buggers and we should always be as prepared as possible. That being said, San Diego State University has taken its first steps to ensure this!

The Amityville Horror House Back on the Market

Last year we told you that you could buy the house in which the famed Amityville Horror haunting took place if you happened to have like $1.45 million laying around. After no one bit, the house then dropped to $1.35 million. Now it's going for a bargain bin price of...

Box of Dread - New Unboxing Videos Scare Up Big Smiles

Have you been taking advantage of our Box of Dread subscription service? You know, the one from which you get a cool mystery box of horror merch mailed to your house each month! Well, these folks have, and they're LOVING it!