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Edgar Allan Poe, A Vampire?

Edgar Allan Poe, an author, poet, editor, etc. was known for his macabre tales and mystery novels. He got married on 1835 with his 13-year old cousin Virginia Clemm. She contracted the virus of tuberculosis on January of 1842 and succumbed to death after five years. As we all know, the consumption is often associated with vampirism. But that is not the reason why Edgar Allan Poe was suspected of vampirism. It was due to the Poe Toaster.
The Poe Toaster is a name given to an unidentified person who pays an annual tribute to his gravesite. It began in 1949 and occurs every year on the exact date of the birthday of Poe.  Based on Wikipedia “In the early hours of the morning on that date, a black-clad figure, presumed to be male, with a silver-tipped cane enters the Westminster Hall and Burying Ground in Baltimore, Maryland. The individual proceeds to Poe’s grave, where he or she raises a cognac toast. Before departing, the Toaster leaves three red roses and a half-bottle of cognac on the …

The Werewolf of Zarnow

Zarnow is a small village found in the Opoczno County in Germany, and we all know that Germany has a rich culture of werewolves. One incident about a werewolf happens in an area near Zarnow in the year 1831. It is said that a terrible werewolf went loose that cause great suffering on the people of Zarnow and to their livelihood. The werewolf was believed to come from the woods nearby; it started killing cattle and humans when it reached the village. There was even one account that the creature ripped a child into pieces with its sharp claws and vicious teeth.
It came a time when the villagers had enough of the terror of the werewolves that they decided to form a group that would hunt the supposed werewolf. The group is usually composed of the peasant of the village. On one occasion the group chased the werewolf and managed to corner it. The enraged villagers were so furious that they were prepared to kill the werewolf. 
However, right before their very eyes, the werewolf allegedly chan…

Russel Eugene Weston Jr.

Russel Eugene Weston Jr. stormed the U.S. Capitol on the 24th of July, 1998 and killed 2 cops in the process. He told the court that he attacked the capitol in order to prevent the United States from being conquered by a horde of cannibals and an unknown disease.
He told them that if he hadn’t come to Washington, he would’ve been affected by the disease he called the Black Heva, he claimed it as the most deadliest disease known to mankind. He said that he went to the capitol to gain access to the “ruby Satellite”. He believed that the device was being kept safe at the senate and it is the only way to stop the cannibals. He even told the doctors that he shot the two officers because they are cannibals who are stopping him from gaining access to the satellite.
Neighbors of the accused often stayed away from him. They think he is an odd and eccentric individual. There was also one account that Weston thought that his neighbor is using his dish satellite to spy on him. He also believed that…

The Zombie Lady of Haiti

One of the most famous zombies on Haiti was Felicia Felix-Mentor. Zora Neale Hurston reported the case of Felix-Mentor. They said that she was so drugged that he would not even feel if a lighted cigarette was placed in her mouth. She is in terrible shape, all her eye lashes had fallen out and she wore rags and walks the street barefooted. Felix-Mentor hated the sunlight; she would immediately cover if a ray of sunlight touches her skin.
The presence of Felix-Mentor attracted many visitors including those of the Mentor family. The Mentor noticed that she resembles that of their deceased family member Felicia. The family without knowing that it is really Felicia took her in.
They sent her to a state hospital to receive an immediate treatment but despite of efforts to bring her back to normal, she died a week later. Felicia spoke in a monotone and emotionless way due to the effect of drugs. They also claimed that Felicia laughed with no emotion at all. Whenever referring to herself, she wo…

Ted Nugent Warns People about the Next Zombie Attack

Ted Nugent, the former member of the band Damn Yankees warned people about the upcoming anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. He posted on Facebook that the anniversary will bring a series of attack on Americans and Europeans who are unarmed on an incident that he called the “4th world allahpuke zombies”.
He wrote:
“9-11-14 is the day of infamy again. Unarmed & helpless Americans and Europeans will be viciously ambushed when they least expect it, and the death toll will be more brutal and widespread than all the peace & love dreamers could ever imagine,”
He advised people to prepare for the attack and armed themselves with ammunition in order to keep themselves protected. He also added tips on how to kill the allahpuke zombies.
He said:
“Those who carry guns had better gun & ammo up no matter where you go, carrying at least 10 spare mags or 10 spare speedloaders because the allahpukes are confident they will once again methodically slaughter walking cowering whining cryin helpless s…

Luka Rocco Magnotta

Luka Rocco Magnotta’s real name is Eric Clinton Kirk Newman. He was born in July 24, 1982. He was a model and porn actor that is accused for dismembering the body of Lin Jun, an International student from Wuhan and mailing his severed limbs to political parties and elementary schools.
Magnotta left the country after a video about the murder was supposedly posted online. The Interpol started an international manhunt. He was later arrested in an internet café in Berlin while he is reading news about himself.
Magnotta began working as a porn actor and an escort model in 2003. He also appeared as a pin up model on one magazine back in 2005. He also made some television appearance during the year 2007. He declared bankruptcy in March of 2007 but was discharged later that year.
Rumors started to circulate that Magnotta is in a relationship with Karla Homolka, which is a high profile killer. Though he denied about the affair, during the investigation of the murder, the authorities told the pres…

Count de Saint-Germain

Count de Saint-Germain is the spirit guide of many occult; some of them claimed that the Count continues to walk the land of the living with us. Every description of the Count points to being a vampire. The Count transfer from one place to another from time to time, and whenever he stayed on a certain place, there were people who would just vanish.
Frederick the Great called him as the immortal man because according to the Count who is also a self-confessed alchemist, he is already 2,000 years old. He managed to live that long by ingesting a liquid that would enable you to prolong your life. Though the nature of the “liquid” was never mentioned, many experts believed that it is blood.
The Count is also able to speak number of languages and his mastery on painting and the arts were an envy of every artist of his time. Many said that his techniques were far too advanced and his mixing of pigments was unrivalled.
Since Count de Saint-Germain claimed that he is already 2,000 years old, he wo…

Black Cat Mama Couteaux

In the old black Powdermill Cemetery, or it might be Ebenezer Baptist Churchyard and is an unmarked grave. Only the faithful know where to find it for sure. And to those blessed beings that really know the secrets of real Voodoo and special Texas Hoodoo, all say... keep away.Still many others in Marshall will insist her hidden grave lies behind Galilee Baptist Church on Johnson Street. And it is the unmarked grave marked only with three black large stones and voodoo hoodoo blessed and dressed offerings.Others will tell you it can be found in a all white cemetery. And that's just to keep anyone from resurrecting her zombie husband who is buried with her from rising again.My Mama told me once when I was very young that if you went to Whetstone Cemetery behind East Texas Baptist University. And precisely at 3:AM, you can hear a real zombie. You hear him moaning and scratching from the hard ground, impatiently waiting out his time for someone to dig him up.Because here lies Black'…

Chef Survives after Falling 50 ft and Landing on a Concrete Pavement

Daniel Walker, 20 years old and a Chef has been dubbed as a superhuman by the doctors after surviving a 50 ft. fall and landing on a concrete ground. Walker fell down from his balcony and into the concrete pavement. Though he suffered a broken ribs, head and kidney injuries, fractured spine etc Walker is still alive.
He went into a heart surgery that lasted for nine hours to fix his main arteries, and also a 12 hour muscle grafting. Doctors gave him a 30 percent chance to survive. However, after only a month of recovery, Walker was back on his feet.
Daniel who himself couldn’t believe that he is still alive up to this day shared the experience to the press. He said he kept on looking at his photo while he is in the hospital and it is really impossible for him to survive considering the magnitude of the incident.
Doctors in the hospital called him superhuman as he wanted to take a walk after a mere two weeks after the accident happened. Daniel was with her girlfriend when the accident hap…

Roland Henry Tammen, Jr.

The case of the disappearance of Roland Henry Tammen Jr. has got to be one of the most baffling and bizarre cases of disappearance in the history of mankind. A sophomore student of the Miami University located in Oxford, Roland Henry Tammen Jr. worked at the Fisher hall as a resident adviser.
On April 19, 1953, Roland discovered a dead fish on his bed thus he requested the dorm mother for a new bed sheet. Moments after, he apparently heard something that disturbed him outside of his room. Roland supposedly left to investigate the source of the noise but he never returned. Roland left all of his belongings and valuables in the university. His car was also left inside the campus together with the keys and his wallet; and even though the weather that night is chilling, Roland decided to leave his jacket.
Now for an eerie turn out of events, later that night a woman that resides 12 miles away from the dorm claimed that a young man that matched the description of Roland came to her. He appear…

The People of Lou Lan

The fate that happened to the people of Lou Lan continues to be an unsolved puzzle to our scientist for a very long time. The ruins of their inhabited place turns out to be a prosperous and an advanced civilization, no one can literally explain why they had to abandon that place. The Lou Lan city is believed to established during 175 B.C.E., and the civilization is known to continue for at least 8 centuries.
Up to this day, no one knows what happens to the people of the Lou Lan, some are convinced that they were struck by a terrible natural phenomena that wiped them all out. But after around 800 years of prosperity, is it really possible for an entire population of a large city to just disappear in one night? The advance city that was once a cradle of advance civilization became what is now called the Sea of Death.

But there are some artifacts discovered on the city that could shed light on what really happened on the people of Lou Lan. One of the artifacts was a mask that resembles the…

Midnight Washerwoman

Midnight Washerwoman also known as Les Lavandieres is a part of the Celtic lore. They are three old woman who go to the edge of the river during midnight and wash the shroud of those who are about to die. The three old women may be derived from the old Celtic story of the three goddesses of death and slaughter.
The three women have said to turn their back away from their religious belief. They can often be sighted at the isolated part of the river. The description of the vampiric creature depends upon the location. In England, the Washerwoman of the Night appears similar to a ghost while in France, the creature is depicted as a being similar to a skeleton. But in those countries where they are believed to exist, the Midnight Washerwoman is considered as a harbinger of death.
If you are travelling alone at a night and happens to come across to them, you must wring out the laundry. If not, the washerwoman would turn and break your limbs and throw you in the water. Les Lavandieres were als…

Bouda

Bouda, aside from being a blood sucking creature, it is also considered as were-hyena since it has the ability to shape shift into a form of a hyena. It is a type of a living vampire found in the lore of Morocco, Tanzania and Ethiopia. They can shape shift into a hyena using their magical ability.
When it transforms into a hyena, the bouda would look like any other hyena present in the area, except for the magical amulet that the creature wears. In case the creature loses the amulet that it wears while it is in its animal form, the bouda would immediately return to its original human form.
They are also skilled in crafting magical amulets and charms. They are often found at their forges crafting charms that would let them focus their magical ability and achieve a better transformation.  Bouda are also called as “bultungin” in Nigeria which translates to “I changed myself into a hyena.”
According to the Bouda Legend in Ethiopia, it is believed that every blacksmith can actually wield magi…

Another Zombie-like attack caused by the bath salts

A woman allegedly high from bath salt attacks a police officer and tried to eat him. She then told the officers that she has this some kind of urge to eat and kill people. According to the statement of the city of Utica, police responded to the report about a disoriented woman that is on Stanley Bar. When the authorities arrived at the scene, they found a woman sitting in the staircase. The woman was also sweating massively and has a blank stare similar to other zombie attacks that were reported in Miami.
The officers approached the woman and asked her what’s wrong; the woman started to act violently and attack the officer and even attempted to bite him. Finally the police were able to subdue the violent woman, at which point she confessed about having the urge to kill and eat someone.
The woman was then taken to the hospital where she was identified to be under the influence of bath salts. Bath salts have been the source of the zombie-like attack that happened in Florida particularly t…

Sipho William Mdletshe

In 1993, Sipho William Mdletshe met a tragic car accident. He was declared death that instant and was taken into the mortuary. He was then placed in a metal box as any other dead would be. Little did they know that the 24 year old man was not really dead, he was just unconscious brought by the mishap that happened to him.
Mdletshe lied in the metal box for 2 straight days and 2 long nights in Johannesburg while her loved ones mourned for his death. After that, Mdletshe woke up screaming for help.  Everyone was shocked even the people in the mortuary that released him.
Mdletshe was so happy that he was alive. He rushed to the house of her fiancé to tell her about the good news. But the fiancé rejected the South African man thinking that he was a zombie who came back to life to torment her.
In an interview with Sunday Times, he said that realizing that he was inside a coffin occurred to him gradually. He started to panic and created noise to alarm the people.  Thankfully the people in the …

Jarrod Wyatt

An American cage fighter ripped out the still beating heart of his training partner fearing that he might be possessed by the evil. Jarrod Wyatt also cut out the tongue of his training partner and cut his face in a disturbing way that police described it as an incident similar to a scene in a horror movie.
The 26 year old cage fighter was seen naked in front of the mutilated body of his friend. Some parts of his training partner were splattered on the ground with the blood including an eyeball. Wyatt claimed that he drank a tea which was infused with a hallucinogenic substance causing him to think that his friend is possessed by the demon.
Powell, who was 21 years of age, bled to death upon his heart was ripped out. According to the investigation, Powell was still alive when the suspect cut open his chest using a knife and took out his heart that is still beating. Wyatt then threw the heart and other organs that he removed from his friend into the fire. He had to do this in order to sto…

Toxoplasma gondii

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite that is usually found inside cats and most warm blooded species. It was able to penetrate the cats from the rats that are common part of their meal. The parasite would change the behavior of the rat by making it friendlier with the cat, leaving it defenseless on the attack of the cat.
After it successfully entered the cat, the parasite would multiply inside the animal. The cats are the only known host where the Toxoplasma gondii can sexually multiply.
The parasite can also enter the human species. It also has an effect on the behavior of its host. In male they tend to disassociate themselves from the society (which maybe a reason for the emo’s) while infected females tend to be more affectionate toward their partner.
This parasite has also been associated to different neurological diseases such as schizophrenia. However, the effect of this remains limited.
They enter the human body when a person usually consumes raw meats, when they normally drink unpasteur…

Sato Franklin Sigrah

Police apprehended a man who was suspected of stabbing a 27-year-old woman to death in an apartment in McCully area. The victim was identified as Lyola Mesebeluu. The 26 year old husband and their 2 year old daughter also receive injury on the attack. Alan Bumeke remained in a serious condition while the daughter is already free from danger.
The authorities arrested Sato Franklin Sigrah moments after the incidents occurred on suspicion of a second degree murder, first degree murder, attempted murder, and burglary. He was still in the custody of the police when the news has been reported.
Sato Franklin Sigrah claimed that he committed the crime because he believes that they are a family of vampires. Sigrah was not acquainted nor related to the family. Bumeke said that he woke up upon hearing the scream of his wife. The police arrived at the scene at 4:10 am and Sigrah was arrested at 4:30 am.
Sigrah was able to enter the house because the apartment was said to be less secured. A large kit…

The Werewolf of Lawton Oklahoma

On February 27, 1971 authorities were bombarded by the reports about werewolf sightings. The sightings about the Lawton werewolf lasted for three days. Donald Childs, one of the very first who reported about the werewolf suffered a heart attack after seeing the creature. He supposedly looked out of his windows and saw the creature drinking on his empty fish pond.
Harry Ezzel, a police officer received calls from concerned citizens ranging from a creature running on the street, chasing different cars and some of them reported about a monster that is hiding from the bushes.
One of the call, that was first treated as a joke was a report from a civilian who looked out of his window and saw someone sitting on the railing. The witness, who was in apartment that day, saw the creature jumped off the railing which is approximately 17 ft off the ground. The witness said that it run in a manner similar to a monkey and his face is disgruntled which looks like a scar from being burned. It is also co…

The Werewolf of Jarnitz

In the town of Jarnitz, there lived a werewolf who was believed to have the ability to transform himself into anything. This werewolf was said to spend the whole evening thieving sheep to their pen. During those days the shepherd is keeping all the sheep inside the pen every evening. Eventually the shepherd noticed the alarming rise of the stolen sheep. He started guarding the pen at night while armed with a loaded gun hoping that he would come across the robber of the sheep.
There were nights that he was able to sight the sheep and he managed to hit it with his gun but to his surprise it doesn’t seem to have any effect on the werewolf. Finally the shepherd decided to load his gun with a silver bullet. Those silvers are his inheritance but he decided to melt them and turn them into ammunitions. This time he believes that he would be able to pin down the creature.
The shepherd did again his night patrol as he usually does. The werewolf appeared again that night, but as he was getting clo…

German Vampire Cult

On March 31, 2010, different press organization from Germany reported about the rise of a vampire Cult said to be inspired by the popular series Vampire Diaries. The group of blood drinkers is said to be composed of approximately 150 members. The German press said that by drinking blood, this group apparently experienced a sensation similar to having sexual interaction. Some of them also believe that by drinking their blood or the blood of the others, they feel like their strength is increasing.  They also believe that their intelligence and health has improved immensely.
Rafael, 39 years of age who lived in Regensburg is a member of the cult. He claimed that there are around 150 members who are currently in Germany. He said that there is an easy way to distinguish their members, and that is through a mark which is similar to a wound from a razor blade.
Some of them would drink the blood from a glass while Rafael prefers to drink it directly from the wound. The blood is said to contain …

Zmeu

Zmeu is a vampire-like creature that can be found in different legends across the globe. One in particular was through the legends of Moldavia. They believe that his creature can assume the appearance of a flame and enter the room of young girls every night. The Zmeu would then take the form of a young man and seduce the victim.
In Transylvania, the zmeu takes the identity of a young girl. She was said to live in the deep forest. She would seduce mostly the shepherds promising them that they would take their cattle into a greener land if the shepherd would make love with her.
In Romanian Myths, the Zmeu has human traits and have a certain desire to marry young girls. They believe that this creature is a manifestation of selfishness and greed. Based on the legends of Romania, this creature has an uncanny habit to steal valuable things that only a young handsome man can retrieve.
There is a legend of the Zmeu tht is similar to the popular tale of Jack and the Beanstalk. Some of the English…

Vampire Pumpkin

1930s and 1940s when T. P. Vukavonic, a researcher studied the belief of the Lesani Gypsies in Serbia regarding on a vampire creature for his work “The Vampire”. Included in the work is the alleged belief of the gypsies about the vampire pumpkin. Though that is still up for a debate, others claimed that the gypsies made that story right on that moment and they were just teasing Vukavonic. Nonetheless, the legend of the vampire Pumpkin has made its way to the legend of the vampire creatures.
In Serbia, the Lesani Gypsies believe that if you keep a pumpkin inside your home for a time that exceeds 10 days, or by keeping it inside ones home after the Christmas Day will cause the pumpkin to turn into a Vampire Pumpkin.
Like the human vampire, the vampire pumpkin will retain its normal state right before its spoiling. It will maintain its original color, shape and size. Thankfully, the vampire pumpkin does not directly attack the human. However, it pours blood and roll on the floor creating a…

Died from the bite of a vampire bat

A Mexican migrant worker became the first ever person to die from the bite of a vampire bat. Center for Disease Control warn the public that the bats might be spreading all over the country.
The 19 year old Mexican was bitten by vampire bat with rabies on his heel on the 15th of July 2010. He was already bitten in Michoacan Mexico before he went to the United States and work for a plantation of sugar cane in Louisiana.
The Center for Disease Control confirmed on their report that he is the very first person in the United States to die due to the rabies of a vampire bat. The teenager started to felt sick 2 weeks after the bat bit him, unfortunately he was not able to acquire a vaccination against rabies. Compared to the normal case which has incubation period of 85 days this incident of rabies is somewhat rabid since it only took 15 day.
Prior to his death, the victim shows symptoms that he has indeed contracted rabies. He complained about shoulder pain, fatigue, numbness of muscles and d…

The Yaya Ceremony

The Yaya Ceremony is a ritual performed by the Hopi of the Pueblo tribe. This ritual would grant the participant the ability of a certain animal which particularly includes the wolf. The details of the said ceremony is not divulged to the public and currently forbidden for an unknown reason.
Participants should first gather the animal which possesses the ability that they want to inherit. They would then start to invoke the spirit of the animal that would grant them of their abilities. The shaman would then start the ceremony where the participants are required to apply oil or an ointment to the desired body parts where they wish to gain the ability of the animals. If a warrior wishes to inherit the speed of the wolf, he has to rub the oil in to his feet and legs; if he wishes to gain the strength then he has to rub it on his arms and shoulders. Coincidentally, ointment and oil are also known to be the element used by the witches to gain the appearance of the wolf during the medieval …