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Top 10 List of Ways I Learned How to Become a Vampire

Top-10-List-of-Ways-I-Learned-How-to-Become-a-Vampire

Lately, I’ve received quite a few requests from readers wanting to know if I knew how they could become a vampire. Unfortunately, I’m not the best person to ask since I’ve never actively attempted to become one of these creatures and I tend to discourage cryptanthropy as a casual endeavor. However, in my studies at Miskatonic University I became friends …

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Vampires In History

Vampires In History

While there are many strange and mysterious creatures in the darkest corners of the world, there are also humans with a whole range of psychological problems and some of these can manifest to appear like creatures such as vampires. The key to understanding vampires in history is identifying the real deal from these impostors and a good place to start is …

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The Vampires of Woodstock

Woodstock Vampire Historical Picture

New England was a hot bed for vampire activity in the 1800’s causing a ‘panic’ which overtook the whole area from Rhode Island to Connecticut. While the passage of time has blurred which vampire reports were real and which were hysterical reactions to the grief and fear caused by consumption [tuberculosis] the stories and events clearly reflect the people weren’t leaving anything to chance. One …

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Vampire – Death’s Salvation

Hermann Hesse Rebirth

What part of our mortal soul longs for life after death or perhaps better asked; life after undeath? Could it be a brutal finality to life echoed in the works of Hesse and Kafka? What compels some to embrace the horrors of our worst imaginations with the longing for what could be release, salvation, purpose, or something entirely different – our rebirths? Do …

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Motorist Blames Car Accident on Vampire

Vampire causes car crash in Grand Junction Colorado.

In a story too cliche even for a soap opera, a Colorado woman claims she drove her vehicle backwards into a canal while trying to flee an attacker – a vampire. At Grand Junction around 9:25 pm on June 27, 2010, the woman claimed she saw a vampire on the road. As a lesson on how NOT to escape from a vampire, …

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Government Investigating the Sale of Blood to A Private Company

Blood sold to a private company during a shortage.

In the face of a severe blood shortage why would any agency authorize the sale of life saving blood plasma to a private company? That’s what the Indian government intends to find out. Is this simply the case of profit driving the State Blood Transfusion Council’s decision to sell the blood plasma or is there perhaps an underlying motive? At …

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Rachel Harris – The Vampire of Manchester

Vampire organs were burned in the blacksmith's forge.

This piece of vampire history comes from Manchester, Vermont and follows the story of Rachel Harris. Rachel was the stepdaughter of Esquire Powell and on March 8, 1789 she married Captain Isaac Burton who was a deacon in the congregational church of the town. Tragically, their marriage ended in February of the following year when Rachel contracted tuberculosis and died. Once a healthy …

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“Vampire” Vet Uses Caged Animals As Blood Source

Vampire vet kept animals locked up for blood sources.

In a story eerily familiar to the ever-present danger of cryptids masquerading as trusted members of society to gain an advantage over their unsuspecting prey, Fort Worth police raided a popular animal clinic at Camp Bowie earlier this year when it was discovered the vet had been allegedly keeping a terrible secret. Similar to the premise of the movie Daybreakers, animals were …

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Aztec Vampires and the Apocalypse

Aztec Vampires Sun Stone

Many religions have committed atrocities against each other in the name of their deities or God, but the the oldest religion in the world is the most true and cruel, and it is the one that was central to the Mesoamerican cultures, and in particular, the Aztecs. In the beginning, the gods, Quetzalcoatl and Tezcatlipoca joined forces to create the …

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The Jersey Devil

The Jersey Devil

There’s an infamous cryptid hunting its prey around areas of New Jersey affectionately known as the Jersey Devil. First documented some two hundred and fifty years ago, this creature may have originated in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey and was originally known as the Leeds Devil after a woman known to history as Mother Leeds (thought to be Deborah …

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