What is Pandora's Box? Well, it's something of an origin story--much like the origin story of Christianity, with Adam and Eve and the Tree of Knowledge. It is said in Christianity that all of the evil that arose in the world of humans only came about after Eve ate the fruit from the Tree of Knowledge. In the older, ancient Grecian mythologies, there was Pandora's Box which … [Read more...] about The Mystery of Pandora’s Box
Paranormal Horror Mystery, History and Lore
From the time we are children, we are taught to fear the dark. Thanks to cultural influences like media and religion, we are raised to question what lies beyond. A world of spirits, demons, entities and the odd helpful and possibly friendly ghost or apparition.
From urban legends that won’t die (even if their victims did) to ancient practices, mythology and more. Paranormal mysteries and lore help us understand the subcultures that exist and investigate where some of our deepest, darkest fears and terrors come from. What lies beyond our normal senses, in a plane of existence that science can neither explain nor completely debunk?
Our journalists at Puzzle Box Horror report on a variety of horror and paranormal topics. From haunted houses and artifacts that have influence over their residents and owners, to entities with a reputation for creating fear, chaos and sometimes injury. We’re curating bone chilling history, witchcraft and all things that ‘go bump in the night’.
What is behind the rise in Exorcism rites in the United States? How crazy is it that Dybbuk boxes were a trending gift item on eBay? Puzzle Box Horror is where the really scary stories begin, as we search the world for some of the most interesting and terrifying stories, legends and lore that will keep you up at night.
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Still rubbing your eyes and thinking you are in some kind of bad B rated horror movie about a viral epidemic that spreads throughout the world? We tried that whole thing where you take a nap and wake up hoping for an alternative reality; yet here we are. Global pandemic. Just like some of our favorite apocalyptic movies. Except we’re living it, and we don’t know when things … [Read more...] about Nostradamus and Ancient Predictions About Pandemic: Did We have Prophetic Warnings?
H.P. Lovecraft was a creator of torturous terrors that realized his talents of dark, serious mythos that he provided to a world that would never truly appreciate his visions until far too long after his passing. Lovecraft's Otherworldly Monsters Artwork by BenduKiwi As we discovered last week H.P. Lovecraft was a creator of some of the most influential horror fiction … [Read more...] about Lovecraft and His Creations
Photography by Massimiliano Morosinotto What is a ghost ship exactly? Well, within lore it's a ship that is considered to be haunted by a ghost crew, which brings it into the realm of the paranormal, but really what it is when talking in mixed company that might not all enjoy the odd theory of the paranormal or supernatural occurrences within their safe, normal world, it's … [Read more...] about Ghost Ships and the Haunted Maritime World
Fear of the dark is often instigated during a person's childhood and often causes severe symptoms of anxiety and depression--in some cases, this fear becomes a phobia, then causes an excessive and irrational impact on daily life. Nyctophobia most often starts as a childhood fear that is considered a normal part of development, but studies have shown that this is often more of a … [Read more...] about La Noria (2018) and Our Fear of the Dark