I lay there in bed trying to sleep, when “a-aaa- aaAAACHOOO!” I sniff a couple of times, then lay my head back down on my pillow and close my eyes. I hear a soft whisper in my right ear. “Bless you.” “Thank y-” My heart stopped. I sleep alone.
It is raining heavily outside. I open my eyes and I see someone I used to know. The woman is smiling, looking through the glass, gesturing to me to let her in. It takes me a few seconds before I scream my head off and move away from the window. ”What is it??? What’s wrong???” […]
Although living in an apartment by myself, I don’t have a habit of locking the door chain. I felt safe in my complex and knew all of the surrounding residents so I never felt the need to use it. One night, I decided to lock it before I went to bed. The next morning when I […]
Last week I started to hear the noises. Just little things now and then. A soft moan, nails scratching on something hard, a low growl… Most people would dismiss them as nothing: the wind, a tree branch scraping the house, an engine in the distance. I would too, except that two weeks ago I went […]
Once my parents had this big ass fight had to stay with NaNa for a week. It’s really far away and I just arrived and it’s already midnight, my grandma is already asleep and she lives alone, so i just went in to the first empty bedroom I found and went to bed. I can’t […]
Russian researchers in the late 1940s kept five people awake for fifteen days using an experimental gas based stimulant. They were kept in a sealed environment to carefully monitor their oxygen intake so the gas didn’t kill them, since it was toxic in high concentrations. This was before closed circuit cameras so they had only microphones and 5 […]