Strange Tales of Encounters with the Devil

Throughout many religions, philosophies, and faiths around the world there has always been a figure held up as the absolute personification of evil. Far from reserved from the realms of just Christianity, this archetype of darkness and evil has been present since time unremembered. In modern times such ideas as the existence of a literal Devil have been treated as merely folklore and mythology, a metaphor for the evils of humankind, but there are many who take this to be a very real and present force out beyond our understanding, and adding to this are various tales of actual encounters with something that can only be described as the actual Devil incarnate. Here are some reports through the ages of people coming face to face with the very physical manifestation and avatar of evil itself. Some of the most dramatic and prevalent of supposed encounters with the Devil throughout […] Read More

Bizarre Law Enforcement Encounters with Demonic Forces

Police officers and other law enforcement personnel are in an undoubtedly dangerous line of work. In their everyday lives they are faced with threats and dangers that most of us can’t even imagine, and doubtlessly come across their fair share of strange or frightening experiences and stories. Yet standing out from all of this are the tales from cops of encountering things they have not been prepared for, and from which all of their training and weapons offer little protection. At times it seems that they come across threats that are beyond the human criminals they face, something from the world of the supernatural. I have covered this topic here on Mysterious Universe with paranormal police encounters, and here we will look at a type of such report that show that police have come face to face with demonic forces from beyond our understanding as well. A classic manifestation […] Read More

Conspiracies and AI Nightmares: The Dark World of YouTube Kids

Parenting is hard work. Luckily, today there are scores of technological distractions you can lazily park your toddler in front of to free up all of that important smartphone time that should be spent actually, you know, interacting with your kid. For better or worse (definitely worse), today’s tots enjoy a whole smörgåsbord of digital media to keep them endlessly and mindlessly entertained, and more and more modern parents are opting to give their young children their own digital devices to keep them out of grown ups’ hair. As I’m left to ask in many of these stories, what could possibly go wrong? Geez, I don’t even know where to begin answering that one. Let’s start with one of the most popular kids apps, YouTube Kids, designed to feed your child an endless stream of family-friendly, wholesome video content supposedly safely segmented away from the wretched hive of scum […] Read More

The Year of the Witch

“The Witch,” published by George Walker & Co., 1892 The grim saga found its origin in a tragic, but hardly uncommon event–the death of a little girl, eight-year-old Elizabeth Kelly. The child had been suffering from a strange illness. The doctors were unable to diagnose her ailment, but her father, John Kelly, had no doubt what had killed his child. He was convinced that a neighbor, Judith Ayres, had put a spell on Elizabeth.The fame that has grown around the “Mary Celeste” mystery tends to obscure the fact that there have been other cases where a ship’s crew inexplicably disappeared. Similarly, the notoriety of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 makes it easy to overlook the numerous “witch crazes” that blighted American colonial history. Hartford, Connecticut does not have the sinister reputation of Salem, but in 1662 and 1663, that town went through an episode–enshrined in history as “The […] Read More

Chilling Glimpses into the Minds of Our Worst Killers

We as a species have always had those who have paced and prowled about out on the periphery of society, targeting and picking people off just as a pack of wolves might do to a herd of deer. There just seems to be a group of individuals that want to go out and sow death, destruction, and disaster, stalking and preying upon us. We may never understand why they do such things or what brings them to such macabre ends, but often we can try to glean some understanding from the things they say. Here we can shine a light into the abyss of darkness that seems to devour some souls, and pierce some ray of light, however feeble it might be, into the yawning chasm of the potential evil of humankind. The fragments of understanding we find there may not always bring us to true enlightenment as to […] Read More

Hidden by the Elite: The Occult Meaning of the ‘Three Wise Monkeys’

The “Three Wise Monkeys” (also called the “Three Mystic Apes”) is a sacred ancient Japanese icon whose original meaning is intentionally being hidden by the Elite.  Knowing the truth of the symbol’s age-old directive of “See no Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil ” can empower you in ways you never thought possible and change your life forever. In this article, we’ll uncover the symbol’s authentic ancient meaning, and we’ll see why this meaning is intentionally being covered up. If you think you know the meaning of the Three Wise Monkeys symbol, maybe you better think again. A 17th century carving over a door of the famous Toshogu shrine in Nikko, Japan We’re taught by the Elite (i.e., the mass media and their corporate sponsors) that it stands for feigning ignorance to the misconduct of others rather than exposing their misconduct: “In the Western world the phrase is […] Read More

Be Careful What You Wish For: Ouija Boards Unraveled

Ouija boards—also called spirit boards or talking boards—have been part of various cultures long before the introduction of the “game” in the 19 th century.  “Ouija”, in fact, is the name of the game invented by Elijah Bond. Authentic Ouija boards are known to practitioners as the aforementioned spirit or talking boards. Regardless, these panels all share characteristics: the board itself has each letter of the alphabet dictated, as well as the numbers 0-9, and then whether or not it is inscribed with “hello”, “goodbye”, or other full words depends on the creator of the board. Each board has a planchette, an essential piece in the ritual. It is the planchette which the people choosing to communicate place their hands upon in the hope that the spirits will move it to create a message. 20th century Ouija Board ‘Rules’ ( CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 ) An Earthly Explanation of How […] Read More

Devil’s Footprints: Who Descended the Side of an Erupting Volcano, Leaving an Ancient Trail Behind?

Descending the side of the Roccamonfina Volcano in northern Italy, sets of humanoid footprints had long been considered the imprint of the Devil, for the footprints were most certainly made when the slope of the volcano was molten. And who but the Devil could walk on flowing lava without burning his feet? Since the ancient footprints’ discovery in the late 18th century, the local people assumed that the Ciampate del Diavolo (Devil’s Footprints) were evidence of the demon coming out of hell through the crater of the volcano and joining mankind on Earth. This theory held for over two centuries until 2002, when two amateur archaeologists brought the trail to the attention of the world. Roccamonfina volcano, Italy (public domain) The site, located between the villages of Tuoro/Foresta and Piccilli in Campania, Italy, consists of three sets of fossilized footprints and a few scattered handprints. Those who did not […] Read More

Codex Gigas Or The Devil’s Bible, The World’s Largest And Strangest Mystical Manuscript

A book called the Codex Gigas is the largest and the strangest manuscript in the world. Its creation and history are steeped in a mystery that incorporates the mundane and the arcane, heaven and the inferno. Its immense size (3 feet in height by 3 feet in length, when opened) has given it the name Codex Gigas. Gigas is Latin for giant, so its name literally means Giant Book. That’s quite accurate, since two people are required just to lift it and the leather it’s been made with came from no less than of 160 animals. According to the legends surrounding it, the Codex Gigas was spawned as a result of a pact with the ‘devil’ and that is why it’s also known as the Devil’s Bible. Most historians agree it was created in the early 12th century in the benedictine monastery of Podlažice in Bohemia, now located in the Czech Republic. Stories […] Read More

The occultist rocketeer of the real-life Suicide Squad

Photo of Jack Parsons from a 1938 edition of the LA Times. Parsons pictured w/the replica bomb he built for the Kynette trial. Image from Wikipedia. Although the Suicide Squad is best known today as a movie about a fictional group of supervillains drafted by the government to undertake dangerous missions in exchange for commuted sentences, there was a real-life Suicide Squad at Caltech in the 1940’s. As I read about the original Suicide Squad, I became fascinated with the life and death of its strangest member, Jack Parsons. Jack Parsons (2 October 1914-17 June 1952) was an explosives aficionado who worked at the rocketry research lab at Caltech, who also helped establish Aerojet and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Parsons’ devised rocket fuels that were the predecessors for the fuel that powered the NASA space shuttles, and made advancements in rocket propulsion, or jet propulsion, at a time when rockets were more […] Read More

How Black Magic is Controlling Humanity

By Michelle Walling, contributor for In order to explain how our world came to be controlled by a small group of beings we call the Illuminati, one should know the truth about black magic and how it is used on us against our free will. By taking away the illusion of black magic humanity can realize how to outsmart, outwit, and outplay. While Pluto is in Capricorn and while we are beginning the Age of Aquarius, now is the time to utilize the light within us to shine in order to rise above in numbers over the few who are quickly losing control. What is magic? Magic in general is a word used to describe the attempt to influence an experience by the use of rituals, symbols, actions, gestures, and language. Magic spells, or “spelling” can communicate with consciousnesses of other dimensions and layers within dimensions in order […] Read More


VIA| The Swiss have put on one of the most bizarre opening ceremonies in history to mark the completion of the world’s longest tunnel. Famed for their trains, organizers roped in more than 600 dancers, acrobats and dramatic actors and even composed the new route’s very own theme tune as they pulled out all the stops for Wednesday’s inauguration at the tunnel’s northern portal in Erstfeld. The tunnel has come in under its £8.5billion. Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, President Francois Hollande of France and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi all came to southern Switzerland for an upbeat, glitzy celebration featuring musical bands and dancers. Swiss engineer Carl Eduard Gruner first imagined it in 1947: a massive tunnel, unprecedented in length, buried a mile and a half under Switzerland’s symbolic Gotthard mountain range. Nearly seven decades later, after redesigns, political disagreements and the long, slow work of drilling beneath […] Read More

How Words Can Be Used as Magic Spells

Words are not just elements of speech or writing, because they can be used to strengthen the effects of magic, which is the art of directing and controlling energy. When spoken out loud, words transform into frequencies and vibrations that can be used to direct energy. This is one of the first steps to creating magic effects. Most people will laugh at the idea of magic being real, but if only they knew what magic really is and how magic is being used to control them, they would not be laughing. The world is dominated by magic. Until you train your eyes to see how magic is used to control you, you will never know how the world really works. The Controllers who pull the strings of politicians are well aware of how magic works. Many of them actually practice the art of magic, which is why they are […] Read More