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The Argentinian Werewolf Scandal: Why You Shouldn't Believe Everything You Read

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 03.14.2015 | Weird News
Ritoban Mukherjee

As per the legend, the seventh born son or daughter of an Argentinian family would be born accursed, doomed to turn into a deformed mythical werewolf-like creature that'll reveal itself on the child's 13th birthday. The creature, called El Lobison or El Lobizon, would from then on feed on excrement, babies and fresh corpses.

Week to Week News Quiz for 1/2/15

John Zipperer | Posted 03.04.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Be informed in the new year by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz.

Argentina President's Bizarre Werewolf Mishap

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.30.2014 | Weird News

Reports that the president of Argentina adopted a boy as her godson to prevent him from becoming a werewolf may have been greatly exaggerated. On D...

The Snallygaster, The Kraken and 6 Other Creatures We Wish We Didn't Know About

Posted 03.28.2014 | Weird News

When you were a kid, you thought that monsters only lived under your bed. But as we've recently reported here on The Huffington Post, people have been...

Howling at the Moon with Being Human's Kristen Hager

Dar Dowling | Posted 04.21.2014 | TV
Dar Dowling

Werewolves are sexy and intriguing, which is why we love to watch them, and perhaps even fantasize about being taken to the dark side by one, which is...

Werewolf Bites: 32 Things You Didn't Know About the Hairy Beasts

Aaron Sagers | Posted 03.16.2014 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Who's afraid of the big, bad werewolf? Hopefully not viewers, because full moon fever has overtaken winter television with a litter of shows featu...

Let's Take a Stab at the Medical Myths Surrounding Vampires

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

A considerable body of scholarly work seeks to explain what might have created the folklore of the vampire or Nosferatu -- a name that comes from the Greek nosophoros, or plague-carrier.

11 True Presidential Spin-Offs of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 10.06.2012 | Entertainment
Nicholas Ferroni

With the recent success of shows like Ancient Aliens and films such as Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, it's safe to assume that nothing is off limits...

Being Human Cast Preview a Darker Season Two

Morgan Glennon | Posted 03.20.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

The premise of Syfy's BBC remake Being Human, back for a second season January 16th, might sound like the beginning of a joke but the show takes itself deadly seriously.

David Moye

Vampire Facelift: Does It Suck? (VIDEO) | David Moye | Posted 12.29.2011 | Weird News

Vampires are known for having pale skin and an anemic pallor, so the idea of a "vampire facelift" sounds bloody awful, doesn't it? Maybe, but a tec...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Global Origins Of American Monsters

Chris Spurlock and Manya Kuzemchenko | Posted 12.28.2011 | Travel

Everyone knows that vampires come from Transylvania. They've got that campy accent and they look Romanian -- even Count Chocula has the tall, dark an...

The 8 Sexiest Diseases

Adult Swim | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Diseases aren't any fun for the person who has them, but certain kinds have side benefits that can be attractive to others....

Horror Author's Top 4 Werewolf Movies | Posted 10.04.2011 | Books

Glen Duncan, author of The Last Werewolf, names his top four werewolf movies:...

All Bark, No Bite -- Cops Bust Drunken 'Werewolf' In Ohio

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

After a harrowing encounter with a wolf, whenever the moon rises over the woods of Ohio, a 20-year-old man undergoes a shocking transformation into......

London Book Fair: Hollywood Scouts Crawling, But Are They Buying?

Variety | Adam Dawtrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The London Book Fair has overtaken its rival in Frankfurt as the destination of choice for Hollywood scouts looking for books to turn into films or TV...