Pretty much everyone has fallen down the Wiki-hole of paranormal unsolved mysteries before. One moment, you're casually reading up on horror movies based on a true story, for a given value of "true," and the next thing you know, you're four hours deep into a Reddit thread about cults in the 20th century. You have to get up for work in three hours, but do you stop reading? Of course not. You just got to the bit about Reverend Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church —you can't stop now. Not that I'm speaking from experience or anything.
All this is to say that people love a good story, and some of us prefer the kind that sends tingles down our spines and keeps us awake for hours that night. Back in the day, fans of the strange and/or morbid mostly had to rely on campfire tales, horror movies, or our own imaginations to entertain ourselves, but the internet has opened up a whole world of creepiness to explore.
Generally, it can be divided into two realms, creepypasta and true crime, which are often considered mutually exclusive. Paranormal stories occupy one corner of the Internet, and the more factual stuff occupies another. But not all mysteries have an easy explanation — here are six stories that straddle the line between real life and the paranormal.