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IN OMG! ON 17 Oct, 2014
So here Halloween knocks again! It's time to dress-up cool and haunt everybody in the neighborhood. The creativity is unparalleled when it comes to costumes and every year the enthusiasm doubles up.
So here for the Halloween this season, when a camp-fire is lit and haunted stories are shared do share the legends and stories behind these jinxed objects. The jinxed nature of these objects will sent chills down your spine. So, hold your breadth and read along!
The Hope Diamond, is a huge lustrous 4552. carat blue crystallized stone that sparks like none other. Other than being the most beautiful jewelry a woman can own, it is cursed. It is safely kept in the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum and it's history goes way back. The people who owned it anytime in their life have gone bankrupt, suffered emotional losses, have committed suicide and horrendous things happened to them in their lifetime.
This chair belonged to man called Thomas Busby, who was convicted for killing a man who sat on his chair while having an argument with him. He is said to have cursed his chair, so that the one who sits on it dies brutally. he sold it to a pub during World War - 1 and people were dared to sit on it. It was found that the ones who sat in the chair never survived. And thus the chair hangs high in museum so that no one accidentally sits on it.
1985 onward, a series of mysterious house fires that ensued in England. It was discovered that nothing remained of the building and objects but just the painting of the crying boy. When everything turned into ashes this painting was unscathed. A Spanish painter originally painted it, but many copies were distributed. It seemed that the curse traveled with every copy. When everything would burn, the painting would remain damage-free.
Bill Stoneham painted this art piece in 1972. He titled it as 'Hands resist him'. The boy in the painting is led by a doll to the outer world. The hands behind the thin window want to grab on him. The people who had this painting, reported the kid and the doll walking the hallways. There are pictures proving the authenticity of the fact.
The Terracotta Army depicts the army men of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. It was made as funerary art, that was supposed to protect king in his afterlife. It was discovered in 1974 by local farmers. What followed made them believe that the art work was surely cursed. The villagers lost homes, the men who discovered it, died horrendous death and the whole village was in misery.
The curse of pharaohs, is the believed to take effect on every person who disturbs the mummy of any Egyptian emperor. The most famous of these is the curse of the Tutankhamen's Tomb. The team of Howard Carter, surveyed the tomb and let open the mummy. All the men of his team never survived, they faced violent deaths. Also, other prominent visitors who visited the tomb thereafter were soon found dead.
Otzi the iceman is a well preserved mummy that was found in the Alps Mountain. The man is estimated to live around 3,300 B.C. After he died, he was naturally preserved by the glaciers. On September 19, 1991, he was he was discovered by two German tourists. After he was discovered seven mysterious deaths were reported. All those who were connected in uprooting the iceman from his place, died in a bizarre fashion.
James Dean called his Porsche 550 Spyder by the name the little Bastard. When he got this car, he was told by the dealer about the cursed nature of the car and that he would die within seven days after sitting in the car. And as it happened, he died in a car accident. The man who then purchased the car, sold it to many people in parts, and thus the curse continued. Many men died in treacherous car accidents.
Bulgarian phone number, +0888 888 888 is cursed. Anyone who owned this number over a period of 10 years, died in a mysterious fashion. This number is indeed cursed, the phone companies have now decided not to issue this number anytime, anywhere.
It goes without saying that Annabelle is cursed. The little doll is supposedly inhabiting the spirit of a little girl. People have retaliated several accounts where they have seen Annabelle getting up and walking. The people who have had Annabelle in their house have had various physical and mental mishaps. The story of Annabelle is one of the most intriguing and precarious mysteries you will come across.