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Just When You Thought The Mantis Shrimp Couldn’t Get Crazier, This Happens

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The mantis shrimp, if you’re not familiar, is one of the deadliest ocean creatures in its weight class. Your average adult is around 10 inches long and has claws that really pack a punch. Some species of mantis shrimp smash prey with claws that can literally strike with the force of a bullet fired at […]

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Judging From These Satellite Photos, Something Creepy Is Happening On Mars…

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Even though Mars is one of our closest neighbors, it’s still a planet full of mysteries. We’ve deployed plenty of robots and satellites to study the Martian surface and piece together the history of the great Red Planet. Some research points to a past as one of a lush, possibly green paradise. Still, that doesn’t […]

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Who Knew The Human Nervous System Could Be So Beautiful?

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The human body is an incredible piece of natural machinery. Whether you believe we got here by way of divine intervention or by accident, it’s hard to argue with the fact that our bodies are insanely complex. Did you know that the human body contains about 45 miles of nerves and 60,000 miles of blood […]

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This Cameraman Got Too Close To An Explosion…That’s Going To Leave A Mark

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Some might argue that common sense is what separates us humans from the rest of the animal kingdom. However, that argument has more than a few flaws in it, namely the fact that not all people seem to possess common sense. Take, for example, this cameraman in Colombia. He ran onto the scene of a […]

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This Girl Having A Panic Attack While Diving Is The Scariest Thing You’ll See All Day

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); If you’ve ever had a panic attack in your life, you know that they are absolutely awful. While a panic attack on dry land is bad enough, imagine having one while you’re scuba diving 50 feet underwater. If you think that sounds harrowing, seeing it happen will make your whole body […]

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They Were Just Walking Through A Parking Lot When This Nut Job Showed Up

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Hit-and-runs are no laughing matter, especially when they involve pedestrians. Even scarier than a regular hit-and-run is when the driver hits, runs, then comes back to hit again. That’s the terrifying situation that a group of pedestrians in the English town of North Walsham found themselves in late last month. They […]

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What They Found In The Desert Using Google Maps…Well You’ll Want To See This

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Since the alleged UFO crash of 1947, Roswell, New Mexico, has become the unofficial Mecca for alien enthusiasts. As such, the land, especially the desert near what is now Area 51, is subject to quite a bit of public scrutiny. At any given time, there are dozens of people using Google Maps’ satellite photos to […]

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It Looks Like Someone Just Caught Footage Of Bigfoot Via Drone

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Is Bigfoot real? You’d think that after all these years of searching, we would be a little closer to a real answer, but that’s just not the case. If this new drone footage is to be believed, however, we might be closer than ever to getting some answers about this mysterious cryptid. Earlier this month, […]

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These Photos From A South American Exorcism Are Freaky As Hell

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In ancient times, exorcisms used to happen with surprising frequency because many ailments and sicknesses were said to be caused by demonic possession. While the practice of exorcism has mostly gone away in much of the world, there are still places where they happen. They might be rare occurrences, but they’re just as freaky as […]

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Deep In The Peruvian Rainforest Is A River Full Of Boiling Water

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In 2016, the world might seem like a very small place. You can learn anything you need to know instantly, or video chat with someone on the other side of the world at a moment’s notice. But that doesn’t mean Mother Nature doesn’t have a few tricks up her sleeve. It’s one of those secrets […]

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Listening To These Creepy Dolls Recite Rhymes Will Give You All The Nightmares

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); In today’s tech-savvy, on-demand world, the idea of talking dolls as a technological breakthrough just seems weird. But back in the late 1800s, the mechanical toys were at the height of consumer electronic achievements. And the man responsible for them? Well, of course it was the great Thomas Edison. Inside each […]

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This Photographer Did A Father-Daughter Photoshoot…And It’s Entirely Creepy

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Have you ever wondered would be like after the collapse of civilization? Personally, it’s something I try not to think about. However, urban explorer and photographer Freaktography isn’t like me. For his most recent series, Freaktography grabbed a pair of old-style gas masks and brought his daughter to an abandoned building. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); […]

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People Flock To This Major American City Every Year, But It Has A Serious Problem

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); When most people think of Portland, Oregon, they often think of the quirky, “out there” city seen on shows like “Portlandia.” However, the real Portland is a little rougher around the edges than the local tourism bureau would like us to believe. Flickr googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBM_BTF’); }); For example, Portland actually […]

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This Footage From An Earthquake In Ecuador Is Right Out Of A Disaster Movie

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You might not have heard about it, but back in mid-April, there was an absolutely devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Ecuador. The death toll from the quake surpassed 500 in the coastal areas along the Pacific Ocean. In the weeks since, footage from security cameras that were running during the earthquake has surfaced. The film seems […]

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To Hell With Snakes And Spiders, What We Need To Watch Out For Are Centipedes

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); What do you fear more, snakes or spiders? Personally, I go with spiders every time…I hate those things. However, I might have to revise my very scientific decision in the snake vs. spider debate and nominate a third species for most terrifying: the centipede. I know what you’re thinking: “Centipede? Really? […]

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This School District Is Warning Parents About An Outbreak Of Leprosy…Oops

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When someone says leprosy, what’s is your gut reaction to the word? For centuries, those with leprosy have been ostracized and vilified by societies all over the world. This reaction comes from the perception that leprosy is a highly contagious and permanent condition. Luckily, leprosy is relatively easy to treat in the West. Still, you […]

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These Photos From A Rattlesnake Roundup Will Make Your Skin Itch

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All across America, different states have unique, and some might say wacky, traditions. In many southern states, there is a particular tradition that will probably give you the creeps, though. We bring you the rattlesnake roundup. If you’re not familiar with these reptilian spectacles, let’s go on a tour of one together… Rattlesnake roundups (also […]

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Ride Your Dirt Bike On The Train Tracks…

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Remember in school when adults would tell you not to play near train tracks? They did this for a reason: Because trains can be really dangerous if you’re not riding them. (That should go without saying, by the way.) Even though trains are not as popular as they used to be, […]

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This Recently Discovered Sea Sponge Is The Size Of A Minivan, And It’s So Weird

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When thinking of the freaky creatures that call Earth’s oceans home, the lowly sea sponge usually doesn’t rank very high. However, after learning about what researchers found during a deep-sea expedition off the coast of Hawaii, you may want to rethink your ranking system. Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) discovered a […]

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4 Absolutely Insane Things That The Roman Emperor Nero Did For Fun

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The Roman Empire was around for a long time, and in those hundreds of years it was difficult to stand out as an emperor. You either needed to build something massive or be unspeakably cruel. Emperor Nero falls into the latter category. Even though he only ruled for 13 years, he left a bad taste […]

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This Insect From New Zealand Is Harmless, But It Looks Pretty Disturbing

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New Zealand is best known as the bafflingly beautiful country where Peter Jackson filmed “The Lord of the Rings.” Even though Middle Earth is a fictional setting, New Zealand is about as close as you can get to a fantasy world. Because of its isolation, plant and animal life in New Zealand has developed a […]

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He’s Been Getting Pieces Of Meat In The Mail, And He Has No Idea Who’s Sending Them

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When you receive a mysterious package in the mail, chances are that what’s inside isn’t good. All you can do is hope that it’s an item that you forgot you ordered online. But nine times out of 10, it’s something incredibly creepy that never should’ve been opened. Such was the case for Redditor jasonrandall when […]

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Who Would’ve Guessed There Would Be A Legal Battle Over Lee Harvey Oswald’s Coffin?

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After President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, the name Lee Harvey Oswald became synonymous with tragedy. After he was killed on his way to prison that same year, Oswald was buried by his family in Dallas, Texas. Little did they know at the time that the coffin they chose to bury him in would sit […]

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This Giant, 5-Foot Earthworm From Ecuador Is Creepy As Hell

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Earthworms are some of the many organisms on this planet that keep our society going. Without them refreshing the soil, you can bet that we’d have a pretty big agricultural problem on our hands. Despite that, worms are pretty creepy to look at, which is why we’re here to give you some perspective. The next […]

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If You Live In This City You Should Get An Umbrella…Because It’s Raining Fish

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); You know the old saying “it’s raining cats and dogs”? Of course, it doesn’t actually mean that — it just signifies that it’s raining heavily. Well, one city in Scotland might have to update that old saying for a new bizarre phenomenon that’s been happening in the area. Instead of raining […]

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This Is What Happens When You Let An Old Bottle Of Vermouth Sit For 80 Years

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When you forget about an old bottle of something way up in the cupboard, the results are usually less than pleasant. But if you’re lucky, you’ll sometimes come across something that’s creepily beautiful in its fermentation. Redditor mvv_10 found this old bottle of vermouth (an Italian liquor) hidden away in the cupboard of his grandparents’ […]

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What Happened When She Saw This UFO Might Be A Coincidence, But What If It’s Not?

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UFOs are known for doing a few things when they’re spotted by humans. They sometimes cause blackouts and make cars start all by themselves, but they don’t usually break cameras. But this might be a new tactic if the latest news out of Brazil is true. A woman there claims that the camera on her […]

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THIS Is Why You Never Fire A Gun Randomly Into The Air

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When you’re holding a gun, it’s human nature to want to fire wildly into the air. And why not? It’s not like it’ll hurt anyone, right? Well, as the old saying goes, what goes up must also come down. Nine times out of ten, a bullet fired into the air will come down somewhere away […]

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So This Is What Everyone Means When They Say ‘KILL IT WITH FIRE!’

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With the imminent arrival of summer, you might soon find yourself in a situation where you need to defend your family against a deadly onslaught of angry hornets. Hornets are no laughing matter, especially if you’re allergic. If they found a hornet’s nest on their property, most people would probably call an exterminator…but not this […]

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A Nitrogen Dioxide Leak Is Just As Terrible As It Sounds…Run If You Ever See One

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When it comes to transporting toxic chemicals, you need to take extreme precautions. This goes double if you happen to be moving them through residential areas. Still though, no matter how well you prepare, accidents can and do happen. When they occur, you probably expect people to exercise some common sense and get the heck […]

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