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Woman spends $50,000 to transform herself into real-life blow-up sex doll

// September 18th, 2014 // No Comments » // Sideshow Anomalies

Victoria Wild transforms herself into a real-life blow-up doll

30-year-old Victoria Wild had great aspirations. She wanted puffy pouty lips, gigantic breasts, and huge eyelashes so she could look more like an inflatable sex toy. Wild went through several operations to obtain size 32G breasts followed by rhinoplasty, bottom implants, lip implants, and botox injections. $50,000 dollars later, it looks like she accomplished her goal.

Haunted dolls – the demonic and spiritual possession of inanimate objects

// September 9th, 2014 // No Comments » // Other Ghosts

Annabelle the Haunted Doll

Can demonic entities or ghostly spirits inhabit inanimate objects? Historical accounts of books, vases, boxes, automobiles and of course, houses, have been reported to become “possessed” with otherworldly spirits but one of the most common inanimate objects subject to demonic or ghostly possession are toys – particularly children’s’ dolls.

High speed highway motorcycle crash – rider flips, lands on feet on roof of car [video]

// August 20th, 2014 // 1 Comment » // Bizarre

High speed highway motorcycle crash – rider flips, lands on feet on roof of car [video]

Spiderman’s got nothing on this fortunate motorcycle rider. Check out this video. Pay attention to the black car in the right lane. Out of view (behind the filming car), a motorcyclist travelling at a high rate of speed is beginning to switch lanes to move in front of the filming car. As the motorcyclists enters the black car’s blind spot, the black car also begins to change lanes to move in front of the filming car.

Terrified professional cricket players refuse to stay at London’s haunted Langham Hotel

// July 22nd, 2014 // No Comments » // Friendly Ghosts

Haunted Langham Hotel, London as it appeared in 1865

England’s ECB (England and Wales Cricket Board) cricket players are convinced that their five-star central London hotel is haunted. Reports from England this week reveal several players have requested to switch rooms and their wives have refused to stay at the world-renowned Langham Hotel after players and their families experienced strange noises, lights and water faucets turning on by themselves, and ghostly spirits wandering the hallways of the legendary haunted hotel.

The day the United States Vice President killed the Secretary of the Treasury

// July 14th, 2014 // No Comments » // Government

Alexander Hamilton and Vice President Aaron Burr duel

Bickering politicians are nothing new and the antics of today’s politicians are tame compared to the escapades of yesteryear. On July 11, 1804, the United States Vice President, reacting to insults from the former Secretary of the Treasury, challenged his foe to a duel during which he shot and killed his opponent. Burr was charged with murder in both New York and New Jersey. The charges were eventually dropped although the incident ruined Aaron Burr’s political career.

Eerie Facebook messages from dead girlfriend push grieving boyfriend to mental breakdown

// July 6th, 2014 // No Comments » // Other Ghosts

Emily tagged in one of Nathan

It quickly became a viral sensation as the world watched a grieving boyfriend pushed to the edge of mental breakdown after being tortured by eerie Facebook messages from his dead girlfriend. Whether a hoax, made-up story, purposeful manipulation, or real spirit unable to find a means to move on – it’s so creepy, you’ll probably lose sleep over it.

Bizarre accident – man fighting fire dies after accidentally swallowing molten lead (1755)

// June 12th, 2014 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Solid lead taken from man who accidentally swallowed molten lead (1755)

A no more unusual circumstance than swallowing molten metal can be imagined but in fact, there are many recorded cases of people swallowing molten metals. After a particularly unusual incident in Plymouth, a series of experiments were conducted on dogs, cats, and fowl to determine the effects of swallowing molten material. The case that sparked the interest within the medical community was the death of Henry Hall who accidentally swallowed molten lead while fighting a lighthouse fire in 1755.

The Dylatov Pass Incident – what slaughtered nine young hikers in the Russian wilderness? (1959)

// June 9th, 2014 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

Dylatov Pass expedition members preparing to leave for their fateful journey

Nine seasoned hikers die inexplicable deaths One January 25, 1959, nine hikers from the Soviet Union’s Ural Polytechnic Institute set off from the city of Sverdlovsk (1,200 miles east of Moscow) on a three-week cross-country skiing expedition to the nearby Otorten Mountain range. Led by enthusiastic 23-year-old Igor Dyatlov, the group boarded a train in […]

Serial kitty killer in Yonkers – bodies of more than 25 cats found hanging from tree

// May 1st, 2014 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Bodies of dead cats in plastic bags hung from tree in Yonkers, New York

Yonkers, New York residents and city officials were horrified to find the bodies of at least two dozen dead cats hung from a tree near Overlook Terrace. The cats, some of which were badly decomposed and hanging from tree limbs in black bags, were found by public works employees cleaning up trash in an abandoned lot in Yonkers, New York. The skull of each cat had been crushed before the body was placed in a plastic bag and tied to branches of the tree like ornaments. Investigators are searching for the cat slayer who they fear may be taking part in some sort of sick ritual.

The Phantom of Heilbronn blunder – “Woman Without a Face” named Germany’s most dangerous woman

// April 30th, 2014 // No Comments » // Strange

The Phantom of Heilbronn murder victim

DNA evidence linked her to over 40 crimes including a string of six murders over sixteen years, dozens of high-profile thefts, and a deadly arson case. After DNA evidence linked her to the murder of a policewoman, a $400,000 bounty was placed on her head but the female serial killer dubbed the “Phantom of Heilbronn”, described by police as “the country’s most dangerous woman”, cleverly evaded an extensive police manhunt for over 15 years. When her DNA evidence was found on documents belonging to a person who had died in a fire, police took a step back, reevaluated the cases, and determined that their mysterious criminal was the last person they would have ever suspected – and she was “hiding” in plain sight.

That time Lucille Ball picked up spy communications through her dental work

// April 29th, 2014 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

The beloved Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball, the zany comedic redhead that starred in popular television shows such as I Love Lucy, The Lucy Show, and Here’s Lucy, was one of the most influential comedic stars in U.S. history. As portrayed in her popular television series, life with Lucille Ball was never mundane, as evidenced by a true-life encounter she recounted during a live 1974 appearance on the Dick Cavett show, during which Lucy told how Japanese spy Morse code transmissions had been picked up by her dental work.

Lewis-Clark Valley Serial Killer – 35 years later, frustrated police know who killer is but lack evidence to make arrest

// April 12th, 2014 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

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During those three years in the late 70’s, five youth disappeared from the Lewis-Clark Valley area. When body parts were found wrapped in black garbage bags, floating in the nearby Snake River, police knew they had a serial killer running rampant in their community. They were even certain they knew who the killer was. Regardless, lack of evidence and one critical missing person rendered them unable to make an arrest of the person they were “99% sure” committed the evil acts.

The Philip Experiment – did a 1972 scientific experiment conjure a spirit or create a real ghost?

// April 8th, 2014 // No Comments » // Other Ghosts

Members of The Philip Experiment?

Many do not know is that The Philip Experiment, the basis for the move The Quiet Ones, was an actual historic research project conducted by a Toronto organization in 1972 in an effort to prove that paranormal entities such as demons, spirits, ghost, and poltergeists were manifestations produced by human will. A prominent group of citizens participated in the study, the results of which not only shocked the group but stunned the world. The how and why of The Philip Experiment has never been answered and left many wondering – did the group accidentally summon a demonic or spiritual entity or did they actually create a ghost?

Beyond eerie – photographer accidentally captures couples’ suicide leap from bridge

// April 7th, 2014 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Photographer accidentally captures couples

The Wahuan Yangtze bridge, located in the Hubei province in central China, has been dubbed a “lovers’ leap” after the number of people who commit suicide there each year. In 2013, a photographer standing on a viewing platform was snapping pictures of the bridge, which was shrouded in an eerie fog, when he inadvertently captured these memorable photos of a couple’s suicide leap. As he said after the incident, he never even realized the tragedy he had captured on film.

Books bound in human skin not a myth – even Harvard has a few gruesome copies

// April 6th, 2014 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Book bound in human skin - Harvard Library

Books bound with human skin in the Harvard Library collection? According to Harvard’s Directory of University Libraries, “without extensive genetic testing, Harvard librarians still do not have the foggiest notion of how many volumes wrapped in human hide exist throughout the system.” But they have identified three books that yes, are bound with real human skin – and they’re not the only library that houses such gruesome works.