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The Doomsday Clock – grim reminder inches closer and closer to human extinction

// January 26th, 2017 // No Comments » // Bizarre

The Doomsday Clock

The Doomsday Clock hangs on a wall in the University of Chicago where the hour hand sits as 12 o’clock. The minute hand has only changed nineteen times, inching closer towards midnight – the countdown to global catastrophe and human extinction.

Experts say this magical numerological chart has predicted stock market for over 100 years.

// September 1st, 2016 // No Comments » // Bizarre

It’s an almost-magical chart that has accurately predicted more than 90% of stock and real estate market movements for the past 100 years and has the ability to predict market changes through an infinite future. It’s based primarily on the numerological change of the moon’s angle that occurs every 18.6 years. Few are aware of […]

Malawi’s bizarre rite of passage for young girls and the “Hyenas” who initiate them into womanhood

// July 27th, 2016 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Adding to Malawi’s economic and health problems is a shocking societal problem – a bizarre rite of passage for girls as young as 6-years-old that is conducted in order to initiate them into womanhood. It’s called kusasa fumbi or “sexual cleansing” and requires a hired-man, called a “hyena”, have sex with the young female.

Airline pilot bets he can land while blindfolded – crashes plane killing 70 passengers (1986)

// July 13th, 2016 // No Comments » // Bizarre

On October 20, 1986, the seven-man crew of a Tu-134A aircraft departed from Koltsovo Airport (in Sverdlovsk in the Urals, Russia) on route to Grozny on Aeroflot Flight 6502. To the 85 passengers, it was a routine flight. However, to pilot in command Alexander Kliuyev, the trip needed a little spice.

Monstrous tumors from hell – “teratoma” tumors found to grow hair, teeth, limbs, organs, and even eyeballs while inside human host

// January 12th, 2016 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Like something from a horror movie, an evil twin growing inconspicuously inside a human host, they’re called teratoma tumors and thankfully, they are extremely rare. Cases have been reported of teratoma tumors growing organs, hair, teeth, bone, hands, feet, torsos, and sometimes even eyes. If visions of an evil twin come to mind, hold on […]

Chemtrails and the mysterious orbs often seen flying around them

// February 19th, 2015 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Many believe that some contrails, those willowy wisps of white vapor released from a jet airplane’s engines, are really “chemtrails” – chemically tainted vapor being purposely released for some unknown but potentially ominous reason. Even stranger than the chemtrails themselves, many witnesses have reported mysterious white or silver orbs moving around and through the chemtrails. […]

Internet’s most disturbing photograph begs question: Who was Jeff the Killer?

// December 10th, 2014 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Known as Jeff the Killer, he became one of the Internet’s most disturbing legends and favorite bogeyman. His picture shows a pale, nose-less person with soulless eyes and an odd, almost Joker-like grin on his face. The creepy picture spawned several horror fiction stories, YouTube videos, and even a Jeff the Killer video game. But […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

Saddle Ridge Hoard – couple discovers $10 million in old gold coins buried in backyard

// February 26th, 2014 // No Comments » // Bizarre, News

It’s amazing when even a single Gold Rush era gold coin is found, let alone a thousand of them. But that’s the sort of phenomenal find that a Sierra, Nevada couple ran across last month and they didn’t have to go far to find it – it was buried right in their backyard. Dubbed the […]

The unsolved Max Headroom Incident – pirates hijack Chicago TV broadcast to air bizarre and creepy tirade (1987)

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

Before the advent of the Internet and widespread existence of a coordinated “hacking” culture, a strange and eerie incident occurred during a November 22, 1987 broadcast on WTTW-11 Chicago of Dr. Who, when a still-unidentified hacker took over the station’s broadcast replacing a brief section of the evening’s program with a creepy montage of a […]

Coffin Apartments – underprivileged residents of China forced to live in tiny-sized stacked boxes

// December 17th, 2013 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Called “coffin apartments”, they’re Japan’s and China’s solution to cheap housing for the poor and underprivileged citizens. Designed to fit a single bed and not even tall enough to stand up in, these tiny apartments are stacked atop each other to maximize space – and profits. Hidden amid the multi-million dollar high-rise apartments in Tokyo […]

U.S. kids have it easy – in Germany a demon accompanies Santa and beats naughty kids with a stick

// December 5th, 2013 // No Comments » // Bizarre

He’s known in Alpine countries variously as Krampus, Klaubauf, Bartl, and Wubartl, a beast-like, half-goat, half-demon creature that takes over where Santa left off (think of Krampus as the anti-Santa). While Saint Nicholas rewards well-behaved boys and girls with gifts, Krampus captures naughty kids, places them in his oversized-sack, and carries them away to his […]