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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

Teratoma tumor growing hair, bone, and teeth

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

Chemtrails and the mysterious orbs often seen flying around them

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

The original photograph of Jeff the Killer

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

$10 million worth of 1890 gold coins found buried in couple

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

November 22, 1987 - WGN and WTTW broadcast intrusion events

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

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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

Early illustration of Krampus capturing a small child

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 […]

Mike the Headless Chicken – famously tough chicken lives over a year with no head

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

Mike the Headless Chicken (Miracle Mike)

It will forever be known as one of the luckiest breaks in poultry history – the day a propitious hatchet job left “Miracle Mike” (aka Mike the Headless Chicken) in a one-in-a-million state that allowed him to live for over a year without a head. The unusual event started routinely enough. On September 10, 1945, […]

Strange “Toynbee tiles” appear embedded in streets and sidewalks around the world

// January 14th, 2013 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Classic example of a Toynbee tile with bottom section magnified

Since the 1980’s, hundreds of mysterious “Toynbee tiles” have been found as far west as Kansas City, Missouri and as far east as Boston, Massachusetts.  Verified reports of the Toynbee tiles have come from at least 25 cities around the world.  Intricately patterned, they’ve been found laid in the sidewalks, in the middle of highways, and on […]

Norwegian artist claims to have created a perpetual motion machine – the Finsrud Wheel [VIDEO]

// January 8th, 2013 // No Comments » // Bizarre

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We’re not quite ready to call it perpetual motion yet but it is indeed an interesting machine. Norwegian artist and mathematician Reidar Finsrud is an outside the box thinker that has devised a machine, called the Finsrud Wheel, that he believes achieves true perpetual motion albeit, even he cannot explain how. The machine reportedly uses […]

The mysterious Antikythera Mechanism – how does 14th century technology exist in a 2,000 year old device?

// January 5th, 2013 // 1 Comment » // Bizarre

Antikythera Mechanism

Discovered on a shipwreck off the coast of Antikythera in 1901, some have called the Antikythera Mechanism the first analog computer; others the first mechanical computing device. Consisting of a sophisticated, intricate system of bronze gears, wheels, and differential cogs, the technology used to construct the device resembles that of 18th century clocks. You can […]