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Police on lookout for killer beaver who bit 60-year-old man to death

// May 29th, 2013 // No Comments » // News

A 60-year-old man from Belarus has died after a beaver bit him to death. The man was traveling near Shestakovskoye Lake with friends when he saw a beaver on the side of the road. The man pulled over, hoping to grab the furry critter for a quick picture. Police say the beaver attacked, biting the […]

27-year-old man swallowed by hippo on African river and lives to tell about it

// May 6th, 2013 // No Comments » // People

27-year-old Paul Templer owned a safari tour guide business taking clients on sight-seeing expeditions down the Zambezi river in Africa. Templer was taking a group of tourists on a routine run when suddenly, and unexpectedly, a 4,000-pound hippo attacked the kayakers from behind. Templer quickly shuffled the tourists off the boat and began to paddle […]

Freezing weather wipes out entire German flea circus troupe

// April 3rd, 2013 // No Comments » // News

Say it isn’t so! An entire troupe of circus performing fleas has fallen victim to the freezing temperatures holding Germany in its frosty grip. Flea circus director Robert Birk says he was shocked to find all of his 300 fleas dead inside their transport box Wednesday morning. Leaving him unable to fulfill his performance engagements, […]

Scientists baffled by lost cat that travelled 200 miles on its own to reunite with its owners

// January 23rd, 2013 // No Comments » // News

In early November 2012, 4-year-old tortoiseshell cat “Holly” was separated from her owners Jacob and Bonnie Richter at an RV Park in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Richter’s said the normally well-behaved Holly just bolted out of the RV door one day. Fireworks that night may have further spooked Holly. After several days of searching, alerting […]

Skinwalker Ranch – few will argue that this plot of land is the strangest place on Earth

// December 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Odd Happenings

In northern Utah, there exists a “ranch” so strange, so bizarre, that the National Institute for Discovery Science purchased it solely for scientific research purposes. Located in the Uintah Basin near the town of Fort Duchesne, paranormal activities have been reported on the 480 acre Skinwalker Ranch for hundreds of years. It is estimated that […]

Gef the Talking Mongoose – animal-like poltergeist haunts British family (1931)

// December 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Friendly Ghosts

“I am a freak. I have hands and I have feet, and if you saw me you’d faint, you’d be petrified, mummified, turned into stone or a pillar of salt.” Thus said Gef when asked what he was. Hiding in the walls of quant farmhouse on the Isle of Man, Gef was indeed a unique […]