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Scientists Discover Fossil of Largest “Sea Monster” Ever Recorded

Until recently, the largest animal that ever lived was believed to be the blue whale — which still exists today, but outsizes any known prehistoric species, including the largest dinosaurs and marine creatures. But the mighty mammal might have to give up its status as the world’s largest, in light of a new fossil discovery […]

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Viral “Shower Rat” Video Might Not Be as Adorable as it Looks

It’s been viewed over a million times since it was first uploaded, so chances are pretty good you’ve seen it by now (or at least got a glimpse of it in your news feed): a short clip of a rat-like rodent, standing upright while apparently lathering itself up with suds in the shower. Sooo cute, […]

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Experts Reveal the Truth Behind Massive “Sea Monster” Washed Up in Indonesia

An extremely creepy story making the rounds over the past weekend revolves around the discovery of a humongous, unidentified creature discovered on Hulung Beach, on the Indonesian island of Seram. According to the Jakarta Globe, the monstrous grayish-brown organism — which seems to be oozing blood-red slime — was first found by islander Asrul Tuanakota, who […]

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Five Extremely Creepy Things Making the News Right Now

I’m pretty sure you’ll agree 2017 has been off to a very rocky start… but hey, at least most of us aren’t being terrorized on the regular by menacing grass-goblins or disembodied shadow-lurkers (I’m assuming this, of course; I don’t really know your life). Alas, that can’t quite be said for some of the people […]

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This Spiny Alien Invader Lives Much Closer Than You Think

In the video below, you’ll see a large, slithering creature — with no discernible head or tail — wriggling up from beneath a wooden pier. YouTube user Stas Kanevsky doesn’t provide any background for the clip apart from the title, which describes the purplish-brown “alien” as a “Bristle Worm.” Not only is this probably a […]

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Chinese Village Terrorized by an Unknown Bloodsucking Creature

Since late last month, authorities in the Chinese village of Pudong have been desperately searching for a mystery predator which has been killing hundreds of chickens, ducks, rabbits and other animals on local farms, and feeding on their blood. According to South China Morning Post, poultry farmers in the region — which is dangerously close to heavily-populated Shanghai […]