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Drunk Tourist Goes Bonkers, Dives Into a Pool of Hungry Crocodiles

Boozed-up barflies making a ruckus don’t usually make headlines… unless the troublemaker in question does something horrifically stupid. That’s what happened last week at the River Brewing Company in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, where 21-year-old Collin Miller thought it would be fun to climb a fenced-off enclosure and dive into a pool — apparently unaware of […]

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This Terrifying App Calculates the Impact of a Nuclear Attack on Your City

There’s been lots of creepy saber-rattling lately on the nuclear front, with multiple nations’ leaders comparing the size of their buttons and the potency of their missiles (I think Sigmund Freud would have had a lot to say about that). The most recent event on this doomsday timeline was Russia’s test of their “Satan-2” ICBM, […]

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Southern California Cities Under Increasing Attack by “Squirrel Mobs”

Oh sure, you’re laughing now… but these fuzzy-tailed rodents ain’t playing. Experts are calling this bizarre invasion a potential threat to humans and many other species — not to mention the balance of ecosystems in California and other states. It’s also why authorities post all those “DO NOT FEED WILDLIFE” signs in public parks, trails […]

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Scientists Warn of a Global Cyber-Attack… From ALIENS

I should make two points clear up front: first, this story is sourced from a legitimate scientific publication and has been covered by major outlets (including the Washington Post), not just some fringe conspiracy site; second — and this should put your mind at ease for the moment — it’s purely a hypothetical thought experiment. […]

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Suspected Big-Game Poacher Devoured by Lions… Except for His Head

Once the facts in this case are confirmed, I might file this story under “poetic justice”… or maybe just “Karma’s a Bitch.” According to South Africa’s Eyewitness News, a few scraps of human remains were found last Friday at Ingwelala Private Nature Reserve, near the famous Kruger National Park in the South African province of […]

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Texas Commuters Swarmed in Terrifying Real-Life Version of THE BIRDS [VIDEO]

Drivers in Mesquite, Texas recently found themselves trapped inside a real-world reenactment of Alfred Hitchcock’s horror classic THE BIRDS, when several thousand feathered fliers nearly blacked out the skies above them. The following video clip was recorded via phone by one of these commuters, whose car was stopped at a traffic intersection. Multiple times the […]

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Hunter’s Helmet Cam Records His Terrifying Encounter with a Bear

Not long ago, we pointed out some of the strange, frightening and potentially deadly things lurking in the darkest woods… including a nightmarish point-of-view video of a bear attack captured by a mountain biker’s helmet camera. We recently found yet another unsettling clip involving a bear attack, which would suggest these massive mammals are getting […]

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One Soldier’s Terrifying Nocturnal Encounter with a Monstrous Camel Spider

Today’s skin-crawling tale was handed down from the son of a Marine veteran, whose tour of duty in Afghanistan ended with a horrific accident in which he lost both legs. The official story, as the man related to his teenage son, was that his crippling injury was caused by a land mine… but evidence has […]

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This Shocking Shark Footage Will Keep You Out of the Water Forever

Despite having just one calendar day left before Fall, folks in warmer seaside climates may be thinking about getting in one last swim before the temperatures finally start to drop… and those people should probably just skim right ahead and ignore this article completely. Then again, if you prefer to err on the side of caution… what we’re […]

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Watch a Man Tease This Horrifying Giant Spider… Until it Attacks Him

There’s a fine line between fearlessness and just plain insanity, and I’m pretty sure the guy in this video just crossed it. His name is Adrian Kozakiewicz; he hails from Germany, and breeds a wide variety of exotic insects and arachnids… including this enormous monstrosity called Euphrynichus amanica, also known as the “whip spider” after […]

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California Couple Viciously Attacked by Killer Squirrel

That might be the goofiest headline you’ll read all week, but for Richard and Norma Williams of Novato, CA, their recent traumatic experience with the “Squirrel From Hell” was certainly no laughing matter. The attack wasn’t an isolated incident, either: it’s just one of eight which took place throughout the couple’s neighborhood since Thanksgiving — including a […]