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Scientists May Have Discovered the Virus That Makes Us Human

During one of the most intense flu seasons in recent years, it might seem hard to accept the possibility that a virus of any kind might have a beneficial impact… but according to a newly-published pair of scientific papers, it’s possible a prehistoric virus may have played a critical part in the evolution of the […]

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Massive Tower of Human Skulls Discovered in Mexico City

For centuries, it was hidden within the walls of an ancient Aztec temple, at the heart of one of the largest cities in the western world — a literal tower of human skulls, representing the decapitated heads of nearly 700 people. According to Reuters, the tower was recently discovered by a team of archaeologists within […]

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Donors Wanted! Remembering That Cannibal Restaurant in Germany [NSFW]

Cannibalism is, to make light of it, perhaps the silliest of all taboos. There is something absurd about the thought of eating another person. At one moment, they are an intelligent and well-spoken peer, full of thoughts and emotions, and the next, they are mixed into your morning waffles. Does anyone else giggle at that […]

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Designer Experimenting With DNA to Create Human Skin Clothing

Just yesterday, we told you about a man who used actual human brain juice to get high, and this story’s a perfect follow-up. Although the details are a lot more sophisticated, and don’t involve any criminal activity (that I’m aware of), the concept behind this story is actually a bit creepier. This particular approach to using human […]

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Another Massive Florida Alligator Spotted… But This One Was Carrying a HUMAN BODY

Florida’s gargantuan reptiles have been making the news a lot lately — seemingly hitting some kind of peak last week, when a video was posted showing an approximately 16-foot-long alligator roaming the Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Palmetto. But a chilling story that broke yesterday afternoon might be the scariest gator tale of the year. Authorities […]