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12 Creepy Photos Of The Dazzling Skeletons Hidden In Europe’s Churches

The story starts with workers accidentally finding a cache of hundreds of thousands of skeletons underground.The post 12 Creepy Photos Of The …

Archaeology

How Turkey’s Bizarre “Cotton Castle” Became A Natural Wonder

The thermal waters of Pamukkale are only the beginning of the wonders that this historic site has to offer.The post How Turkey’s Bizarre “Cotton …

Carbon Dioxide

Swedish archaeologists uncover brutal 5th century massacre

A three-year dig has uncovered the shocking violence with which the inhabitants of the coastal village of Sandby Borg were struck down<p>Archaeologists in Sweden have uncovered startling evidence of a massacre more than 1500 years ago, when the inhabitants of a small village were struck down in their …

Archaeology

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

Barcelona

Why Giovanni Brusca Is History’s Most Terrifying Mafia Killer

Giovanni Brusca, known as "The Pig" due to his unquenchable thirst for blood, killed between 100 and 200 people for the Mafia in gruesome ways that …

Crime

‘Huge UFO mothership’ filmed hovering over fields by shocked cameraman

A ‘huge UFO mothership’ has been filmed hovering over the night sky in rural North Carolina.<p>Footage shared to YouTube by The UFO Institute shows the …

Rare Case Of Coffin Birth Found In Medieval Gravesite

The woman was found with a cluster of tiny bones between her legs.The post Rare Case Of Coffin Birth Found In Medieval Gravesite appeared first on …

Archaeology

The Wild Architecture of Soviet-Era Bus Stops Photographed by Christopher Herwig | Colossal

<p>Photographer Christopher Herwig has circled the former Soviet Union, exploring the most remote areas of Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine to find and …

Latvian Artist Sparks Controversy with Cannibalistic Performance Art

Latvian performance artist Arturs Bērziņš has managed to spark a heated debate about the ethics of his latest project, where he sliced bits of flesh …

Blind psychic Baba Vanga who 'predicted 9/11 and Brexit' made chilling Vladimir Putin prophesy

Fans of the mystic - who died in 1996 - believe she previously foretold the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami.<p>A blind Bulgarian psychic who …

Someone Dropped a Life-Size Jason Vorhees Statue to the Bottom of a Lake to Freak Out Scuba Divers

Imagine scuba-diving in the peaceful waters of a picturesque lake and coming face to face with Friday the 13th killer Jason Vorhees. It’s not the …

Meet Alexander Pichushkin — Moscow’s Demented Chessboard Killer

Alexander Pichushkin killed more people than some of the world's worst killers combined.The post Meet Alexander Pichushkin — Moscow’s Demented …

Crime

Behind The Neuschwanstein Castle — The Home Of Sleeping Beauty

King Ludwig II of Bavaria spent years dreaming about Neuschwanstein Castle, with its ornate decor, and views to die for.The post Behind The …

European Travel

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

Russians soak up 'power' of Siberian red deer blood - CNN Video

Many Russians believe in the alleged special powers from the blood in the velvet antlers of Siberian Red deer. Every year thousands of deer have their antlers cut off and the blood drained out of them. Animal rights groups call the process inhumane, but the farmers deny this. Among those who …

Alberta

Robert Hansen — The Serial Killer Who Hunted His Victims Like Animals

Robert Hansen was an avid hunter and set several local hunting records. But no one knew that in his spare time, he was hunting more than game.The …

Crime

Meet The Real-Life “Dexter” — Serial Killer Of Other Criminals

Pedro Rodrigues Filho isn't exactly Dexter, but he is a serial killer who killed other criminals. Which would make him one of the "nicer" serial …

Crime

Introducing Balut Eggs – The World’s Weirdest Duck Dish

The balut egg is one of the more controversial foods, but if you can get past the tiny duck face inside, it could potentially increase your …

Breakfast

Could these £17k smart pods be the eco-homes of the future?

Modern smart domes are taking the ideas of pre-fab, self-build and mobile homes to new levels.<p>The central idea behind these eco-friendly pods is that …

Archaeologists Solve Mystery Of Unexplained Deaths Near “Portal To Hell”

Dating back to ancient Greek writings, people have been avoiding the temple for fear of death.The post Archaeologists Solve Mystery Of Unexplained …

Archaeology

Meet Mirin Dajo, “The Human Pincushion”

Watch footage of Mirin Dajo getting run through with swords and discover how he performed this act that baffled both doctors and audiences.The post …

X-rays

This Bride Mannequin Is Actually a Fully-Edible Wedding Cake

Meet Lulwa, also known as the ‘Million Dollar Bride’, a 120 kilogram-wedding cake shaped like a life-size Arabian bride. “She” was created by Debbie …

Weddings

Hauntingly Beautiful Infrared Photos of Life Arising Amongst the Rust of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Photographer Vladimir Migutin traveled to the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone to photograph what remained after the catastrophic nuclear plant disaster of …

Chernobyl

Scottish cafe launches 'world's most dangerous' ice cream and customers need to sign disclaimer to try it

The Aldwych Cafe's 'Respiro Del Diavolo' is 500 times hotter than Tabasco sauce and has been launched as a Valentine's Day special.<p>A Glasgow cafe is …

Ice Cream

How Being Hanged, Drawn, And Quartered Became The Most Brutal Punishment In History

In 14th-century England, no crime was worse than trying to betray the crown. So as a warning to those who would commit treason, being hanged, drawn, …

Spices

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Black & White Photography

Snake Wine — Southeast Asia’s Creepiest Alternative Medicine

Snake wine is considered by many Southeast Asian people to be a miracle cure-all, but how exactly is the cure made?The post Snake Wine — Southeast …

Zoology

What Does Human Taste Like? Noted Cannibals Weigh In

Since meeting Hannibal Lector, many have quietly asked themselves "What does human taste like?" According to several famous cannibals, it's not that …

West Africa

Amazing Footage of the Atlantic Ocean Frozen Solid at Old Silver Beach in Cape Cod, Massachusetts

During the extremely cold weather that hit the Northeast United States during the first week of January 2018, YouTuber Ryan Canty captured amazing …

A Look Back At The Disturbing Practice Of Gibbeting

Gibbeted bodies would stink so badly that nearby residents would have to shut their windows to keep the wind from carrying the bodies’ stench into …

Roads