Three boys witness something crash down to Earth, track it, and find a creature surrounded by a cloud of mist and “emit[ting] a shrill hissing noise.” The boys who breathed in the mist later experienced “vomiting and convulsions” for several weeks.
On Dec. 1, 1948, a dead body was found on a beach in Adelaide, Australia. No one has been able to identity who the man was or how he died, and hidden inside his pants was a piece of paper that read “tamam shud,” which means “finished” in Persian. And that’s not even the craziest part.
In February 1959, nine hikers disappeared in Dyatlov Pass, Russia. Their campsite was discovered with the tent ripped open and their bodies found barefoot bearing “no signs of struggle.” The theories on what happen range from “paranormal activity to secret weapon tests,” and, least exciting of all, an avalanche.
An inseparable set of twins from Wales who lived their entire lives essentially mute, only speaking with each other and their other sister. Eventually they decided that in order for one of them to live a normal life, the other must sacrifice herself. The entire backstory and what happens after they decide to go through with the sacrifice is fascinating.
Black Eyed Children “are supposed paranormal creatures who resemble children between the ages of 6 and 16 with pale white skin and black eyes who are reportedly seen hitchhiking or panhandling, or are encountered on doorsteps of residential homes.” I never thought I could hate kids more.
A French man who lived in the 18th century who had an appetite that, no matter what he ate, could never be fulfilled. Tarrare could eat “a meal intended for 15 people in one sitting … live cats … puppies,” and even once ate “an eel whole without chewing.” Oh, and he also ate corpses and was once accused of eating a toddler.
A “human-goat hybrid with a grotesquely deformed body of a man” that is said to live underneath an old railway trestle in Kentucky. Urban legends say the beast uses a blood-stained axe to kill his victims or “hypnosis to lure trespassers onto the trestle to meet their death before an oncoming train.”
15. Benjamin Kyle
Benjamin Kyle is a 69-year-old man who was discovered in Georgia in 2004. No one, not even Kyle himself, knows who he is and investigators have been unable to find any family or any way for him to identify himself. Kyle is “the only American citizen officially listed as missing despite his whereabouts being known.”
- The 36 victims in the Oakland warehouse fire were trapped with "no way out" in America's deadliest blaze in over a decade.
- UK intelligence chief says he's worried by rival countries' attempts to undermine democracy through propaganda, cyberattacks.
- Dozens of employees and patients say the US's biggest psychiatric chain locks up people for insurance money.
- This dad had the most adorable freak out to his family when he met his first alpaca 😂