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21 Wikipedia Pages That Will Make It Impossible For You To Sleep

I am so terrified.

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2. The Flatwoods Monster


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.

3. Taman Shud Case

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.


7. Dyatlov Pass Incident

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.


9. June and Jennifer Gibbons

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.

11. Black Eyed Children


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.

12. Tarrare

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.


14. Pope Lick Monster


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."


19. Clinton Road

The most terrifying road in the United States, home to "many legends of paranormal occurrences such as sightings of ghosts, strange creatures and gatherings of witches, Satanists," and "the country's longest traffic light wait." Perfect.