Scary Facts

20 facts tagged with Scary Facts

About 60 million years ago, there was a species of turtle that was so large and had such powerful jaws that it could have devoured a crocodile.
A Missouri family sued the previous owners of a house that they had just bought after Brown Recluse Spiders "started bleeding out of the walls." An expert came in and estimated that the house was infested with 4,000 – 5,000 of the spiders.
In Australia, there are spiders big enough to eat snakes.
In Jurassic Park, the T-Rex wasn't supposed to come through and break the glass roof of the explorer during the attack scene, subsequently producing the noticeably genuine screams from the children.
In Lucerne, Switzerland, you can hire an evil clown to stalk your child for a week before their birthday, and on that day, he will smash a cake into your child’s face.
In 1942, there was a man in Mississippi called the Phantom Barber who would break into people's houses at night and cut their hair.
In 1958, a nuclear bomb was lost somewhere along the swampy coast of Georgia. Its whereabouts remain a mystery to this day.
The Manchineel Tree is so poisonous, rainwater dripping off it’s leaves will burn your skin.
Scientists say that a 'zombie apocalypse' is actually possible based on the recent discovery of certain brain parasites. But as of now, these parasites only affect bugs.
In 2012, a squirrel in Fareham, UK got its head trapped in a decorative Halloween skull and scared the crap out of the neighbours.
When you shave a guinea pig it looks like a little hippo.
Scientists lit a cave of natural gas on fire in 1971 expecting it to only burn for a few days; it still burns to this day. It has been nicknamed "The Door to Hell".
There is an island near Italy that was the site of wars, a dumping ground for plague victims, and an insane asylum. It's considered so dangerously haunted that the Italian government does not allow public access.
Giant otters grow to almost 6 foot and hunt in packs.
Titanoboa was the largest snake that ever lived.
The human brain doesn't stop developing until about 25 years old.