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Evil Birthday Clown
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.
Giant River Otter
Giant river otters still exist in three remote river systems in South America. They can grow to almost 6 feet in length, hunt in packs, and even take on caimans.
Helicoprion was a relative of the shark that lived 270 million years ago. It was approximately 7.5m long and had chainsaw-like teeth.
Megalodon was the biggest shark that ever existed. It was larger than the average city bus and could bite down with a force between 10.8 and 18.2 tons - enough to crush a prehistoric whale's skull as easily as a grape.
Titanoboa was the largest snake that ever lived, measuring in at 13-15 meters in length and weighing about 2,500 lbs.
The most toxic substance known is botulinum toxin, otherwise known as Botox. One hundred nanograms is enough to kill a fully grown man; 1 kilogram would be enough to wipe out the entire human race.
It's possible to sequence DNA on gum and cigarette butts found in the street and 3D print a very accurate face from it.
In 1976, an episode of Sesame Street was aired that scared kids so much, they've refused to air it ever since.