Scary Facts

19 facts tagged with Scary Facts

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    In Australia, there are spiders big enough to eat snakes.
  • 3
    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.
  • 4
    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.
  • 5
    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.
  • 6
    In 1958, a nuclear bomb was lost somewhere along the swampy coast of Georgia. Its whereabouts remain a mystery to this day.
  • 7
    The Manchineel Tree is so poisonous, rainwater dripping off it’s leaves will burn your skin.
  • 8
    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.
  • 9
    In 2012, a squirrel in Fareham, UK got its head trapped in a decorative Halloween skull and scared the crap out of the neighbours.
  • 10
    When you shave a guinea pig it looks like a little hippo.
  • 11
    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".
  • 12
    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.
  • 13
    Giant otters grow to almost 6 foot and hunt in packs.
  • 14
    Titanoboa was the largest snake that ever lived.
  • 15
    The human brain doesn't stop developing until about 25 years old.
  • 16
    Drivers kill more deer than hunters do.
  • 17
    An average person’s yearly fast food intake will contain 12 pubic hairs.
  • 18
    There are around 200 corpses on Mount Everest.
  • 19
    Your statistical chance of being murdered is one in twenty thousand.