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20 Wikipedia Pages That Will Freak You Out [18+]

A view of the tent as the rescuers found it on February 26, 1959

Wikipedia is the perfect place to waste an hour or two checking their articles. It doesn’t take long to get stuck in the dark side of Wikipedia. If you want to literally lose sleep, we’ve gathered 20 Wikipedia pages that will freak you out. Check them out below.

1. Tarrare

Tarrare (sometimes spelled Tarare), was a French showman and soldier living during the 18th century, noted for his unusual eating habits. He could eat a meal intended for 15 people in a single sitting, ate live cats, snakes, lizards and puppies, and swallowed an eel whole without chewing. He was even under suspicion of eating a toddler. Despite his unusual diet, he was of normal size and appearance. (read more)

2. June and Jennifer Gibbons

June and Jennifer Gibbons

June and Jennifer Gibbons were identical twins who grew up in Wales. They became known as “The Silent Twins” since they only speaking to each other. Things became very odd when the twins begin to believe that it was necessary for one twin to die in order to live normal life. Jennifer agreed to be the sacrifice and died in 1993. (read more)

3. Scaphism

i need two boats

Scaphism, also known as the boats, was an ancient Persian method of execution designed to inflict torturous death. This is one of the most sadistic way to kill someone. A victim is stripped naked and trapped between two boats where he/she is forced to eat honey and dring milk developing severe diarrhea. The executioner would mix milk and honey and pour that mixture all over the victim. Then, victim is left out in the sun to be eaten alive by insects. (read more)

4. UVB-76

 A spectrum for UVB-76 showing the suppressed lower sideband.


A spectrum for UVB-76 showing the suppressed lower sideband.

UVB-76, also known as “The Buzzer”, is the nickname given by radio listeners to a shortwave radio station that broadcasts on the frequency 4625 kHz.It broadcasts a short, monotonous buzz tone, but sometimes the signal is interupted by a voice speaking in Russian. (read more)

5. Cotard Delusion

Photo by Scott Beale

Photo by Scott Beale

Cotard delusion is a very rare mental illness also known as Walking Corpse Syndrome. The afflicted people are in delusion that they are dead. They also feel that they lack the different parts of the body, or internal organs. In some cases, patients even might think they are immortal. One of the symptoms of the disease are eating disorders, as well as spending large amounts of time in cemeteries. (read more)

6. Benjamin Kyle

Benjamin Kyle

Benjaman Kyle (possibly born August 29, 1948) is an American man who is diagnosed with dissociative amnesia and has little recollection of his life before 2004, when he was discovered unconscious in Richmond Hill, Georgia. He is the only American citizen officially listed as missing despite his whereabouts being known. (read more)

7. Hinterkaifeck Murders

Hinterkaifeck Murders

Hinterkaifeck is a small farmstead situated approximately 70 km north of Munich. It was the scene of one of the most bizarre and puzzling crimes in German history. On the evening of March 31, 1922, the six inhabitants of the farm were killed with a mattock. The murder remains unsolved to this day. (read more)

8. Black Eyed Children

Black Eyed Child by Martin Andrè Sæther

Black-Eyed Children (or Black-Eyed Kids) is an urban legend of supposed paranormal creatures that resemble children between the ages of 6 and 16, with pale skin and black eyes, who are reportedly seen hitchhiking or panhandling, or are encountered on doorsteps of residential homes. (read more)

9. Clinton Road, New Jersey, USA

Clinton_Road

It’s probably the most terrifying road located in the entire United States. It is a home to many stories and urban legends including “the ghost boy at the bridge”, Satanist rituals, and bizarre creatures. (read more)

10. Premature Burial

Antoine Wiertz's painting of a man buried alive

Antoine Wiertz’s painting of a man buried alive

If you think Scaphism is the most messed up way to die, you probably never heard about premature burials. That’s creepy. (read more)

11. Shadow Person

Shadowman-3

A shadow person is the perception of a patch of shadow who apparently visit unsuspecting sleepers at night. (read more)

12. The Flatwoods Monster

Kathleen May (right) holding a sketch of the monster.

Kathleen May (right) holding a sketch of the monster.

The Flatwoods Monster is an alleged unidentified creature reported to have been sighted in the town of Flatwoods in Braxton County, West Virginia, United States. People who encounter the monster has suffered irritation of the nose, swelling of the throat, vomiting and convulsions throughout the night. Some symptopms persisted for several weeks afterward. (read more)

13. The Euthanasia Coaster

Scale model of the Euthanasia Coaster, showing its lift hill and seven inversions.

Scale model of the Euthanasia Coaster, showing its lift hill and seven inversions.

The Euthanasia Coaster is an art concept for a steel roller coaster designed to kill its passengers. The creator stated that the goal of his concept roller coaster is to take lives “with elegance and euphoria”. (read more)

14. Joyce Vincent

Joyce Vincent

Joyce Carol Vincent was a British woman whose death went unnoticed for more than two years as her corpse lay undiscovered in her London bedsit with the television still on. Automatic debit payments were paying for her heat and television. (read more)

15. Dyatlov Pass Incident

A view of the tent as the rescuers found it on February 26, 1959

A view of the tent as the rescuers found it on February 26, 1959

The Dyatlov Pass incident was an event that resulted in the deaths of nine-out-of-ten hikers in the northern Ural Mountains on the night of February 2, 1959. Investigators determined that the skiers had torn their tents from the inside out in order to escape from an apparent threat. They fled the campsite, some of them barefoot, under heavy snowfall. Although the bodies showed no signs of struggle, two victims had fractured skulls and broken ribs, absent contusion. (read more)

16. List of reported UFO sightings

You can’t believe how many there have been. (read more)

17. Coffin Birth

Coffin birth is the expulsion of a nonviable fetus through the vaginal opening of the decomposing body of a deceased pregnant woman as a result of the increasing pressure of intraabdominal gases. (read more)

18. Taman Shud Case

Taman Shud Case

The Tamam Shud Case is an unsolved case of an unidentified man found dead on Somerton beach, Glenelg, just south of Adelaide, South Australia. No one has been able to identity him or guess how he died. The only clue was a hidden piece of paper with “tamam shud” written on it, which means “finished” in Persian. And that’s not even the craziest part. (read more)

19. Rat king

Ratking

Rat king in the scientific museum Mauritianum Altenburg, Germany

Rat kings involve a number of rats intertwined at their tails, which become stuck together with, for instance, blood, dirt, ice, horse-hair, or feces—or simply knotted. (read more)

20. Locked-in syndrome

Locked-in syndrome

Locked-in syndrome (LIS) is a condition in which a patient is aware but cannot move or communicate verbally due to complete paralysis of nearly all voluntary muscles in the body except for the eyes. (read more)

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