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Students Turn Astronaut Poop into Printable Plastic

A team of Canadian students have managed to recycle human waste into bioplastics that can be 3D printed, in a major breakthrough which, if the technology can be scaled up, will be massively beneficial to any long term space travel. The team from University of Calgary used genetically engineered E. coli bacteria to transform human

Weird Nature

Dolphins get “high” on Pufferfish

Dolphins have been observed in the wild getting “high” on the toxins produced by pufferfish. The stunning footage, filmed for the BBC, captured a group of young dolphins very carefully provoking a pufferfish, also known as a blowfish, so that it would produce its dangerous toxin, which can kill if taken in large doses, but

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WTF is that?

Our planet has some pretty freaky creatures and this is one of the freakiest. This pink wiggly thing is a marine ribbon worm and, as the name suggests, they are normally found in the sea, not on land. It’s hard to know where this clip was filmed but investigations suggest that the worm belongs to

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Narcoleptic Dog

The dog who just can’t stop sleeping! Skeeter is a poodle that suffers from narcolepsy. Although born totally normal, at 4 years old something changed and he began falling asleep standing up. Watch this amazing video of a very freaky dog.

Weird Science

Why Farts Smell – Blame it on Your Mother

Ever wondered why your farts smell? Well when a child asked this question, The Freaky felt compelled to investigate and discovered its all to do with your mother. Your mother is responsible for the smell of your farts. Honestly. Like a signature or a fingerprint, the smell of your emissions is unique to you. And

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5 optical illusions that will blow your mind

Optical illusions are designed to deliberately mess with our minds. Optical illusions are defined as visual images that differ from reality – the eyes & brain ‘see’ something that doesn’t match the physical measurement of the image. Here are 5 of the best examples of optical illusions.   Illusion 1# A Bend in the Road

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World’s Biggest Bonfire

Norwegian youths have taken bonfires to the next level by building a bonfire over 47 metres high and setting a world record for their endeavors. Each year, Ålesund. a small town on the Western coast of Norway, buikds a bonfire to celebrate Sankthansaften, also known as St. John’s Eve, a traditional summer solstice festival. The

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Man Injects Oil to Get Strange Looking Arms

A Russian bodybuilder has got himself some freaky Popeye style biceps by injecting his arms with a dangerous oil. 21 year old, Kirill Tereshin, from Pyatigorsk, Russia got his strange looking arms by injecting himself with synthol, a popular but hazardous bodybuilding oil. After he began the risky process his arms increased in size by

Bizarre Travel

Romanian Bear Festival

Every year Romanian gypsies dress up in real bear skins and parade through the streets to banish bad and evil spirits. The strange ritual dates back centuries and takes place annually between Christmas and New Years in the Romanian Trotus Valley, 200 miles north of the Romanian capital of Bucharest. The ‘Ursul’ festival,  is a

Weird Nature

The Alligators That Eat Sharks

Were you aware that alligators eat sharks? Well they do. Scientists recently discovered that American Alligators have developed a taste for small sharks, and stingrays too. In the first ever study of this weird nature phenomenon researchers at Kansas State University have documented American alligators feasting on four species of shark on the Pacific and

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Crabs on Prozac Are Killing Each Other

Crabs on Prozac are becoming aggressive, engaging in fights, and even killing each other while on the drug, scientists have discovered. Prozac is a pharmaceutical drug used to treat depression, and other mental health related conditions, in humans. To be clear, depressed crabs are not being prescribed Prozac by doctors (although the image of a

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Baby girl dressed as a cooked turkey

Is this the funniest, most bizarre Thanksgiving Costume ever? In 2011, American actress and reality TV star Tori Spelling dressed up her six-week-old daughter Hattie in her own personal turkey outfit surrounded by faux vegetables for Thanksgiving. Under the caption ‘Roast Turkey Costume,’ the star blogged about how to create a similar outfit for your

Weird Animals

S&M Cats

Dressing up Sphynx cats in latex and fetish S&M clothes, and giving them tattoos is the latest fad of pet owners.   Most of these featured Sphynx cat photos involve fake tattoos, the kind that are applied with water and light pressure. But in Russia the fad is to permanently tattoo the cats. Sphynx cats,

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Guinea Pig Tug of War

Two guinea pigs. One blade of grass. An epic tug of war that ends in a kiss. Possibly the most symbolic meaning of life video on the internet.

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Morgan Freeman on Helium

Watch as actor Morgan Freeman’s baritone voice is turned into a hilarious squeak after inhaling some helium from a balloon. This freaky clip is taken from an episode of The Science Channel’s Through the Wormhole,

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Dr Pimple Popper’s Gross Medical Videos

Dr Pimple Popper produces some of the grossest videos on the net.   Dr Pimple Popper’s real name is Sandra Lee, she’s a dermatologist, and cosmetic and skin cancer surgeon based in California, USA and her freaky videos of her performing medical procedures on pimples, blackheads, pus filled cysts are an internet sensation. But be

Weird Art

Freaky Latte Art

You won’t believe what this barista can do with her coffee. Chang Kwei Fang, a barista in Taiwan has got people queuing up to buy her freaky coffee creations which feature realistic bugs crawling across their coffee foam. Chang Kwei Fang has taken latte art to the next level. Her most popular designs are cockroaches,

Strange Ways To Die

Smugglers Killed by Cocaine Airbags

They say drugs can kill but two cocaine smugglers weren’t expecting their drugs to kill them. In 2015, two people were killed in a car crash in Northern Mexico because their air bags had been filled with cocaine bricks. On impact with another car, the air bags were deployed and the velocity of the cocaine

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Is this a poltergeist caught on camera?

Has an Irish headmaster managed to capture a poltergeist on camera?  That is what shocking recently released footage suggests. The strange and mysterious footage captured by CCTV cameras installed at Deepatk school in Cork, Republic of Ireland, appears to show a poltergeist wreaking havoc in the school’s corridor in the dead of night. In the

Weird Nature

The trees that trap, kill and eat birds

It sounds like something out of a horror story, but in Puerto Rico there is a species of tree that traps and kill baby birds, and then feeds on the bird’s nutrients.   Pisonia trees or “bird catching” trees are proof that nature is freakily cruel. From branches can be seen mummified bodies of bird

Strange Weather

Fish Rain in London

The strange story of the fish rain of London. An original The Freaky investigation. “I’ve been in this house for 71 years – nothing’s ever happened before, nothing like that…” recalls Londoner Ellen Langton. It was a rainy night in London,  Ellen Langton & her husband were indoors relaxing in front of the TV. Suddenly, a

Bizarre Travel

Extreme Religious Body Piercing

In Malaysia every year men and women skewer themselves with sticks, spears and hooks in the name of religion. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of the Thaipusam Festival. Penang, Malaysia.  Its 5am, and in a car park down a side street, eight guys in striped polo shirts and t-shirts are banging drums. A

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Ground “breathes” during Earthquake

Incredible footage has emerged of a pavement “breathing” during the recent Mexican Earthquake. The freaky video was shot by a local in Mexico City on September 20th when am earthquake that registered 7.1 on the richter scale hit the capital.

Strange Ways To Die

Man Killed by Condom Machine

A man was killed by a condom machine after trying to rob it. This strange event happened in Germany when a 29 year old man tried to rob a condom vending machine of its money by blowing it up with a homemade bomb. He attached the bomb to the dispenser, but it exploded before he

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Slow Motion Underwater Fart

Is this trash or is this art? We will let you decide, but what we do know is that it is most definitely a fart. And not a normal, common gaseous emission but a glorious slow motion underwater fart. The video called “Underwater Flatulence in 120 Fps” has been made by Israeli artist Micky Zilbershtein and

Weird Medical

The girl who bleeds from her eyes.

The strange case of the girl who bleeds from her eyes. Teenager Marnie-Rae Harvey from Stoke-on-Trent, England, has a weird medical condition that means she regularly finds herself bleeding from her eyes, and disturbingly no one knows why. “It burns and then if it covers the pupils of my eye I can’t see,” says Marnie-Ray.

Weird Nature

Ant Suicide Bombers

The Freaky brings you another strange but true story from the endlessly weird natural world …ant suicide bombers. When their colony is under attack the Apicotermitinae species of termites will explode their own stomachs showering their attackers with their excrement, but killing themselves in the process. The hope is that this weird behavior will be

Weird Medical

Man makes beer in his stomach

A man has managed to make beer in his own stomach thanks to a bizarre and rare medical condition. Many men have beer guts made by drinking too much booze, but this Texas man was different. The 61 year old found himself continually feeling drunk even when he hadn’t consumed any alcohol. He would be

Weird Nature

Praying Mantis Eats Bird Brain

A Praying Mantis has been photographed killing a hummingbird and eating its brain. As if that wasn’t freaky enough, it turns out that this wasn’t a one off – all around the world Praying Mantises are participating in similar behaviour. Researchers at the University of Basel, Switzerland have just released a paper titled “Praying Mantises

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Bizarre Food

The cakes too horrific to eat

These cakes are too good to eat or perhaps too scary to eat. Check out these amazing cakes that are freaky pieces of art. This hypereralistcu cake of a human heart and scalpel is the work of Sarah Hardy. Hardy’s background isn’t cooking or baking. She studied art in England and before going on to

Stranger Than Fiction

Can you transplant a soul?

Can elements of a person’s character – or even their soul – be transplanted along with a heart?  The Freaky investigates the bizarre cases of people having heart transplants and then taking on the personalities of their donors.   In 2008 Sonny Graham, a seemingly happily married 69-year-old man living in the U.S. state of

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Five humans that want to be animals

Some people aren’t happy with being human they want to be animals. Trans-speciesism is the feeling that you are an animal trapped in human body.   1. Cat Girl Nano from Norway, thinks her inner animal is a cat. The 20-year-old likes to crawl on all fours. She meows and she purrs. “Sometimes I hiss

Weird Medical

Woman with 10 stone legs

The strange case of the woman with 10 stone legs.   It is not uncommon for people to blame their weight gain on glandular problems. But what if the opposite was true? Imagine a scenario where even your own doctors refuse to believe that you are truly experiencing a troubling medical condition. You might even

Weird Science

Colour doesn’t exist

This is likely to blow your mind – but colour doesn’t really exist. Glenn Barden, one of the “brains”, excuse the pun, behind the PBS/BBC series The Brain with David Eagleman, explains.   We all think we know what reality is – it’s the rich textured world that’s all around us.  But what if I

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Hypnotic Birth of a Bee Video

The Freaky love this video of a bee being born.It takes 21 days for a bee to develop from egg to larvae and this beautiful piece of work condenses those 3 weeks in the life of the baby bee into one hypnotic minute. The video showing a worker bee emerging fully formed to join the

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Amazing wood time-lapse

This incredible stop motion film of a piece of wood going through a mill is mesmerising beautiful.     Woodswimmer is a creation between animator Brett Foxwell and musician bedtimes. It was created by taking a series of photographic scans of the piece of raw wood as it was put through a wood milling machine. Played

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Freaky Vape Art

Ever since there have been cigarettes, people have blown smoke rings, but Titus Edwards AKA King Titus takes it to a new insane level. Titus Edwards from Houston, Texas is a true artist who works with the smoke emitted by vaping. His signature is a smoke jellyfish – watch below – its freakin’ spectacular.

Bizarre Travel

Invisible Treehouse

This is one of the strangest hotel rooms in the world – an invisible treehouse. Located in a beautiful forest just south of the Arctic Circle this tree hotel is an incredible engineering marvel because to get this weird hotel to float in the forest the engineers had to first get the trees to talk

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Maggot to Fly Transformation

Who says maggots can’t be beautiful?  The Freaky finds the beauty in the planet’s strangeness and we love this video of a maggot as it morphs into a fly inside a pupa.     Maggot to Fly Transformation from Ammonite Films on Vimeo. A maggot spends between 3 to 6 days in the pupa stage

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Rat-eating Bogeyman

The strange and haunting tale of a rat-eating real-life bogeyman called Catman. In the back alleys of Greenock Scotland, a legendary creature lurks, ready to scare local children, or give you the fright of your life on the way home from a night on the town. Blackened face and glowing eyes, the Catman of Greenock

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The Human Ken Doll

Meet Rodrigo Alves a real life Barbie Ken doll. Alves, who comes from Brazil but now lives in London, has spent over $373,000 on plastic surgery to transform himself into a human version of the plastic Ken doll, partner of Barbie. 33 year old, Alves has had 51 operations and is now in The Guinness

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