These two blondes are identical twins right? Wrong. They are doppelgängers. The chances of you finding your perfect lookalike, your exact carbon copy, are pretty rare. But a website can now draatically increase your chances of locating your doppelgänger. The website Twin Strangers helps members of the public find their spitting image and they have
WIndowlicker by British electronica artist Aphex Twin is one of the freakiest music video clips ever made. The production values, the dance quality/choreography, the originality, the lighting, the sheer unsettlingness of it all… Even though this was made in 1999 The Freaky just can’t get over how awesome this was even all these years later.
A 25 year old man has lived for over a year with no beating human heart – and still managed to play basketball. Stan Larkin from Michigan, USA spent 550 days totally supported by an artificial heart known as a “Syncardia” – which he carried around in a backpack – after his heart was removed
The strange and bizarre 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
Did you know that the surrealist artist Salvador Dali and Walt Disney made a film together? The 6 minute film titled Destino (spanish for destiny) was started in 1945 but abandoned soon after and was not completed until 2003, when Disney’s nephew unearthed the oven in the disney vaults. Destino is a love story about
Mark Wagner cuts up dollar bills and turns them into amazing pieces of art. Portraits were among the first images Wagner made from dollar bills. “Taking an object of public value and turning into an image of personal value seemed like a pretty OK thing to do.” he says. But then Wagner moved on to
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
The men that like to dress up as dogs and play with bones and squeaky toys. It might seem a little strange that a grown up man would want to put on a latex outfit and pretend to be a dog. But The Freaky salutes these “human pups”, who have found a way to make
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
Iceland. A land of the northern lights, snow, ice, glaciers, and bananas. Near the Arctic Circle bananas are being grown by the ton. We all love bananas but in Iceland they are.. bananas about bananas. Icelanders are some of the world’s top eaters of the fruit – with every one of them munching their way
This has got to be the greatest action movie scene ever. This freaky film clip is taken from the 2010 Indian Bollywood science fiction movie Enthiran (English translation – Robot) it is the story of a scientist who invents a super-powered robot, Chitti, in his own image.
Video of Japanese schoolchildren growing chicken embryos without shells. Freaky!
At first listen, Harry Partch’s composition are a cacophony of atonal noise. But if you listen long enough something wonderful happens…..you enter a new musical landscape. Harry Partch is not the most famous of composers. His music is obscure, difficult to listen to and can’t even be played on normal musical instruments. Despite this, Harry
Christian Faur creates incredible art with crayons. But he doesn’t use them to draw, he does something much cleverer with them. American artist Christian Faur, who hails from Ohio, uses thousands of coloured crayons to create his masterpieces that resemble pixellated pictures. On his website Christian explains the motivation behind his freaky art.
Weird science news: Scientists have discovered that trees sleep at night. In a beautiful experiment that helps us appreciate how all life moves to the same 24hour beat, researchers in Europe laser scanned two birch trees – one in Finland and one in Austria – on a windless night and discovered that the trees “drooped”
Badass religious dancing Chechnya style. These mesmerising hypnotic images of men dancing and swaying are part of a religious practice known as a zikr or dhikr. It is a muslim Sufi ritual that is at the heart of Chechen Islam. The practice is meant as a form of worship. It brigs its whirling participants into
The strange case of the girl who bleeds from her eyes. Teenager Marnie-Rae Harvey from Stoke-on-Trent, England, regularly finds herself bleeding from her eyes, and no one knows why. “It burns and then if it covers the pupils of my eye I can’t see,” For angst ridden Goths and Emos, bleeding from your eyes might