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 […]

A chicken in Thailand lived for over 10 days after its head was chopped off. And in the process became an unlikely celebrity. The headless chicken was found in the Ratchaburi Province in central Thailand by Supakadee Arun Thong, a local vet. She had no idea how it had lost its head although she suspected it had […]

The strange tale of the mystery burglar known as the North Pond Hermit.   Strange things were happening to the residents of towns near North Pond, Maine, USA. They were unnerved, confounded and afraid. It was the late 80’s, and food started to go missing from their kitchens, batteries and watches disappeared, little things weren’t […]

Many sportspeople are known for their celebrations. But no one does it quite like South African spin bowler Tabraiz Shamsi. In a recent T20 match he celebrated taking a wicket by producing a red handkerchief and turning it into a large silver rod. Shamsi who has reputation for bizarre celebrations and often takes off his […]

Sanju Bhagat had felt self-conscious his whole life about his big protruding belly.  His stomach was often so swollen, he looked nine months pregnant and could barely breathe. But one night in June 1999, Bhagat’s problem erupted into something much larger and far freakier. On that night, Bhagat’s stomach pain became unbearable. An ambulance rushed […]

Albion turtles are incredibly rare but they are also incredibly beautiful. This one is an albino wood turtle. Only around one in 10,000 animals are born albino, and albion turtles are even rarer with only probably one in many hundreds of thousands of eggs that are laid.

You don’t have to watch science fiction to find freaky creatures, there are plenty of them right here on planet Earth. Take this slime mold for example. Despite not having ears, eyes or even a brain this slime is capable of learning, solving puzzles and even making decisions. The slime’s technical name is Physarum polycephalum, but its […]

A birthday surprise went tragically wrong when Christopher Bergan, 37 flewe 45000 miles from Florida to Norway to surprise Richard Dennis on his 61st birthday. Dennis didn’t know of Bergan’s trip and when Bergan banged on Dennis’s back door late in the evening and the jumped out of the bushes to surprise him, Dennis thought he was an […]

Watch this bizarre video footage of a man who was left with only half a head after crashing his car. Carlos ‘Halfy’ Rodriguez from Miami, Florida lost almost half  his brain and skull in a car crash after flying through his car’s windscreen and landing head-first on the road, while high on drugs. Amazingly he survived […]

The US Navy have investigated a bizarre incident in which a fighter jet pilot draw a huge penis in the sky with the exhaust contrails of his plane.  The incident in 2017 became an interent sensation when the image was captured by amateur photograhers. Now more details have emerged about the story of the shocking […]

Are you a man and want to know what giving birth feels like? Well there is a Delivery Bar in China where men can experience the pain of child birth.  According to Twitter, the Delivery Bar is located in a shopping mall in an unspecified Chinese city. Hooked up to sensers, users get a computer […]

Two gorillas at a sanctuary in Africa have learnt to imitate humans by standing on two legs. The two standing gorillas, who were photographed posing for a selfie, live at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo. The two gorillas were brought to the Senkwekwe Sanctuary orphanage and raised by the […]

A Spanish woman suffering from a strange and rare medical condition has spent over 13 years living inside a 25 meter glass box, unable to hug her husband or her children. 53 year old Juana Munoz from Cadiz, Spain Juana is suffering from a combination of rare medical conditions that include: chronic fatigue syndrome, chemical sensitivity, […]

The game of snooker requires skill, concentration and quiet. But one audience member at a snooker tournament was unable to contain his silence, and when he let rip with a huge bottom burp, he temporarily brought the game to a halt. The phantom farter left the crowd in stitches and even raised a smile from […]

A 38 year old man who had his leg amputated after an accident cooked the remains of his lost leg and served it to his friends as a Mexican dish. This sounds like a made up story but it appears to be strange but true. The man who prefers to remain anonymous first admitted his […]

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 […]

For the last 20 years maverick Dutch artist Theo Jansen has been building strange and wonderful creatures in his shed and allowing them to wander the beaches of Holland.   Theo Jansen’s remarkable inventions are part-vehicle part-artificial life. “I came up with the idea to build skeletons on the beach to save dunes – to […]

They say drugs can kill, but two cocaine smugglers weren’t expecting their drugs to kill them. In 2015, two men 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 […]

George Aldrich has one of the strangest jobs in the world – he sniffs everything that goes into space – including CDs and trainers. George Aldrich works for Nasa, and at their White Sands Test facility his nose reigns supreme – he is their chief sniffer. “What makes me important to NASA is that I […]

Scientists have been giving octopuses the love drug MDMA and observing the results to better understand how the drug works and how it can be used in human therapy treatments. MDMA, the active psychoactive ingredient in the drug Ecstasy, sometimes known as Molly, is known to induce positive social bonding in humans but neuroscientist Gül Dölen, […]

The Freaky visits the Chinese kingdom where only dwarfs live. The Kingdom of the Little People outside Kunming, in China’s Yunnan province, is home to around 100 small people all under 130 cm (4ft 3in) tall, most of whom have the medical condition that causes dwarfism. It is also a theme park where tourists come […]

Traffic cops in the Dominican Republic made a surprising discovery when they found 18 people crammed into a 5 seater car. The cops pulled over the car suspecting it was overloaded but when they asked the passengers they just kept on coming….. An amazing 11 people emerged from the car. And then when the opened […]

The Freaky lists its five favourite photos that make you look twice. 5. The lady with no legs The lady must be sitting on the wall with her legs in front and her long black jumper hiding her butt. 4.  The man mooning his baby  Its not a naked hairy bottom. Look again, its a […]

An amateur Swiss photographer has captured extraordinary footage of a cloud emptying its contents in one huge short burst. The incredible video shit at Lake Millsat in Austria shows rain in a whole new way.

A giant bicycle carved into a hill to celebrate the Tour of Britain cycle competition was turned into a large p**is  by enterprising vandals. Residents of the English seaside town of Ilfracombe, Devon woke this morning to the rude image. The wheels of the bike were cleverly turned into giant testis, while the handlebars were […]

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 […]

Eric Yeiner Hincapie Ramirez has spent thousands of dollars on extreme surgery and tattoos to turn himself into the walking dead and now calls himself Kalaca Skull. Ramirez has had his ears surgically trimmed, covered his face in tattoos, had his tongue split in two and tattooed blue, and most bizarrely paid doctors to remove his […]