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Masterchef, The Great British Bake Off, Anthony Bourdain, Heston Blumenthal, the TV screens are full of food porn, but filmmaker Toby Amies pushes the boundaries further with this provocative food short film, which celebrates the fetish of sploshing – also known as WAM (Wet and Messy)  – where people are sexually aroused by the feeling

Bizarre Art

Beautiful Agony

What’s your sex face?  How does it compare to others? Watch this video of people reaching the moment of climax. facettes de la petite mort from Beautiful Agony on Vimeo. Now, the question is – did watching people reach the Big O turn you on? The video is courtesy of the Dutch website Beautiful Agony

Freaky Videos

Rosamund Pike Zombie Video

The Freaky love this freaky music video where filmstar Rosamund Pike gets tracked by a weird metal ball in a subway. Music: Massive Attack featuring. Young Fathers – ‘Voodoo In My Blood’. Taken from the Ritual Spirit EP Smart cinephiles might recognise this as a homage to the subway scene with Isabelle Adjani in Possession.

Freaky People

Website helps doppelgängers connect

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

Freaky Videos

Freaky Music Video – Aphex Twin: Windowlicker

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.

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. His concerned wife,

Weird Medical

Woman with 10 stone legs

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

Bizarre Art

Dali Disney Movie

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

Bizarre Art

Dollar Bill Art

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


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

Freaky People

Human Pups

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

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

Bizarre Food

Icelandic Bananas

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

Freaky Videos

Freakiest Action Scene Ever

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.  

Freaky People

Harry Partch: Musical Outsider

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

Bizarre Art

Crayon Art

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

Trees “sleep” at night

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”

Freaky Dancing

Freaky Dhikr Dancing

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

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, 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

Weird Nature

Living Clouds

You won’t believe what these clouds are made of…. Some clouds are more than just water vapour – they are alive. In Lake Malawi every year in August huge black clouds form above the water. These swirling clouds form across the water and form the shore it looks like the lake on fire. So what is

Bizarre Art

Crazy Coffins

Death doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. In Ghana they like their coffins bright and colourful and in the shapes of everyday objects like coca cola bottles and shoes. In Ghana people believe that life doesn’t end with death – it continues in another form in another world. Each hand made coffin represents

Bizarre Art

World’s best selfie

Is this the world’s best selfie? It was taken 50 years ago this year and was taken by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. It is the world’s first ever space selfie. The selfie was taken by Buzz, while on the Gemini 12 mission in 1966. Buzz, later went on to be part of the Apollo 11 mission

Weird Animals

S&M Cats

Dressing up Sphynx cats in latex 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, also known

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 Science

Infertile Mice Given 3D Printed Ovaries

News from the frontiers of weird science: Scientists have managed to print mouse ovaries using 3D print technology implant them into infertile mice so they can have little mice babies. This is big news in the fertility world as it opens up the door for infertile women in the future to receive 3D printed ovaries.

Weird Animals

5 Real-life animal hybrids

Sometimes animals mate with members of another species – here are 5 of the strangest animal hybrids. ZEBROID When a zebra and any type of horse “get it on” their offspring is known as a “zebroid”. Zebroids tend to have the physiology of their non-zebra parent, with zebra stripes covering parts of their body. Zebroids are

Weird Buildings

Home is a Nuclear Missile Bunker

Meet the couple who have converted a nuclear missile site into a family home. The Freaky gets an exclusive tour.   The Midwest of the United States is infamous for its tornados and thunderstorms. So people’s homes here have to be built tough to ensure a good night’s sleep but Ed and Diana Peden are a

Weird Medical

Vapor Rub Addicts

33 year old Texan Danielle has a weird addiction – she is hooked on vapor rub. Vapor rub is designed to unblock sinuses but to Danielle and other vapor rub addicts its much more than a cold cure – it is a dangerous obsession. She inhales it, eats it and even puts it in her