The blood of the horseshoe crab is worth more per weight than gold. The Freaky meets the people who bleed crabs for a living. Beaufort Beach, South Carolina. Fisherman Jerry Galt is a man on a time-critical mission. He has just 2 hours to find something that’s been lurking beneath these waters for hundreds of […]

It’s the little things on Planet Earth that are often the most bizarre. These colourful caterpillars remind us how wonderfully strange nature is. What is even more remarkable is that this collection of odd caterpillars weren’t found in the depths of some isolated jungle but were collected from the parks, gardens and woodlands of the […]

Scientists on a deep-sea expedition have discovered a fish that has no face. Well not exactly discovered, more rediscovered, as the fish had previously been discovered over a 100 years ago but was a presumed to be extinct. The strange fish has no eyes or nose just a mouth, that isn’t where fish mouths normally are […]

A cockfighting rooster is reported to have attacked its owner Singrai Soren and slit his throat with razor blades the chicken had attached to its legs. Villagers in Mohanpur, West Bengal, were warned not to approach what police described as ‘an unknown rooster with black and red feathers’. Cockfighting roosters have razor blades attached to […]

Sometimes fires can start in the strangest of ways. Take this case in Redding, Northern California, USA where a house fire was started by a spider. On Sunday Jan 7th 2018, fireman were called to tackle a fire at an apartment block. The fireman battled with flames for 20 minutes before successfully extinguishing them. But […]

Remarkable new evidence has come to light to suggest that some birds of prey deliberately set fire to scrubland to flush out prey. Ornithologist Bob Gosford claims that arsonist birds are picking up burning twigs from existing fires and dropping them elsewhere to start new blazes. This sends small animals running to escape and the […]

When an unnamed 49 year old British woman visited Singleton hospital in Swansea suffering from a swollen eyelid and painfully sore red-eye an ophthalmologist investigated and discovered she had a nasty lesion on her right eye. The doctor suspected that the injury was a result of an infection by the herpes simplex virus. Herpes is […]

Photos are emerging of Japanese schoolchildren with seemingly superhuman powers that can hurl their fellow students into the air. These girls don’t have superpowers its just a photo craze. Known as  Hadokening or Makankosappo,  the photo craze involves two or more children staging a superpower knockout sequence  as seen in the popular Japanese fighting arcade game Street Fighter […]

Most people think that electro-convulsive therapy is barbaric, brutal – and banned. But on an average day in Britain, 10 people undergo ECT.  Despite its horrific past and the dramatic images of Jack Nicholson in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest having his brain fried, the current medical consensus is that ECT is still the […]

From the ground it just looks like rice shoots …but climb the specially built viewing platforms and the rice paddy fields of Inakate, Japan are transformed into art masterpieces. This rice is too beautiful to eat. Every March, Inakate, in the Amori Province holds its annual Rice Festival. An ingenious art meets nature solution to […]

Tina Gibson, from Tennessee, USA, recently became a mother to a baby conceived just 18 months after she herself was born.   Emma Wren Gibson was born on November 25, 2017 in Tennessee, but she first came to being in 1992, when her embryo was created in a fertility lab from anonymous donors. Soon after […]

Burlesque is now known as a form of striptease, but originally it didn’t have any stripping at all. The Freaky delves into the deep and saucy history of burlesque. The Beginnings: Britain Burlesque has its origins in 19th century British music halls, where the term referred to a theatrical entertainment of a satirical comic bent. […]

This freaky dancing from the 1987 South Indian film Pasivadi Pranam is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. The song is “Chakkani Chukka” it stars Chiranjeevi and Vijashanthi and is thought to e the first instance of break dancing in a Telugu movie/   More freaky dancing videos to make you smile.

Icebergs are normally white but occasionally they can be blue. These spectacular photos of a blue iceberg were taken by filmmaker Alex Cornell in Antarctica. The iceberg had recently flipped over to reveal its vivid coloured underbelly. To find a blue iceberg is extremely rare. And Cornell felt lucky to be in the right place to capture […]

Water fountains have been a feature of cities for hundreds of years but by combining water with modern technology Japan has taken them to a whole new level with a water feature that acts as a clock, telling the time in water droplets. Be amazed by this incredible water fountain at Osaka Station that seems to […]

After over 4 years of trying, scientists recently created a human-pig hybrid. And not just one but over 100 of them. An international team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California recently announced their breakthrough in the Science journal Cell. Their human-pig chimera (the scientific name for a creature […]

Police in London are investigating a mysterious case of spontaneous human combustion, after a man burst into flames in the middle of a London street.   John Nolan, a 70 year old Irish man, was walking down a street in Haringey in North London on September 17 2017 when, according to reports, he spontaneously caught […]

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 […]

A 7 year old boy missing the part of the brain used for sight has baffled doctors by being able to have almost perfect sight. The boy, from Australia, known only as “Bl” is reported to have lost the primary visual cortex part of his brain due to a rare medical disorder soon after being […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lake Peigneur in Louisiana is the strangest most bizarre lake in the world. Nowadays it looks perfectly ordinary. But just over 30 years ago this lake did the impossible – the lake, which was just 3 and a half meters deep, turned into a bizarre vortex that was big enough to swallow boats, land and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]