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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 […]

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Deep below New York’s Grand Central Terminal, is something so important that at one time it was guarded 24 hours a day in case of attack by Nazi agents. Even today its location is Top Secret. The Freaky is given an exclusive tour. Grand Central Terminal is the world’s largest train station. A train load […]

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In the mountains of the Indonesia island of Sulawesi lives a tribe who have a totally different approach to death than most people on this planet. In the ritual of Man’ene relatives dig up their dead relatives, clean them, take selfies with them and then return them to their coffins. It is a hot sticky sunny […]

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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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This stunning video of a bird of prey carrying a baby shark is one of the strangest videos we have ever seen here at The Freaky. We had no idea a bird could do this, would even considering doing this, let alone have the balls to do it. The video was shot at Myrtle Beach, […]

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It is normally the man who catches the fish. But for one Indonesian man the roles were reversed when a flying needlefish stabbed the teen in the neck.  According to reports, Muhammad Idul was night fishing with his friend when his boat rode into a school of needlefish. The startled fish began jumping out of the […]

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A drone has captured on camera incredible images of a massive dust storm in Australia.  Strong winds and thunderstorms whipped up the dust into a huge rolilng cloud that was so thick it blocked out the sun.  This remarkable drone footage was filmed near the New South Wales town of Parkes. 

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Crude Oil has many uses but not many people would think of it as a spa product. The Freaky visits Azerbaijan where people bathe in dark slimy crude oil for fun. Azerbaijan is country rich in oil, but the crude oil found around Naftalan is too heavy to be usable in industrial applications or to […]

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Male turkeys have pretty low standards when it comes to who they choose to have sex with – they will literally shag a stick.   The Freaky likes its science weird and this is very weird. In the 1960s, two scientists at the University of Pennsylvania wondered what would be the minimal stimulus required to […]

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There are many animals that sing but did you know that a certain species of caterpillar can sing? And what’s more they sing their song to attract ants.     The singing caterpillars of the Riodinidae and Lycaenidae species rub one of their lips on their own abdomen to make a sound that is not […]

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The Freaky loves these photos of people’s heads merging into their phones.   Created by French photographer Antoine Geiger, as part of his Sur Project, the photos apparently examine our relationship with technology “placing the screen as an object of ‘mass subculture,’ alienating the relation to our own body, and more generally to the physical […]

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A restaurant critic tweeted a photo of herself not realising that the picture contained an incredible penis optical illusion. The photo, posted by the UK food guide Solita Restaurants, shows a woman meeting two British children’s entertainers known as The Chuckle Brothers with what looks like a large penis in her glass. But on closer […]

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Something strange is happening in the seas. All across the Atlantic Ocean seastars are ripping off their own arms and watching them crawl away like zombies.It sounds like something out of a horror movie but it’s a weird but true natural event.   Seastars (also known as starfish) are pretty weird creatures – they have […]

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A German man has cut all his possessions in half after breaking up with his girlfriend of 12 years. He sent his ex her half of the objects including an Opel Corsa car, and has put his share on e-bay.     The love rejected man, who goes by the name of der.juli on e […]

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Scarlett Johanssen picked up random men in real life for her starring role in the alien movie Under The Skin.   Directed by Jonathan Glazer the stunning film, a The Freaky favourite, features an alien in human form, played by Scarlett Johanssen, who travels around Scotland picking up men, having sex with them and then […]

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Sawfish are using virgin births as a survival strategy to try and prevent extinction, scientists have discovered.   Sawfish off the coast of Florida have been found to be giving birth without mating with males. This virgin-birth phenomenon goes by the name of parthenogenesis. It has been recorded in many invertebrates and even in birds […]

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Urban birds are incredibly resourceful and will find a large range of strange and weird places to build their nests. Here are some of the best.   For 6 years the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in America have been documenting the diverse places birds build their nests with their Celebrate Urban Birds project. Cornell’s Marta […]

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The latest craze to hit the internet is #medievalreactions the meme of posting medieval paintings with modern day descriptions. Here are 7 of the best medieval reactions.   1. When all the drugs hit you at once. 2.  When your parents won’t let you out because your outfit is too revealing 3. When someone takes the […]

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We love these amazing orchids that look like animals. 1. Monkey Orchid (Dracula Simia) 2. Flying Duck Orchid  (Caleana Major) 3. Dove Orchid (Peristeria Elata) 4. Tiger Face Orchid  5. White Egret Orchid (Habeneria Radiata)

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A captive giant panda bear has been accused of faking a pregnancy in order to gain extra food treats. Ai Hin, who lives at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre, had shown evidence of being pregnant but a planned live broadcast of her was cancelled after her keepers suspected she was faking it. Pregnant […]