13-Year-Old Hospitalized After Setting Herself on Fire Attempting TikTok Stunt

You really shouldn’t attempt something just because you saw someone do it on the internet. The all too real chances are that something could go horribly, horribly wrong. In a grim reminder of that fact, a 13-year-old Destini Crane from Portland, Oregon, was rushed to the intensive care unit. She accidentally set herself on fire …

Virginia Man Invents Hygienic Spittle-Free Tool for Blowing Out Birthday Candles

It’s the crowning moment of any kid’s birthday to blow out the candles on their cake. There’s just one, pretty gross-out inducing problem with it. Young children, in particular, might not be all that great at controlling their air output. It’s highly likely that in addition to blowing out the candles, they’ll spew a generous …

Psychedelic Fungus Causes Cicadas’ Butts to Fall Off and Takes Their Place

Fascinating or terrifying times are approaching in several U.S. states, depending on how much you like bugs. Brood X cicadas are about to emerge from the ground. In case you don’t know what we’re talking about, Brood X is a brood of periodical cicadas in America. These bugs spend 17 years in the ground as …

Denmark Starts Digging up 4 Million Zombie Minks

In Denmark, an excavation of massive scale has begun. But the project isn’t just any regular construction or landscaping project. Instead, the Danish are digging up millions upon millions of corpses. Granted, they’re corpses of minks, but corpses nonetheless. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scandinavian country exterminated every single farmed mink in the country. The …