Weird Tourism, Part 3 — 8 of the Strangest Sights and Attractions in Africa

In our Weird Tourism series, we’ve visited some of the most unusual places, seen the strangest sights, and gawked at the most bizarre attractions of Europe and Asia. This time, we’re heading over to Africa. When you think of Africa, you probably think of jungles or the Sahara Desert. And while both environments can be …

Construction Workers Spot Missing Woman’s Skeleton Through Her Window

When people go missing, it may seem that Earth has just opened up and swallowed them without a trace. But the truth is that even disappeared folks are always somewhere. Sometimes, they may never have even left home. Construction workers in New York City recently found that out in a horrific way. On April 26, …

6 of the Strangest Gods and Deities from Around the World

There are many spirits and gods of the ancient world that everybody knows. Odin, Zeus, Poseidon, Ra, and Quetzalcoatl are all names you’ve definitely heard. What connects these well-known deities is that they’re all somehow heroic. Odin was the Norse king of the gods, Zeus hurled his thunderbolts, Quetzalcoatl created mankind, and so forth. But …

Cambodian Government: Stop Picking Our Carnivorous Penis Plants!

If you don’t know much about Cambodia, you should at least know that its tropical nature is breathtaking. The mountain of Phnom Bokor in the country’s southwest is particularly amazing. There, you can spot many different kinds of fascinating wildlife. You may find the Malayan sun bear, the slow loris, the clouded leopard, the penises… …

Octopus Mothers Mutilate and Cannibalize Themselves — And We Now Know Why

Does your mother dearest have a habit of reminding you how difficult parenthood is? Tell her what it’s like for an octopus mother and she just might stop. We’ve written quite a lot about strange and unusual reproductive habits animals engage in. But even in this crowd, the octopus takes things to a whole another …