16 Facts That Will Creep You Out

I don’t like those odds

The amount of deaths in the U.S. attributed to medical errors are as high as 98,000 per year. That’s more than a full capacity 737 crashing and killing everyone on board everyday.

No warning

Rattle snakes are evolving to hide their rattlers.

The fear of nothingness

We have about a trillion years until we run out of gas in the universe. There will then be no more stars. From then on the universe will be a dark place, and the black holes will even evaporate away given enough time.


That’s a no from me

During mating season, hundreds of tarantulas can be found swarming certain areas looking for a mate.

Alright imma bounce

When falling from extreme heights and landing, the human body will not splat. It will bounce, crushing multiple bones and destroying your insides like they were balloons of blood.

Tastes a bit nutty

People used to use crocodile poo as a contraceptive.


I heard what ya did

In Japan, most phone cameras make shutter sounds even when in silent mode. This is to prevent upskirt photos from being taken without consent.

Always bet on death?

In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital fired several workers for betting on when patients would die.

Smile!

Every picture you pose for could be the one used in your obituary.

Just in case

All cruise ships have a functioning morgue on board.

That’s just gross

In 2011, scientists found 2,368 new species of bacteria that live in the belly button. 1,458 of which are new to science.

One of the worst ways to go

Even if your lungs filled up with the exact same amount of liquid, it could take an extra 10 minutes for you to drown in saltwater than it would in freshwater.

It’s better than drowning I guess

Sudden death syndrome is a sudden and unexpected death that may occur during sleep. Seemingly healthy individuals would suddenly experience arrhythmia, or an irregular heartbeat, without any warning signs and die.

The cost of living

Sitting at a desk all day puts you at a higher risk of developing blood clots which could lead to pulmonary embolism.

That’s the last time I buy from a stand

Serial killer Joe Metheny owned a food stand and sold burgers that combined animal met with the flesh of his victims to unsuspecting customers.

You should look into that

A terrifying number of bridges in the U.S. are listed as “fracture critical.” It means that if a single structural, weight bearing component fails, a significant portion or the entire bridge will collapse.

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