24 Creepy Facts That Will Hunt You For The Last Of Your Life

“In 1872 a ship was discovered floating in the ocean with no signs of it’s crew or passengers. It was called the Mary Celeste and to this day people have not been able to figure out what happened.”

“At nearly 1000 years old, the Tower of London is home to a handful of famous ghosts such as Anne Boleyn, wife of Henry VIII, Lady Jane Grey, the nine days queen, and even a ghostly bear.”

“In 897AD, Pope Formosus was put on trial for perjury and other crimes, despite having been dead for a year.”

“The Guanajuato Mummies, which are famous for having terrifying faces, are thought to have been buried alive.”

“The Eachy of Bassenthwaite Lake in the Lake District is a Scottish Lake Monster that is said to said to be a giant humanoid with a snake head.”

“Your cell phone has nearly 10x more germs than a public toilet has.”

“In parts of Europe, people used to put the mummified body of a cat in their walls for good luck.”

“The Witchcraft act of 1735 was last used in 1944 when a female spy was thought to have used witchcraft to obtain information.”

“Cockroaches can live without their heads for weeks.”

“Some fish have human-like teeth.”

“Medical errors cause around 250,000 deaths every year.”

“Locked-In Syndrome is a scary condition where you are conscious while in a coma.”

“Having your heart broken can lead to enough stress that it causes an actual heart attack.”

“Studies have shown that, across the world, people’s happiness peaks at around 21 years of age. It doesn’t spike back up until they retire.”

“Polar bears are the only bear species that actively hunt and kill humans for food.”

“The only part of your reflection you can lick is your tongue.”

“There is no physical evidence to say that today is Sunday, we all just have to trust that someone has kept count since the first one ever.”

“In 1939, 835 sheep in the US were killed by a single lightning strike.”

“A different version of you exists in the minds of everyone who knows you.”

“A Colombian woman carried a mummified fetus in her uterus for 40 years.”

“The CPR dummy face template is based on a dead 16-year-old girl’s face. Her body was pulled from the River Seine in the 1880s, and her cause of death and identity were never discovered. A mortician was so ‘entranced’ by her peaceful expression that he made a plaster mask of her, which became the face of CPR dummies and health training equipment.”

“Siberian bears sometimes dig up dead bodies for food, and use cemeteries as ‘refrigerators’.”

“Over 50% of commercial pilots have admitted to falling asleep while flying a plane.”

“The word ‘mortgage’ comes a French term that means ‘death pledge’, or a contract that only expires upon death.”

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  1. I’m not sure that the one about ghosts in the Tower of London qualifies as a “fact”.

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