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THE COLUMBUS MENTAL HOSPITAL, TICO CEMETERY

This is one of the cemeteries where the state of Ohio buried the residents of the mental hospital whose families either didn’t claim them or were too poor to afford to do it themselves. The gravestones are all the same size and shape, and most are simply a name with a birth and death date.

The most striking feature is that there are 2 gravestones marked “SPECIMEN.” What that could possibly entail is horrifying. 

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Poveglia Island

Also known as the most haunted island in the world was recently purchased for 704k by Luigi Brugnaro.

The island has a very eerie past. A major aspect of its past is that it was a dumping ground for plague victims.

There are buildings on the island that are built over plague burial grounds. Thats pretty much asking to be haunted.

"Work crews on nearby Lazaretto Vecchio were digging the foundation for a new museum when they came across one such grave pit, filled with the remains of more than 1,500 plague victims."

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When graves were dug up to add more bodies to them, they would often find bodies that were bloated and had a mouth full of blood. Their immediate conclusion was that the body was a vampire and was feasting on the blood of the dead. So, a stone or a brick would be placed in their mouth to stop them from eating. Of course, modern forensics has found that a build up of gases is the cause for the bloated body and the blood seeping mouth.

It was also used as a mental hospital and there are also rumors that a doctor engaged in inhumane experiments with his patients. Along with plague deaths and medical related deaths, there are also many suicide related deaths.

There is no doubt about this island’s haunting past, but now this island has a future. Brugnaro has bought (technically leased) the island for 99 years and plans to spend a small fortune to renovate it. Building stuff on a burial ground is always a good idea.

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America’s Beliefs in Paranormal Phenomena

The human mind is a very strange thing when it comes to belief. For some people believing in the paranormal is a form of comfort and adds to the meaning of it all. For others, the paranormal is just something the brain produces when influenced by fear or suggestion. Then of course, there are some that fall right in the middle. This is just sample info taken within the United States, but it would be extremely interesting to see how the paranormal is viewed on a more global scale.

Where do you stand?

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Chito and Pocho

Chito says goodbye to his bestfriend Pocho, the seventeen foot half ton crocodile.

Gilberto “Chito” Shedden found Pocho over 20 years wounded and near death. Pocho had been shot in the left eye by a cattle farmer. Chito didn’t have the heart to leave him, so he took him back home and nursed him back to health. A decade of friendship later, someone saw Chito and Pocho swimming together and told the local media.

By the summer of 2000, they had become stars after their first show. Large groups of people would gather to watch these two perform tricks like winking, rolling over and allowing Chito to put his head inside the giants mouth.

Chito and Pocho grew closer and closer with each amazing performance. Not only were the performances amazing, but also the fact that a human and crocodile could become such close friends. People were amazed. It’s always beautiful to see a strange friendship like the one Chito and Pocho had.

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Kryptos

Located at the CIA HQ in Virginia, Kryptos is a heavily encripted sculpture. It has four sections with messages, three of which have been decoded. The fourth section(installed 1990) remains as an unsolved code to this very day.

Once all four of the sections are decoded, they form a riddle which must then be solved for whatever the answer may be. Gathering from the solved sections, it seems they are part treasure map instructions, poems, and discussions.

Here are the three solved sections.

Section 1BETWEEN SUBTLE SHADING AND THE ABSENCE OF LIGHT LIES THE NUANCE OF IQLUSION

Section 2IT WAS TOTALLY INVISIBLE HOWS THAT POSSIBLE ? THEY USED THE EARTHS MAGNETIC FIELD X THE INFORMATION WAS GATHERED AND TRANSMITTED UNDERGRUUND TO AN UNKNOWN LOCATION X DOES LANGLEY KNOW ABOUT THIS ? THEY SHOULD ITS BURIED OUT THERE SOMEWHERE X WHO KNOWS THE EXACT LOCATION ? ONLY WW THIS WAS HIS LAST MESSAGE X THIRTY EIGHT DEGREES FIFTY SEVEN MINUTES SIX POINT FIVE SECONDS NORTH SEVENTY SEVEN DEGREES EIGHT MINUTES FORTY FOUR SECONDS WEST X LAYER TWO

Section 3SLOWLY DESPARATLY SLOWLY THE REMAINS OF PASSAGE DEBRIS THAT ENCUMBERED THE LOWER PART OF THE DOORWAY WAS REMOVED WITH TREMBLING HANDS I MADE A TINY BREACH IN THE UPPER LEFT HAND CORNER AND THEN WIDENING THE HOLE A LITTLE I INSERTED THE CANDLE AND PEERED IN THE HOT AIR ESCAPING FROM THE CHAMBER CAUSED THE FLAME TO FLICKER BUT PRESENTLY DETAILS OF THE ROOM WITHIN EMERGED FROM THE MIST X CAN YOU SEE ANYTHING Q ?

I can’t wait to see where this mystery leads.

If I’m recognizing it right, Section 3 is actually what Howard Carter wrote about his discovery of King Tut’s tomb (although anyone please correct me if I’m wrong).

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borgir-king said: they found out who jack the ripper was! i cant add links but look up aaron kosminski

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Yeah I read that this morning.

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DNA evidence(semen and blood) taken from this shawl that was found at one of the crime scenes.

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Acting Sergeant Amos Simpson, who was on duty the night of Eddowes’s death(one of the ripper’s victims) wanted it for his wife who, to no-one’s surprise, was too horrified at the gift and never wore it. She kept it stored away and it was passed down as an heirloom until it was auctioned 7 years ago. The DNA expert, Russell Edwards, who unmaked The Ripper, said it was extremely lucky that the shawl hadn’t been washed in 126 years.

Kosminski was a Polish-Jewish Immigrant was housed in numerous lunatic asylums, where he ultimately died.

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Imaginary Friends

Creepy imaginary friends stories told by Reddit users.

omegaweapon The Bad Boys in the Kitchen

I used to hallucinate/hear voices at night when I was around 4, they used to say shit like “is he asleep yet? no he’s just pretending” then I’d hear footsteps running to my room and sometimes actually shit myself and they’d laugh. that’s when I wasnt actually getting beaten up by them in a dream. it was just my parents and I at the house, and it wasn’t my parents. I called them the bad boys in the kitchen. I’m 39 now and my son who’s 6 now once told me that his friend ben said, he used to make me poop my pants when I was little. I laughed it off but my son gave me accurate details of the house etc and mentioned “the bad boys in the kitchen” and how they used to beat me up, which disturbed him because i’m his hero and no one can beat up dad. i literally froze and felt like I was 4 again, I asked who Ben was and he said it was his imaginary friend. I told him Ben is a liar and was just jealous and not to worry about it.

TravelsWithTheDoctor The Creeper Man

My son from the age of three always tells me about the “creeper man” who lives in my mom and dads bedroom. He brings it up after he visits them. I made the mistake once of asking what he looks like. My son said “Oh, he doesn’t have a face.”

BrownXCoat Dead Girl in the Closet

When my daughter was three she had an imaginary friend named Kelly who lived in her closet. Kelly sat in a little rocking chair while she slept, played with her, etc. Typical imaginary friend shit. Anyway, fast forward two years later, the wife and I are watching the new Amityville (the one with Ryan Renolds) and our daughter walks out right when dead girl goes all black eyed. Far from being disturbed she said “That looks like Kelly.” “Kelly who?” we say “You know the dead girl that lived in my closet.”

MidnightXII The Captain

A parent of one of my students told us in a meeting that she was concerned because her son (7 years old) talked about an invisible ghost who would talk to him and play with him in his room. He said the ghost was called The Captain and was an old white guy with a beard. The kid would tell his mom that The Captain told him when he grows up his job will be to kill people, and The Captain would tell him who needed to be killed. The kid would cry and say he doesn’t want to kill when he grows up, but The Captain tells him he doesn’t have a choice and he’ll get used to killing after a while.

NiceColdPBR Bunny Man

When I was 16, I babysat twins who were in the third grade at the time. They always spoke of a man in an Easter Bunny costume, and they were terrified of him. One day I was babysitting, and one twin was in the shower. His brother and I were sitting downstairs watching television when all of the sudden, he said, “you need to go check on Matt.” Seconds later, Matt yelled, “He’s in here!!! He’s in here!!!” I ran upstairs, and I had to check every room before he would calm down. I’m not sure which part of the experience freaked me out the most.

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The Old Fisherman (1902)

The painting above by Tivadar Kosztka Csontváry has a pretty amazing secret to it which can be seen by using a mirror.

If you place the mirror exactly in the middle of the painting, on the left, you can see a man — wise-looking and sad — resting with his back to the serene mountains and the calm sea. He is God.

If you look to the right, you will see a man — evil-looking and menacing — with his back to the erupting volcano and the stormy sea. He is Devil

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Killerfishfinger has no memory of taking this photograph.
“The ‘details’ bit on my phone states this image was taken at 22:51:22  last night (May 26th, 2014) - I am really creeped out because I went to bed about 9:30-10ish last night and can’t remember getting back up! This is the only weird photo on my phone, can anyone help??”
At first this photograph doesn’t seem all that interesting. You see a figure(can’t be the same person taking the picture) and then two really strong lights above him.
It gets a bit more interesting after some editing is done to the pictures. Gama increases and other light alterations.

The figure seems to be facing the camera. The figure also seems to be holding something in his hand. The OP lives alone and thinks this could have been taken from his window. He feels like he was abducted and has no memory of it. Real or not, this is one of my favorite unexplained ufo mysteries.

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Killerfishfinger has no memory of taking this photograph.

The ‘details’ bit on my phone states this image was taken at 22:51:22  last night (May 26th, 2014) - I am really creeped out because I went to bed about 9:30-10ish last night and can’t remember getting back up! This is the only weird photo on my phone, can anyone help??”

At first this photograph doesn’t seem all that interesting. You see a figure(can’t be the same person taking the picture) and then two really strong lights above him.

It gets a bit more interesting after some editing is done to the pictures. Gama increases and other light alterations.

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The figure seems to be facing the camera. The figure also seems to be holding something in his hand. The OP lives alone and thinks this could have been taken from his window. He feels like he was abducted and has no memory of it. Real or not, this is one of my favorite unexplained ufo mysteries.

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This is what it looks like when you take apart a Tickle Me Elmo
We thought we could just tickle him and get away with it…

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This is what it looks like when you take apart a Tickle Me Elmo

We thought we could just tickle him and get away with it…

five nights at sesame street

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The Diary

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Mule vs Mountain Lion

A couple from Montana were out riding on the range with their dogs, the man with a rifle and his wife with the camera that took these amazing shots, when a mountain lion decided to stalk the dogs.

The man got off his mule and decided to fire a shot into the air to scare off the mountain lion, but before he could the lion charged towards the dogs hoping for a piece of them. That’s when things got interesting

The mule decided he wanted a piece of the lion and snatched him up by the tail and started whirling him around. Banging its head on the ground on every pass. It basically stomped it to death and bit it a few times to make sure it was really dead.

The mule then walked back to where the stunned couple were standing and stood there ready to continue as if this crazy situation hadn’t just gone down.

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Bats illuminated by lightning (video)

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Bats illuminated by lightning (video)

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Over 200 Dead Bodies On Mount Everest

The area above 26,000ft is called “The Death Zone” due to the atmospheric pressure. The air is so thin that recovering the dead bodies is impossible so they are left where they died.

There have been many cases where people had to leave behind some people that were still alive due to low oxygen. Sergei and Francys Arsentiev met that fate. Two climbers heard Francys screaming for help on the side of a steep cliff. She was seperated from her husband. The climbers had to leave her behind or they would have died themselves.

Some were lucky enough to die in their sleep, while others suffered injuries from falls and died slowly from hypothermia.

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I want to climb everest

So did they….

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William Utermohlen
Artist William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 1995. Over the course of roughly five years he drew these self portriats (starting at 1996) of himself.
Whether the cause for the change in his portraits was from the disease which made him forget what he looked like or due to the loss of artistic skills, this is extremely heartbreaking.

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William Utermohlen

Artist William Utermohlen was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in 1995. Over the course of roughly five years he drew these self portriats (starting at 1996) of himself.

Whether the cause for the change in his portraits was from the disease which made him forget what he looked like or due to the loss of artistic skills, this is extremely heartbreaking.

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