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Jeffrey Dahmer’s Brain Was Preserved And Almost Sent For Scientific Study

Jeffrey Dahmer, the Milwaukee Cannibal, is one of the most vicious serial killers. Dahmer hacked and slashed his way through 17 victims before he was finally caught and arrested in 1991. At trial, he was sentenced to life in prison for his crimes. However, not long after arriving at the Columbia Correctional Institution in Portage, Wisconsin, Dahmer was attacked and killed by a fellow inmate. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); For most people, this is where the story of Jeffrey Dahmer usually ends. However, after his death, the killer’s brain set…

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Never Heard Of The Baltic Sea Anomaly? Get Ready To Have Your Mind Blown

If there’s one place that is still full of wonder, containing many different mysteries, it’s probably the bottom of the ocean. The deep, dark depths are a final frontier of sorts, and there is still much to see down there. As an example of what’s potentially waiting for us thousands of leagues under the sea, I’d like to introduce you to the so-called Baltic Sea Anomaly… The Baltic Sea Anomaly is an unidentified structure that was discovered via sonar and radar by a Swedish diving team back in 2011. YouTube…

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These 25 Things Are Totally Banned In Certain Countries. Mostly Absurd… But #9 Is Hilarious.

If you grew up in a progressive, free country then it might be strange to think that some other countries have banned items you may use every day. Most people reading this article probably have the freedom of choice, especially when it comes to every day, normal decisions. However, countries like China, Iran and Malaysia have banned their people from watching certain things on television and even wearing certain colors. This is so strange… and wrong. 1.) Game consoles (China): In 2000, the Chinese government enacted a ban on gaming…

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12 Of The Most Ridiculous Political Promises Ever Made

If you’ve been keeping up with the election, your faith in humanity is probably long gone by now. And mine is, too. It flew right out the window and told me it’s never coming back, so see you never, hopes and dreams. While this batch of politicians is blessed with a unique brand of crazy, political weirdos have been spewing absolute nonsense since humans started governing themselves. In honor of campaign season, let’s take a look at some of the most bizarre promises that professional crazy people have ever made….

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These Shocking Photos Show The Scars You Can’t Normally See. And They’re Horrifying.

Words have meaning, and they possess the power to change the world.  They can inspire us to do amazing things, or to commit the most  horrible acts.  It’s up to everyone to understand they are responsible for wielding that awesome power.  Because words cut the deepest, and yet leave no marks, they can truly be the most devastating form of abuse. Photographer Richard Johnson, who has himself suffered from the worst kind of verbal abuse, created a series of photos to illustrate their incredibly harmful effect.  These images, created for the Weapon of Choice…

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Flip Flops Saved This Woman’s Life. No, Really.

Metro Jennifer Lyons’ narrowly avoided getting electrocuted when the satellite dish on top of her home was struck by lightning. The 30,000-volt strike forced plugs out of the walls and sent debris flying everywhere. Lyons herself was knocked back by the bolt. She still managed to escape electrocution by the skin of her teeth. Well, soles of her sandals, I should say. The 49-year-old nurse left the house, which was set aflame, with only a bump on her head because the rubber flip flops she was wearing prevented the electricity…

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Hey, What’s That Weird Creation On The Beach? Let Me Look Closer… WHAT IN THE?

For the 2014 Sculpture By The Sea event, a Belgian artist named Annette Thas created something that makes passers by stop and stare. Her creation is a gigantic, fleshy wave that seems to be rising up from the sand. It stands 9 feet tall and it is 12 feet long. If you were to sit at its base, it would almost envelop you with its sheer size. Not only is it huge, but there is another reason why anyone who passes by just has to stop and do a double-take… The…

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Scientists Have Pinpointed When The Human Race Will Go Extinct. Spoiler Alert: It’s Soon.

One day, there will come a time where humans will no longer walk the planet. A morbid thought, I know, but a realistic one. We face extinction at some point and every day that we live we are just racing faster toward that inevitable end. Scientists have theorized about how it will happen and when it will happen and here is a compendium of some of the more likely theories. 1) Artificial Intelligence – 20 Years Humans are making computers stronger, faster, and more powerful every day. But when will…

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15 Of Out-Of-Context, WTF Pictures That Will Make You Weep For Humanity

In the course of an average day writing for ViralNova, you wouldn’t believe the amount of insane photos, videos, and gifs that I come across. Most of these are too insignificant to be made into their own stories, but that doesn’t make them any less WTF-worthy. Today, I’ve decided to bring you a list of the most ridiculous photos I’ve encountered over the past few months. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Let’s get started, shall we? 1. This hoarder’s house is literally bursting at the seams. Reddit / iseeyoustandingthere googletag.cmd.push(function() {…

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How This Guy Died Is A Straight-Up Nightmare…He Was Stuck Here For 27 Hours

If you had a choice of ways to die, being stuck in a cave for 27 hours probably wouldn’t be very high on your list. But sadly, that’s what happened to 26-year-old John Edward Jones shortly before Thanksgiving 2009 when he and several friends attempted to explore the Nutty Putty Cave in western Utah. The Tuesday night before Thanksgiving 2009, Jones entered the cave (pictured below) with a group of around 11 other people. They all stuck together for a bit, then the 26-year-old went out on his own to…

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