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The Glasgow Ice Cream Wars Traded Sprinkles for Shotguns

If trick or treating is effectively canceled this year, many helicopter parents can breathe a sigh of relief that they don’t have to X-ray every piece of candy on offer to see if it contains something dangerous like poison, razor blades, or socialism. But these parents don’t know the real dangers that the arrival of sweet treats can bring to …

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Chainsaws were originally invented to help with childbirth

If you think getting a whole extra human out of your body is a miserable experience, you are right, but it could be even more miserable. Back in the day when caesarean sections were common, and death did not seem a desirable alternative to one. If a baby had trouble getting out, doctors would go in and cut out some …

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6 worryingly creepy glitches in non-horror games

4th Event 0The scripted AI actually became sentient Weird features in games are usually either Easter eggs or weird perverted things hidden in the games Game code should not be found. However, sometimes you only get things that even the Creators don’t have can explain. After many players managed to quit Event 0In the intended campaign, a player was able …

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The dark secret subtext in ‘The Charlie Brown Halloween Special’

If you were a kid during or after the 1960s, you are likely familiar with the Halloween holiday staples It’s the big pumpkin, Charlie Brown! The cartoon that should logically be forgotten about forty years ago, won’t be shown on TV this yearand broke a tradition that was nearly six decades in the making. Kids are drawn to the movie …

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10 more historical places lost in time

Given that modern man’s existence dates back 200,000 years, millions of monuments, buildings, and other sites are of great importance to mankind. While we have accomplished so much during this time, we have failed to meet our obligations as caretakers of the planet. In fact, we are devastating forests like there is no tomorrow, destroying natural areas and historical sites. …

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4 stupidly unfortunate ways people died

4th A Viking was killed by the head of his decapitated enemy When Harald I, the first king of Norway, ascended the throne after the unification of the Viking tribes, not everyone immediately lined up and kissed the ring. Like most coronations, King Harald had to take the “Talk Shit and Find Out” route to win a bit of battles …

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At the time, the British MI5 employed boy scouts as spies

It is every boy’s dream to become a spy (who is also a dinosaur and Spider-Man). And for a glorious year in the UK, any teen who could tie a slipknot had the opportunity to become part of a great and sacred espionage organization. And they absolutely screwed it up. The Boy Scout AssociationBut not in an “ecclesiastical way” either, …

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5 Creepy Horrible Secrets That Need Answers

6 The small town serial killer who refused to let a victim’s family find peace In April 1922, the idyllic charm of the French community of Goas Al Ludu was forever spoiled when the Picard family reported their daughter Pauline missing. Locals accused Gypsies. The predominant one wisdom The bigotry hit a snag as there were no trailers in the …

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