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Creepy Facts to Feel Unsettled About

At any point in life, you might just be a few interesting facts away from being creeped out. There's so much to learn about the habits of serial killers, the effects of certain poisons, awful trivia and unsettling details of things you thought were fine. For more, here are some not-so-fun facts to feel bad about.

Various creepy, gross and dark facts | Clydemortranexis 21.9k points 15 hours ago Tarantulas can swim.
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Tumblr Thread: Cats And Their Journey To Domestication

This Tumblr thread goes hard on the history behind how cats ended up being domesticated. Perhaps the most surprising takeaway from all this information is that we foolishly annoy these fearless predators. Not a good idea, not a good idea at all. 

Tumblr thread explains cats' path toward domestication | koryos CATS let's talk about housecats and fucking weird they are evolutionarily/anthropologically like who thought good idea have tiny malicious predators our homes anyways not us actually) are they even domesticated yes) do they even feel LOVE yes) LET'S LEARN ABOUT CATS
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AskReddit Thread: Man Secrets Get Divulged

The "man secrets" are finally being revealed. Whether it's something like the fact that many dudes genuinely enjoy the act of hugging, or something more ridiculous like the inescapable blind and primal urge to touch the top of a doorframe, upon entering a room; these male secrets might provide some clarity for folks out there. 

Various man secrets get shared in an AskReddit thread | realbadaccountant 23.0k points· 2 days ago S 2 6 people come crying us, our first inclination is fix problem. Since this is (often) not possible, lead with something along lines Can vent minute Or anything signals us this is just time active listening, rather than problem solving session.
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Things that are Surprisingly Dangerous

If you needed some more stress in your life, here are some seemingly mundane things that can be more dangerous than you'd expect. It turns out a lot of stuff that you see and do every day is heavy, poisonous, and otherwise surprisingly deadly. For some more bummers, here are not-so-fun facts to feel bad about.

Things that you wouldn't expect to be dangerous but are | tomato_soup_ 6.0k points 12 hours ago Palm trees. They are so much heavier than they look and their branches can kinda just fall off without warning Echospite 1.8k points 9 hours ago Aussie here. Beware eucalypt on hot day middle drought. Eucalypts shed branches stressed. Usually 's small clusters, but sometimes jump six feet hear massive CRASH outside and see huge motherfucker on lawn amount times almost had one land on our car
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Open Secrets In Various Professions

Everybody has to put on some kind of a front for their job, whether it's acting like you have a technical solution or pretending you don't gossip about the customers behind their back. Some industries are way shadier than they seem.

Open secrets of various industries | ITworksGuys 9.1k points 19 hours ago am don't always know WHY fix worked and don't care. Sleepycoon 2.5k points 17 hours ago number times put "gremlins" under cause problem and/or "fuck if know" under solution ticket without anyone ever batting an eye is appalling.
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Signs That Should Definitely Not Be Ignored

There are some signs out there in the big old bad world that we'd all do well to pay attention to. They're trying to steer us clear of ultimate peril, and for that we are grateful. These signs are doing a very good job at their jobs. 

Check out more terrifying signs that make their message clear, over here.

Signs that should definitely NOT be ignored | CHILDREN MUST HAVE ADULT SUPERVISION THANKS! sign illustration scared looking kids standing in front of adults with eyeballs instead of faces
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Laws People Insist Are Real But Don't Exist

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the various laws that people insist are real, but actually aren't. These could be helpful to take note of for the next time you find someone running their mouth about something they are sure is a law, but in actuality is nothing of the sort. 

A collection of laws that people insist are real, but are not | cushionblock 1h my country some people believe they can 'press charges' against someone can't report crime and police decide if they are taking further s not up whether charges are brought may want charges brought but police drop case. Alternatively can refuse press charges' and police can bring case anyway s harder without victim or witness cooperation but they still can do have right civil cases course but people say 'press charge
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Tumblr User Explains Why Lone Baby Deer Is Probably Fine

A limited knowledge of animals and a well timed photo can send the wrong message, and this person is here to explain why it's probably not as sad as it looks. For more people enlightening other people on how animals actually work, here's a thread on farm animals that takes a dark turn.

Tumblr thread on why Deer leave their fawns alone | fawn curled up beside fake deer which is used target practice | vampireapologist lot people are super upset by this, so here is reminder someone who has worked professionally with deer fawn tucked down alone like this is almost never an orphan. Fawns are extremely small, and their best defense is stay hidden as often as possible. Unless they are nursing or moving new spot, tucking themselves down grass or against bigger objects is their best de
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Twitter Thread: The Brain's Reaction To Long Term Stress

Positive psychology-certified coach Alexis Rockley hooked it up with a helpful, informative Twitter thread that explains the trippy rollercoaster many of our brains are on right now, amidst these strange times. 

Positive psychologist explains brain and body's reaction to long term stress | Alexis Rockley @alexisrockley Let be clear thread Those "all over place" feelings been having? They are symptoms stress, NOT personal failures yours.
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Twitter Thread: 1919 Anti-Mask Protests During Spanish Flu

Journalist Tim Mak explains the time San Francisco residents got tired of wearing masks in 1919 and decided to hold huge maskless events during the outbreak of the Spanish Flu. What a relatable public health themed nightmare.

Twitter thread on anti-mask league during San Francisco's 1919 Spanish Flu | Tim Mak @timkmak THREAD History doesn't repeat itself, but rhymes thread about Anti-Mask League 1919 not kiddingI went HAM researching this So, starting Sept 2018 San Francisco suffered Spanish Flu pandemic. Initial mask wearing good around 80 percent 2:10 PM Apr 19, 2020 Twitter Web App 3.9K Retweets 6.2K Likes Tim Mak O @timkmak 3h Replying timkmak By November cases were down, and public health officials recommended
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Tumblr Thread: Radioactive Lava-Like Material Has Medusa Powers

This is one of those quick and informative Tumblr threads that is just brimming with absurdity. Apparently the world hatched this thing, which was labelled the "Elephant's Foot", and that ended up possessing literal "Medusa" powers. Specifically, that you couldn't stare at it directly without meeting your demise. Wild. And to make matters even more wild (somehow), a mold came along and started chowing down on the lava-like material. 

Tumblr thread describes a monster mold that has the powers of Medusa | unexplained-events photo above is closest humanity has ever come creating Medusa. If were look at this would die instantly | image is reactor core lava formation basement Chernobyl nuclear plant s called Elephant's Foot and weighs hundreds tons, but is only couple meters across. Oh, and regarding Medusa thing, this picture taken through mirror around corner hallway. Because wheeled camera they sent up take pictures destroyed
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Tumblr Thread Is Rich With Cake Baking Tips

This brief and helpful Tumblr thread breaks out the tips on how to bake that next glorious cake. Cake baking tricks are fun. 

A quick and helpful Tumblr thread shares various baking tips | docholligay Coming state champion baker: If y'all use decent box mix and use melted butter instead vegetable oil, an extra egg, and milk instead water, no one can tell difference sure as hell can't. Also, if add little almond extract vanilla cake, or little coffee chocolate cake sends through roof. This concludes attempting be helpful.
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Life Pro Tips To Ace Your Existence

In these strange and troubling times, as the world navigates a rapidly changing reality due to the Coronavirus, it is helpful to have some life pro tips from folks who have experienced isolation, and done so successfully. Outside of those relevant and helpful pointers on keeping sane during insane times, there are some other tips to support one's ability to get with the wild flow of life. Good old life pro tips.

A collection of life pro tips that are helpful for people navigating the world | LPT Advice on managing extended periods away World Learning submariner 6 years with multiple deployments 6 months and other extended underways multiple months with short -port stints between time had develop coping strategies dealing with isolation and loss social contact with outside World. Here's learned: 1. Hold fast whatever is waiting on other side doesn't matter feels foolish, or whether there is certainty hap
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Woman Tests Positive For COVID-19, Describes Experience

Bjonda Haliti shared her experience with having Coronavirus. She details what it felt like as it progressed over a ten day period of time, and it sounds like at this point she's on the mend. The process she went through to actually get tested for Coronavirus, while she displayed the symptoms that doctors said to look out for, sounds like quite the ordeal. 

Woman tests positive for COVID-19, and describes her experience in Twitter thread | Bjonda Haliti @baeonda 22 years old and tested positive COVID-19 been debating on posting, but want share my experience especially with those around my age help bring awareness, and relieve any stress/anxiety some may have due pandemic.
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Gordon Ramsay decided to release a video that demonstrates the proper way to wash the hands. With the Coronavirus taking the world by storm, a process like washing the hands is more important than ever. And not everyone knows the proper way to go about it. So, Gordon Ramsay is here to break it down.