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Dosage misadventures are surprisingly common. But the strangest incidents highlight how quickly something can go wrong. Some cases derive from stupidity, like handing out smoking aids in school and choosing your drugs from the insecticide aisle. But sometimes people accidentally overdose because they trusted over-the-counter medicines, during fun challenges and even when they sleepwalk. See
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Active shooter drills are something that people in most countries outside of the United States only ever have to imagine: a terrifying reminder that, at any moment, your lives might be threatened by someone you see every day, and that you need to be ready for it. See Also: 10 Myths About Guns And Gun
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Sometimes things just happen and other times they happen for sinister reasons. Freak accidents occur all the time, but so do well-planned tragedies. The problem is that one cannot always distinguish between the two and the more time passes after a mysterious incident, the more difficult it becomes to determine whether it happened out of
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Seeing a unicorn in the bathtub is not always a sign of mental illness. Hallucinations are surprisingly common. Healthy individuals can trigger otherworldly experiences with coffee, the wrong medication and gazing at a loved one. The deep end is terrifying. Some people live with epic hallucination disorders that cannot be fully explained or treated. Experts
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The moon has been associated with a wide variety of superstitions across cultures, even if there’s nothing particularly noteworthy about it; far cooler satellites exist right in our solar system. From its use in the occult to dating advice on Instagram, many people believe it to be much more influential in our daily lives than
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We’ve all heard stories of people who are addicted to eating sofa cushions or bathing in bleach. These are far from the norm; it turns out that there’s plenty of no less strange addictions that are far more common. So common, in fact, that the chances are good that you know people that have an
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China is ancient and beautiful. But cherry blossoms and the Great Wall aside, the country’s freakiest issues could harm its own population, the international community, and even unborn sacred leaders. See Also: 10 Ways You Are Ruled By Communist China There is a terrifying reason why China is never short of organ donors. Its social
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Anything in life can become haunted. From houses to people to patches of land to toys, ghosts will attach to anything in their power to affect. This apparently includes retail stores! See Also: Top 10 Famous Haunted Landmarks You Didn’t Know Were Haunted Across the US (and England, apparently), retail stores like Walmart, Target, Sam’s
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Teaching is often a calling, and the people who enter into the profession do so for noble reasons. After all, it isn’t for the excellent compensation and benefits, but that’s a conversation for a different list. Teachers work their butts off to ensure our children don’t grow up without a basic understanding of math, history,
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To have a person vanish out of thin air is extremely disturbing, but to have bizarre events surrounding the disappearance can make the situation even more unsettling. This list compiles ten of the most unsettling disappearances that have occurred. The circumstances surrounding each disappearance are extremely bizarre and many of the crimes have yet to
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The most-enduring conspiracy theories tend to be those that focus on a powerful elite pulling the puppet strings of the world to manipulate it to their liking. For an entity as powerful as the European Union, it is pretty much inevitable that such theories will form. From military might and monetary policy, to language and
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McDonald’s is an American staple. Almost every town has at least one and many have upwards of three. It’s even spread and branched out to become a worldwide brand! It’s in our movies, our books, the ads are everywhere, it’s one of those brands that’s woven into the fabric of everyday life to the point
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The British Royal Family is probably the most famous and far reaching Royal Family in the World, with the Queen of England being the official Head of State in 16 countries around the world. In addition to the Commonwealth, the British Royal Family is beloved internationally as symbols of class, elegance and humility, which they
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When Jesus spoke of money and possessions in the New Testament, he pled for people not to amass or become too attached to materialistic gains. As it turns out, many of his purported followers tasked with spreading his message haven’t taken these words to heart and have amassed considerable fortunes for themselves. Thanks to the
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Math is, understandably, a complicated subject to get a hang of. Most of us are simply not wired to do anything with a large amount of numbers, even if we’re intuitively mathematical beings. We’re adding, subtracting, multiplying and doing even more complicated equations in our heads all the time. It’s a problem, though, when that
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Creepy stories are always a hit, unless you are the star of one. There are hundreds of internet discussions about ghost sightings, weird sounds, unexplained incidents etc. And it’s always those personal experiences that get the most interaction. See Also: 10 Creepy Things Bodies Can Do After Death 10 Warning note A hotel guest found
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There are some facts we all get wrong about colors. Like the belief the sun is yellow, or that we see black at night. We wrongly think water is colorless, gold is gold and that there are seven colors in the rainbow. The supposedly simple act of seeing color is a more complicated than we
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Child marriage a violation of human rights and many of the children have no say in the matter. Child marriage has a host of negative consequences: increased mortality rates for both the mother and the child, mental health issues, sexually transmitted disease, and pregnancy complications. Despite laws against child marriage, millions of children are married
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