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Wikipedia Rabbit Holes (22 pics)

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The Kennedy Curse

This is a series of deaths, accidents, and other mysteries that have involved the members of the Kennedy family. As recently as earlier this month, the curse struck Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter Maeve and her son Gideon, when they went missing during a canoe trip.

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The Sylvia Plath Effect

This is the phenomenon that suggests poets are more susceptible to mental illness than other creative writers.

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The Max Headroom Signal Hijacking

In 1987, 2 television stations in Chicago had their signals hijacked by a man in a Max Headroom mask and costume. He made comments about Coke, TV show, WGN anchor Chuck Swirsky, and ended with a shot of an exposed butt being smacked by a flyswatter. They never found the culprit.

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Captain Midnight Broadcast Signal Intrusion

In 1986, an electrical engineer named John R. MacDougall jammed the HBO satellite signal during a film, with the message above. He did it protest the insane monthly rates, but to date, no one knows how he did it.

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Toynbee Tiles

These are messages of unknown origin found embedded in the asphalt of various streets in 24 major cities across the US and 4 South American cities.

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Folie à Deux

This is a psychiatric disorder that's characterized by a shared psychosis. This is when symptoms of a delusion are transmitted from one individual to another or a group.

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The Moberly-Jourdain Incident

This is also known as "the Ghosts of Petit Trianon/Versailles." This is a tale of time travel and hauntings, reported in 1911.

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A List of mysterious Cyphertexts

This is a deep one. There's a long list of cypher texts, mysterious messages, and codes that no one's been able to crack.

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Hunter S. Thompson

This rabbit hole isn't creepy, but more insane and f*cking gonzo. You'll definitely lose yourself for hours here. Then, you'll want to watch Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

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The List of Fatalities at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Since it opened, 73 individuals have been killed here: 42 drivers, 1 motorcyclist, 13 mechanics, and 17 others including pit crew members, track personnel and spectators. And most of them weren't in ways you'd expect at a race track.

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UKUSA Agreement

This is an agreement between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US to share signals intelligence. It's also called the "Five Eyes." Not so much creepy in the traditional sense, but definitely in the Orwellian sense.

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The Peoples Temple and Rev. Jim Jones

Jones started a religious movement that was all over California until they were forced out. After moving to Guyana, his church participated in the Jonestown Massacre.

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The Loveland Frog

This is a legendary humanoid frog, spotted in Loveland, OH.

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Sedlec Ossuary

This chapel beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in the Czech Republic contains the skeletons of between 40,000 and 70,000 people; all used as decorations.

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Sailing Stones

This is a geological formation where rocks move and create long tracks along a smooth valley floor with no human or animals present. There's a scientific explanation, but it's still nonetheless.

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Unit 731

This was a covert biological and chemical warfare R&D unit of the Japanese Army during WWII. They were known for doing lethal human experimentation, and also subject to "Operation Paperclip" after the war. This is gonna give you nightmares.

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Bunny Man

This was an urban legend from Fairfax County, VA in the 70's. It involves a man wearing a rabbit costume, who attacks people with an axe.

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Bubbly Creek

This is the nickname of the South Fork of the South Branch of the Chicago River. It got the name because of the gasses that bubble out of the riverbed due to the decomposition of the blood and entrails dumped into the water by the meatpacking district.

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Visual Release Hallucinations/Charles Bonnet Syndrome

This is the experience of complex visual hallucinations in someone who has partial or severe blindness.

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John Murray Spear and his Mechanical Messiah

Spear was an American Spiritualist clergyman, who tried to create an electrically powered Messiah, who he called "New Motive Power."

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Circumstellar Habitable Zone

Also known as the "Goldilocks Zone," this is the area that's just the right distance from a star, where life can thrive and water can exist in liquid form.

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Tanganyika laughter epidemic

This was an outbreak of mass hysteria in 1962. It started at a mission-run boarding schools and lasted over 16 days.

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