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About Kirin Johnson

Kirin Johnson is a blogger, CNA and caregiver for adults with disabilities. She is currently pursuing a career in nursing. Kirin enjoys expressing her knowledge on a variety of odd topics (especially insects, animals and unusual websites) through blogging.

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Shrunken Heads (History & How You Can Buy One Of Your Own)

Shrunken heads are becoming a popular topic in today’s oddities business. More and more people are seeking them for purchase. Without a doubt, a head would make a great addition to a collection of curiosities. However, if you’re looking for a real shrunken head, finding it is not so easy. This doesn’t mean they are not out there. You just have to look hard to find one.

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Several real human shrunken heads from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! The image was taken at a Oddities & Curiosities Expo in Denver, Colorado (October 2019). In the middle is a real child shrunken head.

In this post, we will talk about their up and coming industry and history. We will go into the details of how they were made in the past. Our featured image shows a man by the name of Horatio Gordon Robley. He is sitting proud with his large collection of severed and preserved heads back in 1895. Robley was an artist and collector of Mokomokai (preserved heads of Māori people). Although the heads are severed and not shrunk, we thought we would share this amazing image with you. Of course, to many, the picture can be extremely creepy and very difficult to look at. read more

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5 Gore Sites With Videos That May Cause Nightmares

The following gore sites contain material that may cause severe nightmares. If you’re not a fan of disturbing dreams, it may be best to just view another article. You have been warned!

If you read our post on seven of the most offensive sites, you will likely be able to handle reading this entire post. However, it does contain even more websites about death, terrible brutality, murder (including gruesome beheadings), suicide and other extremely shocking stuff.

Warning: Web Pages Contain Material That May Cause Anxiety

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This article was created for educational purposes only. We do not condone any of the acts shown in the gore videos on the following sites. These are some of the scariest places you can find on the Web.   read more

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5 Gross Websites You’ll Wish You Never Visited

Welcome to our list of 5 gross websites. These are some of the nastiest places you can find on the Internet. Before proceeding, we must first warn you that if you have a weak stomach, please move on to another post. Even if you think you can handle it, we recommend you keep a barf bag handy. Clearly, these sites were created by people who don’t mind disgusting things.

#1 ShareMyShit.com

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In order to access Share My Shit, you must first confirm that you are not under the age of 18. This website features many images of human and animal feces. They claim to be the first and only true social network for posting and viewing pictures of poop. When you browse through their FAQ page, they mention their website is “Like Instagram… for shit.” read more

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Top 10 Zombie Videos For Zombie Lovers

This is a collection of the top gruesome zombie videos (in no particular order ) from a variety of websites. The majority of the following links were found on YouTube.

Warning: Content may be too gory for some viewers.

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#1 Zombie Puppet Party


Zombie Puppet Party is a YouTube channel about a group of young puppets from another planet. They love to spend most of their time throwing parties. Sadly, their fun comes to an end after a powerful magnitude 12 quake causes the rise of zombies. read more

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15 Weird Phobias People Actually Have

We gathered a list of 15 weird phobias you may not believe are possible. Each may not only seem irrational, but also a little insane. Believe it or not, all are real disorders of the mind. Interestingly, it is estimated that over 6 million American people live with a phobia.

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For decades, scientists have been researching to find answers to why people suffer from such irrational phobias. A Nature Neuroscience study found evidence that may provide a shocking explanation. The surprising results of the experiments explain that a traumatic event could affect DNA in sperm, which could then alter the brains and behavior of future generations. read more