Browsing: Bizarre

As a society we love to hear about the weird, the odd and the bizarre. And we like our information in a 10-pack usually. TopTenz delivers with a collection of Top 10 Bizarre lists.

You’ve probably heard of the Philadelphia Experiment. You may also be familiar with the extended Montauk mythos that surrounds it. Both have, after all, spawned several pop cultural adaptations—from The Philadelphia Experiment (1983) to Stranger Things (2016-present). But what you might have missed are the details. From 1931, as the story goes, Nikola Tesla and…

Ever since Bitcoin hit the headlines in the latter half of 2017, cryptocurrencies have been gaining more and more momentum as a currency that truly does hold potential for the future. However, while they may be gaining recognition, can the same be said for their worth? While Bitcoin is up there as the most valuable…

There aren’t too many urban legends out there as creepy as the Bunny Man. Although it’s labelled as a myth and a legend, there is some truth to the story of the terrifying man dressed in a bunny costume who would terrorize unsuspecting victims with an axe. Starting with the legend, followed by the truths…

If you want to explore an incredibly creepy and bizarre location, Mexico’s Island of the Dolls is definitely the place to go. Located in the Xochimilco canals, approximately 28 kilometers south of Mexico City, the island is entirely full of dolls – thousands of them – hanging from trees and wires. From the sad legend…

Dreaming is the both one of the most commonplace — and one of the most bizarre — things in the world. Every night, while asleep, we vividly hallucinate impossible things and then remember little to none of it in the morning. When we do remember, it makes almost zero sense and its incomprehensibility makes it…

When Charles Darwin studied the process of evolution in the 1800s, he realized that animals have a selective breeding process he called “natural selection.” Animals who were born with a predisposition to survive longer in their environment were the ones to survive and mate with one another, passing on their DNA. Because of this process,…

There’s a lot of pressure on schools these days, both to perform academically and mold their students into productive members of society. Given that most kids are, well, terrible, schools can be given a lot of leeway when it comes to making mistakes. Then you have these 10 schools, which couldn’t have made worse decisions…

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