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A tarantula poses in this file photo. Source: Facebook

Swarm of tarantulas invade remote Australian country town

If you’re not a fan of spiders you may wish to look away now. The news out of Maningrida, near Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory, will likely leave you positively disgusted. An estimated 25,000 tarantulas have literally taken over the small town, and nobody has any idea why. Local scientists are […]

December 28, 2016 Australia
Unrelated meat on display at a Chinese grocer. Source: Facebook

Chinese criminal organization busted for selling ’40-year old meat’

Chinese authorities have recently busted gangs operating in the meat packing business, which are trying to sell expired meat – in some cases up to forty years old – on unsuspecting consumers. So far this year 21 gangs have been apprehended by the police, with 100,000 tons of dodgy meat […]

December 28, 2016 China
A large pig, similar to the one discovered in the basement. Source: Facebook

Massive pig ‘weighing over 500 pounds’ found in Detroit basement

A huge pig weighing in at over 500 pounds was discovered in the basement of a property in Detroit. An anonymous tip brought investigators to the house, and they soon made the rather unexpected discovery after hearing a few suspicious oinks. The anonymous caller who alerted the authorities allegedly claimed that […]

December 28, 2016 US
A raccoon poses in an unrelated file photo. Source: Facebook

DC Park Police officer ‘shoots his own foot’ during fight with raccoon

A raccoon attack on a Park Police officer in Washington DC’s Rock Creek Park has ended with the officer accidentally shooting himself in the foot while trying to fight off the small attacker, and the officer was rushed to hospital, according to local media reports. The incident took place on […]

December 28, 2016 US