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Theyre Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/They%27re_Coming_To_Take_Me_Away,_Ha-Haaa%21 I heard the novelty Napoleon XIV track on the radio the other day, and was immediately transported back to my pre-teen years. My parents had given me an album with cute kiddie-type songs (e.g. Witch Doctor, Monster Mash) that swerved into creepy madness on the last track. I still can’t hear this without feeling […]

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swimming with white sharks in south africa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Kgcs1ltsjY Free swimming with Great Whites. Watched, for the most part, through my fingers*. I’m of two minds about this video: I give full credit to the divers for proving that Great Whites are not the sure-death, lethal monsters that their reputation suggests. However, I would have had little sympathy for them if one of […]

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Yellow crazy ant – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_crazy_ant I’m dealing with a pharoah ant infestation at the moment, so grumbles galore. My grumbling stops, however, when I realise that there are people who must have it waaaaay worse than me: “Crazy Ants?” Those are two words you never want to see together…

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070825/ap_on_re_ca/canada_balloon_crash_11;_ylt=As4TO5.s2bd7G8AkVuSDLCsE1vAI A hot air balloon burst into flames over western Canada, burning two passengers to death while their families looked on, police said Saturday. Other passengers leaped to the ground, some with their clothes in flames, witnesses said. I don’t need any more reasons to be terrified of air travel, but life just keeps serving […]

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http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/7482/creepyewok8qj.gif Thanks to SaveFerris for linking to this, one of the more distressing photos I’ve ever seen. As they say in Black Books, “he has the cold, dead eyes of a killer…”

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