Creepy Facts To Keep You Awake At Night

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Looking for some interesting information that's certain to give you nightmares? From killer cannibals to mutant fish, these are the creepiest facts that readers wish they didn't know. Caution: not for the faint of heart.

Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean" Ride Used Real Skeletons

Disneyland’s famous Pirates of the Caribbean ride once used real skeletons. When the ride opened, all the skeletons were genuine, mostly donated to science for anatomical study. However, over the years, they have all been replaced with fakes except for the skull and cross bones above the Treasure Room, which reamins to this day.

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There Are Several Active Serial Killers in the U.S.

The FBI estimates that there are between twenty-five and fifty serial killers operating throughout the U.S. at any given time. About 40 percent of the time, killers get away with the murders. They usually learn from other killers' mistakes, so they know how to fool the police.

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The More You Know

  • We all have teeny tiny mites living on our eyelashes.
  • The Japanese Hornet is one of the largest and most venomous hornets in the world. A sting from this bug can result in kidney failure.
  • Dead bodies swell up like balloons after about four days, due to the release of gases and liquids.
  • Your Organs Move A Bit When You're On A Rollercoaster
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