Here's each of the 5,179 on-screen deaths in Game of Thrones

The best way to catch up with Game of Thrones before Season 4 starts? By watching this amazing supercut of every single on-screen death in the series so far. Made by Digg Video, it's a bloody gore-y mix of swords, spears, arrows, bare hands, etc. ripping apart flesh and ending human life. There's a total of 5,179… » 4/04/14 7:01pm 4/04/14 7:01pm

Lightning kills three people on a beach, injures 22

Argentina's beaches are getting quite dangerous during the southern hemisphere's summer. 70 people were injured by a swarm of piranhas about two weeks ago and now lightning has killed three teens and injured 22 people in a seaside spa of Villa Gesell, a coastal town in the province of Buenos Aires. Earth can be quite… » 1/09/14 9:40pm 1/09/14 9:40pm

New bullet expands itself into four connected parts to kill better

It may seem impossible at this point, but humans keep enhancing their ability to kill others using guns. Example: the new Advanced Ballistics Concepts' new Mi-Bullet, a projectile that expands into four connected parts as soon as it's fired. The mechanism—shown in the video—is very clever, making it very hard to miss… » 1/07/14 5:35am 1/07/14 5:35am

Norway Is Overrun With Plastic-Covered Corpses That Refuse to Rot

Norway's got a major corpse problem that isn't going away anytime soon. Literally—they won't rot. What's the culprit behind this profusion of bodies that refuse to take their place in the circle of life? The same thing that's also working to keep your sandwich fresh: plastic wrap. » 10/11/13 3:55pm 10/11/13 3:55pm

The most horrible days in history were provoked by humans

The Black Plague killed about 30 million people in five years, 16,427 per day. The Global Flu Pandemic killed 82,137 per day. But that's nothing compared to the damage humans inflicted upon other humans: 70,000 people were killed in five seconds on August 6, 1945, in Hiroshima, Japan. Here's the horrible ranking of… » 10/04/13 11:55am 10/04/13 11:55am

This Brutal Obituary Is a Reminder to Be Good to Your Children

Marianne Theresa Johnson-Reddick, born January 4, 1935, died last month, to the relief and comfort of the children whom she spent a lifetime (in their words) "torturing in every way possible." Those children, now grown, marked her passing by submitting the most chilling obituary you will ever read to her local newspaper, … » 9/10/13 6:33pm 9/10/13 6:33pm

The most horrible deaths anyone can imagine

Yesterday, a 19-year-old kid died when a remote helicopter partially decapitated him at Calbert Vaux Park, Brooklyn. It seems like a really terrible way to die, but it could have been worse—like literally dying from pain while having your testicles squeezed really hard. What's the worst death you can imagine? » 9/06/13 4:28pm 9/06/13 4:28pm

Could This 8-Year-Old Be The Key to Immortality?

Gabby Williams is eight years old, but looks like a newborn. She is one of only a handful of people across the world who age at an incredibly slow rate, and scientists are trying to figure out why. Once they do, the discovery could help fight Alzheimer's, and even give us an aging "off switch," which would give humans… » 8/18/13 4:13pm 8/18/13 4:13pm

Atlanta sport fans keep dying from stadium falls: three in five years

A baseball fan died after falling 65-feet from a concourse at the Braves' Turner Field stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Another one died when he fell from a stairwell in the same stadium in 2008. And a student was killed in another fall at the Georgia Dome in 2012. There was a common element in these two cases, though. » 8/13/13 11:14am 8/13/13 11:14am

Meet the Future of Your Death

Western burial customs are expensive, idiotic and terrible for the environment. Cremation is also lousy for the Earth's climate, with all that burning of fossil fuel. How will we get rid of our dead bodies in the future? Here are eight great ideas. » 6/25/13 2:24pm 6/25/13 2:24pm

High Schooler's Dream Comes True With Murder of Elderly Alligator

Most children dream of murdering giant alligators, and this fantasy became reality for a suburban Houston high school senior when the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department allowed him to kill an 800-pound gator who had lived for many decades in the relative safety of a wildlife management preserve. » 5/17/13 1:53pm 5/17/13 1:53pm