Teen Boy Missing For 3 Years Finally Returns Home, But Everything Is Not As It Seems

Whenever a person goes missing, it’s absolutely heartbreaking. Friends and family members want to keep hope alive for as long as possible until they can finally find some type of closure. But, sometimes, the closure they receive is too good to be the actual truth.

Here Are The Weirdest Laws In North Korea That Everyone Has To Follow

North Korea is, arguably, the most mysterious country on the planet. Given the nation’s isolation from the outside world, there’s still much that we don’t know about it. And the things we do know are, quite simply, utterly bizarre.

2-Week-Old Baby Contracts Meningitis From Common Item Most People Don't Realize Is Dangerous

There’s not enough paper in the world to handle a list of all the things you have to worry about when you’ve got a newborn at home. (Think: sharp corners, dirty diapers, and choking hazards, just to name a few.) Recently, one Iowa mother found that out the hard way.

20 Little-Known Tricks That Can Turn Anyone's Yard Into An Instant Paradise

In terms of hobbies, there’s nothing quite as fulfilling as growing your very own beautiful garden. Seeing your fruits, vegetables, and flowers sprout—and then using them for food and decorations in your home—only makes it all the more worthwhile. But like all great things in life, a beautiful garden doesn’t come easy.

Inside The Shameful Cabbage Patch Kids Scandal The Company Has Been Trying To Hide For Decades

Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, which were created in 1978 and quickly catapulted into the arms and hearts of children everywhere, have been considered classic, beloved toys for decades. Even if you never owned one, you’ve certainly known someone who did. Yet, there’s something about them that very few people know.

Camera Crew Sees Able-Bodied Woman Take A Handicap Spot And Decides To Make Her Regret It

Even the most patient and caring among us sometimes feels compelled to drop what we’re doing and scream at someone violating social etiquette. And while getting revenge on those who text absentmindedly at the dinner table or erratic drivers who don’t use their blinkers may seem like a pipe dream, have no fear: good Samaritans are fighting for justice out there!

Inside The Creepy Unsolved Case Of The Only Person Ever Murdered At The South Pole

When he had the chance to work on Antarctica’s Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory in the late 1990s, Australian astrophysicist Rodney Marks felt it was a seemingly perfect opportunity. He was newly engaged, too, and things were falling into place. But on May 11, 2000, he suddenly fell ill.

School Bus Driver Gets Fired Over A Single Facebook Post That Everyone Should See

Your interactions with your child’s school bus driver might be pretty short-lived: you’ll greet them as they pull up to the stop or open the door to let your kid hop aboard, and that’s about it. But bus drivers aren’t just chauffeurs; they’re people who truly care for the children they transport.

Doctor Tells Mom She's Having Multiple Babies Before Revealing An Even Bigger Surprise

Ask just about any parent, and they’ll tell you that having children is the greatest joy in their life. Sure, it can be an emotional rollercoaster (not to mention financially demanding—hello, college tuition!), but overall, kids are a welcome addition to every family.

20 Genius Hacks That Will Make Everyone's Time In The Car So Much Better

While road trips provide an opportunity for friends and families to bond over long stretches of open highway, they can be a bit of a pain in the butt (sometimes literally). Between boredom, discomfort, and everyday messes, these lengthy trips are often nightmarish—but they don’t have to be!

Twins Who Look Just A Little Different At Birth Are Unrecognizable 18 Years Later

Once you’ve had a few kids, you’ve probably seen it all; the antics of your young ones likely don’t surprise you anymore. Then again, there are always exceptions—and one mom from England recently had a different experience.

Seemingly Harmless Facebook Post Turns Into A Nightmare For A Group Of Small-Town Friends

Every day, millions of people post all sorts of comments, thoughts, and pictures on their social media profiles. Updating social sites has become so ingrained in our culture that it’s now considered a necessary part of our day-to-day routines.

Grieving Father Will Stop At Nothing To Expose Corrupt Cops Who Killed His Son

There’s no worse feeling than the one of helplessness when you lose a loved one—especially in a violent way. Not only do you have to contend with the sadness and loneliness of that loss, but suddenly, there’s a newfound sense of anger.

Distraught Mother Confronting Her Son's Killer In Court Has An Unusual Request For The Judge

Courtrooms are rarely the venues for intrigue and emotional outbursts that TV and film make them out to be. Rarely is there a surprise witness brought in at the last minute or a piece of forgotten evidence dramatically introduced before closing statements. Recently, though, one Cincinnati mother managed to stun an entire courtroom to a cinematic degree.

52 Years After Her Mother Vanished, Woman Places An Ad That Blows The Case Wide Open

It should go without saying, but parents are crucial to a child’s upbringing. When children lose that essential part of the family unit, it can be traumatizing, and it often deeply affects them well into adulthood. That appeared to be the case when a mother named Lucy Ann Johnson mysteriously disappeared in 1961, leaving behind a husband and two confused young children.

Couple's Neighbor Asks For Their Help But They Realize Too Late What She's Really After

As the Ten Commandments suggest, it’s important to love thy neighbors—and this goes double in small Southern towns, where everyone knows your name. You see them just about every day, after all! Unfortunately, love is blind, so they say… and one South Carolina couple found that out the hard way.

Former Beauty Queen Stalked Her Mormon Crush For Years Only For It All To End In Tragedy

Most relationships develop slowly over time, but on rare occasions, couples will meet in rom-com-worthy scenarios, connect on a physical level, and, by the third date, start talkin’ baby names and wedding details. It’s true—sometimes, romance just clicks. Joyce McKinney’s 1970s romance started out that way… before everything changed.

Teen's Response When Asked Why She Shot Up A School Is Beyond Bone-Chilling

Early on January 29, 1979, children started lining up outside of Grover Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego, California. Unbeknownst to them or the school’s staff, a teenaged girl was watching their every move from the dilapidated home she shared with her father across the street.

Guy Digs A Huge Hole In His Back Yard And Ends Up Driving His Neighbors Wild With Jealousy

Do-it-yourself projects can be a rewarding way to spend your time, especially if you’re building something you’re passionate about. However, when one man started digging a giant hole in his back yard, his neighbors thought he’d lost his mind.

Body Of Teen Missing For 7 Years Turns Up In A Place So Crazy It Only Raises More Questions

When police investigate a crime scene, they can often determine the exact sequence of events that led up to the incident based on the evidence. Other times, though, police are baffled because the circumstances are just so bizarre.

Simple Trick For Opening Cans Without Tools Could Be A Lifesaver In An Emergency

If you ever find yourself in a survival situation where food is scarce, canned goods are going to be your best friend. There’s just one problem: canned good usually require can openers, and tools like that might be hard to come by in a post-apocalyptic wasteland (or the outdoors).

Couple's New Dream Home Turns Nightmarish After They're Harassed By A Mysterious Stranger

For most people, buying a home is high on the list of lifetime goals. And since the process of saving for and choosing a house can be difficult, it ultimately makes it all the more special when you finally decide where you’ll settle down with your family.

Two Rescuers Go Above And Beyond To Give Unresponsive Little Girl A Chance To Survive

While grown-ups have to deal with a lot of challenges, a child’s biggest concern should be whether or not her friends will want to play tag or jump rope at recess. But on one autumn night in 2017, kindergartener Janessa Sims had far more serious worries on her mind.

Identical Triplets Separated At Birth Later Discover Their Role In A Sinister Social Experiment

We all like to think we’re unique individuals with our own look and style, but at some point or other, we’ve been told we have a doppelgänger somewhere in the world. It’s these bizarre occurrences that make us question whether we’re as unique as we’d like to believe.

Woman Returns Home From Vacation To Find That Uninvited Guests Have Completely Taken Over

Unless you’re saddled with small children or a packed-tight itinerary that would make a doctor’s schedule look relaxed, vacations should be a time of peace and rest. That’s all Crystal Taylor wanted—and didn’t get—when she packed her bags for a trip south.