15 Wild Stories Of Twins Separated At Birth That Managed To Track Each Other Down Later In Life

Have you ever wondered, just for fun, if you have a long-lost twin somewhere out there? Those odds probably aren’t in your favor, but it does happen every once in a blue moon.

21 Iconic Locations From Fictional Works That People Can Now Actually Visit In Real Life

For many fans, their favorite stories live between the lines of a page or behind the glow of the silver screen. The only way to enter their favorite world is to pick up a book or take a trip to the movies. But for some of these stories, there is a way to relive the tale in real life.

19 Wild Situations That Really Happened On 'American Pickers' That Most Fans Aren't Aware Of

Somehow, the History Channel’s American Pickers charmed the world. Viewers saw hosts Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe travel the United States, buying forgotten and stored-away Americana from collectors and hoarders alike… but viewers didn’t see everything.

20 Celebrities That Were Present For Momentous Events That Changed The Course Of History

Most of us only get to read about history, not be a part of it. At the right place and time, however, even the most ordinary individual can shape the course of human existence.

Trap Door In Motel Room Leads To Criminal Underworld That Was Under Cops' Noses All Along

No one expects a whole lot from a 2-star hotel. Guests just want low prices, a clean room with a door that locks, and maybe a pot of hot coffee in the lobby. Still, residents of a small California town were shocked at the intricate goings-on at a cheap, local hotel.

21 Unmistakable Houses From Beloved TV Shows And Films That People Can Actually Visit

In many cases, the most important character in a movie or show is the setting. That’s why directors take such great care in finding the perfect locations for their projects, and their choices have transformed anonymous buildings into iconic cultural sites.

Unsuspecting Man Finally Uncovers The Dark Reality About His Past 35 Years After His Adoption

Like it or not, our past is one of the most important factors in shaping who we are as people. Even as adults, we often find ourselves drawing on memories and past experiences to understand the world around us.

Park Bench Keeps Getting Broken In The Night So Officials Set Up A Camera And Wait

Nature is full of surprises. No matter how knowledgeable you are about the natural world, and no matter how much of it you think you’ve seen, it can always throw a curveball your way.

20 Ridiculous Photos Of Dumb Drivers That Shouldn't Be Allowed On The Roads At All

Driving is dangerous. Just think of all the thousands of stressed-out, wound up people trying to control two-ton metal machines at dangerously high speeds! So you would think drivers do everything possible to keep their fellow humans safe, right?

20 Hilarious Times People Didn't Think It Through And Faced Disastrous Consequences

People who forget things often find themselves in awkward or embarrassing situations. But as forgetful as some people may be, there are times when even they have to laugh at the predicaments they’ve unintentionally gotten themselves into.

Woman Comes 'Back To Life' To Save The Man On Trial For Her Homicide Years Earlier

Real criminal trials aren’t like the movies. Defense attorneys don’t announce last-second, client-saving evidence just before the jury reads the verdict. But in 2003, one murder trial gave even the craziest courtroom dramas a run for their money.

20 Science Fiction-Inspired Technologies That Have Changed Our World In Immeasurable Ways

In this golden age of technology, it seems like new breakthroughs and advancements are being made every day. While some of these innovations are completely unique to their creators, many of the gadgets and devices we use daily were inspired by works of fiction.

Dog That Refuses To Stop Biting His Owner Winds Up Saving Her Life

Adding a new dog to the family can be a scary prospect. High food costs, veterinary expenses, and the pooch’s off-the-charts energy can make pet ownership quite a handful. Look no further than a family from Vancouver, Washington, for proof.

20 Strange Objects People Came Across That Left Them With So Many Unanswered Questions

No one can keep track of every single thing in their attic or backyard. You’re bound to come across a mystery hiding in your own home sooner or later. The real challenge is figuring out exactly what the heck you’re dealing with, especially when it’s really weird.

Man Living Alone In The Amazon Rainforest Hasn't Had Contact With Outside World In Decades

It’s nearly impossible for us to imagine being disconnected from society. With the push of a button, we can interact with people on the opposite side of the globe. Yet remarkably, there are still a number of individuals who remain disconnected from the outside world.

Russian Boy Claiming He's From Mars Issues Apocalyptic Warning That Makes Experts Uneasy

We’ve all wondered about life on other planets. It’s easy to think about the unending vastness of space above us and feel like there just has to be someone or something else living out there, but we usually label these thoughts as science fiction.

Weird Satellite-Like Mass Orbiting Earth Has Scientist Perplexed About Its Real Origins

Whenever a situation is shrouded in mystery, it’s only a matter of time before people begin spewing conspiracy theories. The terrorist attacks on September 11, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and even NASA’s moon landing are all ripe with conspiracies.

The Weirdest Objects People Ever Found Hidden Inside The Walls Of Their House

Moving into a new house or apartment is an experience often accompanied by the excitement of making an unfamiliar place feel like home. Yet no matter how many pictures we hang, the previous residents of the space seem to always linger in the scuffs on the wall. Or, perhaps, in the spaces behind the wall.

18 Hilarious Photos Snapped By People In The Exact Right Place At The Exact Right Time

Winning the lottery once is pretty rare, and winning it twice is exceptionally unlikely. Chances are, you probably won’t run into your long-lost childhood friend half-way across the globe 30 years later either. Life is full of improbabilities—but where there’s a chance, there’s a way.

20 Genius Netflix Hacks That People Should Be Using But Aren't Even Aware Exist

The rise of Netflix, in the eyes of its legion of users, was the best thing to happen to entertainment in a long while. The amount of great movies and TV it allows us to watch is staggering. But a lot of people still aren’t getting the most out of the streaming service!

20 Supposedly 'Irrational' Phobias That Actually Make A Ton Of Sense

We all have things that scare us. Maybe the idea of death sends shivers down your spine, or small spaces put your brain on red alert. Maybe you’re old fashioned and just terrified of spiders or snakes. Something out there scares you? sure, but life goes on. However, some people carry fears so intense that daily life becomes practically impossible.

Weird Diamond Mine Exhibits Strange Physical Properties That Puzzled Scientists For Years

It’s no secret that humans have gone to insane lengths to transform the world around us. We’ve leveled forests to build parking lots, flooded valleys to make lakes, dammed rivers to power homes, and even carved old men into mountainsides. Time and again, mankind has proven that it can shape and change the natural world with ease. But sometimes, the natural world fights back.

Man Pulls Strange Eggs Out Of A Log And Watches Them Hatch In The Palm Of His Hand

On the Island of Oahu, Hawaii there’s no shortage of stunning mountains, brilliant beaches, and otherworldly sights. For that reason, the island has long been a hotspot for adventurers and vacationers looking for thrills. But not all of the island’s beauty lay on its sandy shores and tree-lined peaks.

20 Mystical Places Of Legend Around The World That People Can Actually Visit In Real Life

Humans have always used myths and legends to explain everything from the weather to the afterlife. For centuries, these stories helped humanity have a better understanding of the world around us.

Scientists Spot Substance Encrusted In Rare Diamond That Can't Possibly Survive On Earth's Surface

Plenty has been said about how much of outer space, and even the oceans, have been left undiscovered, but what you may not hear about as much is the abundance of undiscovered wonder under the Earth’s surface. Sure, it may not be full of life, but there’s still a great deal to be studied!