20 Examples of When Wikipedia Was More Scary Than Stephen King Books

8. Bunny Man

This is an urban legend that describes a man wearing a rabbit costume and attacking people with an axe. The legend refers to the incidents in Washington D.C. in 1971.


9. Sedlec Ossuary

It’s located in a small Roman Catholic chapel in the Czech Republic. The ossuary is decorated with the skeletons of 20,000 to 40,000 people. It’s a very popular World Heritage Site.


10. Bélmez Faces

In 1971 in the private house in the city of Bélmez, Spain, residents noticed images of people on the concrete floor. These faces formed and disappeared and there was no probable explanation of this paranormal phenomenon.


11. Mad Gasser of Mattoon

This person or a group of people is believed to be responsible for series of gas attacks in Virginia in 1930-40s. The rumors about the Mad Gasser caused a mass hysteria, but there was never any proof of the premeditated gas attacks.


12. Belle Gunness

Belle Gunness is a Norwegian-American serial killer that murdered most of her boyfriends, two husbands and two daughters. Then she tried to fake her death. She is one of the most famous black widows in history.


13. Tanganyika laughter epidemic

It happened in Tanzania in 1962. The laughter epidemic started with the three schoolgirls from the local tribe and then the rest of the villagers were affected with uncontrolled laughing attacks.

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