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  • Man sits in a room. Man is bored out of his  mind. Man decides it's time to go down the  

  • Wikipedia rabbit hole. Why not, it's one of  the 15 most popular websites in the world.  

  • It has over 54 million articles that are read in  285 languages by about 1.5 billion people a month.  

  • Man looks at the computer like he's staring  into the abyss, and as the famous saying goes,  

  • if you stare long enough, the abyss stares back  into you. Man doesn't really know what that means,  

  • but he soon finds out that the abyss  contains some really freaky stuff

  • Welcome to Disturbing Wikipedia Pages - Part 2. 10. COINTELPRO 

  • Ok, let's start with a classic rabbit hole, and  who doesn't like hearing about secret programs  

  • led by the US authorities. In the last disturbing  Wikipedia pages show we talked about the CIA and  

  • its covert shenanigans, so this time let's turn to  the Federal Bureau of Investigation, aka, the FBI

  • So, what has the FBI ever done to hurt its own  people? The answer is quite a lot. While the  

  • agency is there to serve and protect, it's  also there to serve the interests of those  

  • whose side it's on. If you don't believe thattake a look at the WikipediaCOINTELPROpage

  • In the words of Wikipedia, this operationwhich is still around today, is “a series of  

  • covert and illegal projects conducted by the  United States Federal Bureau of Investigation  

  • aimed at surveilling, infiltrating, discreditingand disrupting American political organizations.” 

  • If you follow the rabbit hole, you'll see that  this program tried to smear and discredit people  

  • at the forefront of civil rights movementsfeminist movements, anti-war movements,  

  • the American Indian Movement, and according to  some, it went as far as trying to get Americans to  

  • kill other Americans. At times, it was absolutely  against the constitutional right to free speech

  • How it did it, in its own admission, is  it used what are calleddirty tricks”.  

  • If you look at the FBI's website you'll  see the agency says it's only interested in  

  • identifying and neutralizing ongoing national  security threatsalthough some of its tactics  

  • have been what you could say were unethical. The depth of this rabbit is quite astounding,  

  • and that's why it's such a disturbing  Wikipedia page. As you'll see, some pages  

  • don't require hitting lots of hyperlinksThey are disturbing all by themselves

  • 9. Vladimir Demikhov Few Wikipedia entries are  

  • as disturbing as that of the deceased Russian  scientist named Vladimir Petrovich Demikhov

  • What did he do? The answer is he transplanted  organs. He was the first guy to transplant  

  • an artificial heart into a dog. But you're  thinking, c'mon Infographics, that's nothing

  • Ok, we agree, but what about the  fact this guy put one dog's head  

  • on another dog? How is that? Good enough for you? Yep, Demikhov was the original mad scientist,  

  • a radical pioneer who was called unethical  and brilliant. There are still people that  

  • think what he did is myth, fake news, but the  photos don't lie. There's ample evidence that  

  • Vladimir Demikhov made two-headed dogsBoth heads were able to hear, see, smell,  

  • and swallow, although the two-headed dog  didn't last long. It died after four days

  • 8. Lina Medina So, what did this Peruvian woman get up to? We've  

  • done quite a few shows in the past on outstanding  people, or people who have crazy habits,  

  • strange diseases, weird pastimes, but Lina didn't  do anything out of the ordinary in and of itself

  • She's special because she was the youngest  mother in the world. She had her child  

  • at 5 and did the deed pre-5. We won't spoil  the page for you but will tell you that it's  

  • one weird story. Don't go there yet because  now we have some really strange tales to tell

  • 7. AntonBabinski syndrome Wikipedia is a great place to  

  • find all sorts of strange syndromes. We've  covered many here at the Infographics Show,  

  • but we haven't ever talked about this one. What it means essentially is a person is blind  

  • but refuses to accept that they are blind. If you  asked them they'd tell you they can see when it  

  • is very clear that they can't see a damned thingThey might bang into things, stumble down stairs,  

  • and still, they think they can see. The best thing about this disturbing  

  • page is the fact that there are lots of  links that lead to equally strange places

  • Ok, now for something very, very dark. 6. Death of Don Henry and Kevin Ives 

  • This page might have attracted  a lot of conspiracy theorists,  

  • but we aren't going to go down that route. On August 23, 1987, two young men, 16 and 17,  

  • were found dead on train tracks in AlexanderArkansas. The first autopsy said it had been  

  • an accident, that the guys had smoked  weed and passed out on the track. Well,  

  • that must have been some super-strong weed, ehbecause weed doesn't do that. The parents of the  

  • boys knew this, so they ordered another autopsy. In the end, it was ruleddefinite homicide”. It  

  • seemed that one boy had been stabbed and  the other's skull crushed with his own  

  • rifle. We told you this was dark. The parents hired investigators,  

  • but those men always hit brick walls. Moreover, a  handful of people who could have helped to solve  

  • the case and testify in front of a grand  jury mysteriously died. Books have been  

  • written about this strange case and countless  documentaries have been made, but no one knows  

  • what happened to the boys on the tracks. If you like a good unsolved mystery,  

  • one that will blow your mind and send shivers  down your spine, we can't think of a better  

  • example than this. The Wikipedia page in this case  is only the start, but it's a good place to start

  • 5. Toynbee tiles Back to more lighthearted weirdness,  

  • welcome to the story of the Toynbee tilesThese are tiles that are found in various  

  • north and south American cities and no  one really knows where they came from

  • Hundreds of them are laid, all with  different inscriptions on them, such as this

  • TOYNBEE IDEA IN MOViE '2001 

  • RESURRECT DEAD ON PLANET JUPiTER” 

  • What does that mean? We don't know, and  neither does anyone else. People speculate  

  • that they relate to the British historian  named Arnold J. Toynbee, while other tiles  

  • might relate to the filmmaker Stanley Kubrick  and especially his movie “2001: A Space Odyssey.” 

  • It's all very mysterious and all very sci-fiWe love the fact that no one knows who is laying  

  • the tiles, something that reminds us of the  graffiti artist named Banksy. The problem is,  

  • like Banksy's work, sometimes the  tiles get removed. Some cities, such  

  • as that of Chicago, say the tiles are graffiti. Maybe if you go down this rabbit hole you could  

  • be the one to identify these tiles' layers. 4. John F. Kennedy autopsy 

  • Was there another shooter? Who was  really behind this assassination?  

  • What the hell went down with Jack Ruby? Those questions are asked all the time,  

  • but you don't need to go down that rabbit  hole. The assassination itself, never mind  

  • who was behind it and why they did it, is really  disturbing reading. The Wikipedia page that is  

  • equally disturbing is the dedicated autopsy pageIt not only talks about the various theories as to  

  • what happened, such as the magic bullet theory  that not so many people think could be true,  

  • but it also has some photos on the page that  are hard to look at. Namely, a dead president

  • Reading about JFK on Wikipedia takes some  time. It's like reading a history book,  

  • and one that involves many characters, such as  the assailant, Lee Harvey Oswald, and his killer,  

  • Jack Ruby. Then there are all the investigators  to read about. Everyone has a story. Ruby for  

  • instance is said to have blacked out and shot  Oswald while unconscious. After the shooting he  

  • came down with a bad case of psychosis and soon  after died. His doctor was the LSD mind control  

  • guy that worked for the CIA, one Dr. Louis  Jolyon West. It's all on Wiki, have a look

  • Into the top three now. Let's get deranged. 3. Bubbly Creek 

  • It sounds quite nice, Bubbly Creekbut it isn't, not by a long way

  • You see, if you read the Wikipedia page you'll  discover that Bubbly Creek was part of the  

  • Chicago river. It was located where you could  find stockyards full of cattle. Back in the  

  • late 19th and early 20th century those places  weren't very nice. The slaughtered animals  

  • were cut up and packed into meat packages, but  there was a lot of blood and innards left over

  • Back then that blood and those guts were just  thrown into the river, and we are talking about  

  • tons of guts and swimming pools worth of blood. The result was that the river became so  

  • contaminated that it bubbled. This was  due to methane and hydrogen sulfide gas

  • This is how someone described it: “One long arm of it is blind, and the filth  

  • stays there forever and a day. The grease and  chemicals that are poured into it undergo all  

  • sorts of strange transformations, which are the  cause of its name; it is constantly in motion  

  • as if huge fish were feeding in it, or great  leviathans disporting themselves in its depths.” 

  • That person said the blood and offal created  spouts of gases that rose into the air,  

  • but then came back down and looked likeblood-filled lava. He then said that the  

  • lava made a great lard to cook with. He also  said the riverbank is lined with animal hair,  

  • something that poor folks collected. Yep, it sounds awful, but hey, what a great  

  • blast from the past. Wikipedia has its detractors  but it can be an amazing resource for historical  

  • tales you would have never heard about in the  past when such information wasn't easy to come by

  • We should add that the good news about Bubbly  Creek is that after people started talking about  

  • it, there was a lot of focus on the meatpacking  industry. That spotlight encouraged the industry  

  • to clean up its act. 2. Candace Newmaker 

  • She was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in  1989. Her original name was Candace Tiara Elmore,  

  • but the parents neglected their daughter and  she was eventually adopted by another family.  

  • Her new family loved her, but the  problem was her behavior. It was bad,  

  • very bad. She reportedly enjoyed killing little  goldfish and was deft at playing with matches

  • Her new parents took her to see a psychiatristbut that didn't really work out. Then they  

  • discovered something calledattachment therapy”  a pseudoscientific practice that deals with  

  • attachment disorders. That's a broad term relating  to children who have not been socialized well,  

  • that have mood disorders because they were  neglected or their parents were just awful

  • During the therapy kids might be tickled  really hard; they might be stared at for hours,  

  • they might be denied food and water  or oppressed so much by one caregiver  

  • that they regress back to an infant state. Yep, it's messed up, and at least six kids  

  • have died from it. So, attachment therapy itself  is one great big dark and bone-chilling rabbit  

  • hole to go down. But let's go back to Candice. Her parents thought a bit of tough love therapy  

  • would save more goldfish from getting squished  in their daughter's hands. It's a long story,  

  • but part of the therapy involved the 11-year old  Candice being wrapped tight in a blanket from head  

  • to toe that was covered with pillows. This was  supposed to stimulate the womb, and make Candice  

  • feel as though she were a newborn again. The girl was in this black hole of sorts,  

  • and then four adults sat on her. They weighed  around 673 pounds (305 kgs). She was supposed  

  • to fight her way out, but it was hard to say the  least. During the session she complained all the  

  • time that she couldn't breathe. Eleven times  she said she was dying, to which one of the  

  • unlicensed doctors answered, “Go ahead. Die right  now, for real. For real.” After 20 minutes of this  

  • there was excrement and vomit in the fake womb. Another session followed and the doctor asked  

  • the girl if she wanted to be reborn. Candice  saidnoand that's the last thing she said  

  • as she was hustled into the womb again and sat  on. The doctor called her a quitter and she died

  • That is one messed up storybut we think we can do better

  • List of incidents at Walt Disney World What! You are thinking, Walt Disney  

  • World at number one, that can't be right. Well, if you visit this page you might  

  • be surprised. The things that have  happened at Disney World are tragic,  

  • totally messed up, and a little bit funny. It's  worth spending an hour or two just reading about  

  • the incredible things that have gone down there. First of all, as you'll find out reading this  

  • page, if you have a heart condition, you  might want to give the bigger rides a miss.  

  • People get on them and don't get off aliveThen there are the people that just pass out  

  • on various rides. It's more common than you  think. A 16-year old British girl got off  

  • one ride and complained of a headache. It  turned out she had bleeding on the brain  

  • that led to a stroke that led to cardiac arrest. People have fired guns in there, have willingly  

  • jumped off rides and have lost bits of fingers  while riding the Pirates of the Caribbean

  • This is one truly messed up pageWe think you need to take a look

  • Now you need to watch the first part, “Disturbing  Wikipedia Pages”. Or, have a look at this….

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