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  • We've done it again. The writer the big  boss likes the least has gone down the  

  • rabbit hole on Wikipedia so we could bring you  another video of disturbing Wikipedia pages.  

  • Don't worry, they'll be able to sleep  again without a nightlight...someday

  • Number 8 on our list is a town that you  probably wouldn't want to vacation at,  

  • that is even if you were allowed to. 8. The Real Silent Hill 

  • In north central Pennsylvania, the  town of Centralia has been on fire  

  • for the last 59 years. Yes, you heard us  correctly, the town has been burning since 1962. 

  • From the mid 1800's through the Great Depressionthe majority of the residents living in and around  

  • tiny, rural Centralia made their living by  mining rich deposits of anthracite coal.  

  • As the coal industry dwindled, the area was left  with several abandoned underground coal mines

  • While there are competing theories as to how  the fire started, the generally accepted version  

  • is that on May 27, 1962, some firefighters were  cleaning up the local landfill by burning trash.  

  • Unfortunately the fire at the dump sparkedlarger fire in a coal seam beneath the town

  • Since then, the fire has spread, causing the  ground under Centralia to become extremely hot,  

  • reaching over 900 degrees F (482 C) in some spotsAt times noxious fumes leaking from sinkholes has  

  • sickened residents. Several attempts were made to  excavate and put out the fire, but to no avail

  • Some of the abandoned coal mines  stoke the fire and at this point,  

  • it would be incredibly expensive  and also extremely dangerous to  

  • figure out which mine tunnels are  fueling the fire and close them off

  • Over the years, authorities have  relocated--sometimes forcibly, the majority of  

  • residents. Today Centralia is a ghost town. It's  become a popular destination for urban explorers  

  • and also served as the creepy inspiration  for horror movie franchise Silent Hill

  • If you think that's bad, our next topic  involves something fundamental that all  

  • creatures must do to survive and how amazingly  horrible life becomes when you can't do it.

  • 7. Fatal Insomnia What if every night you have  

  • trouble falling asleep? You're exhaustedbut everything you try such as warm milk,  

  • calming music, meditation and sleeping pills  doesn't really help. You move through your days  

  • in a daze; confused, disoriented, fatigued. In the  middle of ordinary tasks, you suddenly nod off for  

  • seconds at a time and then you jerk back awake. Your insomnia grows worse night by night. You  

  • begin to slur your words, you see hallucinationsYou have sudden episodes of sweating profusely.  

  • Your whole existence longs for the sweet embrace  of restful slumber, but you cannot find relief

  • Such are the symptoms for sufferers  of an extremely rare disorder,  

  • fatal insomnia. As time goes on the insomnia  increasingly grows worse. Suffers may develop  

  • dementia, coordination and speech problemsOther symptoms include constipation,  

  • an elevated heart rate, high blood pressure, as  well as menopause for women and impotence for men

  • There is no cure for this disease, although at  least one patient was able to slow symptoms with  

  • a variety of strategies, including vitamin  therapy, meditation and a sensory deprived,  

  • controlled sleep process. Fatal insomnia  results in death within a few months to  

  • a few years after the onset of symptoms, the  average length to demise being about 18 months.  

  • While the average age of the sufferer is 50, the  disorder has been diagnosed in patients 18-60. 

  • Diagnosis of fatal insomnia is suspected based  on symptoms. Patients undergo sleep studies,  

  • PET scans and genetic testing to receive  a more complete view of symptoms. However,  

  • a suspected case of fatal insomnia can only  be confirmed by a brain autopsy after death

  • A disease where your body slowly shuts  down because although you long to,  

  • you're simply unable to do a natural bodily  function is incredibly disturbing in our book.

  • Our next disturbing topic involves one of the  most beautiful and remote places on earth. Sadly,  

  • it's becoming polluted in a crazy, macabre  way due to humans trying to achieve a goal

  • 6. Green Boots Many climbers set out with dreams of conquering  

  • Mount Everest; however sometimes the mountain  conquers them. Number 6 on our list of Even More  

  • disturbing Wikipedia Pages is Green Boots. Nicknamed for the bright green Koflach  

  • mountaineering boots on his feet, Green Boots is  the body of an unidentified climber who perished  

  • in a limestone alcove cave at 27,900 ft (8,500  m) on Mount Everest. He's become a landmark on  

  • the main Northeast ridge route of Mount Everest  and expeditions climbing from the north side  

  • pass by him. Green boots is believed to be  Tsewang Paljor, one of 8 climbers who died in  

  • a blizzard during the 1996 Mount Everest disaster. Green boot isn't the only corpse on the mountain.  

  • Over 300 people have died climbing Mount Everest  and some 200 remain on its slopes. In fact, an  

  • area just below the summit is nicknamed 'Rainbow  Valley' because of the many corpses laying there  

  • wearing brightly colored mountaineering  apparel. It is incredibly expensive,  

  • labor intensive and dangerous to the rescuers to  retrieve a corpse. Some climbers think that the  

  • dead should be left where they lie out of respect  for the dead climbers' love for the mountain  

  • while others see the corpses as a macabre  warning to know one's limits with nature

  • Number 5 on our list of disturbing Wikipedia  pages is one of the most shocking events to  

  • take place at the end of the 20th centuryCuriously the catalyst for this event was a  

  • natural wonder that the earth probably won't  experience again for close to 2,533 years

  • 5. Heaven's Gate Cult In the late 1990's the Comet  

  • HaleBopp passed close to earth and was visible to  the naked eye for a record 18 months. Professional  

  • and amatuer astronomers worldwide tracked the  comet's path across the heavens. Also tracking  

  • the comet was Heaven's Gate, a cult waiting for  the right moment to put their plan into action

  • Responding to a tip, on March 26, 1997,  deputies of the San Diego County Sheriff's  

  • Department discovered a scene of mass suicide. 39  members of Heaven's Gate, including the leader,  

  • Marshall Applewhite, committed a coordinated  series of ritual suicides in order to join what  

  • they believed was an extraterrestrial spacecraft  following Comet HaleBopp. Marshall believed the  

  • UFO would take their souls to another "level  of existence above human", which he described  

  • as being both physical and spiritual. All 39 were found wearing identical  

  • black shirts and sweatpants, brand new  black-and-white Nike Decades athletic shoes,  

  • and armband patches reading "Heaven's Gate Away  Team". The identical clothing represented unity,  

  • while the Nike Decades were chosen simply  because the groupgot a good deal”. 

  • News of the deaths motivated at least one copycat  suicide by a member of the public not affliated  

  • with the group. In the months after the mass  suicide event, at least three more members  

  • of Heaven's Gate cult commited suicide. Currently, former members of Heaven Gate's  

  • continue to maintain the group's website  and media presence. The website explains the  

  • group's rationale for committing suicide, saying  "HaleBopp brings closure to Heaven's Gate ... Our  

  • 22 years of classroom here on planet Earth is  finally coming to conclusion—'graduation' from the  

  • Human Evolutionary Level. We are happily prepared  to leave 'this world' and go with Ti's crew.” 

  • The culmination of the Heaven's Gate Cult was  wild, but the next topic is insane. The appalling  

  • politically driven actions of a leader had an  unexpected twist and ultimately the end result  

  • was very different than originally intended. 4. Cadaver Synod 

  • In January of 897, Pope Formosus was made to  appear at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in  

  • Rome and stand trial. He was accused of perjuryviolating canon law, and several other crimes.  

  • It was a politically motivated event, orchestrated  by rulers asserting their power. However,  

  • this trial was unusual--Pope Formosus was deadin fact he had died some seven months earlier

  • However, by order of the current pope Stephen VIthe corpse of Formosus was exhumed from his tomb  

  • and brought to the papal court for a trialHe was propped up on a throne and a deacon  

  • was appointed to answer on Formosus' behalfsince he clearly couldn't answer himself

  • Once the trial had concluded, Formosus was judged  to be guilty and his papacy was retroactively  

  • nullified. Stephen had the corpse stripped of  its papal vestments and then cut off the three  

  • fingers of Formosus' right hand that in life he  had used for blessings. Also, Stephen formally  

  • invalidated all of Formosus' acts and ordinations. Formosus' corpse was then buried in a graveyard  

  • for foreigners. But that wasn't insulting enoughThey dug him up once again, tied weights to his  

  • body and threw him into the Tiber River. But that wasn't the end of Formosus;  

  • his corpse washed up on the banks of the river. A  rumor began to circulate throughout Rome that the  

  • corpse was performing miracles. Public opinion  turned against Pope Stephen. A mob rose up,  

  • removed him from power and imprisoned him. In the  summer of 897, Stephen VI was murdered in jail

  • In December 897, Pope Theodore II convened  another synod which undid the Cadaver Synod  

  • and restored Formosus' ordinations. He ordered  that Formosus' corpse be dressed in Papal regalia  

  • and be reburied in Saint Peter's Basilica. So eventually Formosus received restorative  

  • justice. Unfortunately, in our next story  there was little justice for the victim  

  • and what happened to the murderer  after the crime is pretty unbelievable

  • 3. The Kobe Cannibal Sadly there are many killers  

  • who have committed a host of horrific crimes  that we could have included in this video.  

  • However we decided to include only Issei  Sagawa, nicknamed the Kobe Cannibal. Not  

  • only was his crime incredibly disturbing, but  the public's reaction was disturbing also

  • In 1981, in Paris, Japanese exchange PHD  student Issei Sagawa murdered his Sorbonne  

  • classmate Renée Hartevelt. He then spent  the next several days mutilating, violating  

  • and cannibalizing her corpse. He was caught by  French police soon after dumping two suitcases  

  • containing some of Renée's remains near a lake. Issei's wealthy father hired a lawyer for  

  • his defense. After two years of pre-trial  detention, Issei was found legally insane.  

  • Declared unfit to stand trial, he was ordered  to be held indefinitely in a mental institution

  • Interested in Issei's case, popular author Inuhiko  Yomota visited him. Issei shared his written  

  • account of committing murder with Inuhikowho got the recollection published in Japan  

  • under the title In the Fog. The public had avidly  followed the case and Issei's book sparked a  

  • macabre media frenzy. The French authoritiestired of the publicity, deported Issei to Japan

  • Upon arrival, Issei was immediately  committed to Matsuzawa Hospital in Tokyo.  

  • Psychologists examined him and declared  him sane, finding that sexual perversion  

  • was his only reason for murder--in other  words they thought Issei was just evil

  • The charges against Issei in France had  been dropped, the court documents sealed and  

  • unavailable to Japanese authorities. Thereful  Issei could not be legally detained in Japan.  

  • On August 12, 1986 he simply checked himself  out of the hospital; having been imprisoned  

  • for just about 5 years for his crime. Despite  criticism, Issei has remained free since then

  • For several years Issei was quite the cause  celebre. Everyone wanted to interview this  

  • sophisticated, erudite monster. He was frequently  invited to be a guest speaker and commentator.  

  • Photographers took publicity photographs of  him eating meat and painting nude models.  

  • He wrote more books about his own crime and  other murders. Also, he dined at restaurants  

  • and wrote food reviews for a magazine. However there were those who criticized the  

  • media frenzy surrounding Issei. During the early  2000's it became harder for Issei to find work,  

  • although he continued to be interviewed and  generate public interest. More recently,  

  • health problems have kept the  aging Issei out of the public eye.  

  • He lives alone and receives daily care  from his younger brother or caregivers

  • If you've been eating while watching this  video, you may want to put down your food  

  • for this next disturbing Wikipedia pageDon't say that we didn't try to warn you

  • 2. Casu Marzu - Rotten Cheese There are a lot of let's say...unique  

  • dishes out there such askarl or fermented  shark and Rocky Mountain Oyster or bull testicles.  

  • But in our minds a traditional Sardinian  cheese called Casu Marzu is at the top  

  • of the list of disturbing things you can eat. Casu Martzu literally means 'rotten' or 'putrid'  

  • cheese. It starts out as a regular wheel  of pecorino. Part of the rind is removed  

  • to allow cheese flies to lay eggs in  the cheese. Once the eggs hatch, the  

  • translucent white larvae eat through the cheese  and expel an acid from their digestive system.  

  • The acid breaks down the cheese's fats and makes  it soft and runny. A wheel of Casu Martzu is ready  

  • to eat when it's completely colonized by maggots  and has reached a late stage of decomposition.  

  • It generally takes the tiny worms 1-2 months  to produce the desired effect in the cheese

  • Traditionally Casu Martzu is served with  flatbread and a glass of robust red wine.  

  • The strong smelling soft cheese is infested with  hundreds of maggots which jump and writhe in your  

  • mouth as you eat it. That is if you can get it to  your mouth. When the cheese is sliced or scooped  

  • out of the rind, the maggots react. They protect  themselves by coiling up and springing up to half  

  • a foot (15 cm) away from danger. So while lifting  some Casu Martzu towards your mouth, maggots could  

  • leap on your face. Some aficionados chill their  cheese to slow or kill the larvae. Others place  

  • the cheese in an airtight container to suffocate  them to death just before eating so they don't  

  • have to deal with the leaping larvae problem. Even worse than maggots jumping on you the  

  • cheese may be contaminated with nasty bacteria  such as salmonella. It can trigger allergic  

  • reactions in some eaters. There's also the  possibility that the maggots will survive  

  • your stomach acid and colonize your intestinescausing intestinal myiasis. The symptoms can be  

  • horrible-abdominal pain, fever, vomitinggastric lesions, anal itch, and bloody or  

  • maggoty stool. This is why some have called Casu  Martzu the most dangerous cheese in the world

  • The EU has actually banned Casu Martzu due to food  hygiene-health regulations. Offenders caught with  

  • the cheese face heavy fines. This has not  prevented a black market for Casu Martzu

  • Our final choice for a disturbing Wikipedia  page is the shocking tale of a man who  

  • earned himself a place in infamy because he  believed death was not a hindrance to love

  • 1. Carl Tanzler Carl Tanzler, a radiology  

  • technologist, was living an ordinary life in Key  West, Florida when a life changing event happened

  • On April 22, 1930, Karl met local  beauty Maria Elena Milagro de Hoyos  

  • when she came to the Marine hospital for  an examination. He fell head over heels

  • Elena was eventually diagnosed with tuberculosisan infectious disease which generally impares  

  • lung function. While treatment options have since  improved, in the 1930's TB was frequently fatal

  • Karl treated Elena with his self-professed  medical knowledge, trying a variety of  

  • medicines. He also showered her with gifts and  allegedly confessed his love to her. It's not  

  • known whether Elena returned his affections. Despite Karl's best efforts, Elena passed  

  • away on October 25, 1931. A heartbroken Karl  paid for her funeral, and with the permission  

  • of her family had an above ground mausoleum  built. Karl visited Elena almost every night

  • One night in April 1933, Karl broke into  Elena's mausoleum and stole her body.  

  • Allegedly Karl claimed that when he sat by  her grave and serenaded her with a favorite  

  • Spanish song, Elena's spirit would visit him  and tell him to remove her from her grave

  • Karl fitted the bones of Elena's corpse together  with piano wire and stuffed her body cavity with  

  • rags so that she maintained her original  form. As her skin decomposed, Karl replaced  

  • it with silk cloth soaked in wax and plaster  of paris. He also gave her corpse glass eyes

  • Karl dressed the corpse in  stockings, jewelry, and gloves,  

  • and kept it in his bed. He used large amounts of  various perfumes, disinfectants, and preserving  

  • agents to mask the odor and slow decomposition. Elena's sister Florinda heard rumors of Karl  

  • sleeping with the disinterred body of her sisterIn October 1940, she confronted him at his home.  

  • Elena's body was eventually discovered. Florinda  alerted the authorities, and Karl was arrested

  • Karl was examined and found mentally competent  to stand trial on the charge of "wantonly and  

  • maliciously destroying a grave and removing  a body without authorization”. However,  

  • eventually the charge was dropped as the statute  of limitations for the crime had run out

  • The case drew a media frenzy. Perhaps  surprisingly, Karl was sympathetically  

  • viewed as an eccentric romantic by the publicElena's body was examined by doctors and then  

  • was temporarily put on public display at a funeral  home. Eventually she was returned to the cemetery  

  • where she was reburied in an unmarked grave, in  a secret location, to prevent further tampering

  • Karl used a death mask to create a life-sized  effigy of Elena, and lived with it until his death  

  • at age 75 on July 3, 1952. Some claim that Karl  managed to switch bodies and that he lived with  

  • the real body of Elena until he passed away. Check out the original Disturbing  

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