11 Things You Didn’t Know Existed That Will Forever Haunt Your Dreams

You might need some luck getting to sleep tonight after scrolling through the slideshow above. Let’s face it, you probably weren’t planning on getting a good night’s sleep, anyway, were you?

We can’t believe all of these things actually exist in the world.

Locked-In Syndrome
A very rare, debilitating disease where a patient experience total paralysis in their muscles, but their mind stays completely intact. The only thing they are able to function is their eye muscle, unable to interact with the world around them.

Eyelash Mites
These horrific creatures are found in the follicles on the human face. They might be pretty harmless, but it’s horrifying to know that they are constantly feeding off the oils that secrete through out pores.

Poop-Eating Koalas
Yes, it’s true. Baby koalas actually eat their mom’s poop.

The Gibbons Twins
As children, June and Jennifer Gibbons spoke their own coded language, became criminals and even repeatedly tried to murder each other despite their love for one another.

Mouse Brain Toothpaste
Allegedly, back in the day, Romans used to crush up mouse brains and use it as toothpaste.

Slime Guard in Ice Machines
It’s common for commercial and restaurant ice machines to build up bacteria and slime. It’s not uncommon for workers to never clean out the slime guard. Seriously. If you were to look inside the ice machine at your favorite restaurant, you’d probably be grossed out.

The Euthanasia Coaster
Artist Julijonas Urbonas designed the Euthanasia Coaster, which was made to literally kill its riders “with elegance and euphoria.”

Fish with Human Teeth
Meet the Pacu fish of South America. They have the freakiest fish teeth you’ll ever see!

Suicide Forest
Located at the base of Mount Fuji, fewer than 100 miles west of the busy grind of Tokyo, lies Aokigahara. Also known as Jukai, or “Sea of Trees,” Aokigahara is a forbidden and silent forest. This place is not only infamous for its breathtaking views of the mountain and The Ice Cave and the Wind Cave, it has long been associated with death and suicide.

Scaphism
This is probably one of the most brutal forms of execution ever used in history. Also known as “the boats,” scaphism was developed by Persians. It was a very slow, excruciating death. The condemned would be stripped naked and force fed milk and honey, which caused severe diarrhea. Then, they would be tied up between two boats and insects would basically eat them alive.

Rat Kings
A rat king is an unexplained mysterious phenomenon in the animal kingdom in which the creatures become tangled up at their tails. It’s almost as if someone tied them into a big knot. They are also usually joined together by feces, blood and dirt. As a result, the rats end up growing together joined at their tails, which often become broken during the process.

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