Whether you're interested in mysterious disappearances, serial killers, disturbing controversies, or even perusing declassified CIA documents, the internet can deliver.
Those Wikipedia rabbit holes always lead somewhere a bit more unsettling as we learned once Redditor TheFalcor asked the online community, "What is the creepiest mystery/rabbit hole you have stumbled upon on the internet?"
"Green children of Woolpit"
Two kids randomly showed up out of nowhere in a village called Woolpit in England. Both the children were green and spoke an unknown language. Their skin lost its green color soon after and they only ate beans. One of the kids died from an illness and the the other grew up and learned to speak English. She said she was from a different planet made up of green people. Anyways, this happened in the 12th century and many don't think it actually happened.
Not creepy maybe but very curious and weird, that story about some person called Msscribe who pretended to be several people in some Harry Potter forums just to create drama. I suppose the level of commitment and the depth of the webs she spun makes it a bit creepy. I always wondered what went on in that mind.
"There are some..."
The Dyatlov Pass incident, the story about nine Russian hikers found dead in 1959 and no one really knows what happened. There are some crazy theories though.
"Some of her captions..."
There's a YouTuber called "Kate Yup" and all her videos are ASMR of her eating seafood. There are several theories that she is kidnapped or suffering some sort of violence because of hints in her videos. Some of her captions had hidden messages like help or sos and she has made videos with bruises on her arms. Also, she made a video where she ate 12 HONEYCOMBS. Someone could be forcing her to to eat these large and unhealthy amounts of food. The whole channel is honestly just scary.
"Some people say..."
Trepanning - It's literally drilling a hole in your head. I remember getting far enough down that rabbit hole - out of curiosity only - and reading some peoples' instructional guides on how to do it 'safely'. Some people say they get high from it, others say they do it for some spiritual/transcendent feeling of relief. But drilling a hole in your own head is actually a thing some people do.
"It stopped being funny..."
Pizzagate, a lot of people in my social circle back then were into it (I was in some pretty lousy social circles if that wasn't a big enough hint) and I just sat back and watched these people drive themselves nuts trying to prove that a pizza joint had a child sex trafficking dungeon in the basement. It stopped being funny when somebody actually showed up at the place with a gun demanding that the children be released, or something like that.
"While I believe..."
The entire story and all the stuff online about Flight M370, kinda creeps me out.
While I believe the Twitter thing that happened some time after, with a guy receiving a message from, what was assumed to be, the black box from flight M370, was debunked as fake, there's still some very interesting proof and theories about this mystery.
And I think stuff like the Bermuda triangle have always been really interesting.
A website that shares videos of a bunch of autopsy photos and documents, detective evidence, execution videos and photos and general graphic things that happen to people in general.
It's a bad place and I refuse to share it. I found it in college around 2014 and never went back since.
"A few years ago..."
A few years ago I read about the FBI or CIA releasing some documents and decided to go and read a few. Found some from a couple of decades ago (I believe the 1970's). Anyway, there were some documents about mutilated cattle in some midwestern and western states. Genitalia cut, tongues removed, organs missing, etc. Clearly not wolves. I don't know if they found out what it was (I didn't read all of them) but definitely an interesting read.