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20 Disturbing Facts That Will Keep You Up At Night

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The world can be a great big, scary place. And thanks to Reddit, it is about to get a whole lot scarier.

In a recent subreddit, people are sharing terrifying, grim, or alarming facts that keep them up at night. From the mysterious nature of brain aneurysms to the thought process behind serial killers, here is a list of facts about simple objects, everyday items, people, and activities that will scare the heebie-jeebies out you. Enjoy. 

  • Posted by Redditor /u/Spicy-nibba:

    When swimming in stagnant water you could inhale an amoeba which eats its way through your nose and then eats your brainstem.

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    Posted by Redditor /u/einstain999:

    You can actually wake up during surgery. But the worst part is that you are still paralyzed. So you can feel everything what they do to you but you can't signal to them that you are conscious.

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    Brain Aneurysms

    Posted by Redditor /u/WetTravern:

    You could have a brain aneurysm with zero symptoms. Any day it could rupture and kill you from significant blood loss. Happened to my Mom's friend right in front of her. The seemingly, perfectly healthy woman died at 40 without warning during a work trip and while having drinks with her friends. One second she was laughing, the next second she was on the ground. Never woke up again. My poor Mom was the one that had to call her husband and kids.

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  • Posted by Redditor /u/FrogginBullfish_:

    There is a spider that has fangs so powerful that it can bite through a leather boot. It usually attacks multiple times and you have to grab it and pry it off of you. It is also incredibly deadly.

    Edit: It's the Sydney Funnel Web Spider. Because of its venom, it is the deadliest spider.

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