Everest Is Melting, Revealing Tons of Garbage and Human Bodies

Due to decades of commercial mountaineering and climate change, the worlds tallest mountain is becoming “the world’s highest garbage dump.”


Archeologists Discover ‘Vampire’ Child Who Died 1,500 Years Ago

The body of a 10-year-old child who died in the 5th century had a rock inserted into its mouth to prevent undead attacks.


At least 22 people are dead after a bridge collapsed in Italy

A number of vehicles are also reportedly still trapped beneath the rubble with dead people inside.


At least 5 undocumented immigrants died during a high-speed chase with Texas border patrol

Their SUV flipped going more than 100 mph while fleeing from border patrol agents.


Researchers Have Restored Basic Brain Function in Dead Pigs

The brains, which were from a slaughterhouse, produced a flat wave as though in a comatose state.


2 dead in shooting at Michigan college

Two people were fatally shot on Central Michigan University’s campus Friday.


Mayhem Vocalist Dead Is Brought Back to Life Through a New Collection of His Letters

'Letters from the Dead' offers insight into the real Dead—a homesick Swedish kid obsessed with vampires and best known for his morbid role as the first Norwegian black metal casualty.


'I'll Be OK in the End,' Today's Comic by Joel Benjamin

What happens to the pet cats of the people who turn into zombies?


Eating Meat Might Kill Me

I keep eating meat because the danger has heightened the pleasure factor, like bareback sex, mainlining heroin, base jumping, or motorcycling sans helmet even though it might kill me.


This Restaurant Wants You to Dine with the Dead

Inside a dimly lit restaurant situated near the Sidi Saiyad mosque in the Indian city of Ahmedabad, it is hard to escape a glaring fact: the tables and booths are arranged around large, casket-like tombs. At New Lucky, the customers are dining with the...


Death of Iranian Ex-president Rafsanjani Deals Blow to Nation’s Moderates

Former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died at the age of 82 on Sunday, leaving the country’s moderates without an important and longstanding voice.


Meet the First Family of Creative Ghanaian Handmade Coffins

Great Big Story takes a look inside Ghanaian craftsman Anang Kwei’s coffin workshop.