This story is about dysentery, a very nasty disease. But we'll spare you a description of the symptoms, and focus instead on the organism that causes it.
New evidence suggests this common microbe may have caused the largest mass extinction in Earth's history, known as "The Great Dying." Did we mention it's also living in your guts?
A special facility at the European Space Agency tests a spacecraft's ability to endure damaging sound vibrations by generating noises so loud they can kill.
A travel site has provided a handy interactive map to the 22 most dangerous, deadly and downright horrifying places to drive in the entire world.
This creature's ninja-level hunting skills are superior to just about any other species in the ocean... and you'll never guess what it is.
The spider invasion continues... this time in the UK, where a deadly relative of the black widow is rapidly covering the map.
The shell of the cone snail is so cool-looking you might feel inclined to pick it up... but don't. Really. Just don't.
This real-life monster story took place in Germany a couple of years ago, but it's still a mystery... and creepy as hell.