Disturbing Facts About 29 Seemingly Normal Cities

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We have this theory that there's something weird about literally every location. So we asked our contributors to show us the weirdest, most puzzling facts about famous cities. Turns out we were right.

Here's what they told us:

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Entry by E. J. Diaz

Caracas, the capital of Venezuela, has a river called EI Guaire that has been recieving the waste from urban sewers for a long time. Recently, many

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Entry by Andrea Meno

A major museum in Helsinki is infested with venomous, nearly unkillable spiders from South America. dia They've been there since the 1960s, and nobody

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Entry by Andrea Meno

While they shop or sip coffee, Reykjavik parents leave babies in carriages in freezing weather. It's considered a good way for babies to get fresh air

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Entry by culturekills

Portland, Oregon has a dormant volcano within its city limits. PEARL DISTRIC MONTAVILLA van SUNNYSIDE Oregon z Portland Mt Tabor Park RICHMOND E1 coun

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Salt Lake City has the widest streets of any major U.S. city. At 130 feet, they're twice as wide as Manhattan's. Brigham Young, the Mormon president w

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Entry by PParker

A motorway tunnel in Lucerne, Switzerland is actually one of the world's biggest fallout shelters. The Sonnenberg Bunker was designed so that the moto

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Entry by PParker

Underneath Paris is a maze decorated with millions of human bones. Over 100 miles long, the maze was an ancient mine before being converted into bone-

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Entry by Michael Voll

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Entry by PollyDarton

Greelius From The Secret City HENN. During WWII, Oak Ridge TN was commissioned to develop and build the first atomic bomb. The vast majority of the ci

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Entry by PParker

If you've been to Chicago's Lincoln Park, you've walked over thousands of forgotten graves. South Lincoln Park was the City Cemetary until officials d

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Z Seattle has more households with pets than households with children.

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Entry by kidrawk

Nearly half of the population in India, or around 524 million people, practices open defecation. Almost 65, 5.000 tons of feces are excreted in the op

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Despite the hectic traffic conditions, there have been no Stop signs in Paris since 2013, when the only one in the city was removed. Auerlies I Pichia

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Entry by masta_X

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Disturbing Facts About 29 Seemingly Normal Cities

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Entry by hennyblanc0

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Entry by kidrawk

Even though Dharavi, India is one of the largest slums in the world, its annual economic output is estimated to be more than $1 billion. The large num

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Entry by femshep87

THE PEOPLE OF NEW ORLEANS BURY THEIR DEAD ABOVE GROUND, IN PLACES THEY CALL CITIES OF THE DEAD. THE REASON. WATER LEVELS ARE SO HIGH IN THE CITY, CO

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Entry by John E.

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Entry by elisatan

In Bali, indonesia, people celebrate the new year with 'Silent Day' That means no lighting fires or lights, no working, no entertainment, no traveling

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Entry by PParker

CRACKED.COM Beneath the idyllic streets of Bucharest, Romania a society of hundreds live in the sewers. After orphanges were closed during the fall of

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Entry by Andrea Meno

A lot of busy picnic spots in London are built over burial sites for plague victims. Beneath the city are hundreds of unmapped plague pits, housing te

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Entry by elisatan

In Lhasa, Tibet, people are practicing Sky Burial It's a funeral practice where they lay a human corpse on a mountaintop to decompose or to be eaten

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An iannual income of $82.000 qualifies low-income dl u007 as in San Francisco.

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Try looking for a cemetery in San Francisco. Actually, don't bother, because you'd be hard-pressed to find one: In 1880, the city was overpopulated wi

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Entry by PookieJones

Hamburg's party district had a big problem with public urination. Therefore, the city invested in hydrophobic paint that sprinkles the pee back onto t

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Entry by Andrea Meno

In Oranienburg, Germany, everyday life is shaped by WWII bomb disposals. SWRTS The strategically important town took the most bombing per square mile

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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Entry by ERRiley

As summer twilight descends on the Yolo Causeway in Sacramento, California, a rumbling begins, deep within the bowels of the concrete behemoth Suddenl