Note: Keep your volume in check, screaming mom. This is a short video of a mom playing the virtual reality edition of Blair Witch and freaking out in the process. I like how her daughter hightails it out of there, that was some good decision making. The dog on the
Because you’re a tough dude and you totally rule nature, this is a clip of a man getting charged by a bull elk in Yellowstone National Park because he got too close trying to take a video. I like how he looks back at the giant elk like the elk
Because scaring the one you love most is one of the hallmarks of a healthy relationship, this is a video of a man pranking his wife by attaching a grim reaper prop to the bathroom door handle so when she pulls the door open to exit the restroom it jumps
Because cats can understand everything and absolutely nothing at all simultaneously (see: Schrödinger’s cat), this is a video of tuxedo cat Mr. Peyton repeatedly getting startled and flinching every time a computer printer spits out a little more paper. And I don’t blame him, printers can be scary. Especially when
This is a video of a clearly agitated cobra guarding a door in Ghorahi, Nepal. How fast it tries to strike at the beginning of the video — that’s terrifying. I don’t care what sort of loot that cobra is guarding in the house, I’m not going in there. “Not
In nightmare news, this is a video of thrill-seeker and claustrophobe Dara Tah and friends braving some of the tightest navigable caverns in in the world, the Ogof Y Daren Cilau cave system in Wales. In the ten hour journey (thankfully edited to eight and a half minutes here), the
This is some cell phone footage from a Vancouver woman who witnessed a large black bear passing through her yard and found herself very unfortunately locked out of the house at that moment. Thankfully, the bear isn’t interested in seeking retribution for Goldilocks’s past indiscretions, and continues on its way.
With everyone’s sudden expertise in women’s gymnastics, this is some footage from the 2000 Olympic games in Sydney where officials setting the vault nearly two inches too low resulted in eighteen competitors making incredibly dangerous attempts at the apparatus before the error (or sabotage?!) was recognized. Of course most internet