One io9 Staffer Hates Clowns, so We Dressed Her Up Like Pennywise From It

It’s not uncommon to find someone who’s afraid of clowns—in fact, we found one right here at io9! Video producer Eleanor Fye hates clowns, and now she officially hates everyone at her office. Because Halloween is about confronting your fears, we coerced Eleanor to be made up like Pennywise from the It reboot. And what…

Angry Octopus Intimidates Cameraman By Blowing Itself Up Like a Giant Balloon

Don’t interrupt an octopus while it’s eating and don’t you dare point your camera at it because the octopus ain’t having it. In fact, the super villain creature of the ocean will try to intimidate you when you do that because it’ll charge at you, stare you down, and then inflate itself like a giant parachute so it…

This Scary-Ass Worm Snatches the Souls of Fish Straight From Its Hole in the Ground

Damn, the ocean isn’t here to play around. This worm, known as a sand striker, buries itself in the ground and can grow up to twice the length of a human. It has no eyes and no brain and yet it can snatch the body and soul (and everything else) of a fish from right out of the ground. It’s like a terrifying death…

You Can't Even See the Airplane Trying to Land Through This Impossibly Thick Fog

What the hell. The fog at London’s Gatwick Airport was basically eating up any airplane that was trying to land on the runway. Some of the planes essentially disappeared into the unknown, never to be seen again (they were probably sent around). Others were able to land when the fog cleared up a bit but man, that’s a…