Have you ever had the feeling that life’s a tad too chaotic? Do you ever sit down and think that everything seems so random nowadays? Well, we’ve got the proof that we’re living in a(n Evil) Clown World, our dear Pandas, and it comes in the form of the ‘Images with a lot of stuff going on’ Facebook group.

A niche community of just over 9.1k members, ‘Images with a lot of stuff going on’ is, nonetheless, a powerhouse when it comes to over-the-top weirdness. The group shares the most impressively weird photos that will have you begging for more context. There’s a lot of noise in these pics, and the closer you look, the more weirdness you uncover... along with some nightmares.

Scroll down for probably the weirdest images you’ll see all day. Upvote the ones that made you ask, “What the fudge?!”, and share your theories about what’s going on in each one of them in the comments. Ready to dive headfirst into some chaos and low-key horror? Let’s do it!

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Sue Lynn Chan
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1 month ago

Don't disturb the cult

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Bored Panda wanted to learn about composition, reducing the 'noise' in images, and what folks who pick up a camera for the first time should keep in mind, so we reached out to professional photographer Dominic Sberna, from Ohio. He was kind enough to answer our questions and share his knowledge with us.

We asked him how photographers can help guide where the audience looks first in the photo. "Strong composition first and foremost. Leading the eye to whatever you're intending to stand out in a chaotic scene will do wonders for an image," he said.

"This could mean an opening leading to the main subject or just something about the subject that makes it stand out against the rest of the image. But, strong composition will ultimately help create the best image possible."

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Skier rescueing a sheep

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No you didn't
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1 month ago

There it is, my favourite photo of the day.

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Logan Garwacki
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1 month ago

The pugs face says it all.

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According to photographer Dominic, one way to reduce the overwhelming 'noise' in pictures is to be aware of one's surroundings and to try to consciously avoid unnecessary clutter.

"Pay special attention the edges of your image. Too many times have I seen a light bulb or a branch or anything just barely just creeping into the photo. I'm guilty of it myself, so it happens, but just try to keep an eye on those little pesky borderline distractions," he shared with Bored Panda.

Meanwhile, here's Dominic's advice for amateur photographers who are completely new to the craft and composition. "Take what you think looks good and go from there. That's what I did when I started. Eventually, I learned the rules of composition, but on top of shooting what I thought to be appealing, I looked at other works of photography from accomplished photographers," he explained.

"Use the work of other photographers to drive inspiration in your own work. Study how their shots are framed. Practice makes perfect, but getting out and photographing the world is what's going to make you a better photographer at the end of the day. Just get out and shoot," Dominic said that there's no substitute for actual experience.

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My favourite renaissance painting.

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James016
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1 month ago

Typical UK night out

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Animelover14
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1 month ago

This is so cute!!!!

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Angi
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1 month ago

Genius

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Created in early October of 2020, the ‘Images with a lot of stuff going on’ Facebook group will soon be celebrating its second birthday.

The group is very to-the-point: it doesn’t allow any bullying or hate speech, and they ask that members don’t report any posts, otherwise, they’ll end up getting hit by the Ban-Hammer. If there’s a problem, the team running the group asks that the users tag or message a moderator or administrator to help solve the issue.

The photos, of course, won’t please everyone. Some are so incredibly bizarre that they might probably make even internet veterans question their experience (and possibly even sanity). A range of these pics really do make you feel like you might want to talk about it with your therapist to help you understand exactly what it is that you saw.

Others are just downright yucky and low-key evil, and their only function is to shock the viewer. Which, in the age of mass media and lightning-fast info transfer, is still a pretty darn impressive achievement, when you consider how much some people have become desensitized to content.

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Jan Eivroc
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1 month ago

MOTHMAN?!

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Lesley Thomas
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1 month ago

Meals on wheels

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Charlie does cartwheels
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1 month ago

This is hectic.

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And consuming so much weird and dark content that it desensitizes us isn’t all that great for our wellbeing and mental health. That’s what psychologist Lee Chambers told Bored Panda during an earlier interview.

“The challenge we face is the fact that consuming too much of this can desensitize us, and cause us to become less empathetic to the suffering of others, more fearful of our own environment, and potentially be more likely to use aggression ourselves,” the mental health expert told us that we have to be mindful of what type of media we consume and how much we let it into our lives. As with all things in life, moderation is key.

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Shelp
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1 month ago

why did they censor the feet of the boar??

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Grownnutkid
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1 month ago

Tell us you're from the south without saying you're from the south.

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Jon
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1 month ago

Wedding Singer. Brilliant costume

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“It can also cause us to be triggered by our own previous adverse experiences, make it harder to manage our own emotional balance, and increase our stress levels, so moderating our consumption is something we should have front of mind, even when we get embroiled in the latest series that is pulling us in,” the psychologist explained, referring to consuming TV content. However, it's applicable to all types of content consumption.

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Aleksander Olav Flanagan-Grimsrud Report

River Webb
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1 month ago

"hellooooo, do you have any sugar we can borrow?"

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Paolo Maria Franzoni Report

Nathaniel
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1 month ago

That freaked me out for a moment before my brain clicked and worked out what was happening.

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Torbjorn
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1 month ago

I love that they are just playing never gonna give you up on the tv

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It’s no secret though that weird, dark, and mysterious content grabs our attention (and doesn’t want to let go). Being fascinated by what’s strange and peculiar is a part of what makes us very much human.

"When considering why the darker side of humanity and entertainment are so compelling, we have to first look at our evolutionary journey as human beings. For the majority of our existence, we were prey and always hyperaware of threats to our safety, which created a negativity bias that we are drawn towards," psychologist Lee said why content that explores the more unsavory aspects of humanity, like true crime shows, fascinates people so very much.

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Joran Quinten
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1 month ago

Lettuce take some time to discuss female ejaculation

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Roborowski
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1 month ago

A family goes to the doctor after the wife had swallowed a unicorn?

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Larken
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1 month ago

Oh how the turned have tabled

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"But in today's safe and often sanitized world, we are rarely threatened significantly, and the ability to explore evil, frightening and gruesome entertainment is one of the few ways we can visit this part of humanity while remaining safe and comfortable,” the mental health expert told Bored Panda.

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Devon En Ilze Britton
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1 month ago

He's the soupervisor

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Our officers rescued a moose that had become trapped in the basement of a house in Breckenridge on Monday. The moose had fallen through a snow-covered window well and into the home’s basement.
 
Breckenridge Police, Blue River Police, and the Red, White & Blue Fire and EMS helped CPW wildlife officers carry the moose upstairs and outside where it was safely released back into quality moose habitat.

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Sara Frazer
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1 month ago

"quality moose habitat"

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MagicalUnicorn
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1 month ago

it's Frank Zappa, i'm not suprised

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“There is a level of novelty to it, it removes boredom quickly, and it helps us to discover our emotional limits while understanding the minds of those who go beyond social norms and potentially gaining knowledge of how we might avoid being victims ourselves. They also offer closure, with many stories ending with the mystery being solved, and the criminal being brought to a level of justice," he said.

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Alexandra Davis
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1 month ago

I bet this is a climate change/ save the bees demonstration

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No you didn't
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1 month ago (edited)

I wish this was a video. Is he ready to rock? We'll never know.

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Ganta S
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1 month ago

Matrix, the sheep edition

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According to the psychologist, some members of the audience even find it comforting when they’re exposed to evil through entertainment. You’re safe as the viewer, yet you’re free to go on an emotional journey.

"It can take us on an emotional rollercoaster, have us trying to solve the puzzle and test our fear in a controlled way. The permission to explore evil is powerful, as we so rarely get the chance elsewhere, and in itself, it is healthy and normal in moderation," he said.

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Rain the dragon rider
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1 month ago

“I like to move it move it, I like to move it move it, I like to move it move it, I like to?”...........

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James016
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1 month ago

That's a lot to unpack

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D Battle II
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1 month ago

That pony will never be the same.

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Meanwhile, writer and editor Doug Murano told Bored Panda his take on why many people are fascinated with horror and the unknown.

“I suspect that most of us—regardless of our spiritual beliefs—have a longing for something beyond this life. Human beings seem to be pre-programmed with this urge. So much of horror and speculative fiction grapples with death and what happens after we die that I can't help but believe much of our interest in such stories is an expression of a longing for experiences and existences beyond our perceptions," he told us earlier.

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River Webb
Community Member
1 month ago

why even bother to censor the plate number???

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Milady Blue
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1 month ago

Emotional support rooster?

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Autumn
Community Member
1 month ago

Is this an exorcism or some type of blessing?

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"Great horror stories thread a precarious needle: They maintain a sense of the truly inexplicable while creating a world and a narrative that provides enough answers to ground the story. Over-explanation kills most horror, which is why the shark is scariest when you only see the fin; the alien is most terrifying when it's lurking in the shadows; the killer is most monstrous when he's masked," Doug said that leaving some things ambiguous, not explaining the entire context, are powerful tools that creators have.

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Sue Lynn Chan
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

I'll be more worried about the seagulls and the fisherman

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El triunfo de la Muerte (the Triumph of Death).
Every time I look at this I see something else going on.

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Caro Caro
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1 month ago

The Triumph of Death is an oil panel painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder painted c. 1562. It has been in the Museo del Prado in Madrid since 1827. Wikipedia

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Joran Quinten
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1 month ago

Is he a chairman or something?

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eeeeeeeee
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1 month ago

Don't pee on the floor, or we'll cut your eggs?

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River Webb
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1 month ago

two sumo wrestlers... 'enjoying themselves'

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