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Now, This is Definitely a Hotel to Avoid

Where: Germany
December 9, 2013 at 12:45 PM | by | ()

Over the weekend, some new information came to light about a suspect in a case of cannibalism in Germany. Aside from being a police officer (a handwriting analyst, actually), he also engaged in online cannibalism fantasy forums and is supsected of murdering a victim who he met online. He then allegedly buried the body in his backyard and pieces of the body have yet to be found, leading police there to believe...well, you know what they're thinking.

But most frightening of all, he ran a bed and breakfast out of his home.

The website has been taken down but ABC News reports that Pension Gimmlitzal boasted of a "generous outside area, surrounded by woods, which is ideal for an evening of grilling." Oy. On the plus side, rooms were only 13 Euros a night and included breakfast. Eeeee.

[Photo via AP]

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Hotel Employees, For Better Or Worse, Are Using The Internet To Tell It Like It Is

August 22, 2012 at 9:33 AM | by | ()

Working in a hotel must be tough. Between the constant upkeep of rooms, the late hours, the cranky guests, we imagine most hotel staffers are always on the verge of snapping. Come to think of it, they probably could benefit from a little venting once in a while...

Well, that's exactly what happened in an online discussion thread asking hotel employees to share secrets they normally keep from guests. Started just yesterday, the thread has already accumulated over 5,000 responses, which are alternately helpful, hilarious, and gross—many of them relate specifically to misplaced bodily fluids (yuck).

If you're brave enough to read them, you might wind up with a whole new, slightly paranoid, outlook on life in a hotel room. Here are a few of our favorites...

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