Most Shocking Moments in 2018

2018 has had a shocking start, so here are some things that shocked the world.

The Top Ten

1 Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

Just another day in america...

All the other kids with the pumped up kicks...

All shootings are bad

My heart goes out to all of those in Florida right now. 17 people were shot dead in this attack, making it just barely worse than Columbine. What makes this worse was that the perpetrator was a rabid white supremacist and extremist who was suspended from roughly seven schools previously, but no one cared about his behaviour despite the tip-offs until he actually performed the act. While gun-control does come into play here, it's more of the fact that no one payed attention to this guy's behaviour before-hand despite the fact that this was a disaster waiting to happen. - Swellow

2 Donald Trump Said "Why Do We Want All These People From 'S***hole Countries' Coming Here?"

As an American, I am officially ashamed..

And people say Trump isn't racist. Don't go using the "mainstream media" excuse here now. The fact that Donald Trump let this slip out of his mouth only finally proves how racist and horrible of a person he is. And I thought him cutting funding for historically black colleges and attempting to ban transgenders from the army already made him as prejudiced and discriminatory as he already was. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Yeah. The sad part is that I'm not even making this stuff up. Just Google it and you'll see that what I say is verifiable by various sources. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This was a very offensive thing for him to say. Does he think that they want to be from war-torn countries? As Americans, I believe we should shelter the immigrants and refugees in their time of need. No hate to anyone, but I think he at least should have been nicer, even if he was turning people away.

*Smashes computer into pieces*

3 2018 Flu Outbreak

Apparently a bad comment made by Donald Trump and a school shooting that only killed 17 people is worse than a flu outbreak that had 80,000 people die

@Manowar9 Flu shots don't work. - TheAwesomeDude54

Flu shots don't work so don't say that we should get them, my grandpa got his flu shots and two weeks later got the flu. I didn't get my flu shots after that because my dad says they don't work and they don't.

I got the flu this year

4 Logan Paul's Dead Body Video

The worst part is people forgave him.

He deserved to be dishonored in an excruciating way even I haven't watched the video but I sense disturbance - Kevinsidis

It's not just that he showed a dead body on video for the public to see, it's much more than that. Him and his friends were told not to take any film or photo of dead bodies they came across, but they did and disrespected that poor victim and his family. They mocked the suicide victim, and made him some kind of side show for them to use for views, which is inhumane.

Imagine being one of the families of the victim. You came across the video that you see of your spouse, sibling, parent, or friend who hanged himself and is in a video of punks laughing their ass off about him.It would crush you to see that someone you were once close to ended up killing himself, and was just treated as a joke.

Also Logan's followers are young kids who watch his videos. They either become terrified from what they've been exposed to, or think that it's okay to do what Logan did. Having a irresponsible role model who doesn't have compassion for the victim is not someone that we want to have ...more

Why did Japan, a country full of respectful, intelligent people & beautiful sights allow him to visit them?! - RoseWeasley

I expected this to be number 1 since it happened before the Stoneman Douglas high school shooting...

5 False Alarm of Hawaiian Ballistic Missile Threat

I was at Hawaii when this happened - Oliversky

I went to Hawaii not long after this happened and I was scared as hell that they were going to set off the alert so again but only this time, for real. - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

How were people that stupid - iliekpiez

I live in Hawaii, when I got this, I said:
"What? , this is false! "

6 Tide Pod Challenge

This was fun while it lasted, but has kind of died out now

What's next? Killing your friend challenge? Hitting yourself with a brick challenge? Prank calling the president challenge? Burning your middle school challenge? -Nerd2019

I can't wait for the Loose Wire in a Bathtub Challenge.

I wouldn't be surprised if there was a Drinking Bleach Challenge at this point. - TheAwesomeDude54

7 Death of Stephen Hawking

He'll be always in our heart!

I laughed when I saw this. It wasn't surprising. We're all gonna die. He had it coming.

This should be number 1! It was so sad, he had so many good books and was so smart! RIP Stephen Hawking - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

Loved this man RIP - MRRANDOM

8 12 People, Including 5 Children, are Held Captive and Discovered Chained to Their Beds in California

So, an offensive tweet by Donald Trump is worse than this

Whoever did that should die a long painful death. - RoseWeasley

Their parents deserved to die a slow, and painful death by cannibals (okay maybe I went too extreme, but don't care they still deserve a harsh punishment). - XxembermasterxX

Oh. - MorlaTurtle8

9 Toys R Us Announced the Closing of 180 Stores

That's where I got all my birthday presents and stuff like that when I was 8,7,6, 5 etc. - Luckys

It's 1/3 due to Amazon because everyone buys online now. 1/3 due to Epic Games because lots of money was spent on skins, gliders, pickaxes, and emotes in Fortnite. And 1/3 due to Apple because spoiled toddlers are getting iPads and iPhone Xs.

Toys R us goodbye I enjoyed going to your stores when I was a small boy R.I.P

My childhood is dying

10 Slayer Disbands

Okay now this is just unfair!

I can understand, they've been together for over thirty years, nearly forty. But still, it's sad. - WheresMyGuitarPick

Not yet they're doing one last tour. But it might end by 2019. Well the slayer fans will be raining tears when it happens. - Skullkid755

Now that is just being butthurt - 445956


The Contenders

11 Baghdad Suicide Bombings

I'm not visiting Iraq until they've recovered from this. - TheAwesomeDude54

I love liberalism. Voting a trump quote over these innocents crying.
Edit: I meant dying. Oopsie whoopsie, I did a poopsie. - TeamRocket747

2 suicide bombings occurred, killing at least 38 people and injuring 105. - Gregory

12 California Wildfires

I'm glad I don't live in So called Paradise. This was the deadliest wildfire in the US - TheAwesomeDude54

I know many people who have been affected by these fores, including some people who lived in Paradise. My family lives all over California, so I check the news every day to make sure that the fires aren't too close to them. - SirSheep

Not shocking happens every year here - namesnipe

Trump: not important
Trump After: Oh - iliekpiez

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13 Donald Trump Refusing to Apologize for S***hole Comment

He shouldn't have to - RandomThings

He should. This is an offensive remark and he don't even get one faint apology. He's a heartless crook. - 0w0uwu

And this isn't considered as bad as a YouTuber making insensitive jokes. At least Logan Paul isn't the face of a country. - PositronWildhawk

No It's Donald Dump. LOL...

That's Donald Trump's opinion!

14 Death of Stephen Hillenburg

It was a national holiday. There was no school.
I was watching videos till I stumbled upon a video saying that Mr. Hillenburg is dead.
At first I didn't believe it but a few days later, I found out that it was true.
Rest in peace, the second founding father of my childhood! - HistorianaPhilippiniana

Why does everyone I like dies?

This must be the saddest day for the entire Nickelodeon community. We lost the true star on Nickelodeon. RIP 1961-2018 - Nick81

It's one of the saddest days in 2018. R.I.P. Stephen Hillenburg. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

15 Santa Fe High School Shooting

That must have been terrifying for the students. I was watching videos on how to survive an active shooter situation after I found out about this because I was scared it was goona happen to my school! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

This school was three hours away from my school. - sowells_brianna24

Considering this shooting took place so close to a week or two before high school graduation, as a high school senior awaiting graduation, I have to say absolutely no senior, let alone any school student from any grade level, should have to experience a tragedy like this near the end of the school year. As always, I can only say I give my condolences to those who were affected by yet another school shooting this year. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Trump will just pray and do absolutely nothing about it but run his mouth. - railfan99

16 2018 Doomsday Clock

I just looked that up and I noticed it had an Iron Maiden song title in it (the song itself is awesome). - PhoenixAura81

Welp. I hope ww3 doesn't breakout before gen 8 of pokemon. This is a little too close.

Hopefully all goes well at the meeting.

Thanks a lot kim jong un - Dvafan2

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17 Texas High School Shooting

Gosh I’m a student I feel threatened

Get this above slayer disbanding, how is a band disbanding above a high school shooting? - BlazingParasol

Who cares for shootings

People who care about human lives & the fact that many victims are underage. - RoseWeasley

So Sad - JPK

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18 Aziz Ansari’s Sexual Misconduct Allegations

God, Women are so evil. - kcianciulli

This one was ridiculous and the accuser was so incredibly hard to believe. It sounded more like an awkward date that ended in awkward sex - Phillip873

I'm so sick of these sexual harassment accusations

Anyone with a brain could already tell how creepy this guy is just by watching a single episode of Parks & Rec. His mannerisms are so gross.

19 Alabama School Shooting
20 Harrisburg Shooting

So many shootings, so little time - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

21 Southern California Mudslides

It's mayhem here in SoCal, there has been fires and mudslides left and right. I remember my school became a shelter for people that lived in the outskirts of my city because there house was so close to the danger - Phillip873

So far 17 people have died and 43 went missing.
Pray for SoCal. - Gregory

22 Marvel Creator Stan Lee Died

He never got to see Endgame! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

RIP. He was 96 and had a good life. He was probably ready for it, he was so old. - fwed

I was crying! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

I'll miss the Stan Lee cameos in future Marvel movies. :( - myusernameisthis

23 Death of DJ Avicii

Here's the worst part... he committed suicide due to thoughts of depression.

The worst part is that no one expected this at ALL! - PhoenixAura81

I was not expecting it.
- TheDuttyGyal

Mainly shocking because he was only 28 years old. - allamassal

24 The Philadelphia Eagles Won the Super Bowl 52

I thought this list was made by Patriots fans because I even forgot this was shocking moments. I thought this was "worst" moments. But yeah this was really shocking and was good - venomouskillingmachine

Finally, a good shocking moment on the list - AliciaMae

It’s not really horrible to everyone, just to Patriots Fans. - JoeBoi


25 YouTube Moral Drama

My goodness, is there anything right about our society?! - SpectralOwl

Yes one thing Marilyn Manson.
When he's retires humanity will be screwed.

Ever since Logan Paul’s corpse video, the YouTube Community is starting major drama over Logan Paul’s video.
The drama also revolves around Shane Dawson’s video about pedophilia. - Gregory

26 Bill Cosby Found Guilty on All Counts of Indecent Sexual Assault in Retrial

I can't believe They're still go on about this - s646451

Sick freak. Anyone who repeatedly violates the sexual boundaries of others deserves everything they will eventually get

Sad to see that Kids Say the Darndest Things was made by this rapist. - TheAwesomeDude54

That’s a thing! Lord help our poor, rule-breaking planet? - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

She say do you really like me I tell her I really sorry I only like my mom and my pudding



27 Marvel Creator Stan Lee Accused of Sexual Harassment

NO! I love marvel stuff! This better not be true - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

Stan Lee's dead, so we'll never know - PerseusJackie

Lies. Stan Lee would never do that. - Smash64

Please, PLEASE don't tell me sexual harassment is still a thing in 2018.

28 Facebook lost daily users

Shocking in a good way! - Userguy44

Yay! Maybe people will go on TheTopTens instead!

Thetoptens is a dying site, those who don't delete their accounts this year need to keep it from losing advertisers - TheInsomniac

I only recently got a Facebook, but got banned almost immediately. Wonder why? - NuMetalManiak

Good yay!

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29 North Korea Participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics

No matter how shocking this was. At least North and South Korean athletes marched together. But the one thing that really caused a huge controversy in Korea before the PyeongChang olympics was the Joint Women's hockey team - dfj

Boy, is the IOC going to have a lot to say about this! Seriously, they better take all precautions with security if all the athletes and people at the Winter Olympics are going to be safe from the threat of North Korea. Something tells me North Korea participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics won't be much good news to the Winter Olympics and the safety of everyone participating at the games. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

North Korea doing anything fun is indeed quite shocking.

Looks like this is the last Olympics then :( - XxembermasterxX

30 S***hole Sign Projected Onto Trump Hotel in Washington DC

Oops ignore the previous comment I put he deserved that punishment.

Sometimes, the reaction to the tweet is worse than the tweet itself. - Nonpointed

€�I America great again’ yeah right! - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

That’s a little overboard, don’t you think?

31 Shane Dawson’s Pedophilia Comments

Issue is they weren't funny - iliekpiez

Yet all his stupid fangirls defended him. - B1ueNew

It's just an age gap and a joke geez.

It shocked me to hear the rumors about Shane. I really like the guy, so it sucks that all of this is going around. I'm not sure how this started or who started it, but whoever did is most likely a scumbag. - Absolite

32 Rape and Murder of Zainab Ansari

The murder was caught (thank god) But I hope he is brought to justice, no sucide or death to him, but in jail for 20 years or more! #prayforZainab - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

I'm just glad this horrific incident has at least gained some awareness in the form of a Wikipedia page and some news outlets. But like CrimsonShark said, it's a shame this poor victim doesn't get as much awareness of her terrifying encounter with her killer as other victims do. I really hope the Pakistani government will bring this horrid excuse of a human to justice and make him pay dearly for his crime. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

UPDATE: The murderer has been caught. He has been identified as Imran Ali, a serial killer who also killed around 5 other girls in a time span of 2 years. - CrimsonShark

Thank goodness he's been caught. My only hope is that he's truly brought to justice and doesn't cop out with a suicide attempt to escape his well-deserved punishment for his crimes. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

That must have been a terrifying way to die. - PhoenixAura81

33 North Korean Leader Wants to Talk to Trump

It ended in non agruement but peace talks something no other president did - Dvafan2

You mean... Kim Jong Un? - TheInsomniac

There's only one question: Who starts the argument first�". - XxembermasterxX

I think it went well

34 North Korea Announces Ending Missile Tests

Finally that dumbass kim jong un is learning not to mess with other countries - Dvafan2


Something previous leaders couldn’t accomplish. Now, let’s turn our attention to Iran, who seems more threatening at the moment. - PackFan2005

35 Logan Paul's Apology for Dead Body Video

His apology was fake, because it is from Logan Paul. - BorisRule

This is not shocking. Considering all the backlash he received and the desperation for attention Logan has always warranted, he was bound to "apologize" for this. Move this down.

How is this "shocking"? Of course he was going to apologise, even if it wasn't accepted by the majority of YouTube. - PlanetDeadwing

Why are both the video and the apology video on the same list. Why are both shocking. What is wrong with the people who add these items. Why do they care so much. Why are questions like these the best questions ever. And why don't any of them end with question marks. - Nonpointed

It was shocking that a video with a dead body was on youtube for 3 weeks :0 - Manowar9

36 Bomb Cyclone

The worst thing about this Bomb Cyclone crap was the library using the weather as an
excuse to stay closed for 2 weeks straight...

The coldest new years eve ever - ikerevievs

It’s so horrible that this caused so many problems for people in America. If you want send all that snow to me, in Scotland. We have had barely any this year. Well, at least where I am that is.

It's the coldest storm to hit the U.S. in 4 years, and caused a huge blizzard throughout the northeast, and many people were stuck inside their homes.
Yet it snowed in Florida and other places that don't usually get snow. - Gregory

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37 Death of Bruno Sammartino

Bruno Sammartino was the longest reigning WWE champion and the best WWE champion and he is Bruno Mars dad.

Who? - PhoenixAura81

38 16-year-Old Girl Killed After Going Over Rainbow Falls
39 Car Crashed Into 2nd Floor of Southern California Building

How? - Cyri

Dear god can cars - do anything right!? 🤦‍♂️

40 Forest High School Shooting

I know a few people who went to that school and when I heard about this I was MAD! - railfan99

41 Sears Announced the Closing of 100 Stores

Update sears is opening stores again - Offdutyrick

JCPenney is much better anyway (even though they aren't doing too well themselves)...

2017 has been one of the worst years for the store industry, hundreds of stores were closed, and Toys R. Us went bankrupt. - Gregory

Sears Canada closed, and Sears US is next, sadly. - railfan99

42 Bella Thorne Revealed that she was Sexually Abused as a Child

This isn't shocking, sadly. I'm positive she has a drug problem as well

This was sad

43 Apple Spectre Meltdown

Wow. Now I am for sure happy that I don't have any apple products.

It affects all devices not just Apple

It literally affects every device with a CPU. It is not just Apple.

It affects every device with a CPU.

44 Kanye West Supporting Donald Trump

Yeah orange man bad! Black people shouldn't have difference of opinions! Orange man bad! - InsanityJoe

It's Kanye West. - iliekpiez

His support isn't shocking, as he already made it known back in 2016.

This is not shocking at all. - 3DG20

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45 Logan Paul Tased Dead Animals

... I hate you Logan Paul... - ArcticWolf

Get out of here logon Paul!

What is wrong with people these days? This guy needs a mental health check immediately. I've seen enough crazy people to know that it all starts with messing with dead animals. - SirSheep

This Logan Paul seems to be a real idiot! - Userguy44

46 A New Study Revealed that Autism Doctor Hans Asperger Aided Nazi Child Euthanasia

Now it's just a matter of time before I get teased because I'm autistic. - TheAwesomeDude54

Bad news for anyone who’s artistic (around 40% of people I know, including my brother and friend! ) - oceanbreezetheawesomewarrior

What the hell?! Now more people on the internet will make more nazi and autism related jokes combined!
(Not intending to shoot the messenger) - SpectralOwl

Not the best news for anybody who's Autistic (Like me)... - CrimsonShark

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47 A man claimed a poor woman's house

Don't worry the woman got her house back - toptenforlife

48 Google Removed the View Image Button From Google Images

It's back - ArcticWolf

But you can just right click the image and click "open image in new tab", then you can still have it. - Hotheart123

To prevent copyright infringement. - Gregory

This should be #1. - PerfectImpulseX

This? Out of the shootings, the attacks and the hundreds of deaths from them, this should be #1? - 3DG20

49 Ksi vs Logan Paul Fight

The results were so shocking, I feel bad for all the people who flew there just to see the 2 draw, I even felt bad for the people who paid for a stream - B1ueNew

The biggest bait in modern history, made absolutely everyone tune in and buy tickets just to see literally nothing - Enmanu16

I hate the two so much, I just want KSI to lose so his career ends since he has been popular since like 2013 or 2014, Logan paul has been popular since 2017, - B1ueNew

This fight was one of the biggest scams and plot twists in history - B1ueNew

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50 Amtrak Train 91 Derailment
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