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What true story is the LMN movie House of Darkness based on?

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Tonight is the world premiere of the Lifetime Movie Network horror film House Of Darkness, which tells the story of a San Francisco family of three who relocate to a rural farmhouse that turns out to be anything but serene. The film is billed as being “inspired by true events,” so we did a little digging to figure out just what those true events are!

How much is snake venom worth? Discovery’s Venom Hunters promises liquid gold

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How much is snake venom worth? Thanks to Discovery’s new show Venom Hunters, the question is getting more attention than perhaps ever before. The show follows four teams of snake wranglers and–you guessed it–venom hunters, each determined to capture as many snakes and gather as much venom as possible in the name of medicine and science. (And, of course, to snag a healthy profit!) Read on for a first look at Venom Hunters and its cast, and for a look into the lucrative world of venom harvesting.

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Zola’s story update: Jess tells her side of the story in depth!

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The internet is still obsessed with Zola’s story, a thoughtful (and supposedly true) take on Thelma and Louise involving a 48-hour trip to Florida that included stripping, trapping (aka prostitution), homicide, human trafficking, and attempted suicide — all told 140 characters at a time via the @_zolarmoon Twitter account. But it appears that Zola’s story is merely Thelma’s account of what took place. Now the Louise in this epic tale (aka Jess) is speaking out at length about what really went down on their strip trip to the Sunshine State!

Zola’s story update: Jess currently pregnant, promises ‘real story’ soon

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In case you missed it, the biggest summer action/thriller blockbuster of 2015 isn’t in the theaters–it’s on Twitter, courtesy of user @_zolarmoon. Now being called simply “Zola’s story,” the epic tale of Zola’s ill-fated overnight trip to Florida with a woman she met while waitressing at Hooters includes ***SPOILER ALERT*** stripping, prostitution, kidnapping, homicide, and even a poorly executed balcony leap. Keep reading to get the response from Jess, the main character from Zola’s story who reportedly did more trapping in one night than Grizzly Adams did in a lifetime! Oh, and did I mention Jess is currently pregnant?