In many horror movies, there's a scene when the captives try to escape. After hours of attempted fleeing, the characters realize they'd been walking in circles, and they're as close to the murderer as they were when they started.
Turns out there's something to this. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Germany discovered that when people are lost in the woods or the dark, they do, in fact, walk in circles.
Scientists gave nine people GPS devices and... READ ON