Have you ever seen something that almost made you pee your pants? Don’t lie to us, because we know that everybody is afraid of something. The only difference is some people get scared more easily than others. So, we bring to you now some terrifying pictures which will give a whole new meaning to the word horror.
Joseph ‘The Cannibal’ Metheny
Joseph Metheny was a serial killer. He confessed to approximately eight murders that dated back to 1976. He would lure hookers and “workers of the night” into his apartment, where he would kill and dismember their bodies. Then he would freeze their meat for consumption. After that, he worked at an open-pit beef stand, where he would serve his victims’ meat.
Tar And Feather Victim
It was an old form of punishment. This person’s body was smeared or painted with pine tar after being stripped from the waist up. Then he was chased around an area by a mob, who pitched feathers on to his body or made him roll in feathers. This is how he looked afterwards. The Terrifying, Aging Doll
This doll was abandoned in the attic for 11 years, because of its hideous looks. But when it was recovered a decade later, it looked like this, as if it had aged. Just like Dorian Gray’s portrait, nobody can tell the reason why.
Tyler Hadley’s “Killer Party”
Tyler Hadley asked his best friend to take a picture of him right after he told him that he killed his parents so that he could have a party. Tyler’s parents were both dead in their bedroom. He told his friend he could see signs if he looked around with some effort. His friend went to the kitchen and living room and saw signs of blood and then went into the bedroom. He saw Tyler’s parents bodies and reported them to the police. He was the only one apart from Tyler to see the bodies.
The Creature Of Hook Island
On December 12, 1964, the Le Serrec family was vacationing on Hook Island. Le Serrec’s wife spotted a strange 30 ft figure on the lagoon floor, while crossing Stonehaven Bay, which resembled a giant tadpole.
This is a terrifying picture of a real hospital room photo of Blanche Monnier. She was a French girl who was held captive for 25 years in a locked room with no lights. She was forced to live among pests, rats, human feces and filth. She was discovered on May 23, 1901. The Paris Attorney General received an anonymous letter which spoke of a woman who was being held captive in a home in the wealthy neighborhood of Poitiers in 21 rue de la Visitation in France.
Room 322 At The Hotel Zaza
This specific room is not listed on the hotel’s website. Room 322 is uncarpeted, small and has a chained bed because 322 is also the number for Skull and Bones Secret Society. This explains why the room has numerous pictures of skulls. But what about a picture of Jay Comeaux? This person is the President of Stanford Group Company. Why this room has been made and what its purpose is, is a complete secret.
A Letter From Jack The Ripper
We still don’t know if it was a bad joke or the real deal, but the words deliver quite a chilling effect. It reads as follows,” Mr. Lusk, Sir, I send you half the kidney I took from one woman and preserved it for you. The other piece I fried and ate. It was very nice. I may send you the bloody knife that took it out if you only wait a while longer. Signed, Catch me when you can Mister Lusk.”
Two Heads, Double The Bite
This alligator specimen was seen in Seminole Heights in Florida. The monster looks like double the monster, thanks to a genetic mutation.
Hungry Spiders Can Even Eat Lizards
Do you have a fear of spiders? If so, then your fear is not uncalled for. Here in this picture, you can see a spider taking on a lizard. Within a few moments, the spider will eat the lizard. Yikes, I am going to stay away from spiders from now on!
A Chilean family woke up to find a young cougar in their kitchen. Amalin Haddad, the wife, said the cougar never attacked her and her family, or even the family dog. Perhaps the beast was a tame, domestic animal?
Daniela Liverani And Mr. Curly
Daniela Liverani was getting unexpected nosebleeds but thought that it was due to a past motorcycle accident. A dark blood clot leaked out of her nose and she saw the blood clot was moving. She realized it was something alive and it turned out to be a leech. Daniela believes that the leech, which was three inches long, had been living inside her since the time she went backpacking in South East Asia a month back. She named the leech Mr. Curly.
When a lot of rats get stuck due to dirt, feces, ice and blood, this thing called the Rat King is formed. Needless to say, it is not a pretty sight. Slowly, all of the stuck rats die and rot like this.
The Effects Of A Deadly Botfly
As you can see, the botfly can wreak havoc on the body. It takes shelter inside the host and starts reproducing. As a result, you get these nasty boils on your body.
A Hairy Frog
Southerners love to munch on frog legs. However, there are others who might find frogs to be creepy, especially the hairy frog that has retractable claws. It is also called The Wolverine Frog.
Walter Yeo’s Plastic Surgery
Walter Yeo had lost almost all of his face in the Battle of Jutland while he was manning the HMS Warspite battleship. So, he was given plastic surgery and his face was reconstructed. Since it was the first operation of its kind in the world, the result was not exactly perfect.
Mandy The Doll
Mandy the doll was 91 years old when she was donated to the Quesnel and District Museum by the granddaughter of the dolls previous owner. It is said that the smile on the doll’s face looked a bit sinister and that it was possessed by its owner’s spirit.
This huge bird, that was 12-18 feet long, is said to be extinct, and was known to feed on killer whales. It is claimed to be the largest bird species in history.
Feather In The Cheek
Can you see the thing poking out of the cheek of the baby, Mya Whittington? Doctors thought it was a staph infection but it turned out to be a two-inch feather. But how did the feather get inside the cheek in the first place?
Mrs. Mabel Chinnery was visiting her mother’s grave when she decided to take a picture of her husband. After she got the photo developed she saw a creepy looking figure sitting in the backseat of the car.
Killer On The Loose On A Ship
This old military frigate was being broken down for scrap. This was a picture taken when the dock foreman was taking pictures of the sailing vessel. When he developed the photographs and sent it to his boss, his boss noticed at the edge of the flash, somebody was holding an axe. They got the ship searched but couldn’t find anyone.
Innocent Pictures Of Real Life Killers
The infamous shooters from Columbine school look like innocent students. But their intentions were quite evident early on by the looks of this photo.
Monster Under The Water
If you have heard legends about the Japanese monster, Ningen, who lives under the sea, you are looking at it right now. It is around 20 to 30 meters long and can swim up to the Antarctic ocean.
The Cannibal Eagle
Have you ever seen a bird of prey lift a child into the air and escape with it? You can see this happening in this photo. But be assured, the bird was shot down and the child was saved.
Two legged sheep aren’t uncommon things, but when you see them walking around, they can look a bit creepy. Almost like a different species all together.
These are Jekyll and Hyde dolls that were built way back in the 1920s. They are two faced dolls that have an innocent smiling face in the front and a cruel face hidden on the back. This may also scare you because it looks so much like Voldemort from Harry Potter.
The person who is standing behind the children could kill them all in a blink of an eye. Here in this picture, these innocent kids do not know what kind of danger lurks behind them. The person who is taking the photograph never realized what was going on back there.
The Demon Cave In Armenia
In Armenia there are these Lavister caves. According to legend, people were lured in by stories of treasure at the bottom of the cave. They would go inside these structures and then the demon inside the cave would trap them and turn them all into stone. These faces are said to belong to those victims.
The 1925 Fire Of Madame Tussauds
The outlet of Madame Tussaud’s at Marylebone street caught fire in 1925. After half a day of battling with the fire, the firefighters were finally able to douse it. Scores of statues melted and ended up looking like this.
Zengyōji temple, Kanazawa has a mummified head of a three-faced demon. A resident priest discovered the mummy in the temple in the early 18th century. The temple puts the head on public display each year around the spring equinox.
Mongolian Death Worm
The Mongolian Death Worm is an imaginary creature in the Gobi desert. The creature is described as a bright red worm that measures up to ten feet in length and weighs over 1,000 lbs. It can spit acid and kill through electric discharge. Anything it touches corrodes away instantly.
On November 18, 1978, a religious leader, Jim Jones, convinced nearly 1,000 members of his People’s Temple cult in Guyana to commit suicide. This group included 200 children and they killed themselves by cyanide poisoning. This is supposedly the largest mass suicide in history.
Congenital Giant Pigmented Nevus – The Werewolf Syndrome
Zhang Hongming lives in China. Don’t worry, this man isn’t a real-life werewolf. His extraordinary medical condition gives him this appearance. Locals have nicknamed him Chimp.
A Case Of War-PTSD
This man has gone past the brink of sanity. He is a World War I soldier in the Battle of Courcelette. By September 1916, he had gone completely mad from the killings and atrocities he had been forced to witness during the course of the war.
Filarial Worms In The Eye
The Filarial Worm is a parasite that lives in your body. It can reside anywhere in the human body, even the eyes. These worms are most commonly transmitted by mosquitoes and cause River Blindness. These worms cause a terrible disease called Elephantitis.
This is a stash of ventriloquist dummies. My, don’t they all look so scary? They have been stored in an unknown location. But why do these lifeless things look so scary? According to a psychological hypothesis called uncanny valley, dolls or other human replicas can create feelings of eeriness and revulsion.
A woman named Mary Reeser, who lived alone, allegedly died of spontaneous combustion in St. Petersburg, Florida in 1951. Reeser’s landlord stopped to deliver a telegram and he found a pile of ashes. Only one foot and a part of the skull remained. What’s astonishing is that there was very little fire-related damage to the home.
The Murder Of James Bugler
This surveillance camera footage is quite grainy. But it clearly shows James Bulger, an innocent child of 8 or 9, being led out of a shopping mall. The older boy who is holding his hand is one of the two teenagers who would torture and kill him shortly after. James Bulger’s mutilated body was discovered in Liverpool, England after two days.
Exorcism In Reality
In 1973, Anneliese Michel, a 16-year-old German girl had an epileptic seizure. After this, her mental health deteriorated rapidly. Michel’s family wrongly assumed that she was possessed by demons. Brutal and violent exorcism sessions eventually killed the young girl.
The Lonely Hearts Killer
A serial killer in the 1950s named Harvey Murray Glatman received the nickname The Lonely Hearts Killer because he would lure his victims by promising them modeling careers. He then went on to assault and kill them. During all this, he would take photos of the victims. This picture you see here is of one of his unfortunate victims, Shirley Ann Bridgeford.
This creature is just a common black bear but looks like something much more sinister because of his lack of fur. In fact, the hairless bear almost resembles the legendary creature Chupacabra, an evil mythical animal that exists in Latin America. It is said that the Chupacabra attacks goats and dogs.
Suicide On Camera
This person you see in the picture is Budd Dwyer. He was the Treasurer of Pennsylvania in the 1980s. After serving in the Pennsylvania State Senate, on January 22, 1987, Dwyer requested a news conference in Harrisburg. He went on to shoot himself in front of everyone present. Before pulling the trigger, he had already announced, “Please, please leave the room if this will…if this will affect you.”Dwyer’s shocking suicide was broadcast live on television.
You Were Not Alone At Night
This is a picture from a Chicago suburb outhouse. The person who took this photograph took it in the morning, meaning that somebody had been out there during the night.
THIS Is The Real Price You Pay For War
The picture of an Iraqi soldier burned to death. Just before the ceasefire officially ended Operation Desert Storm, this picture was shot. Many news outlets chose not to publish this photo. Photographer Kenneth Jarecke who took this picture was surprised by the decision, as he felt the picture could help show the atrocities of war, far unknown to many Americans.
This is the picture of John Wayne Gacy, a notorious serial killer of dozens of young boys. Being a clown was his side job and he would lure the victims in this costume.
The Last Picture Before Committing Suicide
In this chilling photograph, a photographer has unknowingly captured the final moments of an unfortunate lost soul who has committed suicide. Look down closely underneath the bridge, you can see the outline of someone who has just jumped.
This run-down sanatorium in Beelitz-Heilstätten, Germany, had Adolf Hitler as a patient, as he was recuperating from a leg injury he received during the Battle of the Somme. He was admitted there during October and November 1916.
The Victim’s Last Performance
This is the picture of 14-year-old Regina Kay Walters. It was taken by an infamous serial killer, Robert Ben Rhoades. Rhoades toured the country in an 18-wheeler. This truck was fully equipped with his tools and contained a torture chamber in the back. This photograph that has been posted, was taken in an abandoned Illinois barn. Rhoades killed Walters after cutting off her hair and he also made her wear a black dress and heels.
The Abandoned Home In Virginia
Two teenage boys broke into an abandoned Virginia home. They were small-time robbers and planned to rob this property. They got the shock of their lives when they found blood on the walls.
Two Face Edward Mordrake
Edward Mordrake, a 19th-century English nobleman, had an extra face on the back of his head. The extra face could neither eat nor speak, but it was certainly not silent because it could laugh and cry. Mordrake pleaded with doctors to have his devil twin removed. He claimed that his second face whispered horrible things to him at night. As expected, no doctor had the guts to attempt such a risky operation. Mordrake poisoned himself and committed suicide at the age of 23.
Charlie No-Face AKA Raymond Robinson
Raymond Robinson had a bad childhood electrical accident. He was called The Green Man or Charlie No-Face and was made the antagonist of an urban legend. Parents would narrate horrible anecdotes to kids about him. They thought that it would scare children and would discourage them from going out at night. When people discovered he was a real person, they got the shock of their lives. Robinson was a much-like liked and respectable figure in his family and amongst his neighbors.
Boyfriend’s Last Photograph
This is quite an eerie photo of the murder victim, Travis Alexander. It was shot by his girlfriend, Jodi Arias. This photograph had been taken just moments before she murdered Travis in the shower. Here is a list of Travis’ fatal injuries: multiple stab wounds, a slit throat and a gunshot to the head. Currently, Arias is serving a life sentence for her crime in an Arizona prison.
The Light In The Attic
A woman and her roommate noticed odd things going on in their house like food and money disappearing. They tried hard to unravel this mystery, but all their efforts went down the drain. Finally, they called the cops, who helped them discover that the woman’s ex-boyfriend had been living in the attic. He had been staying right above them, for at least two weeks or so and they never knew about it.
Mysteries Under The Ocean
This creature is a frilled shark. They are five feet in length, but can sometimes be longer. Frilled sharks live 5,000 feet below the ocean’s surface and rarely come up. Doesn’t it look like something from another planet?
Creepy Santa Claus
Christmas is supposed to be a happy festive time and Santa is supposed to be a cheerful person who spreads happiness all around. But going by this man’s face, he looks more like a creepy monster. Luckily, the child and the girl did not take any notice.
Photographed After Death
This was something that was done during the Victorian era. The creepy practice of postmortem photography (photographing the corpse) was prevalent in those times. Dressing up the corpses and making them look as if they were alive is something that would never be allowed these days.
The Mystery Creature Of Loveland, Ohio
Here you can see a creature floating on a river in Loveland, Ohio. It was a picture captured by Pokémon Go players who were searching for the next creature. Is this one of them?
The Plight Of The Collaborator Girls
Here you can see a group of collaborator girls, who had assisted the Nazi soldiers, being punished. They were humiliated publicly and were stripped naked, their heads were shaved and they were paraded all around the city.
Eerie Capture In A Wooden Trail
This was captured by a hunter on his trail camera in Holly Springs Woods in Mississippi. He saw an eerie-looking woman creeping up to a deer. One wonders what the woman was doing in the dead of night in the woods?
Super Stretchy Skin
Gary Turner from the UK suffers from Ehlers-Danlos syndrome which makes his skin super stretchy. He can stretch his skin and fit 3 bottles of beer in it.
These Birthmarks Could Take Her Life
Baby Wu Zimao from Hebei, China, has a lot of moles on her body and this could develop into skin cancer later on in life. The baby has dry skin and has minimal sweat glands in her weak left hand which gives her temperature issues. She feels quite itchy because of overheating.
Barbecued In Space
Soyuz I was launched without any issue, but there were some technical complications mid-air. As a result, it came hurtling towards the earth and as a result, cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov got charred to death.
Mass Suicide In Demmin After The End Of World War II
Women from the Nazi army who commited mass suicide in the town of Demmin when the Red Army invaded it. This was a sign of defiance against the Soviet Union.
No Choice Against The Fuhrer
When Austria was captured by Nazi Germany in 1938, this photograph was captured. This is a crying woman who was from Sudetenland. She had no choice but to surrender. The KKK Baby
This photo was captured over two decades ago by Todd Robertson. It was shot during a KKK rally in northeast Georgia. One of the toddlers approached an African-American state trooper. The trooper is seen holding his riot shield on the ground. Even though the costume is evil, the love between the child and the cop is evident.
In this picture, you can see the inside of a dental patient’s mouth. The scar has formed because of over-consumption of cocaine. If you use excessive amounts of cocaine, you are more likely to get oral cancer. Dentist, Howard Farran, shared this image on his Facebook account to dissuade people from drug use. This photograph belongs to one of his patients.
Real Life Lochness Monster
While fishing in a river, a man in New Jersey came across an eel-like creature with razor-sharp teeth. This creature looks straight out of a sci-fi movie. The man used his bow and arrow to kill the monster before taking this photograph.
Ghost At Alcatraz
Sheila Walsh and her boyfriend travelled to Alcatraz where she took a photograph of a visitor’s view window on her iPhone. When she saw the picture, she saw a woman in the window.
Collections Of Heads
British Army officer and artist, Horatio Gordon Robley, collected severed heads. Don’t worry, this gentleman in the picture had nothing to do with the severing of the heads. This is the year 1895. He was a collector of the preserved craniums of New Zealand’s Maori people. But why he did so is beyond our imagination.
Man’s Usefulness Ends Not In Death
This photograph was shot in the year 1901. This is the image of an anatomy class that shows students casually posing with a human corpse. What’s scary is the inscription on the table.
In A State Of Shock
French neurologist Guillaume Duchenne de Boulogne practiced electrophysiology – a way of treating mental patients. Here he is conducting a life experiment in front of a crowd. But just look at the expression of the volunteer.
It looks like a scene out of The Blair Witch Project, doesn’t it? In this 1890 photo, you see a woman forced into a crucifixion pose and facing a wall. This woman is a mental patient in an asylum. Forced standing was legal treatment for mental illness in 19th century Germany.
The House Of Meat
This is a house made of meat and it looks like something out of a nightmare. This photograph was taken in 1937 and it was implemented by an English butcher for attracting new customers. It looks like a good idea for converting to veganism.
Android In The Making
You are not seeing an android. It’s actually a Disney caveman robot that is being repaired by two engineers in 1964. But what if it really was an android?
This photograph was taken in 1925. It is a photograph of a device that blocks all outside sound. It looks more like an alien costume from a vintage movie.
You must have heard of a snowman, but have you ever seen a snow monster? These people in the picture created a giant snow monster.
Kids’ Halloween Costumes From The Past
Cute kids wearing costumes for Halloween in the 1930s. Instead of looking cute and lovely, they look quite hideous. What do you say?
The Mickey Mouse Club
Disney had a Mickey Mouse club in the 1950’s and these people here are a part of it. But somehow the masks look really creepy. The monochrome tone of the photograph isn’t helping things either.
This face has not been distorted because of an accident. It’s actually a mask, used for scary movies.
These were two twin calves that died right at birth. The two calve embryos were fused together and they were not going to survive. However, seeing them like this makes it looks like a hideous monster.
A Monstrous Beauty
This is not a real creature. It was created by Amateur painter, Count Van Hestoff of Germany, who titled this portrait as the ugly face of a witch.
The Creepy Daughter
While it might seem like the younger daughter has been possessed by an apparition, she actually just moved a bit which created the blur.
Fused Siamese Twins
These conjoined Siamese twins from China did survive for seven odd years, after which they were found dead one morning. Their skeletons have been preserved and kept in a museum in Guangzhou.
Made For Each Other
These are two beggars from Damascus; one is paraplegic, the other one is blind. Both of them guide each other all over the city, begging on the streets. They complement each others abilities and manage to survive.
Specially Abled Woman Or Man?
Mary Ann Bevan was given the title of the ugliest woman in the world. She looked like a man and had a lot hair on her body and her face had a prominent jawline.
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Bad Idea For A Picture
Surely by looking at this picture you can see that these girls have a bad sense of humor, because their masks and the doll just end up creeping you out.
Slaughterhouse In A Meat Factory
Thousands of carcasses of cattle being prepared for cutting. The eerie sense of the photo gives you the feeling that you will also be decapitated and served for dinner.
And The House Crumbled Down
The civil war in Ireland led to the torching of various houses. Here, a house crumbles down due to it getting burnt and then the fire being doused by the strong force of the water.
The Island Of Dolls In Mexico
La Isla de las Muñecas, or the island of dolls in Mexico, is a unique place because all sorts of dolls are found there in the way they are shown in this picture. It looks like one big magic island.
There Goes The Killer
This is the famous photograph of the assassination of Martin Luther King. He was standing outside when somebody shot right through his temple. The people in the picture are pointing towards the direction from which the bullet came from.
One Hell Of A Catfish
You might have seen a lot of catfishes around the world, but this one takes the crown of being the biggest and the meanest of them all.
The Devilish Shadow Of Einstein
You see the painting of Einstein on the glass window? Now look at the wall behind it. The shadow looks like a devilish creature.
The Possum In The Toilet Roll Dispenser
The toilet roll was stuck in the dispenser and it wasn’t coming out either. While banging on it, there came an angry squeaking noise and when someone opened it they found a possum stuck inside.
The Blown Up Engine Of A Plane
This is a hi-res picture of Air France flight AF66, an Airbus A380. One of the engines had blown up during the flight and there cannot be anything more scary than seeing this outside your window. Fortunately, this flight landed safely, so this Reddit user was able to post this on social media.
The Cloud Of Doom
This is a storm cloud that appeared over Pennsylvania. Needless to say, it rained a lot that day but people had thought that Doomsday had arrived.
Landslide On The Highway
This landslide happened in Taiwan and it took two days to clear the rubble.
You Can’t Count This Lot Of Sheep
If you are having trouble getting to sleep, and are thinking of counting sheep, then this picture could be helpful. Or it will just give you nightmares.
Don’t worry, it is not a human that you are seeing, but a wooden statue which has a hive of nettles on it. Don’t go near it unless you want to be stung.
When The Road Caved In
This photo was taken from an outer area in the alps of Brazil where the road caved in, thanks to a landslide. The hills near Caatinga are never safe. Clearly, a horrific scene for a traveller.
No Need For Fuel
You can’t think about refuelling your car when you see a snake coiled to the fuel pipe. Who wants gasoline when they see a snake? Not me, I am running away from all of this.
A Tornado Near You
This tornado came to the village of Giethoorn. A person captured this right outside his window. Hats off to this person who is busy taking photographs, when he should be laying low. I wouldn’t like to see this out of my window.
The King Of All Giant Toads
This man captured the king of them all, right in his garden in Pasadena, California. If it were me I would throw that thing away, before it eats me.
Why You Should Wear Safety Glasses
After looking at this picture, we don’t really need to explain, do we? This was a freak accident that happened in a home garage in Arizona. The guy must be thanking his lucky stars for wearing protective glasses.
Nettles In The Cellar
Nettles in the cellar are quite dangerous. But if you see a whole hive, then you should get out straight away and run for your life. Or you could call in the pest exterminator.
The Possessed Girl
This possessed girl is not possessed at all. Just look at her face. Her eyes are all black, and she is giving a deadly stare. That is what the onlooker in the train thought, when he first noticed the girl. Looking closer, he found that what he presumed to be the eye was actually the girls’ mouth which was open because she had fallen asleep with her hair over her face.
With The Most Dangerous Spider In The World
This girl here is getting snapped with a tarantula. But why take such a risk? Some people can’t help but be a daredevil even though there are other ways of doing so.
Mind The Flash
It’s nothing demonic. The nun came to meet her sisters and she is obviously having tea. A photograph was being taken by a family member and the flash is responsible for the evil glint in her eyes.
Mummified Baby Corpses
Anatoly Yuryevich Moskvin is a Russian philologist, historian and linguist from Nizhny Novgorod. After people got a whiff of his antics, he was arrested. All of this happened in 2011. What you see is the mummified bodies of one of the twenty-six girls between the ages of three and fifteen that he captured.