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IN History & Culture ON 17 Dec, 2015
History is filled with entertaining stories, and you knew that, right? What you didn't know was how much it is filled with creepiness. And the photos we've showcased here will prove the same. But be warned, after seeing these pictures, you might just ask yourself why you ever scrolled down. But that won't stop you from scrolling down, will it? Well then, go ahead.
Check these photos out!
Can things get any more inappropriate?
That's some creepy architecture, huh?
That's just cruel!
This was meant to bring down the scariness level while gassing children. Well, it's still sick as hell.
The Hamatsa secret society from the Pacific West in the United States inducted men into the society by making them go through an initiation which required them to do a number of varied tasks, one of which is to 'cure' a human corpse... and then eat it. Basically, become a cannibal!
The photo belongs to the initial stages of the Blitz - the 57 days for which the Germans rained bombs on London. However, this photo is not genuine - it's staged. It was meant to stand as a symbol to Londoners to keep calm and carry on with their lives.
Hitler was the best man at the wedding of his right-hand man, Joseph Goebbels, who got married in 1931.
Well, one of the great mysteries of life and history, eh?
These guys weren't just soldiers. They were agents of surveillance, meant to inspire terror in Germany and in its occupied territories.
So here's a mad artist named Damien Hirst. And this 'work' is not even the most disturbing you'll find (only if you think cutting a cow and a calf in half and putting them out on display is more sickening).
Need I even elaborate on this?
Well, that's probably what it is, although it's not very clear as to what's really going on here...
The quote says, "Man's Usefulness Ends Not In Death." Well, that's true, but still morbid!
Many of the so-called cures to inanity were mere torture, plainly because it was popular belief that insanity was a result of sinning against God.
The Maori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. Major General Horatio Gordon Robley found the art of Maori head tattooing and the process of drying heads quite fascinating. By the time of his death, he had 35 dried heads.
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