The internet isn’t all puppies and babies; over the years, people have managed to capture and share images of the truly grim and downright horrifying. Reddit-users were recently asked the question: “What is the scariest picture in existence?” Here, we’ve assembled their submissions and some of our own.Â Some of these photos share a glimpse into the world of ghosts and ghouls, while others depict eerily timed photos capturing moments right before or after disasters have occurred. No matter what, though, this list is sure to send chills down your spine.
Chernobyl Gas Masks
In the photo above you see gas masks on the floor of a school in Pripyat inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone in the Ukraine.Â The Chernobyl accident dominates the energy accidents sub-category of most disastrous nuclear power plant accident in history, both in terms of cost and casualties
“The Human Owl”
The gentleman depicted is Martin Laurello, born Martin Emmerling, hailing from Nuremberg, Germany. He was an anatomical wonder, able to turn his head 180 degrees.
This hornet’s nest formed around a mask, making it appear as though a person was caught underneath the frightful mess. That’s one way of keeping out possible home invaders.