Halloween is the scariest holiday around and it’s pretty much guaranteed to freak you out, especially if you end up going to an extreme Halloween horror maze rather than just going to some lame costume party.
To help you get well and truly bugged out in time for the big day, here are 20 of the most messed up photographs you will ever see – all 20 of them are 100% real too. The one above is of a World War 1 soldier who’s suffering from the effects of shellshock.
A victim of spontaneous human combustion
Ilse Koch, aka the ‘Bitch of Buchenwald’. Her disgusting atrocities included making human skin lampshades
Friendly looking popcorn?
This photo believed to be genuine as it comes from an era long before photoshop
Fancy a swim?
Snapped by a mother at her child’s assembly. The ballet dancer was not there and only showed up in one pic — note the absence of legs
Memento Moire, or post-mortem photography, normal would be on a fresh corpse already embalmed