20 Terrifying Historical Stories and Photos That Will Keep You Awake (Part 2)
Fear is an exciting feeling for a person. Man loves to scare himself. He likes to watch horror movies in the cinema. He likes fear as long as it is controlled and above all acceptable. But sometimes fear goes beyond understanding, the condition of being human, and therefore is no longer attractive at all. Proof with these 20 stories that will terrify you and keep you up at night. The Instagram account “Creepy.fact” presents a series of stories to create nightmares. We have selected the scariest for you:
1. The call of the void
“The Call of the Void” is when you have self-destructive thoughts for a split second. Driving in the opposite direction is like jumping off a cliff. A phrase that literally translates as: the call of the void.
2. Stubborn spider
In 2015, neighbors in Sydney, Australia called the police due to a violent domestic dispute. They heard a woman screaming, furniture crashing and a man saying, “I’m going to kill you, I’m going to kill you. You’re going to die.” When the police arrived, they found that the man was just chasing the spider.
3. Alignment of planets
Moon, Venus and Jupiter perfectly aligned in a smile on May 16, 2010.
4. Fake police
In 1968, a fake policeman riding a motorcycle in Japan stopped a bank car containing 300 million yen (equivalent to 10 million dollars). He told the driver to drive away because the car would explode. Then he just got in his truck and drove away. The culprit and the money have not been found.
5. The deadliest medical procedure in history
In 1847, a doctor performed an amputation in 25 seconds. He hastily cut his assistant’s finger. Both the patient and the assistant died of sepsis. One viewer even died of shock, creating the only known medical procedure with a 300% mortality rate.
6. A serial killer who loves jazz
In 1919, a New Orleans serial killer warned that he would kill indiscriminately, but was wary of places where a jazz band was performing. After this message, in the evening, all concert halls reached their maximum capacity and invited jazz groups. At home, everyone used the opportunity to practice jazz. There was no murder.
7. A particularly terrifying discovery
During the filming of the “Storage Wars” series, the production team discovered a body wrapped in plastic. Later, the police found that the previous owner had killed his wife and hid her in the barn.
8. A killer whale that scares white sharks
In 2000, an orca killed a great white shark near the Farallon Islands in California. The smell of the shark carcass scared away all the great white sharks in the area. A great white shark with a satellite beacon was even observed immediately after the attack, diving to a depth of more than 500 meters and swimming non-stop to the Hawaiian Islands.
9. This is called karma
Mithridates VI was so afraid of being poisoned that he took small doses of poison throughout his life to maintain immunity. When he was captured by the Romans, he attempted suicide, but his immunity to poison prevented him.
10. I hear dead people
Most of the laughs you heard on television in the 1950s were the laughs of dead people.
11. A fish left empty
This is the reason why aquariums are closed at night.
12. Museum of Death
The Museum of Death offers self-guided tours of approximately 45 minutes. For $15, you’ll find an entire section dedicated to Charles Manson, serial killer Henry Landreu’s severed head, original photos from the Black Dahlia murder scene, and more.
13. Your biggest fear is yourself.
In 1963, the Bronx Zoo introduced an exhibit called “The World’s Most Dangerous Animal.” It was a mirror.
14. Difficulty waking up
A man woke up from a coma after 2 years, but could not show any signs of life. So he was trapped in this vegetative state for 10 years, fully aware of what was going on around him.
The oceans are full of massive, hollow, worm-like creatures called pyrosomes, which can sometimes reach the size of a sperm whale.
There is a cave in Belize where you can see the remains of ancient Mayan sacrifices. But to reach them, the visitor has to climb the river, crawl through the dark and narrow rock to reach the back of the cave system. There you will find many corpses of sacrificial victims, including the 18-year-old Crystal Girl, whose skeleton is so calcified that it shimmers.
17. The Living Vampire
Richard Chase killed 7 people in one month in Sacramento, California. He was nicknamed the “Vampire Slayer” because he drank the blood of his victims and ate their remains. Richard even reacted like a real vampire and only entered houses with open doors as a sign of invitation.
18. They will be fine
In 1910, this American baseball team was made up entirely of death row inmates. As long as they win, their punishment is suspended.
19. Terrible Mushroom
There is a parasite that destroys the fish’s tongue and replaces it with its own body.
20. Zombie shark
In an abandoned zoo in Australia, they forgot a dead shark in one of the park’s tanks.