Want to sleep like a baby tonight? Then you should probably stop reading right now. What you're about to read may just give you nightmares... or, at the very least, a very uncomfortable feeling that you won't be able to shake.
An area by the Withlacoochee River in Florida was the source of the photo of the photo of this bizarre, BO-infested beast. There is a community that believes "skunk apes" exist in Florida and South Georgia, but it was only with this photo in 2000 that provided some sort of visual evidence was finally found. Some believe it may be escaped circus monkeys, but to this day no one is sure, only that it smells like rotten eggs.
Do you believe in aliens? Well, you might after reading this. If you want to believe that we're alone in the universe, then you should move on to another article and keep your head filled with happy thoughts. If you're ready for some crazy alien conspiracy theories, take a good, hard look at this photo. See that thing floating around in space? What do you think it is?
According to space legend, a mysterious black object was found in orbit. Ufologists determined that it was of extraterrestrial origin and thousands of years old, while others believed it was merely space debris. Still, this photo has sparked many conspiracy theories.
We've already touched on skunk apes and UFOs, so what's next? Well, ghosts, of course! I love nothing more than a good ghost story, which is why I couldn't help but share this creepy photo with you. Take a minute to look at the picture. What do you see? A crazy scary ghost, right!?
Newby Church in England received a ghastly visitor standing next to its altar in 1963 (remember, this was before Photoshop!). It was nine-feet tall wearing a cowl - the height may have been caused by standing on a box since its feet are not visible. Before anyone can call hoax, however, it is worth noting that professionals have found little evidence of double exposure or photo manipulation.
The Amityville Horror is so famous that there have been multiple movies inspired by the murders and ghost stories from the house. One of its most famous proofs of spookiness comes in this photo of little John DeFeo. The only problem was that John was one of the four DeFeo children murdered.
This one is more low-key but if you look at it closely it does raise questions. These four kids are just hanging out but in one of their hands, the thumb looks out of place. No one in the picture nor the photographer knows who that thumb belongs to.
In 1922 the Gruber family and their servant were murder one by one by someone with a pickaxe. After they were killed, their bodies were stacked up on top of each other and covered in hay. The case was never solved although it was suspected that an escaped inmate or neighbor maybe have been the culprit.
When a father takes a photo of his little girl in her new dress in the park, he expects an adorable moment. What Jim Templeton got in 1964 was a photo of a tall spaceman standing next to his daughter. According to him, there was no one else there besides himself, his daughter, his wife, and two elderly people.
Giants of all kind exist in human culture, but they get debunked pretty quickly. In 1985, a man got the chance of a lifetime and met a grave robber in Egypt who had access to the mummified remains of a fifteen-inch-long finger. By that estimate, the person it was attached to may have been twelve feet tall!
Union soldiers during the Civil War took a bizarre photo after shooting down a creature. They believed it was a "some kind of unknown bird or monster," but its size was anything but. Still, it was odd to find a creature from millions of years ago during in 19th century America.
Consider this Australia's version of Loch Ness. Hook Island has its long list of evidence concerning a massive creature that may be 70-80 feet in length. Many claim the photo is a hoax but there's little evidence for photo manipulation from this 1964 photo.
The Coopers are making the rounds on the internet with their creepy family black and white photo. While everyone to the right is smiling celebrating their recent moving in, to the left is a hanging body with a blackened face. They believe it was a ghost, most likely that of the previous owner of the house.
So many mysteries and conspiracies surround the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, but the one that always comes up is this mysterious woman wearing a Russian-style scarf over her head. She is seen holding a camera taking photos at the time Kennedy was shot. No one knows her identity nor has access to her photos to this day.
According to records, two young men went to the caves of Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, but only one went deep inside. The photo here was taken by the one who went too deep inside the caves. According to his friend, he heard his friend scream, and by the time he came back with the police his friend was dead.
In 1968, the holy image of the Virgin Mary appeared in different forms to millions over the dome of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Zeitoun, Cairo, Egypt. Photos like this and others were taken by believers and tourists of all kinds. This was not just a one-day affair, either - this lasted for more than a year.
We all know that out-of-focus pictures can produce blurry, splotchy backgrounds, so every orb you see in a photo background is definitely not a ghost. But there is a pretty well-defined splotch in the background of this photo that makes me think there's a lot more going on here than just poor focus.
A man took a photo of his wife praying in church, but what he didn't know at the time was that she wasn't sitting by herself. The ghost has been nicknamed, "The White Lady", and we're assuming she's a nice ghost, since she lives in a church and all.
While visiting her mother's grave in 1959, a woman decided to snap a photo of her husband waiting in the car. Imagine her surprise when she got the photo developed and saw that her husband had company! The woman believed the terrifying figure was the ghost of her mother.
Let's go back to aliens and UFOs for a second. This photo was taken by NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars, and in the distance, you can see a bright light. NASA never revealed the cause of the strange light, so naturally, it must be aliens.