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What Scares Us

Photos that scare us or are so funny that they're scary

Scientists say that they can't quantify what scares us - they only know that it's individual. We can also say that it varies from decade to decade. These are photos from the past that gave our ancestors chills.

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Before the 1950's, almost all Halloween costumes were homemade. This is... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Oct 23, 2013
Taken in United States of America in .
A bicycle outing for two - when one of the two is a skeleton! An obvious... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Oct 26, 2012
Taken in United States of America in .
It looks like this Daddy is ready for Halloween but the little girl? Not so... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Oct 26, 2012
Taken in United States of America.
A family dressed up for Halloween - before the Adams family. Actually, the... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Oct 26, 2012
Taken at MGM Studio, CA United States of America in .
Gale Sondergaard was initially cast to play the role of the Wicked Witch of... more
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· Posted by Daniel Pinna on Oct 9, 2012
Taken at Tutankhamun's tomb, Valley of the Kings, Egypt in .
Howard Carter, born May 9th 1874, died March 2nd, 1939 was an English... more
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· Posted by Daniel Pinna on May 8, 2012
Taken in .
A photo of a purported haunted house (taken when it was the Warrington home)... more
· Posted by AncientFaces ­ on Jan 11, 2012
Taken in .
A drawing of a woman embracing ghostly man to the surprise of onlookers - an... more
· Posted by AncientFaces ­ on Jan 9, 2012
Taken in .
"One of his wet, shiny arms was round Mamie's waist." Published in Collier's... more
· Posted by AncientFaces ­ on Jan 9, 2012
Taken in .
This drawing harks back to the origins of Halloween - Samhain - and shows... more
· Posted by AncientFaces ­ on Jan 9, 2012
Taken in .
A drawing published in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow of the headless horseman.
· Posted by AncientFaces ­ on Jan 9, 2012