Creepy Photos Reveal A Different Side To History


After eating some special plant food that farmer A. L. Butts had sowed on his apple orchard, the grasshoppers grew to an astounding 3 ft. in length.

History is riddled with all kinds of creepy, grotesque, and downright disturbing events. Thanks to the magical artistic medium known as photography, some of those chilling and gawk-worthy moments and fascinating people have been immortalized on film and collected here in the pages that follow. So come and take a peek… if you dare. 
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Jiminy Crickets! Check out the size of that grasshopper! This photo was taken back in 1937 and it was published in the local papers. On Sept. 9, 1937, the following headline appeared on the front page of the Tomah (Wis.) Monitor-Herald: "Giant Grasshoppers Invade Butts Orchard East of City." The accompanying article gave details of what seeming farce. Apparently, the claims were true and all it took was eating a special plant food developed by farmer A. L. Butts on his apple orchard, The grasshoppers who consumed this elixir grew to an astounding 3 ft. in length!