A Torture Method Developed To Treat Patients In Mental Hospitals: Hydrotherapy
The world of medicine wasn't as advanced as it is today. There have been many different ways of dealing with diseases and sicknesses. But when it was about mental problems, it was probably more difficult than the others because it's not seen like an open wound or a runny nose. Perhaps one of the most brutal methods to treat the mentally ill was hydrotherapy. You can be glad that it's not used anymore to treat patients.
21 Historical Facts About Sex Showing 50 Shades Of Grey Was Just A Walk In The Park!
We like to think that history, for the most part, was populated by prudes who had sex through holes in their bedsheets. Sure, there was some kinky shit going on in Rome, but really it was all just stuffy people wearing uncomfortable dresses and monocles, being all philosophical and smart, right? Well, not quite. According to the post on cracked.com, there were so many nasty things going on.
17 Crazy Historical Facts That They Never Taught You At School
Depending on your teacher, school, country or state, history classes might have been a nightmare for you or the most interesting subject in the world. Either way, now you’re an adult, you should know that not everything they taught you was a hundred percent true, and there’s a good chance that they might not told you the cool stuff. Here are 24 amazing historical facts they you might never heard from your history teacher!
A Psychopath Serial Killer Whose Head's Been Kept In A Jar Since 1841: Diogo Alves
Serial killers. They have been around for many years. These psychopaths spread fear in every era they lived in. But once they were cut and brought to justice, they were executed! There were many execution methods; hanging, electrical chair etc. But the serial killer and the execution method in this post is a bit different than the other ones. Let's see how justice and science served this psychopath!
Hieroglyphs Of Helicopters And Submarines? Another Egyptian Mystery Arises!
According to many people that have visited the Temple of Seti in Abydos and even archaeologists who have researched the temple, claim that these hieroglyphs actually depict modern day flying machines such as helicopters, airplanes, and even submarines.Is this Pareidolia, or did ancient Egyptians just get lucky when they carved these hieroglyphs?
17 Iconic Hats That Became One With The Characters Wearing Them
These hats experienced many things with the characters and all of them became iconic. They're not just part of the costume anymore, they became a character of their own, sometimes a part of the person wearing it, like their arms or legs. In this list, we put together 17 iconic hats! Tell us your favorite pick!
30 Legendary Movies You Should Watch Before Your 30s!
In this list, we are presenting you with worldwide acknowledged movies you certainly need to watch before your 30's. Watching these movies will help you get a sense of cinema culture, as well as teach you about movie history.
The Dark Side Of Gandhi: Authors Claim Gandhi Was “A Racist Who Forced Young Girls To Sleep With Him”
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule, and is known for his nonviolent civil disobedience. He is widely called the Father of the Nation. As you see, it seems that there cannot be any room for evil in a personality like this. But like almost all public figures, there is also untold truth about him. Authors Michael Connellan of the Guardian and Mayukh Sen of The Vice have some pretty disturbing claims about Gandhi. Here are some of them.
Necronomicon: The Ancient Book Of Magic That Allegedly Drove Readers Insane!
'The book that drives readers insane' sounds like we're trying to sell a modern fiction of a popular author, don't we? It's catchy, isn't it? But this is an ancient book we're talking about here, and we're definitely not interested in selling it! What if this book is really magic and actually does what it claims to do? Here's what Necronomicon is all about...
These 10 Sickening Tactics Of Serial Killers Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine!
Humans are capable of performing extremely gruesome acts, far more heinous than just murder. Just take a look at the number of murderers and serial killers in the world. But serial killers are far more inhumane than the murderers. In most cases, there is no logical reason or personal vendetta against the victim but just a psychological urge to kill. To fulfill this urge they often go to great lengths and apply various tactics so as to avoid being caught. Here we have brought together the stories of ten such serial killers whose cunning tactics will give you the chills.
The Haunted Hospital Where 63,000 People Died: Waverly Hills Sanatorium
There are a large number of people who enjoy the idea of believing and chasing ghosts and ghost’s tales, and this fanbase is one that seems to grow by leaps and bounds every single year. Are they real, or aren’t they, that is the question? Waverly Hills is one of the most fascinating buildings to be found that stores within its walls many horrible and pain filled memories of a time where it seemed to continuously consume 100’s of lives. Let's see what might have caused all these tragic deaths.
15 Extraordinary Events That Really Have Happened To Make You Question The World!
There are many things in the world we can't find answers to. We call them a mystery or just a coincidence. Whatever the case, they're sometimes good and sometimes spooky. We don't know if they're supernatural stuff that nobody can solve or all of them have a solid explanation. Whatever the case, we put together 15 of these interesting scenarios that happened or are happening in the world at the moment.
21 Haunting Photos That Give A Glimpse Of How Mental Illnesses Were Treated In The Past
'The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons,' Dostoyevsky said. But perhaps there’s one other type of institution that also gives a glimpse into how societies treat those who are deemed unfit for society: mental asylums.For centuries, the quality of most mental asylums revealed very little degree of civilization. Here are 21 haunting portraits of life inside these places.
25 Of The Greatest Artists Ever Lived Illustrated In Their Own Unique Styles
Graphic designer Andry Tuohy's work, highlighting the greatest modern artists, shows the unique styles of 52 key artists in their own portraits. A fun fact about Andry's work is that he chose one artist for the each letter of the alphabet. Here are 25 different portraits you will fall in love with.Don't forget to click on the artist names for more information!
17 Brutal Torture Techniques From History That Will Make Your Blood Run Cold
Torture has been around for thousands of years, and it has been used as punishment, methods of execution, and as a means of obtaining information. It feels weird to use the word “creative” for such practises, but some torture methods were indeed creative as well as gruesome. Here are some painful, and brutal torture techniques from history.