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.
12 Spooky Details You Probably Haven't Heard About Marilyn Monroe's Mysterious Death
Marilyn Monroe died of a barbiturate overdose on August 5, 1962, in her home at 12305 5th Helena Drive in Brentwood, CA. Since then, her death has been the subject of some of the most enduring conspiracy theories in history - including that she was one of many historical suicides that were actually a murder. Yet, the actual details of her demise are just as shocking and interesting as the stories bandied about by conspiracy theorists.
20 Iconic Photos From The 20th Century And The Amazing Stories Behind Them
In parallel with the technological advancements of the 20th century, photography also saw a rapid development in this era. So it’s not surprising to recall iconic figures of the 20th century with their iconic photos or terrible disasters with their heartbreaking scenes. Here are 20 of those photos and their interesting stories.
10 Serial Killers And Their Drawings Reflecting Their Psychology
Serial killers...The most evil creature that enjoys murdering innocent people. With their dark mind and heart  they are not afraid to do brutal things to others.Here are some of their drawings that they express themselves and help us to understand a bit their psychotic mindset.
23 Creepy Historical Photos That Will Haunt Your Nightmares
Isn’t it amazing to know and understand what really happened in the past? It’s truly an eye opener to know how people lived before, how they suffered and survived those times. By learning history, it makes us appreciate what we currently have.But history can also give us fear, an unimaginable creepy feeling of uneasiness, especially if you see these spooky old photographs. After seeing these images you'll break out in a cold sweat and we can't guarantee that you will sleep peacefully tonight.
‘Wolf Girls’ Of Godamuri: The Story Of Amala And Kamala
According to legend, the city of Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus, two twin boys who were born to a princess and abandoned in the wilderness as infants. The pair would have died if not for the kindness of a she-wolf and a woodpecker, which suckled and fed the boys until a shepherd adopted them. The story of Romulus and Remus’s youth is most likely a myth, but history abounds with tales of kids who spent their early years in confinement or alone in the forest, often emerging with little knowledge of language or social skills. Perhaps one of the best-known and controversial stories of feral children is that of Amala and Kamala The wolf girls were about 18 months (Amala) and eight years old (Kamala) when they were found together in a wolves’ den.
13 Shocking Last Words Of Death Row Inmates!
Before execution, it is usually customary for condemned criminals to take the stage one last time and address the public with his or her final words. Whether it is a chilling statement aimed at shocking or upsetting those in attendance, a light-hearted statement that attempts get a few chuckles or a final slap in the face of society, criminals throughout the years have had some pretty interesting things to say in the minutes prior to taking their final breath.Here are the last words of 13 death row prisoners and the disturbing messages they chose to leave the world.
18 Unbelievably "Alive" Dead People With Amazingly Preserved Bodies!
We humans have always had this morbid fascination with death, so it’s no surprise that various civilizations through different ages had this obsession with dead bodies and preserving them as if they’re still alive. Some of the bodies are so well preserved they look almost flawless! Here are 18 of those people whose almost alive bodies will creep you out...
The 22 Most Legendary Painters And The First Pieces Of Artwork They Ever Made!
There are some paintings that we all know whether young or old; from museums, the internet, frames in our homes, and even tattoos... such as the Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci or Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh. But these famous painters' first works, their debut pieces, reflect the styles that they started out with. We compiled the first creations from the 23 most famous painters of art history.
28 Rare Photos From World War II That You’ve Never Seen Before
Many historians agree that World War II was a storm of advancing technology, complex politics and an insatiable thirst for power. No doubt that it was recorded more accurately and frequently than World War I, so there are still thousands of images out there you’ve probably not seen before. Here are 28 of them!
Gōjū-ryū: The Art Of Killing A Person With Punches
Goju-ryu is a sport born in Okinawa, one of the Ryukyu Islands in Japan's southernmost province, where many karate techniques have emerged.This sport is one of the four karate arts accepted by the World Karate Federation. Gōjū-ryū stands for Hard-Soft Flow in Japanese.
11 Serial Killers And Their Horrifying Last Words
Partly due to their mysterious nature, serial killers have a kind of weird popularity among the general public. It’s unbelievable and just horrifying for most of us to accept the fact that they are the devil itself on earth. The words coming out of their mouths are even scarier and to be honest, a bit poetic. Here are 11 quotes from famous serial killers mostly from their “defense” speeches at trials.
6 Most Puzzling Ancient Artifacts No One Can Explain!
The world is full of bizarre and mysterious artifacts. While many of them probably made plenty of sense to the people who created them at the time, but their true purpose has since been lost to history.Perhaps one day humans in the future will look at our iPhones and 'Star Wars' action figures with the same perplexed expressions that we get when we glance at some of these ancient idols and gadgets.Check out six mysterious historical objects that remain unexplained...
What Is Music In Terms Of Science?
When we hear the word music, we think about its artistic or entertaining side. But in fact, music is a scientific field that is evaluated philosophically and mathematically.Though it is individual, it also has sociological roots. Every culture has its own music style. When we examine the living conditions, economical, political, psychological and sociological conditions of a society, we can have information about its music culture as well.
8 World-Famous Paintings And Highly Mysterious Details About Them!
Finding out the secrets of well-known paintings never ceases to surprise us! These secrets increase the level of our admiration towards the genius painters who were way ahead of their time...This content covers the secrets of 8 important paintings of art history! Enjoy!!!