The Crime & Punishment Collection
Botched Execution Attempts That Went Horribly Wrong 1.5M VIEWS Capital punishment: the age-old way for humans to dispose of one another for crimes perceived to be the most egregious in a ... How Firing Squads Have Worked Throughout History 286.3k VIEWS As soon as mankind learned to shoot, it figured out how to use that power to kill. The history of shooting squads is very long, ... 14 Deliberately Evil Historical Punishments Designed To Be More Painful Than ... 310.3k VIEWS The most horrendous conditions in human life have been created by other humans. We maim, torture, and humiliate individuals ... This Strange Trend In 17th & 18th Century Denmark Had People Committing ... 51.8k VIEWS A woman slit the throat of her own baby. A soldier shot a sailor on the street in broad daylight. A mother killed three of her ... 10 Gruesome Execution Methods You Won't Believe Still Happen Around The World ... 395.8k VIEWS Capital punishment is a hot-button issue - especially in the United States. While well over half the states in the US still ... The Most Epic Punishments Doled Out by Mythological Gods 28.6k VOTES These horrible punishments in mythology will make you thankful to live in a modern world, where there is a legitimate legal ... All 41 Crimes Punishable by Death in the US 56.4k VIEWS There are 41 crimes punishable by death in US federal law codes. Federal death penalty crimes almost always involve murder ... 12 Jaw-Droppingly Evil Torture Devices Used Throughout History 1.3M VIEWS WARNING: DISTURBING DESCRIPTIONS BELOW Humans are incredibly creative when it comes to torture and humiliation, as ... A Day In The Life Of A Medieval Executioner In Their 16th-Century Heyday ... 443.2k VIEWS The daily life of a medieval executioner was not easy. They did more than simply chop off heads and break prisoners on the ... The Most Brutal Execution Methods Reportedly Used By Mexican Cartels 1.2M VIEWS The Mexican Drug War - a sustained, violent conflict between powerful drug cartels and the Mexican government - has claimed an ... The Most Controversial U.S. Death Penalty Executions 524.7k VIEWS Death row convicts can't rely on an eleventh-hour appeal, although some like Richard Glossip secured a fourth stay of ... Gruesome Ways People Were Executed In The Time Of Henry VIII 670.8k VIEWS To say that Henry VIII was fond of executing people is putting it lightly. There was a lopped head here, a hanging ... Creepy Things You Didn’t Know About Dying In The Electric Chair 2.1M VIEWS The electric chair is no longer used as the primary method of execution in the United States. But at the time it was invented, ... The Brutal History Behind Tarring And Feathering 429.6k VIEWS Throughout history, many societies have used tarring and feathering as both punishment and humiliation. The practice ... 6 Exceedingly Strange, WTF Torture Methods From History 231.9k VIEWS It’s a wonder the kinds of brutality man visits on those viewed as dangerous or different. Perhaps even more startling ... 15 Brutal Military Punishments throughout History to the Modern Age 326.1k VIEWS The militaries of the world are founded on principles of discipline, so it's no surprise military punishments in history ... Murder Was So Common In 18th-Century Britain, Parliament Had To Get Creative ... 39.3k VIEWS During the mid-18th century, murder was so rampant in Britain that Parliament needed to create an equally brutal law in ... Crazy Punishments, Rituals, and Violent Practices in Native American Culture ... 59.9k VIEWS Scholars have spent plenty of time debating the rituals of Native Americans. Some tribes were peaceful, some were ... 11 Ridiculous Crimes That Carried The Death Penalty Before Queen Victoria ... 119.1k VIEWS When England was on the cusp of the Victorian era in the 1820s, there were more than 200 offenses that were punishable by death. What a Crucifixion Really Feels Like, from Broken Bones to Blood Loss 148.2k VIEWS Let's face it, when it's time for you to expire, Mother Nature has plenty of awful ways to take you out of this world, ...