The Crime & Punishment Collection
Botched Execution Attempts That Went Horribly Wrong 1.3M 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 203.7k 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 ... 232.3k VIEWS The most horrendous conditions in human life have been created by other humans. We maim, torture, and humiliate individuals ... Here's Every Method Of Government-Sanctioned Executions We Could Find 13.4k VIEWS Historical methods of capital punishment offer a morbid look into the darker side of civilized society. In the US, ... The 12 Most Brutal War Criminals Throughout History (And The Punishments They ... 103.8k VIEWS According to international law, war crimes and crimes against humanity are the gravest sins of all. Although we might point to ... This Strange Trend In 17th & 18th Century Denmark Had People Committing ... 10.5k 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 ... 362.7k 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 Brutal Punishments Doled Out by Mythological Gods 14.2k 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 41.7k 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 Humans are incredibly creative when it comes to torture and humiliation, as surviving artifacts of ancient cruelty attest. A Day In The Life Of A Medieval Executioner In Their 16th-Century Heyday ... 393.8k 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 1.1M 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 492.1k 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 558.5k 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 2M 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 179.1k VIEWS Throughout history, many societies have used tarring and feathering as both punishment and humiliation. The practice ... 8 Exceedingly Strange, WTF Torture Methods from History 205.3k VIEWS It’s a wonder the kinds of brutality man visits on those viewed as dangerous or different. Perhaps even more ... 15 Brutal Military Punishments throughout History to the Modern Age 257k VIEWS The militaries of the world are founded on principles of discipline, so it's no surprise military punishments in history ... Real, Horrifying Punishments in Other Countries 166.9k VIEWS Despite many countries abandoning capital punishment, the death penalty is still practiced around the world. And while the US ... Murder Was So Common In 18th-Century Britain, Parliament Had To Make The ... 9.4k VIEWS During the mid-18th century, murder was so rampant in Britain that Parliament needed to create an equally brutal law in ...