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Conspiracies
3.5m viewsThe Most Unethical US Government Experiments On HumansAt times, the American government has been caught conducting inhumane experiments on humans without their consent and/or knowledge...
World War II Japan
1.5m viewsIn 1945, The Japanese Vivisected 8 US Airmen At Kyushu UniversityVivisection is the act of performing surgery or medical procedures on a living creature for the sole purposes of experimentation. ...
Pop Culture
3.9m viewsHorrifying Nazi Experiments Conducted On HumansFor those born after the Cold War era, it's hard to imagine a time when the entire world wasn't aware of the medical experiments c...
Weird History
119.6k viewsThe Stanford Prison Experiment Might Be The Most Disturbing Study Ever ConductedIn August 1971, psychology professor Philip Zimbardo led an experiment in the basement of Stanford University's Jordan Hall. The S...
USA
58.6k viewsIn MKUltra, The CIA Secretly Dosed Random People With LSD And Tracked Their Every MoveThere are plenty of conspiracy theories out there about the CIA and, in particular, CIA mind control. When it comes to Project MKU...
World History
1.1m viewsSeven Of The Cruelest Human Experiments Ever ConductedDoctors and psychologists are often seen as trusted pillars of society. Everyone assumes those in the medical community will behav...
Military
320k viewsThe Horrifying And Lethal Experiments Of Unit 731In World War II, Japan created a top-secret project named Unit 731. Officially called the Epidemic Prevention and Water Purificati...
History
71.2k views10 Insane Facts About Biosphere 2, The Largest Contained Experiment EverNowadays, the ambitious and wild Biosphere 2 experiment is only remembered as a footnote to the Pauly Shore film Bio-Dome, which i...
Human Body
465k viewsFamous Studies On Humans That Could Never Happen TodayScientific experiments on humans are the Holy Grail when it comes to the psychological study of human behavior, as testing on anim...
Medicine
1.9k votersCrazy Experimental Medical Procedures That Actually WorkedWhile human treatment of medical problems has a long and sometimes bizarre history, recent history has seen medicine advance expon...
History
8.1k votersCraziest Cases of Animal Experimentation Throughout HistoryAnimal experimentation, despite its substantial and well-earned controversy, has widely impacted modern medicine's understanding o...
Animals
23.6k viewsAn Experiment Took Monkeys Away From Their Mothers To Prove, Scientifically, That Love ExistsYou may have heard of Harry Harlow's Monkey Love Experiment. The American psychologist is famous for his research on rhesus monkey...
Science
203k viewsScientists Who Accidentally Paid for Their Research with Their LivesOne rarely thinks of scientific research as something dangerous or life threatening, but the number of scientists who accidentally...
Alabama
381.8k viewsThe True Story Of The Government's Horrific Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments On US CitizensThe Tuskegee syphilis experiment, which began in 1932, is seen as one of the darkest moments in medical history, and one of the mo...
History
176.4k viewsThe Top 6 American Utopian ExperimentsMany have tried it, few have succeeded. This is a list of the top American utopian experiments. Over the years, people have tried ...
WWII
11.5k viewsThis Shocking Psychology Test Proved That, In Their Shoes, Almost Anyone Would Become A NaziWe know there are alt-right followers in the United States — but could anyone be convinced to inflict harm at the insistence of an...
Psychology
403.2k viewsAll The Controversies Surrounding The Little Albert ExperimentIn 1920, behaviorist John B. Watson and his eventual wife, Rosalie Rayner - then a graduate student studying under him - set out t...
19th Century
9.7k viewsThis 1800s Scientist Tried To Create Real-Life Frankensteins By Electrocuting Corpse BrainsIn 1818, a real life Frankenstein experiment took place at the hands of a man named Andrew Ure. Coincidentally, that same year, Ma...
The End of the World
117.4k viewsThe Dystopian Program Of "Practice Babies" Where Orphan Infants Were Used To Train Expectant MothersThe best way to train mothers is to use real children, right?  At least that was the guiding principle during the first half of th...
History
9.5k viewsHow Edgewood Arsenal Carried Out Biological Warfare Experiments On Unknowing US SoldiersWith the proliferation of chemical weapons during World War I, the United States established its own chemical weapons production a...