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Pure Torture

World History
5.0m viewsHorrible Torture Methods That Have Been Used Primarily on WomenThroughout history, the ways women have been tortured at the hands of the men who tried to control them will send a shiver down yo...
History
1.5m views12 Jaw-Droppingly Evil Torture Devices Used Throughout HistoryWARNING: DISTURBING DESCRIPTIONS BELOW Humans are incredibly creative when it comes to torture and humiliation, as surviving arti...
History
1.2m viewsUnbelievably Inhumane Japanese Torture Methods Used During World War IIMany nations committed many terrible acts during WWII. However, Japanese transgressions in that period stand out as especially hor...
History
1.7m viewsHistorical Immurement: People Who Were Bricked Up Or Buried AliveImmurement, or the complete enclosure of a human being into a small space with no escape, was historically a common form of punish...
History
256k views6 Exceedingly Strange, WTF Torture Methods From HistoryIt’s a wonder the kinds of brutality man visits on those viewed as dangerous or different. Perhaps even more startling is the trem...
World History
205.5k views10 Horrifyingly Cruel Torture Methods Used During The Spanish InquisitionThe Spanish Inquisition was carried out under the order of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain in 1478. The purpose of the ...
Graveyard Shift
2.0m views14 Historical Torture Methods Designed To Make The Pain Last As Long As PossibleIn the rich tapestry that is human history, humankind sure has come up with some imaginative and time-consuming ways to end people...
Graveyard Shift
194.4k viewsEverything That Happens To The Human Body On A Stretching RackThe Middle Ages were a time filled with pain and misery: poverty, disease, and torture were just some of the trials that faced peo...
Middle Ages
11.5k votersThe Most Horrific Types of Medieval TortureThis list of gross torture methods used in medieval times proves how these medieval torture devices were some of the most sadistic...
History
184.7k views9 Brutal But Fascinating Facts About The Historical Crucifixion ProcessIn the 3rd century BCE, Rome introduced crucifixion as the ultimate form of capital punishment. Pirates and other criminals as wel...
Graveyard Shift
137.4k viewsTorture Techniques from Anderson Prison, The Scariest Place in the Civil WarThe Anderson Prison, also known as the Andersonville Prison or Camp Sumter, was home to some of the unluckiest soldiers of the Civ...
Interesting
116.9k views10 Horrifying Stories Of Torture From The Spanish InquisitionWhen most people think of the Spanish Inquisition, they typically think of torture (or Monty Python), and for good reason. Between...
Graveyard Shift
63.3k views10 Facts And Rumors About Drugs Used As Torture DevicesWhile the idea of drugging civilians or using chemicals to torture prisoners sounds like something out of a movie, leaks and decla...
Unspeakable Times
32.4k viewsIs Getting Waterboarded Really Like Drowning?Many people are aware of the basic nature of waterboarding torture, but most are oblivious when it comes to what happens when some...