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History’s most gruesome inventions

From brutal torture devices to bizarre medical treatments, these terrifying contraptions reveal a darker side of innovation From the wheel to the World Wide Web, we have invented some truly ground-breaking things during our...

Gruesome Victorian Surgery

  Being a surgeon or patient in the late 1800s was not for the faint-hearted The Victorian era has been romanticised surgeon would often perform the procedure in a packed operating theatre, full of students...