There were numerous incidents during World War II that sparked controversy. Among them was Unit 731. This was a research group that had held up to 250,000 people, including children and adults in captivity. They had use their captives in all sorts of experiments in an effort to create weapons for biological warfare.
Here’s something that will truly make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up. If you’ve never heard of coffin births, it’s when a pregnant woman who dies starts decomposing. Because of what takes place, abdominal gases build up. This then leads to the dead fetus in her womb being expelled.
According to Jules Cotard, a neurologist, this is also known as “Walking Corpse” syndrome. The patient believes that they are deceased, figuratively or literally. This leads them to suffer from psychiatric depression, delusions of negation as well as self loathing. Personal hygiene and health are neglected to the point of them becoming living zombies.
Are you fascinated by haunted houses? This will likely rattle your bone. Waverly Hills was a sanatorium for treating patients with tuberculosis, only to close down in 1962. It was said that there were over 64,000 people who died in the sanatorium, most notably a nurse who hanged herself inside room 502.
For a place that seeks to entertain families everywhere, you’d never think anything bad would ever happen, right? Their reputation should be as clean as can be, right? Not at all, truth be told. Every year, Disney receives lawsuits, the worst of the lot involving the deaths of children whose bodies ended up getting dragged along by the very rides they sought to enjoy.
Gertrude seemed like a nice old lady. That is, until the authorities found out that she was responsible for the murder of teenager Sylvia Likens. She even had help in the form of Likens’ boyfriend, sister and friends. This was definitely a terrible crime in Indiana, one that remains infamous to this very day.