Humans are very creative beings. It’s always been the American Dream to be a part of something big (although Americans aren’t the only ones who have dreams). Whether it be something small like the invention of sliced bread or something monumental like building Mount Rushmore, we strive for making improvements in everyday life. Then again, not everything is for the better. People do make things that not everyone gets excited about. While a masochistic painter may get excited over a canvas drawn in their own blood or a serial killer takes pride in the surgical slices they made on their victim, many others do not. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 16 most brutal ways people were sentenced to death.
But whether it be sickening, sweet, or sickeningly-sweet, creativity is everywhere. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that there were some people out there that used their creative input to think of grotesque ways to sentence people to death, because apparently shooting them, hanging them, or starving them didn’t seem sinister enough. Today, we have the luxury of only reading about these. In the past, however, being sentenced to one of these tortures was an actual possibility. Whether it be for doing something awful, like attempting the assassination of a king, or something completely illogical, like being accused of witchcraft, these things happened. You can also check our list of these 10 States with Death Penalty and That Use It the Most.