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Man So Violent Even Other Prisoners Fear Him

Man So Violent Even Other Prisoners Fear Him

If you’ve already seen the 2008 movie “Bronson” about Britain’s so called most notorious prisoner, don’t worry, that rather theatrical piece of cinema didn’t tell you much about the man so there’s much more to see today. You might be thinking that it’s coincidental that a man with such a reputation has the same name …

Worst Prison Experiments Conducted on Humans

Worst Prison Experiments Conducted on Humans

The United States has the largest prison population per capita in the world behind the Seychelles, but in terms of inmates, the tiny island nation has nothing on the US. According to Prison Policy, in total, if you include all the various forms of detention such as prisons, jails, juvenile correctional facilities, and more, there …

The Most Insane Ways Men Escaped from Prison

The Most Insane Ways Men Escaped from Prison

For many, the thought of prison is enough to keep them on the straight and narrow; but for others, prison is merely a consequence of their chosen lifestyle. And for a select few, prison is nothing more than a challenge, a puzzle begging to be solved. Today we’ll look at some of the more creative …

Russia’s Geography Problem

Russia’s Geography Problem

This is a Wendover Productions video made possible by Backblaze and in collaboration with Alternate History Hub and Real Life Lore. Russia is immense–it spans 5,000 miles across, 2,000 miles vertically12, crosses 11 time zones3, borders everywhere from Norway to North Korea4, and is as close to Anchorage as it is to Amsterdam5. It’s huge… …

“I Spent My Whole Life In Prison”

Most of them were murderers who were sentenced to life in prison for their crimes. Some managed to get out but not until after spending decades behind bars. What is the longest time anyone has actually spent serving a sentence in prison? 5. Johnson Van Dyke Grigsby In 1907, an African-American man named Johnson Van …

This Is What Prison Will Be Like In 2119

This Is What Prison Will Be Like In 2119

The year is 2119 and you’ve just been sentenced to 10 years for stealing someone’s personal air vehicle, aka, flying car. Now let’s try and imagine what kind of punishment the authorities might meter out. Maybe you’ll be sent to a penal colony, except this colony is on Mars and there you’ll be doing hard …

Prison Escapes That Went Horribly Wrong

Prison Escapes That Went Horribly Wrong

We might start with a positive – not for the authorities of course – and look at prison escapes that went marvelously right. We might remember one of the greatest escapes of all time, and that was because it involved three men breaking-out of Alcatraz Prison. They went missing in 1962, and still no one …