During the middle decades of the 20th century transorbital lobotomy, or ‘ice pick’ lobotomy, a radically invasive form of brain surgery, was used extensively for patients with psychiatric illnesses. — Science Gallery
WARNING – Sensitive Subject Matter
No Less Brutal
If you are squeamish, you might not want to read this. However, if you are into horror and want to learn about how many psychiatric patients were abused back in the day, this might be right up your alley.
You have heard of people receiving lobotomies.
It is a procedure that involves cutting into the skull and the frontal lobes.
It used to be used to treat mentally ill patients, oftentimes leaving them
unable to independently function, or even worse—severely brain damaged and in a
Continue reading “The Icepick Lobotomy”
Death is something that either fascinates people or leaves them afraid. It is common to see the truth of a person on its death bed.
It is also common to wonder if they’ll come back or go to heaven or the switch as merely turned off. Either way, ghosts are part of our history. Continue reading Ghostly Origins
All right, so by now, you all know I’m a huge nerd — Science, history and of course the paranormal. So, when I got the chance to put all those together, I couldn’t pass it up. Continue reading Sissinghurst
In my previous article, I talked about Mr. Davis’ account with Haitian culture and the zombification of people. Mr. Davis’ work is known, read, and some even scoffed at his work.
However, I believe he was the first to take West African zombies seriously. Wade Davis might be the zombie anthropologist!
Continue reading “Wade Davis The Zombie Anthropologist”
Anytime that my Blobette and I plot out a makeup, I always start the same way. I ask her, are we doing a beauty makeup or do you want to be scary? Nine times out of ten this little Blobette of mine wants to be scary and that was where we started this time.
Continue reading “April Monster Mash- Now Paging Dr. Bonkers”