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The Russian Sleep Experiment

The Russian Sleep Experiment

1940s

Russian researchers in the late 1940s kept five people awake for fifteen days using an experimental gas based stimulant. They were kept in a sealed environment to carefully monitor their oxygen intake so the gas didn't kill them, since it was toxic in high concentrations. This was before closed circuit cameras so they had only microphones and five inch thick glass porthole sized windows into the chamber to monitor them. The chamber was stocked with books, cots to sleep on but no bedding, running water and toilet, and enough dried food to last all five for over a month. The test subjects were political prisoners deemed enemies of the state during World War II. Everything was fine for the first five days; the subjects hardly complained having been promised (... Read More

Col. Russell Williams, the perv killer in bikini

Col. Russell Williams, the perv killer in bikini

2010

The sicko Canadian Air Force commander who ruthlessly raped and murdered two women, and sexually assaulted several others, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday. Col. Russell Williams, a once-respected military leader and commanding officer of one of Canada's key bases, pled guilty to 88 separate charges involving his twisted sexual exploits, including two charges of first-degree murder. "David Russell Williams is simply one of the worst offenders in Canadian history," said prosecutor Lee Burgess during his closing statement, which was applauded by people who attended the trial. The 47-year-old admitted to breaking into the homes of dozens of women, including young girls, stealing lingerie, and in many cases sexually assaulting or raping them. His... Read More