African slaves were very expensive (50 Sterling).  Irish slaves were cheap (no more than 5 Sterling) and most often were either kidnapped from Ireland,  or forcibly removed.  They could be worked to death, whipped or branded without it being a crime.  Many times they were beat to death and while the death of an Irish slave was a monetary setback, it was far cheaper than the death of an expensive African.  African slaves were treated much better in Colonial America.

African slaves were very expensive (50 Sterling). Irish slaves were cheap (no more than 5 Sterling) and most often were either kidnapped from Ireland, or forcibly removed. They could be worked to death, whipped or branded without it being a crime. Many times they were beat to death and while the death of an Irish slave was a monetary setback, it was far cheaper than the death of an expensive African. African slaves were treated much better in Colonial America.

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago.  Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

A mother hides her face in shame, c.1948, Chicago. Forced with eviction and penniless, the parents have literally put their children up for sale. This was not a joke…What’s interesting is that the accompanying article did not pass judgement and there are no calls for whisking the children away to protective services.

Elizabeth Bathory, a serial killer is the largest in history, recorded approximately 650 human lives in her hands floated in vain. This is the achievement of a distinguished record of serial murder cases performed by an individual with the highest casualties in the history of mankind.

Elizabeth Bathory, a serial killer is the largest in history, recorded approximately 650 human lives in her hands floated in vain. This is the achievement of a distinguished record of serial murder cases performed by an individual with the highest casualties in the history of mankind.

Mary Bell, 11-Year-Old Serial Killer, Scotswood, England, 1968 - Murdered Martin Brown (age 4) on May 25, 1968 and Brian Howe (age 3) on July 31, 1968. Her best friend Norma Bell, 13, (not related) took part in the 2nd murder. Mary attempted many murders besides those. Quotes: “I like hurting people.” - “Brian Howe had no mother, so he won’t be missed.” - “Murder isn’t that bad, we all die sometime anyway.” (Click on picture for more details)

Mary Bell, 11-Year-Old Serial Killer, Scotswood, England, 1968 - Murdered Martin Brown (age 4) on May 25, 1968 and Brian Howe (age 3) on July 31, 1968. Her best friend Norma Bell, 13, (not related) took part in the 2nd murder. Mary attempted many murders besides those. Quotes: “I like hurting people.” - “Brian Howe had no mother, so he won’t be missed.” - “Murder isn’t that bad, we all die sometime anyway.” (Click on picture for more details)

Opelousas Massacre occurred in 1868, Hundreds of blacks slain over voting rights (we cannot forget the injustices that have brought us to today--the people who suffered to protect everyone's right to vote must not ever be forgotten)

Opelousas Massacre occurred in 1868, Hundreds of blacks slain over voting rights (we cannot forget the injustices that have brought us to today--the people who suffered to protect everyone's right to vote must not ever be forgotten)

In 2011, Indonesian police arrested a 29-year-old cannibalistic woman who admitted to killing and eating up to 30 girls and then her husband. She kept the human meat in her refrigerator to eat when she pleased. The woman also confessed to cooking human meat for her friends and relatives at dinner parties held at her house. She blamed her inner desires for killing and eating the people and said she would do it again if she had the chance.

In 2011, Indonesian police arrested a 29-year-old cannibalistic woman who admitted to killing and eating up to 30 girls and then her husband. She kept the human meat in her refrigerator to eat when she pleased. The woman also confessed to cooking human meat for her friends and relatives at dinner parties held at her house. She blamed her inner desires for killing and eating the people and said she would do it again if she had the chance.

This picture shows children who have been subjected to medical experiments at Auschwitz.  Note how not a single one is crying.  The stoic dignity with which the Jews of the Holocaust went to their deaths rightly shamed their murderers.

This picture shows children who have been subjected to medical experiments at Auschwitz. Note how not a single one is crying. The stoic dignity with which the Jews of the Holocaust went to their deaths rightly shamed their murderers.

Angel of death: Victorian serial killer Amelia Dyer is believed to have killed up to 400 babies---this is a terrible story but it's an interesting read

Britain's worst ever serial killer: The Victorian 'Angel Maker' who murdered 400 babies

Angel of death: Victorian serial killer Amelia Dyer is believed to have killed up to 400 babies---this is a terrible story but it's an interesting read

This is one of the most famous photos from an alleged case of spontaneous human combustion. On December 5, 1966, 92-year-old retired doctor John Bentley died from a fire of unknown origin in Coudersport, Pennsylvania. The elderly man walked with the aid of a walking frame, clearly visible in the photo. The fire apparently was confined to a small area of the doctor's bathroom, which burned a hole in the floor. Most of his body was reduced to ash.

Gallery of Human Mysteries and Anomalies

This is one of the most famous photos from an alleged case of spontaneous human combustion. On December 5, 1966, 92-year-old retired doctor John Bentley died from a fire of unknown origin in Coudersport, Pennsylvania. The elderly man walked with the aid of a walking frame, clearly visible in the photo. The fire apparently was confined to a small area of the doctor's bathroom, which burned a hole in the floor. Most of his body was reduced to ash.

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