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The prescription for female hysteria was usually a good spot of doctor administered vaginal massage until the woman achieved "hysterical paroxysm."

The Very Strange History of Sex Toys- I don't normally post stuff like this but it was interesting facts and every time I see Hamilton Beach products this will pop in my head LOL

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Extraordinary Women Of History You Need To Know Now

Fe del Mundo, Harvard Medical School's first female student , was admitted because she was brilliant...and because they didn't realize she was a woman. Del Mundo founded the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines. She attended nine years before enrollment was opened to women.

Vera Renczi, a stunningly beautiful woman, was also one of the most prolific female serial  killers in history. Born in 1903 in Bucharest, Romania into wealth and privilege, by the age of 15 she had engaged in numerous affairs .If she suspected they were being unfaithful, the men were given a dose of arsenic. Vera confessed to killing both husbands and her son. Lorenzo discovered her secret and attempted to blackmail her. Vera Renczi was convicted on 35 counts of murder.

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Top 10 Most Remarkable Coincidences in History

Two women, born on the same day but 157 years apart, died on the same day. They both met with a friend, put on a new dress, went to a dance, and met their killers. They were killed the same way, in the same spot. Both by men named Thornton who were acquitted of the murders in both cases. Strange coincidence? Some say reincarnation.

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5 Disturbing Old-Timey Ads Obviously Created by Aliens

whoa... 1908 Kellog's corn flakes ad. Women are sooooooo violent.

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Murder Bottles

Many Victorian mothers, while intending to provide the best food and feeding methods for their infants, tragically caused the deaths of their own little ones. Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.”

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19th and 20th century psychiatry: 22 rare photos

Diathermia, using a galvanized current to jolt psychosis sufferers. A patient undergoing lateral cerebral diathermia treatment in the early 1920's

National Women's Social and Political Union, London, ca. 1909: Torturing Women in Prison. Vote Against the Government.

Bet their place really attracted lots of women customers, eh? KEEP HER FOR A PET? SO SADTHE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT HADN'T STARTED. WHAT DID YOU DO WITH HER? GIVE HER TO THE HUMANE SOCIETY AND VISIT HER ON WEEKENDS? YOU'RE A POOR EXCUSE FOR A HUSBAND. HOW MANY PETS DID YOU DATE BEFORE YOU FOUND HER?

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15 Truly Bizarre Facts About Ancient Rome

Emperor Claudius' third wife, Valeria Messalina, was a nymphomaniac. According to ancient historians, she once competed with a prostitute to see who could have the most sexual partners in a night.

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836-1917) The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain. She founded a hospital for poor women and children in London.