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Ten Terrifying Knives from Medical History

16 September 2014

I’m excited to announce that I’ve just finished filming the first episode of my new YouTube series, Under The Knife, and will be releasing it very soon (please subscribe...

Disturbing Disorders: Sirenomelia (Mermaid Syndrome)

9 September 2014

The sea king down there had been a widower for years, and his old mother kept house for him…she was an altogether praiseworthy person, particularly so because she was extremely fond...

Under the Knife – Sneak Peek!

3 September 2014

In my new YouTube series, Under the Knife, I will take you on journey into a curious past—one which is riddled with blood-sucking leeches, spring-loaded knives and rotting corpses....