29 Berserk Everyday Activities (Yep, The Past Was Nuts)


We here at Cracked like to dredge up the past to remind you that no matter how hard you wish you lived in a previous time period, you're simply mistaken (or crazy). We asked our readers to provide the most horrifying things our ancestors used to do to entertain themselves. Winner got $100 ...

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TIGETLACING It weakened the abdominal muscles, deformed the ribs, displaced internal organs and, since their abdomens couldn't expand, forced them to

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CRACKED.COM Rogier van der Weyden Portrait of a Young Woman circa 1460 sources: https://recapturingbeau ty.byu.edu/topics/timeli ne.php, http://www.ha

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29 Berserk Everyday Activities (Yep, The Past Was Nuts)

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