Courtesy of the Museo ToscanaThis odd little doohickey is something called the pear. Sounds innocuous enough, right? But, wait ... It also looks like Satan's penis. And that's pretty much how sadistic 17th century torturers used the device. To start, they'd insert the pear into their victim's mo ... More >>
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