Ten Shocking Extreme Punishments for Crimes

3. Guillotine

These days, you’re more likely to find a guillotine in kitchen, but it came to prominence during the French Revolution, when they needed a fast acting machine to put thousands to death quickly. It was considered humane at the time as it worked so fast. Better than boiling alive we suppose.

4. Crucifixion

An incredibly cruel method of killing, forever associated with the death of Jesus Christ to many. Shockingly, the last reported Crucifixion was as recent as last year, in Saudi Arabia.