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A Dozen Hideous Devices From The Dawn Of Modern Medicine

…this device was intended as a treatment for "nocturnal incontinence" and to prevent masturbation. It was designed to deter nighttime emissions by causing enough pain to waken the sleeper if an erection threatened…

This and eleven other nightmares at this New Scientist feature. a159313_(0002)_optimised

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4 Comments

  1. RMC

    RMC

    The dissected stomach looks like a lady’s fan from some Clive Barker dimension. And the anti-masturbation devices are surely a must for fall-asleep-drunk-at-the-party penalties. Thanks for this, Warren. No sleep tonight, again.

  2. Thom

    Thom

    Good god almighty.

  3. Salieri

    Salieri

    You know, there’s something like that in “Strange Embrace”, except worn around the entire lower torso…

  4. Laudanum

    Laudanum

    OH YES. YES YES YES.

    I simply MUST have some of these for my work.

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