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10 Scary True Stories from Engineering History

<p>Some of your favorite horror movies have nothing on the real thing. History is full of plenty of true-to-life tales of mad science. Whether it was malicious or unintentional, the effect is the same and the stories here are certified nightmare fuel. From experiments gone wrong to misguided inventions and occult rituals, you won't believe some of the things that have happened in the name of “science.”</p><p><strong>Click the image above to start the slideshow (if you dare!).</strong></p>
Resurrecting the dead, mind control, radiation gone wrong, and man-eating robots, we've rounded up 10 of history's creepiest true tales of science and engineering gone wrong.

Chris Wiltz is a Senior Editor at  Design News covering emerging technologies including AI, VR/AR, and robotics.

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