Six Abandoned Asylums with Genuinely Chilling Backstories

We love looking at creepy photographs of former mental institutions that have fallen into disrepair, but sometimes the true stories behind these hospitals is far more horrifying. Here are a few abandoned and partially abandoned institutions will tales more chilling than their photographs. » 6/09/13 7:00am 6/09/13 7:00am

Vintage Soviet mental hospital posters are somewhat terrifying

I've never had the pleasure of visiting a Soviet-era mental hospital, but if these placards are any indicator, the interior decorations wouldn't be conducive to one's mental salubriousness. You don't need to understand Russian to be wigged out by these. » 11/23/10 10:57am 11/23/10 10:57am