Torture has been used by almost all the cultures in order to punish, or to extract truth from a suspect. It has been defined as inflicting pain or suffering, both physical and mental in order to obtain a confession or to penalize the person being tortured.
While there are stringent laws against using torture these days, the ancient and the medieval ages were not so. People were burned at stakes, impaled in fields, and crucified depending on the era they belonged to. Moreover, the medieval torture devices are now legendary and an integral part of the human history.
These crude metal devices made sure that the victims died a slow and excruciatingly painful death. These notoriously elaborate torture devices have been recreated in Lego by many geeks. Here are some of the best Lego recreations of torture devices. Some of them maybe disturbing, but the presence of Lego lessens the unpleasantness of it all.