Posts Tagged 'Death'

The Most Dangerous Place on Earth [video]

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Welcome To Life [video]

Destroyed in Seconds [video]

‘The Champ’ Is Officially The Saddest Movie Ever

According to SmithsonianMag.com –

In 1995, Gross and Levenson published the results of their test screenings. They came up with a list of 16 short film clips able to elicit a single emotion, such as anger, fear or surprise. Their recommendation for inducing disgust was a short film showing an amputation. Their top-rated film clip for amusement was the fake orgasm scene from When Harry Met Sally. And then there’s the two-minute, 51-second clip of Schroder weeping over his father’s dead body in The Champ, which Levenson and Gross found produced more sadness in laboratory subjects than the death of Bambi’s mom. “I still feel sad when I see that boy crying his heart out,” Gross says. “It’s wonderful for our purposes,” Levenson says. “The theme of irrevocable loss, it’s all compressed into that two or three minutes.”

Continue reading HERE.

Strange Statistics – Men And Lightning

I just became aware of some unusual statistics concerning lightning strikes. It seems that men are about 5 times more likely than women to be struck by lightning and 5 times more likely to be killed by the lightning strike. This seems to be impossible, or very, very unlikely, but statistics don’t lie.

Check out the NOAA stats HERE.

Google’s 2010 In Review [video]

Why Immortality Would Suck

Cracked.com presents an interesting, insightful article. It outlines 5 reasons why death is preferable to immortality. It is one of Cracked’s best ever.

Read the entire article HERE.

The 5 reasons are :

#5. Evolution Will Turn You Into a Freak

#4. Nobody Can Ever Find Out

#3. You’re Still Getting Older (Mentally)

#2. Time Speeds Up Until You’re Insane

#1. You’ll Eventually Get Trapped Somewhere (Forever)



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