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Cheating Death

Cheating Death

Jiroemon Kimura, who was born in April 1897, is the last known man to live across three centuries. If he lives until 27 December 2012, he will become the oldest man ever documented. (BBC) According to  The Changing Body, So far the maximal capacity of human longevity has been restricted by limited diet and lifetime … Continue reading

More Dangerous than a shark

More Dangerous than a shark

Vending Machines.. The yearly risk (in the United States) of dying from a shark attack is roughly 1 in 250 million. In contrast, the yearly risk of dying from a vending machine accident is roughly 1 in 112 million. The vending machine is indeed roughly twice as lethal as the shark! Others: trampolines, dogs and skydiving. Check … Continue reading