Pretty much all of these are gory. If you don’t like gory videos my suggestions are:
- Don’t watch the videos in this post
- Don’t get a job where you’ll need to watch videos like this
- You should probably just turn off your computer and walk away
Now, for the types of safety videos:
Hilarious and German:
(For the impatient, the good stuff starts around 1:30 and the really good stuff starts around 3:15)
Creepy as Hell:
Thanks to Duane for some of the links
Cannot Unsee: Tyler Durden’s (Brad Pitt) clothes in the movie Fight Club are an imprint in the narrators (Ed Norton) mind from the character Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd) in the movie Trading Places.
I wonder what Tyler Durden’s thoughts are on orange juice futures.
I kind of want to know the context behind this and I also kind of like it to exist on its own.
Men given a dose of oxytocin, a hormone known to promote feelings of love and trust, have revealed the chemical’s dark side: It made them more ethnocentric. When asked to resolve a moral dilemma, such as choosing to save five lives from a runaway train by sacrificing one life, oxytocin-sniffing Dutch men more often saved fellow countrymen over Arabs and Germans than those who didn’t get a hormonal whiff. (via ‘Cuddle Chemical’ Also Fuels Favoritism, Bigotry)
Why don’t people at the 90th percentile of the income distribution feel particularly rich?
The answer is simple: because any Americans who are richer than this cohort are so much richer.
Catherine Rampell in Why So Many Rich People Don’t Feel Very Rich – NYTimes.com
(via Hacker News)