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Poster design

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Poster design

  1. 1. 1). Beware avid Video Gamers! Jeff Dailey (19yrs) and Peter Burkowski (18yrs) both died of heart attacks due to their fatal obsession with playing Berzerk. 2). More Video Game Addiction Video gaming also claimed the life of 28-year-old South Korean man Lee Seung Seop in 2005,after a 50 hour Starcraft session. 3). What Some People will do for a Wii Jennifer Strange entered the radio station KNDN’s competition “Hold Your Wee for a Wii,” in which participants had to consume copious quantities of water without using the bathroom.She died of ‘warter intoxication’ but sadly didn’t win the competition 4). The Comforts of Modern Life Christopher McCandless had strong contempt for the ‘empty materialism of American society’ and took off to live in the wild of Alaska,with little to no food or equipment.With no knowledge of how to live in the wild and no map that would have got him out of his predicament,he found it so tough that he committed suicide. 5). Rock and Roll An unidentified man in Utah was crushed to death after he parked his rock crawler truck and got out to take pictures the truck.He lost its hold and it slide down the rock face rolling over the man. 6). 11,000,000/1 Plane Crash Plane crashes worldwide claim 1,300 people every year.Young men are most likely to emerge from the wreckage alive - and 12 per cent of passengers who survive the impact will die from shock later. 7). Death by a speedy motorcycle to impress his wife The blade caused Kahleel’s right leg rip apart into halves with only a little skin left behind joining both.The accident also caused staggering 12 - 18 bone fractures in his wife.He later died of infection in his body.His wife successfully recovered and in healthy today. 8). Killed in a Road Accident Residents of low-density, residential-only sprawling communities are more likely to die in car collisions, which kill 1.2 million people worldwide each year, and injure about forty times this number. 9). Epic jump Inventor Franz Reichelt tried to prove that his newest invention,the coat parachute, would help you land after falling from great heights,so he jumped off the Eiffel Tower,but died in front of many frightened on lookers. 10). 10,000,000/1 Killed by Lightening IN the UK around five people are killed by being hit by lightning every year.And men are four times more likely to be struck than women. 11). Poisoned by Pufferfish Bando Mitsugoro VIII,a Japanese Kabuki actor, thought he was invincible and immune from the deadly poison of the Fugu (Pufferfish) liver.Seven hours after ingesting four livers,Mitsugoro was dead.  12). Testing the Glass Gerry Hoy set out to prove that the glass in his 24th story office was unbreakable,and so it was for the first attempt of slamming his body up against it,but he wasn’t so lucky on the second attempt - actually it wasn’t the glass that broke - the window pane popped out,and is the reason he fell to his death. 13). 685,000/1 Drowning in the Bath A Higher percentage of people drown in their bath water than in public swimming pools,with young children and the elderly most at risk.Around 25 babies drown in baths every year. 14). Skier dies sliding down Italian piste on mat Feb 2008 - David Monk,46,died from severe head and chest injuries when he careered straight into barriers at the bottom of the piste in Sauze d’Oulx. 15). Snowboarder dies in Mountain Fall Feb 2008 - Robert Bruce,39,a British anaesthetist was killed after falling 30m (120ft) from rocks while snowboarding in the Val d’Isere in the French Alps.He was only a few yards off-piste but had taken a corridor never used by locals or off- piste guides and he fell onto rocks. 16). 300,000,000/1 Shark Attack Around 40 people are killed every year from shark attacks,with the numbers increasing as more people take holidays on coasts where sharks live. 17). Decapitated by a helicopter blade Vic Morrow,a tough-talking actor known for his role in the TV series Combat! was killed in July 1982,in a tragic accident on the set of Twilight Zone: The Movie. When the pyrotechnics exploded,the helicopter’stail was severed,causing it to crash.The blades decapitated Morrow and a child actor 18). Handcuffed to a tree 2002: Richard Sumner,an artist suffering from schizophrenia,committed suicide by handcuffing himself to a tree and throwing the keys away.His skeleton was discovered three years later by a hiker walking her dog. 19). Fatal Internet Gaming 2005: 28-year-old South Korean,Lee Seung Seop,collapsed of fatigue and died after playing Starcraft for almost 50 consecutive hours in an Internet cafe. 20). 5,000,000/1 Scalded by Hot Water Children under five are most at risk,with 126 accidents reported every year in Britain.In Japan,around 150 people die from hot water scalding every year. 21). 250,000,000/1 Falling Coconut Coconuts apparently kill around 150 people every year.Falling from a height of 80 feet,they can build up an impact speed of 50 mph. 22). Died Playing an Electric Guitar One of the musicians left his guitar unplugged after rehearsing one night.The day after,his little brother plugged the guitar into the air conditioning connection on the wall and when he turned on one of the Volume controls,he had an electric shock that pulverized his body. 23). Man dies of Bestiality 2005: Kenneth Pinyan of Seattle died of acute peritonitis after submitting to anal intercourse with a stallion. 24). 3,000,000/1 Dying from Food Poisoning More than 79,000 cases of food poisoning were reported last year in the UK, while every year around 200 people die as a result of eating contaminated food. 25). Eagle dropped a tortoise on his head Bald headed,Aeschylus,was a Greek playwright back in 500 BC.According to legend,eagles picked up tortoises and attempt to crack them open by dropping them on rocks.An eagle mistook Aeschylus’ head for a rock and dropped it on him instead. 26). Deadly twist Isadora Duncan was leaving an appearance on September 14,1927,when her trademark long scarf got caught in the wheel axle of her new convertible.She died of strangulation and a broken neck at age 50. 27). Body discovered 20 years after death 1984: An unidentified man died of presumed natural causes in the unfinished Tokyo apartment building in which he had been squatting for 11 years.His decomposed remains were discovered 20 years later,on June 1,2004 with a newspaper dated February 20,1984 by his side. 28). Died Changing a Light Bulb Claude François was a French pop singer in the 1960s.He was electrocuted in the bathroom of his Paris apartment as he tried to fix a broken light bulb while standing in a water-filled bathtub. 29). Shot whilst filming Brandon Lee,an aspiring actor and the son of martial arts star Bruce Lee,was killed in a freak accident on the set of The Crow on March 31,1993.Tragically, the handgun used in the scene had a real bullet lodged in its barrel,which was propelled out by the force of the blank being shot.Lee was hit in the abdomen and died later that day. 30). 9,300,000/1 Dying in Terrorist Attack In 2005 there were 651 significant international terrorist attacks worldwide,killing nearly 2,000 people. 31). Killed by an asteroid In 1980 UK government scientists calculated that that one member of the public would be killed by an asteroid every 7,000 years. 32). 2,000,000/1 Dying after Falling out of Bed IN Britain around 20 people die from falling out of bed every year,with the young and the elderly most at risk. 33).2,300,000/1 Dying from Falling Off a Ladder On average 15 people die from falling off ladders every year in Britain,and around 1,200 suffer serious injuries.A quarter of all falls happen off ladders. 34). Stingray Barb to the Heart September,2006: Stever Irwin,44,a television personality and naturalist known as The Crocodine Hunter,died when his heart was impaled by a short-tail stingray barb while filming a documentary entitled “Ocean’s Deadliest” in Queenland’s Great Barrier Reef. 35). Poisonedwith Polonium-210 2006: Alexander Litvinenko,a former FSB operative and Russian expatriate who had been investigating the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya,was intentionally poisoned with polonium-210,an extremely rare radioactive metalloid. 36). Man eats Man 2001: Bernd-Jürgen Brandes was stabbed repeatedly in the neck and then eaten by Armin Meiwes.Before the killing,both men dined on Brandes’ severed penis.Brandes had answered an internet advertisement by Meiwes looking for someone for this purpose. 37). Left to the Perils of the Sharks 1998: Tom and Eileen Lonergan were stranded while scuba diving with a group of divers off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.The group’s boat accidentally abandoned them due to an incorrect head count taken by the dive boat crew.The couple was left to fend for themselves in shark-infested waters.Their bodies were never recovered. 38). Didn’t get to the bathroom in time. Tycho Brahe,was an important Danish astronomer of the 16th century.He made matters worse by drinking too much at dinner,and was too polite to ask to be excused.His bladder finally burst,killing him slowly and painfully over the next 11 days. 39). Author of the best selling “Complete Book of Running,” died while jogging. Jim Fixx’s book started the jogging craze of the 1970s.One day he started jogging and had only gone a short distance when he had a massive coronary.His autopsy revealed that one of his coronary arteries was 99% clogged,another was 80% obstructed,and a third was 70% blocked....and that Fixx had had three other attacks in the weeks prior to his death. 40). Founding father of the organic food movement, dies while discussing the benefits of organic food Jan 1971 - Jerome Irving Rodale,creator of “Organic Farming and Gardening” magazine died on the “Dick Cavett Show”,while discussing the benefits of organic foods.

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