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What’s The Most Unusual Death You’ve Ever Heard Of?

You can’t make this shit up.

Let's jump right in and get dark for a sec: You've probably played out a seemingly-unrealistic scenario at least once when thinking about your death, right?


Well the scenarios you come up with probably aren't all that out there, because people die in some WEIRD-ASS WAYS.


Maybe you know that in 1979, a man named John Bowen died at a New York football game when a 40-pound model plane shaped like a lawn mower cracked his skull.

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Or you heard of George Herbert's death in 1923, which happened after he cut a mosquito bite while shaving and it became infected.

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Perhaps you know about the Dancing Plague of 1518, where hundreds of people could not stop dancing for days, and many died from exhaustion or stroke.

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Again, it's a dark topic, but we wanna know: What's the strangest death you've ever heard of?


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