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Interactive video lesson plan for: Why Are We Morbidly Curious?

Activity overview:

My twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce
My Instagram: http://instagram.com/electricpants

THE SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES book: http://www.amazon.com/Smoke-Gets-Your-Eyes-Crematory/dp/0393240231

Everyone Loves A Good Train Wreck book: http://www.amazon.com/Everyone-Loves-Good-Train-Wreck/dp/0374533709/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1412758187&sr=1-3&keywords=eric+g+wilson

Google Glass + Vsauce PARODY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymebYkl2lA0

V1 and V2 and V3 eat gross jelly beans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aat9dhkIS-Y

Ask A Mortician: https://www.youtube.com/user/OrderoftheGoodDeath

Carney Landis facial expression experiment: http://www.madsciencemuseum.com/msm/pl/facial_expressions_while_decapitating_a_rat

“knoll”: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knoll_(verb)

Kangling being played: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZWSc3cEqnI

Huge cyst: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEeMJgV75nQ

TJ Lane in court [explicit]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGede2uSOkU

Haiti photographs: http://www.colorsmagazine.com/stories/magazine/86/story/this-is-15-year-old-fabienne-cherisma-shot-dead-by-a-policeman-after-lootin

Doyen's book [disturbing]: http://goo.gl/cypR1U

Dopamine: http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200411/addiction-pay-attention

Doyen: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne-Louis_Doyen

Boomerang Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boomerang_effect_(psychology)

Reactance: [PDF] http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bbushman/bs96.pdf

California Coastal Preservation Project: http://www.californiacoastline.org

Muderbilia:

http://www.redrumautographs.com
http://serialkillersink.net/

Garbage Pail Kids Dress: http://www.dollskill.com/iron-fist-garbage-pail-kids-mashup-tee.html

The attraction of the morbid links:

http://clinicallyspeaking.blogspot.com/2012/04/psychology-of-rubbernecking.html
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/10/why-do-some-brains-enjoy-fear/280938/2/
http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/features/exploring-thrill-seeking-personalities
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2012/jul/27/morbid-curiosity-change-life-burkeman
http://www.today.com/health/morbid-curiosity-why-we-cant-look-away-tragic-images-1D79947683
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/morbid-curiosities/201112/the-year-in-scandal
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/morbid-curiosities/201111/why-we-love-dead-things
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/morbid-curiosities/201111/the-moral-the-morbid
http://aeon.co/magazine/philosophy/how-much-should-we-worry-about-death/
http://sciencenordic.com/your-dna-loves-horror-movies

Most physically viewable on-screen kills of people: http://www.moviebodycounts.com/Top-Movies.htm

actors who have killed the most people on-screen: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-deadliest-actors-of-all-time-2014-1

Chicago murder house: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_adQFJxToEyc/S-81TJQGJ0I/AAAAAAAAAjM/uezz2_ufIFw/s1600/murdercastle-Page+40.jpg

Uh oh, mom flinched: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/33402802/ns/health-childrens_health/t/mom-dad-make-scary-movies-even-scarier/#.VCOk2GR4q5w

Encryption Theory of Laughter [PDF]: http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/anthro/faculty/barrett/flamson%20barrett%20proofs.pdf

EXTRAS:

Death in the subway: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=759_1375050663&comments=1

Death on camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vsnxa1kf04

Solitary Confinement photos: http://solitarywatch.com/special-projects/photo-requests-solitary/

much loved teddy bears: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/01/23/much-loved-mark-nixon/

Hurricane Sandy message: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/03/a-hurricane-sandy-victim-_n_2066776.html

scary/creepy images: http://imgur.com/a/zpxZj?gallery

homemade tank rampage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qlZh9-NQEyI

music by http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow
and http://www.audionetwork.com

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