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In Enshi, in China’s Hubei Province, a man called Feng Ning attempted to catch a woman falling from 11th floor of a nearby building with bare hands. Due to the kinetic force, Feng Ning was knocked down and suffered several injuries, including damage to knee joints, tibia fracture, and dislocated ligaments. Feng said he was walking out of a restaurant when he heard someone crying, and saw a woman hanging from the 11th floor window. When the woman fell, he quickly extended his arms to try to cushion her fall. Unfortunately, the woman did not survive the impact. watch the full video from bestgore.com!
In the relationship between celebrities and their public, there is always a delicate balance: Fans can admire, but they also have to keep their distance. When this equilibrium is broken, it can be dangerous. Icelandic pop star Björk learned this when an American fan sent her a bomb in disguise and then killed himself — leaving behind 22 hours of videotape. For authorities on both sides of the Atlantic, this one man's obsession became a race against time. And for observers, like famed crime writer Patricia Cornwell, the man's tapes provided a rare window into the mind of a celebrity predator. Cornwell joined up with Primetime to take a look at the case. The Last Day On Sept. 16, 1996, the manager of the Van Buren Plaza apartment building in Hollywood, Fla... Read More
Jumping from height can be a very effective method of suicide (providing it is from sufficient height), it does not account for a particularly high percentage of suicides in either the US or the UK. Having said that, in Honk Kong it accounted for over half of all suicides in 20061, so easy access to tall buildings seems to impact the propensity to use this method. The most important factor in suicide by jumping is height Stone states that jumping from 150 feet (46 metres) or higher on land, and 250 feet (76 metres) or more on water, is 95% to 98% fatal. 150 feet/46 metres, equates to roughly 10 to 15 stories in a building, depending on the height of one story. 250 feet is the height of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.