How People Disappear

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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    Sources and MORE stories below!

    Target story: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/magazine/shopping-habits.html?pagewanted=1&_r=3&hp&

    World population clock: http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/

    How to disappear:

    http://lifehacker.com/5676149/how-to-ditch-big-brother-and-disappear-forever
    http://amzn.com/1599219778
    http://www.jamesaltucher.com/2012/03/how-to-disappear-completely-and-never-be-found/

    DOCUMENTARIES:

    "A Certain Kind of Death": https://www.faceclips.net/video/ErooOhzE268/video.html

    The Imposter: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1966604/

    various articles about disappearences:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19360824
    http://www.cracked.com/article_19765_the-5-creepiest-disappearances-that-nobody-can-explain_p2.html
    http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2253/what-happens-when-someone-legally-dead-shows-up-alive
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-22955884
    http://en.zaginieni.pl/why-do-people-go-missing
    http://www.npr.org/2013/05/07/182000622/majority-of-missing-persons-cases-are-resolved
    http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/forensics/americas_missing/2.html
    http://www.npr.org/2013/08/08/209873419/laid-to-rest-a-proper-burial-for-the-poor

    Venus transit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/multimedia/venus-transit-2012.html

    Steve Jobs premature obit: http://gawker.com/5042795/steve-jobss-obituary-as-run-by-bloomberg

    CNN premature obits: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/file/cnns-premature-obituaries?page=0

    Other premature obits:

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2009/08/early_deadlines.html

    http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2013/apr/19/george-soros-buried-alive-premature-obituaries

    http://listverse.com/2011/11/07/top-10-bizarre-premature-obituaries/

    Britney Spears obit rumor: http://www.today.com/id/22727961/ns/today-today_entertainment/t/magazine-says-ap-working-britney-obit/#.UkMAmmQa-rm

    Woman eaten by her own cats: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2391223/Janet-Veal-56-gnawed-eaten-CATS-kitchen-floor-died.html

    Woman not checked on for three years: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2011/oct/09/joyce-vincent-death-mystery-documentary

    Oklahoma story: http://www.nytimes.com/1997/05/23/us/mcveigh-defense-team-suggests-real-bomber-was-killed-in-blast.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all

    Whitney Cerak and Laura Van Ryn: http://www.today.com/video/today/47502657#53101428

    Canary island twins separated at birth:

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904140604576496092267537366.html
    http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/twofold/201306/the-switched-birth-twins-the-canary-island
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20158315

    Babies switched at birth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babies_switched_at_birth

    missing missing: http://www.outpostforhope.org/kids-off-the-grid.html

    Earth orbiting black hole gif: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-EAl9rjYZuas/UbTDvSewF8I/AAAAAAAAR2M/B8E5z3cUofs/s640/lensearth_640x480.gif

    on wikipedia:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declared_death_in_absentia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_premature_obituaries
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faked_death
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unreported_missing
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Unidentified_murder_victims

    David Wong's article about what you have to look forward to: http://www.cracked.com/article_15658_the-ten-minute-suicide-guide.html

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  • Gonzalo Gutierrez

    Gonzalo Gutierrez

     3 hours ago

    Rewatching this video after a very long time.
    Kinda expected a VPN shoutout

  • Justin Brown

    Justin Brown

     3 hours ago

    Vsauce makes me feel so good about myself even when im suicidal

  • Pasta Man64

    Pasta Man64

     4 hours ago

    Didn't the guy who came up with the idea for Action 52 disappear after making that game?

  • United Kingdom Ball

    United Kingdom Ball

     6 hours ago

    The end sums up r/ wholesomestories

  • Depression Session

    Depression Session

     21 hours ago

    What the fuck does the beginning have to do with people dispearing lol

  • Nice Nahyon

    Nice Nahyon

     22 hours ago

    this is one of my favorite Videos from Vsauce, even given the sort of sad Topic, Michael still manages to Keep this educational tone, raising curiousity and interest in a wholesome Level. Especially the end  with David wongs Statement ... it really moves me

  • Potato3625

    Potato3625

     22 hours ago

    I won’t be forgotten because I put this comment here! Yay..... lol

  • Jebaited{{

    Jebaited{{

     22 hours ago

    SCP-106 takes you to his pocket dimension obviously

  • Gavin O'Connor

    Gavin O'Connor

     yesterday

    It would matter if you were gone, but it matters much more that you aren’t.

  • Hector Twain

    Hector Twain

     yesterday

    Need to stay up at night... forget coffee VSAUCE

  • Noah's Ark

    Noah's Ark

     yesterday

    r e s p a w n

  • Star is Trash ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

    Star is Trash ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

     yesterday

    Hey Michael, just wanna let you know the end of this video might have saved somebody’s life. :)

  • hypermelon

    hypermelon

     yesterday

    *obitchuaries*

  • Ore wa ochinchin ga daisuki nandayo

    Ore wa ochinchin ga daisuki nandayo

     yesterday

    suicide rate drops to 100%

  • Sebastian Lang

    Sebastian Lang

     yesterday

    how does this video make sense and not at the same time?
    gotta love vsauce

  • Inglorious Phsycopath

    Inglorious Phsycopath

     yesterday

    The first video of yours I've seen and I'm already hooked. Well done mate.

  • recorder man

    recorder man

     yesterday

    Lol that girl lost no nut november what a loser xd

  • street_yeeter

    street_yeeter

     yesterday

    Why am I watching this at 2 AM? I am going to have nightmares.

  • Theo Elias

    Theo Elias

     yesterday

    wow 8 years for an overcast sky. talk about crushing.

  • LittleBoyz Channel

    LittleBoyz Channel

     yesterday

    Oh yeah yeah