Death, the silent cold cessation of life has fascinated humans for ages. The very fact that it’s almost impossible to comprehend the phenomenon in its entirety ignites the curious flames in us. Until recently, scientists did not bother to look closely at the dying of the light. As it turns out, death is more than brain cells dying from lack of oxygen. Here are some of the craziest facts you must know.

Fascinating + terrifying + disturbing = this list.

It is impossible to die of old age

Death is brought on by the many common diseases that age brings on or from physical injuries. Human cells have a limited span but they never stop functioning because of age. Old cells lack endurance and fail to stave off diseases which ultimately becomes the cause of death.

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