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How People Disappear

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Published on Sep 25, 2013
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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": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErooOhzE268

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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