One of the latest YouTube “challenges” is to rub alcohol on yourself, set yourself on fire, and then put yourself out before you get burnt up. All the while filming yourself so that you can post it on video. Needless to say, this is resulting in serious injuries across the country, including at least one death.
But setting yourself on fire is not the only abysmally stupid and potentially dangerous “challenge” on the internet. People on social media are challenging their “friends” to do other idiotic behavior. After the jump, a link to other self-destructive trends and why no one should try them. [Read more...]