• One risk-taking motorcyclist used a bucket instead of a helmet
  • Another shuns a ladder and stands on the edge of a door instead to paint a wall
  •  There are also demonstrations here of extreme light bulb changing

The evidence is mounting.

Earlier this year MailOnline Travel revealed photographs that showed men in perilous situations of their own making, images that might help to explain why women live longer.

But there’s more. 

Further images have emerged on Imgur of men around the world wantonly risking their lives for the sake of completing a manual task.

Or in the case of the group who put a trampoline on a terrace at the top of a block of flats, going about having fun in a manner that can only be described as hazardous.

File the photographs below under ‘how not to stay alive’…    

Motorbikes? Check. Ladder? Check. Common sense? No where to be found

Motorbikes? Check. Ladder? Check. Common sense? No where to be found

Yes, the light isn't easy to reach, but surely there had to be a better way

A contender for the world's most ill-advised trampoline location

Yes, the light isn’t easy to reach (left), but surely there had to be a better way. On the right is a contender for the world’s most ill-advised trampoline location

It'll keep his head dry, but not necessarily intact... 

It’ll keep his head dry, but not necessarily intact… 

Perhaps he read somewhere that being a risk-taker at work is a good thing... and just got a bit muddled

Perhaps he read somewhere that being a risk-taker at work is a good thing… and just got a bit muddled

Well at least his hair is safe. Let's just hope there's no 'after' picture...

Well at least his hair is safe. Let’s just hope there’s no ‘after’ picture…

As if chainsaws weren't dangerous enough

This worker is no bright spark

As if chainsaws weren’t dangerous enough… (left). The worker on the right, meanwhile, is no bright spark

One hopes that the power was switched off at the mains

One hopes that the power was switched off at the mains

What could possibly go wrong?

No ladder? No problem!

Erm, what could possibly go wrong? A lot, it has to be said

When a plan  

Mission implausible: Now it really is just getting silly

 






Courtesy: Daily Mail Online