Marylin Sas

Everyone's heard the phrase "dying in your sleep." But what does dying in your sleep feel like? Is it really peaceful, like Grandma's obituary said? What actually happens when someone dies in their sleep? What dying in your sleep is actually like—i.e., what happens to the body, since we have no firsthand accounts—depends on the true cause of death, of which there are many. Science tells us that, yes, it is actually possible to die a seemingly painless death while remaining asleep. But what are the facts behind the obituaries? What can actually cause you to die in your sleep? Read on to learn what the phrase really means.

What ‘Dying in Your Sleep’ Actually Means

Everyone’s heard the phrase “dying in your sleep.” But what does dying in your sleep feel like? Is it really peaceful, like Grandma’s obituary said? What actually happens when someone dies in their sleep? What dying in your sleep is actually like—i.e., what happens to the body, since we have no firsthand accounts—depends on the true cause of death, of …

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The Last Known Photos of 30 Famous People

It is a little eerie to look at the last picture taken of a celebrity before they died. These actors, musicians, and politicians had one last photo snapped before their deaths. Some of these celebrities posed for their last photos, while others unknowingly had their photos taken by fans or the paparazzi. Who had the …

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Jeannie Gaffigan's Things Only People From Big Families Can Understand

Jeannie Gaffigan’s Things Only People From Big Families Can Understand

If you’re familiar with Jim Gaffigan, then you’ve definitely heard him glowingly speak of his hilarious wife, Jeannie. The two comedians joined forces to write a TV series, the aptly titled The Jim Gaffigan Show, which is a fictionalized version of their real lives. In particular, it focuses on how the two raise a family with five …

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16 Old Characters Reimagined As Youngsters Through Fan Art

Have you ever imagined what older characters would look like as their younger selves? What was Yoda like before he was the Jedi master from The Empire Strikes Back? What was Rick Sanchez up to before Morty was born? Since these characters debuted at an older age, there’s no evidence of what they looked like as their younger selves. Therefore, …

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The Real Couple That Inspired 'Beauty And The Beast' Is Far More Tragic Than Anything Disney Would Make

The Real Couple That Inspired ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Is Far More Tragic Than Anything Disney Would Make

It’s a tale as old as time – or, at least as old as the 1500s. But the real couple that inspired Beauty and the Beast lived a tragic life. The real life Beauty and the Beast were Catherine and Petrus Gonsalvus, and they were treated like freaks of nature by Europe’s kings and queens.  Just like P.T. Barnum …

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Women in Action Movies

The Sexiest Women in Action Movies

  The sexiest women in action movies manage to command the screen with their physical abilities and their acting skills. These are women not to be toyed with, under any circumstances. They’re hot, they’re highly trained and they’ll kick your butt to kingdom come if given the chance. Who is the absolute sexiest woman ever …

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