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From David Blaine's Dive of Death to Hurricane Tubin

By: Bianca Bartz - Published:   Updated: Jun 7 2011
Some people, like David Blaine, partake in extreme stunts to build their own media status, and hype their own courage. Others do it to promote a brand, enlisting creative ad agencies to put on mind blowing shows.

From mass nudist activists appearance on glaciers to magician David Blaine's Dive of Death, here are some of the craziest things people do for media attention.

Implications - From extreme hurricane street tubing to UFO crash publicity stunts, people are pushing the boundaries to draw more attention to themselves. By doing this, they garner free publicity and fame. Companies can stage a publicity stunt to draw attention to their cause through ideas such as airplane publicity stunts.