People are always searching for their next adrenaline rush and they will go to great heights (and depths) to satiate their daredevil needs. The gallery above features some of the most extreme ways to defy death and make you feel alive instantly.

From being buried alive to human jets and even skydiving from heaven, someone somewhere has done it at one time or another.

Implications - Advertisements, products or services which supply consumers with a shock-factor message are often very memorable. Consumers are drawn towards the unusual and the odd, as feats like these are anything but typical. Entertainment or advertising agencies can incorporate shock-factor elements into their images to make their message memorable.