Why You’re Morbidly Curious

Like it or not, most of us are weirdly drawn to things like car crashes, fights and natural disasters; they’re awful, upsetting, harrowing and yet somehow strangely compelling. Why is that?

Many of us feel guilty about being drawn to the macabre — but in fact, it’s human nature. In this video, Vsauce tries to get to the bottom of why that is. It’s well worth a watch, if only to convince yourself that you’re not a weirdo. Or at least, not that much of a weirdo. [Vsauce]