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This Ride In China Shows What It’s Like To Be Cremated, And It’s Terrifying

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at 2016.03.08
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Whether we indulge in it or not, humans all have a morbid fascination with death. Sometimes this fascination takes a constructive and introspective form, but it can easily become self-destructive and a little weird. This amusement park ride in China takes the cake when it comes to morbid curiosities of the latter variety.

The ride is called “The Cremator.” It”s located at the Window of the World amusement park in Shenzhen, China.

The ride is called "The Cremator." It

It”s the first so-called “death simulator” in the world, and tourists can”t seem to get enough of it. The ride simulates what it”s like to cremated.

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The ride achieves this effect by using an innovative combination of hot air and light projections.

The ride achieves this effect by using an innovative combination of hot air and light projections.

Riders lie down in a coffin-like box that”s placed on a conveyor belt. The box is then carried through a chamber filled with hot air to simulate the flames of cremation. There are also recorded moans and screams for an extra horrifying effect.

Everyone comes out of the ride sweating. A combination of scorching temperatures and sheer terror will do that to you.

Everyone comes out of the ride sweating. A combination of scorching temperatures and sheer terror will do that to you.

(via: The Daily Mail)

Well that is certainly one way to get closer to death. Personally, I”d much rather do some meditation and ponder the meaning of life. But to each their own, right?

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