Monday, May 19, 2008

TV Kills

Braun HF 1, Germany, 1959Image via WikipediaThis is a sad indictment on society and a warning to those who watch too much television. Watch out for some new health studies. Television can bore kill you.

The remains of a woman have been found sitting in front of her TV - 42 years after she was reported missing.

Hedviga Golik, who was born in 1924, had apparently made herself a cup of tea before sitting in her favourite armchair in front of her black and white television.

I am surprised that this doesn't happen more often, with the rubbish served up on a daily basis. I would hope that my family would notice however.

Here is a free television health check.
Score high and you are in danger. Don't watch television by yourself.


Nunyaa said...

How sad that no one noticed her missing, wonder if the television was still on.LOL I got 4/10 for a score of 293.

Jayne said...

But was her cuppa still warm ?:P

Suze said...

So when she was reported missing, no one thought to check her house?
Still, it's no wonder this doesn't happen more often seeing Big Brother is still on...death would be preferable to watching that.

michael greenwell said...

the band 'half man half biscuit' sang a song about an old woman dying in front of the TV.

if the song is based on a true story then the last thing she saw in her life was sting singing on the roof of the barbican.

what a horrible way to go.

Colin Campbell said...


Morbid LOL of the day. I always hated Sting, but not as much as Bono. That would be worse.


I was surprised that I did as well as I did on the quiz.


We will have to wait for the Today Tonight reconstruction.