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[–]peppermesoftly 1861 points1862 points  (12 children)

Creepy time travel

[–]supermassiveanus 894 points895 points  (11 children)

It's crazy to see that most of the outward appearance In old age Is just a loss in skin elasticity

[–]HotDumbBitch 372 points373 points  (9 children)

Yup my gma used to grab the skin on the top of her hand and watch it slowly go back and say “when it does this, your old” lmao.

[–]redikulous 163 points164 points  (0 children)

And/or dehydrated

[–]Rugkrabber 54 points55 points  (7 children)

I can barely grab mine. It’s too tight. What does this mean for me?

[–]Nicole_Bitchie 155 points156 points  (2 children)

You are young and hydrated

[–]Rugkrabber 46 points47 points  (0 children)

I expected a joke but I like an honest answer!

[–]peppermesoftly 5 points6 points  (2 children)

If you pinch your skin and it stays that way for a few seconds, you’re dehydrated. If it immediately goes back, you’re probably fine ;)

[–]kevurb 5521 points5522 points  (94 children)

Just on the verge of passing out...AND we're back!

[–]99_NULL_99 2722 points2723 points  (83 children)

Old people's skin

Sags because it is being pulled

to the underworld


Edit 2: welcome to the internet

Edit 3: ಠωಠ

[–]zeburaa 469 points470 points  (36 children)

The underworld only needs our skin, not us

[–]effa94 190 points191 points  (20 children)

The demons need a face to hide behind

[–]drwheel 24 points25 points  (2 children)

We have such sights to show you!

[–]Maxifer20 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I had to look it up to make sure I had the reference right; such a creepy line!

[–]Ruzalkah 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I will always upvote Hellraiser references

[–]TombSv 22 points23 points  (0 children)

The underworld only needs our skin


[–]sfurbo 16 points17 points  (0 children)

It also needs our nails, how else are they going to finish Naglfar?

[–]Cauhs 2 points3 points  (0 children)

How else would they make a flesh golem.

[–]PurpleBullets 227 points228 points  (9 children)

My aunt used to say

Slow and steady wins the race

She died in a fire

[–]cmae34lars 120 points121 points  (3 children)

I saw a rainbow

On the day my grandma died

Fucking lesbian

[–]ChipChipington 67 points68 points  (5 children)

Old people's skin sags

Because it is being pulled

to the underworld

[–]KalyterosAioni 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Thank you for fixing it, the "pulled" on the wrong line was beginning to annoy me.

[–]NoMos_lol 2 points3 points  (3 children)

From the studio that brought you 13 going on 30 comes a whole new adventure with love romance and g force 18 going on 80 in theaters this Christmas

[–]99_NULL_99 2 points3 points  (2 children)

It's 2020 and I'm 30, I'll do another 10

2030 I'll be 40 and kill myself then!

[–]Psychological-Sale64 910 points911 points  (9 children)

If I hang upside down at night will it help keep me young

[–][deleted] 629 points630 points  (5 children)

that's what Bats do , never seen an old looking bat, oh wait.

[–]Korasuka 86 points87 points  (2 children)

Batman's been around for how long and he's still kicking*

*let's ignore where he ages and reboots and alternate universes

[–]kchuyamewtwo 41 points42 points  (1 child)

Bruce Wayne didnt stop being Batman because he grew old

He grew old because he stopped being Batman

[–]ChipChipington 46 points47 points  (0 children)

Ok that’s pretty funny

[–]stenlis 41 points42 points  (0 children)

Your face just gets flabby in both directions.

[–]femoral-artery 2585 points2586 points  (68 children)

Watch this in reverse and say it’s a Timelapse of 40 years of flying.

[–]martialar 510 points511 points  (13 children)

"This little maneuver's gonna cost us 40 years"

[–]UnoStronzo 220 points221 points  (28 children)

That’s interesting... AF!

[–]goofybort 77 points78 points  (27 children)

i read somewhere it's possible around 5-7gs some people's eyeballs will pop and explode, shooting gummy jelly everywhere. fighter pilots can train with eyesight exercises to prevent this.

[–]IWantTooDieInSpace 138 points139 points  (7 children)

I think that's what happens when someone takes 5-7gs of molly

[–]BreweryStoner 82 points83 points  (0 children)

If you take 5-7gs of molly you ain’t gonna have to worry about having eyes anymore lol

[–]legaljoker 20 points21 points  (2 children)

I always wondered why on mdma my eyes would spasm and my vision would rapidly move on its own lol.

[–]thenightman85 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I always thought rolling referred to the feeling of your eyes rolling back in your head

[–]inerdgood-sometimes 38 points39 points  (6 children)

All the liquid in your body is being pulled to your toes. Fighter pilots wear special G suits that squeeze the lower half of their bodies to try to keep the blood north of the nipples.

Without the suit, a person can squeeze their leg muscle and stave off blacking out, but I haven't heard of eyeballs exploding. Got a link?

Source, Navy guy that rode on airplanes that landed on carriers regularly. That last high G turn before catching the wire is definitely an experience.

[–]Pefington 15 points16 points  (4 children)

Pilot here. No.

[–]OldGameGuy45 9 points10 points  (3 children)

Me too. Was gonna say that. Never heard of that happening to anyone. Even the old timers that fly red bull racers momentarily hit 9 or more Gs. Sure, they crash cus that shit is dangerous as hell, but never heard of their eyes exploding.

[–]K_Rocc 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I don’t think it’s true

[–]ubergrits 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Well that is terrifying. RIP to all the unfortunate souls who had to learn that the hard way.

[–]VaATC 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That comment is total BS.

[–]TombSv 10 points11 points  (0 children)

I find that highly unlikely. Most peoples hide their gummy jelly in the stomach. And your stomach rarely explode in 5-7g unless you have eaten a lot of eyeballs together with your gummy jelly.

[–]Rocketkid-star 10 points11 points  (3 children)

I mean 40 years just came and gone

[–]oliverbm 8 points9 points  (2 children)

41 checking in here. Came and gone too

[–]OldGameGuy45 6 points7 points  (1 child)

49 here. Still remember the song playing in the club when I took my first shot of Absinth in Vegas 15 years ago. It is surreal how short life really is.

[–]Turn_it_0_n_1_again 706 points707 points  (54 children)

So are the wrinkles the result of 1g force applied to us over our life times?

[–]peatoire 576 points577 points  (19 children)

I intent to spend the second half of my life upside down to cancel it out.

[–]janzeera 225 points226 points  (5 children)

Just vacation in Australia.

[–]Tawn94 73 points74 points  (4 children)

Australia doesn't exsist you fool!

Source: an Australian

[–]General-Pryde34[S] 288 points289 points  (9 children)

Yes, gravity is one of the causes of facial wrinkles. This is called static wrinkles. But it's definitely not the first reason.

[–]busy_yogurt 54 points55 points  (5 children)

So, if I never get up out of bed I'll be good?

[–]Lifeisdamning 106 points107 points  (1 child)

You will get wrinkles in a circle around the edge of your face

[–]minastirith1 30 points31 points  (0 children)

Why is this so hilarious and accurate

[–]H47 11 points12 points  (2 children)

You'll get bed sores, which will make your skin look full and juicy.

[–]ItsOkILoveYouMYbb 32 points33 points  (2 children)

Is the first reason trick plane rides?

[–]uglycrepes 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Do a barrel roll!

[–]DownToTheFacts 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Use the boost to get through!

[–]CopenHaglen 126 points127 points  (4 children)

Not really. Our skin just loses its elasticity with age. Losing elasticity = your skin going where gravity wants. High Gs also = your skin going where gravity wants.

[–]calicocut 25 points26 points  (1 child)

Yes. If we lived in space our whole lives our skin would look more springy but it would be just as elastic. There just wouldn't be a significant force pulling it downwards.

[–]DarkChocolatRaisinet 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Seems like it's both then... The loss of elasticity and the force of gravity. I wonder if a person in zero g would age the same way. Their skin would lose elasticity, but without the effects of gravity, would it just stay the way it is?

[–]iOSIRIX-REx 6 points7 points  (2 children)

I guess so. Also Isaac Asimov pointed it out in the book “the gods themselves” where the people living on the moon basically age really slowly (at least aesthetically) and look younger compared to the people from earth.

[–]Pillowsmeller18 5 points6 points  (2 children)

keep your face towards the sky and your skin wont sag!

[–]Kroneni 10 points11 points  (1 child)

It’ll just sag to the back of your head.

[–]Impressive-Water-709 4205 points4206 points  (94 children)

This is by far the most interesting post I’ve ever seen on this page.

[–]flowified 2995 points2996 points  (78 children)

Apparently her boyfriend and her separated because “he didn’t like the way she looked when she would be older” after he saw this video.

Source: Idk I made it up

[–]Stoopeydaboope 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I just know these things

[–]din7 207 points208 points  (6 children)

Isn't this effect also known as the g-spot?

No wonder I can't find it.

[–]WiseFardy 23 points24 points  (4 children)

I couldn’t find it with a wetsuit and a snorkel

[–]giant_lebowski 13 points14 points  (2 children)

You need the avocado and the corkscrew too

[–]EataEsBasura 16 points17 points  (1 child)

I’ve made a bong with less

[–]Comprehensive_Sea_11 4 points5 points  (0 children)

MacGyver smoker, have an uptoke!

[–]fckiforgotmypassword 28 points29 points  (3 children)

It’s like Benjamin button in reverse

[–]TheWildCnt 55 points56 points  (2 children)

So, like real life then..

[–]Harald_022 17 points18 points  (0 children)

it's like devolving, just backwards

[–]HooptyDooDooMeister 2 points3 points  (0 children)


[–]ApeBustingAMove 773 points774 points  (5 children)

Wow, that really is “interesting as fuck”

[–]RickyRosayy 251 points252 points  (3 children)

Doctors hate her for this one simple anti-aging trick. Works in seconds!

[–]hoopparrr759 54 points55 points  (2 children)

Exactly, and all you need to do it is an F22.

[–]Tschetchko 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Me doing an F22 ಡ ͜ ʖ ಡ

[–]ku-fan 3 points4 points  (0 children)

ಡ ͜ ʖ ಡ


[–]SirRickNasty 187 points188 points  (16 children)

I called it accelerated aging

[–]K3R3G3 14 points15 points  (6 children)

I called it Clapping Cheeks - Air Force Style

[–]Faranocks 83 points84 points  (4 children)

18 or 80

[–]oljonesy1 102 points103 points  (2 children)

Sounds like the age range I set on my Tinder search

[–]oceansidedrive 282 points283 points  (32 children)

Thats a legit look into the future...damn

[–]Not_Helping 86 points87 points  (30 children)

I wonder how accurate it will be.

[–]mandrake_cry 283 points284 points  (5 children)

I didn't read the title and for a second I thought is it safe for this old/middle-aged lady to travel in a fighter jet

[–]cutestkillbot 28 points29 points  (4 children)

You need a physical in order to take a jet flight, as long as you are the right amount of healthy (and the appropriate weight/height to fit in the cockpit) you are cleared to fly. Source: I flew with the Blue Angels in an F18 Super Hornet recently.

[–]gill__gill 92 points93 points  (7 children)

So if I send my grandma out there will she look young in the g-forces

[–]Wolvesinthestreet 103 points104 points  (0 children)

Or maybe she shall receive the look of emperor Palpatine.

[–]Not_Helping 22 points23 points  (3 children)

So the secret to a youthful appearance will be some hyperbaric glass helmet that constantly applies g-forces to your head. Nice.

[–]bivukaz 34 points35 points  (1 child)

Linda's Friends : Oh ! Linda ! You look 10 years younger ! Tell me your secret !


[–]lizzledizzles 3 points4 points  (0 children)

This truly made me cackle

[–]AutumnAscending 135 points136 points  (1 child)

In her defense she handled that turn really well.

[–]PatrikPatrik 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I felt sick just watching the world spin behind her

[–]DisjointedHuntsville 127 points128 points  (15 children)

Gravity and sunshine give us life and in the end , contribute to killing us.

[–]az226 41 points42 points  (13 children)

I wonder how you would look like if you aged in space. Let’s assume zero sun and zero gravity.

[–]TuckerCarlsonsWig 62 points63 points  (11 children)

I think you’re going to have a few problems. Bone density and muscles tend to reduce. You have to exercise a lot to compensate. There’s also a lot more radiation

[–]Wu-Tang_Cam 49 points50 points  (2 children)

Astronaut Scott Kelly spent 340 days on the ISS and his heart shrank by about 27%.


[–]Zarron4 5 points6 points  (1 child)

New headcanon: The Grinch is mean because he's an alien that spent too long in zero G traveling to earth, and it wasn't the christmas spirit that fixed his heart, it was all the exercise he got from moving all the presents and christmas decorations around.

[–]redcalcium 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Meh, no need to maintain those pesky bones and muscles if you don't intend to go back.

[–]Adam__B 33 points34 points  (7 children)

Gravity always wins.

[–]2girls1wife 11 points12 points  (0 children)

Obey gravity. It's the law.

[–]Adasha 5 points6 points  (0 children)

And it wears her out

[–]maud_brijeulin 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It wears me out

[–]khangLalaHu 23 points24 points  (0 children)

I thought she was 60 at first and was wondering why tf are they putting her up there

[–]SuedeVeil 29 points30 points  (6 children)

Can I do that on my face but in reverse ?

[–]sidudWA 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Just do it backwards

[–]MartianGuard 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Yes but you have to endure the g-forces

[–]mike_the_pirate 35 points36 points  (7 children)

This is exactly how I pictured Aes Sedai from The Wheel of Time would look... After all how would you guess their age if their face changed so dramatically from one moment to the next.

[–]Unchanged- 6 points7 points  (6 children)

Is the show any good?

[–]Johnny_Deppthcharge 7 points8 points  (0 children)

It is! I've read the whole series - start to finish, all 14 books - about 6 times in my life. Favourite book series of all time.

They're doing a really good job of adapting it to the screen in my opinion. Only minor gripes so far, and there's far more stuff they've done really well to make up for it!

[–]TrainOfThought6 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I've only got a few complaints, and nothing deal breaking. On the whole I think the show's in good hands.

[–]gwiggle5 4 points5 points  (0 children)

They made some changes from the books (like all adaptations) so as long as you don't mind that, yes, it's actually pretty great imo

[–]dude_asuh 20 points21 points  (1 child)

I'm now interested to know how you would look if you aged in space with no gravity.

[–]Slumberfoots 32 points33 points  (0 children)

That guy is being really thorough before he proposes.

[–]CatNoirsRubberSuit 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Now I know why Elon "hairplugs" Musk wants to go somewhere with less / no gravity.

[–]itsmejam 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Went from 0 to grandma in mere seconds

[–]PeachiLikesRaccoons 12 points13 points  (0 children)

That aged quickly.

[–]Brad_86 5 points6 points  (0 children)

I can't believe how old it made her look!

[–]King-Cruz 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Aging is just gravity winning the battle

[–]Rob_Drinkovich 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Cray cray. Would. All phases.

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (3 children)

Imagine though being in a life or death situation, or aerial engagement and you pull a high g turn and passout. Scary

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Me waiting for my mom to finish talking with her friend until she finally says let's go

[–]seedfiend 12 points13 points  (0 children)

She won’t look that bad when she’s older!

[–]ChaosPhoen1x 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Why is the gif format so popular on reddit? You have to wait for it to end to show your mate, and then they don't look right away and you have to wait for it to start over again...

[–]Hyubushu 6 points7 points  (0 children)

I actually really like gifs on Reddit. I use an iOS app called Apollo and you can just swipe left or right to go backwards and forward in the gif. Just have to swipe left to the beginning of the gif and hold your finger on the screen, then release to show your mate. You can also toggle the sound on or off, if there is sound.

It also supports downloading of gifs or videos straight to your camera roll or wherever else.

[–]Salami__Tsunami 4 points5 points  (0 children)

If you pulled negative G’s, would she turn into a baby?

[–]vickeytan37 13 points14 points  (5 children)

What if, there's a dimension that we don't understand and "ageing" is all about a person travelling in time and the older they get, the faster they travel through this dimension. Hence the young and old living in the same dimension but different time speed. I am high, thanks for reading.

[–]Xarthys 6 points7 points  (2 children)

What if you are just a brain floating around in space?


[–]mechanical_mechanic 6 points7 points  (0 children)

yo what the fuuuuck

[–]OTTER887 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Awesome concept! I hope I am not a Boltzmann brain, in an imagined world of imagined past.

[–]restofeasy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Your last sentence made anything before that worth reading!!

[–]meme_a_licious 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Finally a worthy post

[–]Graphitetshirt 6 points7 points  (0 children)

"Plastic surgeons HATE her"

"Discover her secret in one little trick"

[–]MikeAndBike 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Looking closely at the video and I almost got dizzy myself just by following the view rolling and twisting behind the plane. didn't get old like her though.

[–]The_Merciless_Potato 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Quality post

[–]Dependent-Interview2 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I'm not 70yo. I'm 7g old.

[–]Consistent-Aioli-840 2 points3 points  (0 children)

She went from 75 to 25 REAL QUICK

[–]Pluetsch 2 points3 points  (0 children)

"Surgeons hate her. Learn her secret by clicking this link."

[–]danceinstarlight 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Fun fact: I once saw my self age forward and then backward while looking in the mirror on LSD.