These people are either very brave or extremely foolish

If you need fine examples of the term 'risking life and limb', you've come to the right place.

Acid Cow has compiled a series of photos showing people endangering their lives by placing themselves in dangerous situations.

It is unclear what happened after the images were taken, but we certainly hope the acts will not repeated by the individuals, or anyone else for that matter.

Have a look at the photographs in the gallery above.