Video of man shocking himself, on purpose.

Through all my years of being shocked, I somehow came to the understanding that AC Alternating Current hurts more than DC Direct Current. Then somebody, which I don’t remember who, told me that the body has capacitive properties and lets the AC electricity through better. I don’t know how true that statement is, but from experience it somehow makes sense. If you hold on to a 50V DC voltage with dry hands, you won’t feel it as I experienced. But as soon as you switch the same voltage on and off at high speeds, such as 60Hz, it will shock you badly.

via The Pain of Electricity AC versus DC | ElectroBoom.