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13 Everyday Activities More Likely To Kill You Than A Shark

Time to stop hating on sharks and start hating on the horrors of everyday life.

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Here are some things that kill a lot more people in the U.S. than that, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

2. Chilling in bed


Enjoying the comfort of your bed can be a deadly pursuit. In 2013, 903 people suffered accidental suffocation in bed while another 809 people died by simply falling from their bed.

13. Getting struck by lightning

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Everyone tells you how rare it is to be struck by lightning, but compared to shark deaths it is practically an epidemic! 23 people were killed by it in 2013.

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