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What Is More Likely To Kill You?

Vending machines or volcanoes?

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  1. 1. Cheetahs or falling out of bed?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Falling out of bed

    Falling out of bed kills nearly 600 Americans per year. Cheetah attacks are very rare and mainly happen in captivity, with only one death reported in recent years.

  2. 2. Rollercoasters or baboons?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Rollercoasters!

    Around four people per year die from rollercoaster accidents. Meanwhile, baboon-related deaths are very rare, with less than one person dying from baboon attacks per year.

  3. 3. Lightning or icicles?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Icicles

    Icicles kill 100 people a year in Russia alone, while only 51 people per year die worldwide from lightning world wide.

  4. 4. Accidental poisoning or falling over?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Accidental poisoning

    Out of every 100,000 deaths, 8.8 occur from falling over, while 11.6 occur from accidental poisoning. Be careful out there!

  5. 5. Anacondas or moose?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Moose

    Moose don't tend to go around attacking people, but they do cause a lot of car accidents. In 2007, six deaths were caused by moose car accidents in Alaska alone. Anaconda attacks on humans, meanwhile, are very rare.

  6. 6. Elephants or rhinos?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Elephant

    African elephants kill more than 500 people a year, while rhino attacks are rare and seldom fatal.

  7. 7. Sharks or snakes?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Snakes

    Snakes kill 20,000 people each year, while sharks only manage an average of 4.2.

  8. 8. Volcanoes or vending machines?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Volcanoes

    Obviously volcanoes. Vending machines only kill about 2 people a year, while on average volcanoes kill 200 per year.

  9. 9. Dogs or gorillas?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Dogs

    Dog bites kill 35 people per year in the US alone, while gorillas don't tend to kill humans. Most gorilla attacks involve captive gorillas, and there are no reports of deaths in recent years.

  10. 10. Lions or box jellyfish?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Lions

    Both animals are pretty deadly but lions kill around 60 people per year in Tanzania alone. Whereas on average box jellyfish are responsible for 30 deaths annually.

  11. 11. Loom bands or coconuts?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Coconuts

    As far as we know loom bands have never killed anyone, while falling coconuts kill 150 per year.

  12. 12. Hot taps or American crocodiles?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Hot taps

    In the US around 100 deaths per year are caused by scalding from hot taps, while the American crocodile kills less than two humans per year, on average.

  13. 13. Jerking off or cows?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Jerking off

    Well, actually autoerotic asphyxiation, which means the act of limiting one's oxygen supply to have a more intense sexual experience. Sadly this goes wrong a lot, claiming as many as 1000 lives each year in the US alone, whereas cows only kill about 20 Americans a year.

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