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Sunday, 11 January 2015 13:50

The modern world, without a doubt, is fraught with many dangers. We know the "bad" parts of the city, which at night is better not to walk. We know in what country is better not to go on vacation, no matter how fabulous no matter their climate.

ThoUSAnds of people every day fall in traffic traveling, and sometimes die in a plane crash. Make our world more dangerous and floods, fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, as well as many other natural and man-made disasters.

However, in mortal danger may be much closer than we think. She can wait for us at the golf club, or hiding in the carcinogenic shampoo.

The following facts concerning the everyday things around us, can plunge into horror.

Watch TV more than 2 hours per day can reduce life expectancy by 1.4 years. And watching TV for 6 hours a day can reduce the natural period of your life for 5 years.

At an average office desk is 400 times more bacteria than the toilet.

Golf clubs can be deadly: once angry golfer was pierced in the heart bounced splinter sticks, which he broke the strike on the bench. The same thing happened with three players.

In the event of a threat swans can be very aggressive. There are cases overturning boats attacking people water skiing and dog strangling to death.

One pound of peanut oil may contain up to 150 tracks and 5 beetles hairs various rodents.

Burning candles annually cause a fire in the 15 thoUSAnd houses.

If you sneeze hard enough, you can break your ribs. But if you try to suppress sneeze, you risk damaging the blood vessels of the head or neck.

Zipper is the most common cause of injury of the penis. Every year, it becomes a cause of genital injuries in 1700 men.

If you wear the ring, the number of microbes living under it, may be comparable to the population of the whole of Europe (about 730 million).

Beds can be deadly. Every year from falling out of bed in the US alone 600 people die.

Products of red, such as fruit punch and strawberry yogurt, often colored with carmine, made from crushed koshenilnogo mealybug (female insect cactus Coccidae Dactylopiuscoccus or Coccuscacti - approx. Mixstuff).

In Russia, as a result of falling icicles kill about 100 people a year.

Every year about 340 people a year die in the bathrooms. Chance to drown in his bath is 25 times higher than the chance to die at the hands of terrorists.

After a lightning strike to the building, the charge of it can move through the electric and telephone network, water supply, and even television and radio antennas and cables.

Each year for correspondence smskami while driving in the US alone killed 6,000 people.

Some butterflies are known to drink blood.

Candiru (Candiru) - a tiny fish parasite that lives in South America, reputedly able to swim bladder human urine stream. It penetrates the bladder wall with their fins and feeds on the blood, causing severe pain.

In 1998, in the workplace have been killed more workers fast food than police officers. Fast food workers are killed each month, usually during a robbery.

Weight of the mattress for 10 years increased, on average, twice due to the accumulation of dust mites and their feces.

Americans get more injuries from toothpicks than from other objects. Each year, nearly 9,000 people in the US are injured toothpicks.

On average, 15% of the air you breathe while in the conventional metro station, consists of particles of human skin.

According to the National Safety Council USA, 12 thoUSAnd people a year die after falling from a ladder, with half of these accidents occur at home.

If you decide to use the elevator, then the probability of your death will be significantly reduced, but the elevators still become a cause of death of 27 people annually.

Many shampoos, soaps, hair dyes and other cosmetic products contain carcinogens that can cause cancer.

Studies at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine showed that 16% of cell phones there are traces of excrement.

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