10 Of The Strangest Killers In The World



They say that there a million ways to die, but only one of them will get you. The complex nature of modern society offers many conveniences to every average person, but unfortunately there are many dangers developing around these facilities as well. There are many seemingly ordinary things that are racking up some big numbers on the death count these days, and it is good to be aware of these silent killers. This is the list of 10 of the most unusual killers in the world today.

Fireworks

Fireworks can be a lot of fun, but they are technically giant explosions waiting to go off! Over 10,000 people suffer serious fireworks related injuries annually in the US alone. The chances of fireworks killing you is 1 in 615,488.

Tsunami

Nothing can give you a heart attack like watching the seas hurdle towards you in one rapid motion. Tsunamis have been occurring far too often now, and you have a 1 in 500,000 chance of getting hit by one.

Asteroid Impact

Asteroids are pretty rare to spot in the sky, but apparently people are getting hit quite often by them. In fact, the odds of being hit by an asteroid are the same as your odds of being hit by a tsunami.

Dog Attacks

Man’s best friend, much like best friends in general, are quite dangerous at times. Your odds of being mauled by Cujo are as high as 1 in 147,717.

Earthquakes

Losing the ground beneathe your feet is a pretty terrible way to go. Unfortunately due to rapid climatic changes, this is often far too often. Your chances of being hit by an earthquake are 1 in 131,890.

Stung Or Bit

Bee stings and venomous bites occur way too often as well. Your odds of receiving the bite of death are high as 1 in 100,000.

Lightning Strike

Remember when people used to invite lightning to strike them if they were wrong or telling a lie? They stopped doing that when they realized that the odds of being hit by lightning are as high as 1 in 83,930.

Tornado

Twister could be coming to town more often than not, especially if you live in the US or India. The odds of being swiveled around furiously stands at 1 in 60,000.

Legal Execution

Like it or not, your odds of being executed are pretty high, unless you live in China, North Korea, US or a few other places. For everyone else, the odds of biting the dust after a crime of passion stands at 1 in 58,618.

Bicycle Accident

Bicycles aren’t necessarily dangerous on their own, but you expose yourself to being hit by a motorist pretty badly. Your odds of bowing out on a bike are as high as 1 in 4,717.