10 Times We Ignored Deadly Warnings About Our World

Dangers Of Asbestos

Asbestos is one of the biggest mistakes hailing from the 19th century. It was once thought to be strong and resistant to fire. In the early 1900s, though, people knew it was dangerous due to the illness and death surrounding it. It was still stuffed into homes decades later.

Financial Crash

The most recent financial crash took the world by storm, with people losing millions of dollars or more. In 1996, however, Brooksley E. Born began fighting for a way to prevent such a crash, but no one wanted to hear her worries.