10 Bizarre Things That Kill The Most People Each Year

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Many of us believe that, in the end, it will be cancer or some other awful disease that will kill us; however, we might be wrong about that. There are a number of bizarre things that could happen to end one’s life and most of us aren’t even aware of what many of those things are. Things like shark attacks and vending machine accidents won’t be included on this list because they don’t kill that many people. Don’t worry though – there are many other things on this list that will definitely have you scratching your head. Here are 10 bizarre things that kill the most people each year!

10. Icicles

Every year, falling icicles claim about 100 lives in Russian alone.

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/deep-freeze/icicles-point-wild-winters-looming-danger-n32456 Source: www.nbcnews.com

9. Deer

Deer vehicle collisions account for about 200 deaths every year.

http://effectivewildlifesolutions.com/avoid-collisions-with-wildlife/ Source: effectivewildlifesolutions.com

8. Bathtubs

In the United States, 341 people die every year due to bathtub related incidents.

http://tradersmarket.org/bathtubs-jacuzzi.html Source: tradersmarket.org

7. Falling Out of Bed

Every year, 450 people in the United States die as a result of falling out of bed.

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6. Volcanoes

In the past 200 years, there have been over 200,000 people killed by volcanic eruptions.

http://www.roughguides.com/gallery/the-worlds-top-20-volcanoes/ Source: www.roughguides.com

5. Plane Crashes

Air travel is still one of the safest modes of transportation, but accidents still happen. In 2014, 1,088 died in plane crashes.

http://mashable.com/category/plane-crash/ Source: mashable.com

4. Hippos

Hippos are responsible for more human fatalities in Africa than any other large animal. They reportedly kill nearly 3,000 people each year.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hippopotamus Source: en.wikipedia.org

3. Texting While Driving

A reported 6,000 people die each year from texting and driving.

http://stemjobs.com/science-behind-the-dangers-of-texting-and-driving/ Source: stemjobs.com

2. Lightning

One estimate is that as many as 24,000 people worldwide are killed by lightning strikes each year while another estimate puts the annual death toll at 6,000.

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/lightning/photos.shtml Source: www.nws.noaa.gov

1. Obesity

According to the World Health Organization, at least 2.8 million people die worldwide every year as a result of being overweight or obese, which makes it a bigger health concern than something like malnutrition.

http://nypost.com/2013/09/30/obesity-up-25-percent-in-nyc/ Source: nypost.com

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