DEATH & DYING

Death is an inevitable fact of life. Learn about life expectancy, the different ways to die, in this section.
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15 Most Common Causes of Death in the United States

Where you live has a lot to do with how you meet your Maker. See our list of the 15 most common causes of death in the United States, including Diabetes mellitus and heart diseases.

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  • 10 Bizarre Ways to Die

    10 Bizarre Ways to Die

    There are a lot of ways to die. Some are just more interesting than others. For example, death by deodorant or death by underwire bra. See more »

  • 10 Most Dangerous Items in the Office

    10 Most Dangerous Items in the Office

    Just because you don't wrestle alligators or fight bad guys for a living doesn't mean your workplace is safe. Here are 10 of the most dangerous items in an office. See more »

  • 10 Potential Death Traps Lurking in Your Home

    10 Potential Death Traps Lurking in Your Home

    Home is where the heart is, but it can also be where hazards lurk. To make certain your house is not just a home, but a "safe" home, you must beware of potential dangers. See more »

  • 10 Superstitions About Death

    10 Superstitions About Death

    Death is a fact of life. Since the beginning of time humanity has come up with numerous superstitions to come to terms with the dearly departed. See more »

  • 10 Worst Ways to Die

    10 Worst Ways to Die

    C'mon. You know you've thought about this. We have, too. Want to see how your list compares with ours? See more »

  • 5 Most Dangerous Contests

    5 Most Dangerous Contests

    Danger is all around you. Some run from it, while others embrace risk and potential peril, welcoming it into their lives in the form of a game. See more »

  • 5 Unusual Aquatic Deaths

    5 Unusual Aquatic Deaths

    Water is "the stuff of life," but it can also kill in crazy ways. Check out these five real-life stories with unfortunate endings. See more »

  • 5 Worst Places to Be in a Thunderstorm

    5 Worst Places to Be in a Thunderstorm

    Planning on hitting golf balls from a small boat under a tree? Probably not after reading this article. But do you know the worst place to be in a thunderstorm? See more »

  • Adventures in Officeland: Is Your Cubicle a Deathtrap?

    Adventures in Officeland: Is Your Cubicle a Deathtrap?

    Even if you don’t work in landmine testing or international espionage, your workplace can be dangerous. How safe is your office? See more »

  • Can a splinter kill you?

    Can a splinter kill you?

    How can something so small be such a giant pain? Tweezers can undo most splinter damage but not all: That tiny interloper might be teeming with bacteria. See more »

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