Death is an inevitable fact of life. Learn about life expectancy, the different ways to die, in this section.
Odds of Death: A Numbers Game
What are the odds of dying in a natural disaster? How many people die from cancer each year? Find out the odds of these death scenarios and more. See more »
Adventures in Officeland: Is Your Cubicle a Deathtrap?
Even if you donâ€™t work in landmine testing or international espionage, your workplace can be dangerous. How safe is your office? Take the quiz. See more »
Can you die of a broken heart?
Can you die of a broken heart? Read about the connections between death, romance and broken hearts at HowStuffWorks. See more »
My Home Is Trying to Kill Me: The Home Death Trap Quiz
Some may say that home is where the heart is. But is it actually a potential death trap? Take our home death trap quiz to find out. See more »
Shocking: The Thunderstorm Danger Quiz
Thunderstorm dangers include lightning strikes, which can be deadly. Take our thunderstorm danger quiz to see if you would survive. See more »
5 Worst Places to Be in a Thunderstorm
Do you know the worst places to be in a thunderstorm? Golf course? On water? See our list of five worst places to be in a thunderstorm to learn more. See more »
10 Potential Death Traps Lurking in Your Home
Did you know that you might have some death traps in your home? See our list of 10 potential death traps that might be lurking in your home to get informed. See more »
10 Most Dangerous Items in the Office
There are more than one dangerous items in an office that can make your workplace unsafe. See 10 dangerous items in an office to learn more. See more »
Death by Invention: 5 Inventors who Died by Their Own Work
Some inventors have died from their own work. So, is it fate or irony that led these five inventors to die by the hands of their own work? See more »
Death by Invention! Who didn't make it?
These people experienced death through their own inventions. Take this quiz to see how much you know about inventors who were killed by their own work. See more »
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