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Forensic pathology is a fascinating field. Take a look at frequently asked questions about forensic pathology to learn more.
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 »
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 »
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 »
5 Most Dangerous Contests
Dangerous contests -- some run from them, some embrace the risk. Take a look at these five most dangerous contests that are not for the weak-hearted. See more »
5 Unusual Aquatic Deaths
Aquatic deaths do happen, and water can kill you in unusual ways. See these five real-life stories of unusual aquatic deaths to learn more. See more »
Top 5 Common Causes of Death for People Over 300 Pounds
What are the 5 common causes of death for people over 300 pounds? Learn more about heart disease and other common causes of death for the overweight. See more »
Is there life after death?
Is there life after death? Most of us have pondered this question. See research and studies on life after death at HowStuffWorks. See more »
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