The bathroom is the most dangerous room in the house, and not just because of germs. Slips and falls on wet surfaces have been found to be one of the leading causes of accidental deaths in the U.S., and bathrooms are the most common places that these accidents take place.
Last week, the FBI announced that violent crime dropped four percent in 2011, compared to a 5.5 percent drop in 2010. However, according to a 24/7 Wall St. review of 2011 FBI crime statistics, violent crime is on the rise in places that already have the highest rates for it in the country — bot…
For most us, the only physical danger we are faced with at work comes from eating too much junk out of the vending machine or standing too close to someone with bad breath. On the upside, none of these things are life threatening and can usually be remedied with a couple of Tums and a breath mint.
Given modern engineering, design and manufacturing, most drivers probably assume that new cars are inherently safe. But, according to a study by the nonprofit group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, that isn’t necessarily the case.