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10 Strange Death Statistics

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1. Texting while driving kills 6,000 annually in the U.S. alone
2. Hippos kill 2,900 people annually in Africa
3. Autoerotic Asphyxiation Kills 600 people annually
4. Falling out of bed kills 450 people annually in the U.S.
5. Icicles kill 100 people per year in Russia
6. Jellyfish kill 20-40 people per year in the Philippines alone
7. Dogs kill 34 people per year in the U.S.
8. Ants kill 30 people per year
9. Vending machines kill 13 people per year
10. Roller Coasters kill 4 people per year

Stat sources


2013 Calendar

In 2013 you can reuse calendars from these years.

2013 Calendar

Or you can just buy a new one here.


Guess what Al Capone’s brother did for work

Al Capone may be known for dealing in illegal booze and organized crime, but his brother Vincent Capone was a cop in Homer, Nebraska. Apparently he was a really good at his job too. His backstory is pretty interesting if you have some time. Read more here.

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Books about Al Capone and his family can be found here.

Strange facts

A collection of odd facts that would give Cliff Clavin a boner.

strange facts