Life is hard, and there is no need to complicate it even more. After all, you can simply avoid a number of situations. Here are the 25 things and situations that may be dangerous to your health, if you are not careful.
1. The US Postal Service
To be more specific, we are talking about the United States Postal Inspection Service. This service is something like the FBI – it is responsible for investigating post-related crimes (mail theft, attacks on postal workers, etc.). Over the years, they have developed a very cruel reputation.
Those who have never heard about this drug should not even look for it in the web. If heroin kills in about 7 years, the crocodile does it in just one year.
3. Fold-out beds
Fold-out wall beds have repeatedly killed people. It’s true: people get stuck in them and die from choking. Some bed owners were even found mummified.
4. Chlorine trifluoride
During the Second World War, the Germans tried to use this chemical in flamethrowers, but they decided that it was too disgusting to work with. What is interesting, it burns even stones.
You should always treat a gun as if it were loaded. Too many people die each year simply by playing with weapon and pretending to shoot someone.
The following fact perplexes scientists around the world. It turns out that a lot of people die being run down by a train. You simply should not stand or lie on the tracks, and should always look around when you cross them.
As is known, wasps can sting repeatedly, and they are more dangerous than bees. When biting, the wasp injects pheromones that will attract other wasps.
Those who only know about electricity that “light turns on with a switch” should stay away from it. This can be fatal.
9. Killer tides
Everybody loves to enjoy the sight of a beautiful ocean shore. And someone gets washed away with water.
After a bite of a dog or other animal, you must not wait until the symptoms show up – in this case, death is almost guaranteed. There are very few cases where people survived rabies without vaccine.
Never get onto the back of a horse, if you are not absolutely sure of what you are doing. Hoof strike can be deadly.
Yes, we are talking about those little cuts made by paper, which are usually ignored by all. But they can easily let by an infection that will lead to suppuration and the loss of a limb.
These proteins are very contagious and can in certain cases lead to death. Prions are responsible for diseases such as fatal insomnia, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and other diseases that can cause fatal brain damage.
This body organ is extremely difficult to treat. Surgeons often say, “never approach the pancreas.”
15. Chest pain
Heart attacks are no joke, so if you’ve detected the classic symptoms (jaw pain, pain in the left arm, chest pain) you should seek medical advice. This is better than regretting the lost opportunity.
16. Bear cubs
They are cute, clumsy, and funny. But there is always a wicked mother somewhere nearby.
17. Police officers
They carry guns (in most countries) and must constantly be on guard. Making fun of cop is a bad idea.
18. Brown recluse spider
These small spiders seem pretty harmless and are sometimes confused with harvestmen spiders. However, if this spider bites you, you need to go to the hospital as fast as possible. Their venom will start eroding human flesh very quickly.
19. Alpinism equipment
This is the only thing that keeps passionate climbers from a very long fall. Therefore, you need to check the equipment very carefully.
These birds look beautiful, but they do not like people. So you should stay away from them, especially if you are with children.
21. Compressed air
Gas under high pressure in a metal container. Should we explain anything?
Fireworks are, of course, fun. However, in addition to the beautiful sight in the sky, it is worth remembering that fireworks contain explosives. If you do not know exactly what to do with them, better avoid them.
23. Wall posters in North Korea
Sounds strange, doesn’t it? However, the American student Otto Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years’ hard labor for stealing a propaganda poster on departure from Korea.
24. Mixing drugs
All “self-doctors” must check the composition of medicines they are going to take thoroughly. You also need to check how various drugs interact, as well as their contraindications.
Banks vie in offering loans. At first glance, this idea seems attractive because you can quickly make your dream come true. This will positively affect your life at first, but then all of a sudden you can find yourself with huge debts.