1. Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digested your dinner begin to eat you.
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  2. The practice of burying the dead may date back 350,000 years.
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  3. About 100 billion people have died in all human history.
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  4. More people commit suicide in New York City than are murdered.
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  5. About 153,000 people will die on your birthday.
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  6. Doctors' sloppy handwriting kills more than 7,000 people annually.
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  7. When a person dies, his sense of hearing is the last to go.
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  8. You are more likely to die from a falling coconut than from a shark attack.
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  9. Every hour, at least
    1 person is killed by a drunk driver in the U.S.
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  10. Mount Everest has about
    200 dead bodies on it, which are now landmarks on the way to the top.
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  11. Every 40 seconds, someone commits suicide.
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  12. Sharks kill 12 people per year
    while people kill 11,417
    sharks per hour.
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  13. Greek philosopher Chrysippus is said to have died of laughter after getting his donkey drunk, trying to eat figs.
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  14. The creator of the Pringles packaging had his ashes stored in a Pringles Can after he died.
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  15. 80% of all Soviet males born in 1923 died in World War II.
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  16. You are more likely to die slipping in the bathtub, getting struck by lightning, or drowning in the bathtub, than from Terrorism.
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  17. Every 90 seconds, one woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth.
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  18. Crucifixion is still an official form of death penalty in Sudan.
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  19. 600
    Americans die each year from falling out of bed.
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  20. Obese drivers are 78% more likely to die in a car crash.
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  21. You are more likely to die in the taxi cab on the way to and from the airport than on the flight itself.
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  22. 20,000 children die worldwide every day due to poverty.
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  23. We are born with over 270 bones, and die with 206.
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  24. One woman dies
    every hour
    in India because of
    dowry-related crimes.
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  25. As many as 440,000 people die from preventable medical errors every year.
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  26. In London,
    it is illegal
    to die
    in the Houses of Parliament.
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  27. In Greek mythology,
    it was believed that redheads
    turn into vampires when they die.
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  28. Nearly 6,000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.
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  29. The lack of physical activity is one of the leading causes of preventable death worldwide.
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  30. At least 1 in 25 people sentenced to the death penalty in the U.S. are innocent.
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  31. 1 in every 8 deaths on earth are linked to air pollution, a study says.
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  32. There's a 'Rent a Mourner' service in the UK to fill your funeral with fake friends.
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  33. Vending machines kill 13 people per year.
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  34. Estimates for the total number of people killed in wars throughout all of human history range from 150 million to 1 billion.
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  35. In 2013, Google founded Calico, an anti-aging company designed to ultimately "cure" death.
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  36. There is a gypsy tribe in India that celebrates death as one of the happiest events in their lives, while treating births with great grief.
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  37. if you die in Amsterdam without any friends or family left to attend your funeral, a poet will write a poem for you and recite it at your funeral.
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  38. Tuberculosis killed 1.5 million people worldwide in 2014, making it a larger cause of death than AIDS.
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  39. Malaria is thought to be responsible for the death of about half of all people who ever lived.
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  40. The epitaph on poet Charles Bukowski's tombstone reads "DON'T TRY."
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  41. Of the 142 million deaths caused by an ideology in the 20th century, 94 million were due to communism.
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  42. Road traffic accidents kill more people around the world than malaria.
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  43. Each year up to 50 million people are injured in traffic accidents, globally.
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  44. Hitler married Eva Braun less than 40 hours before they died.
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  45. "Kodokushi", meaning "lonely death", is a common Japanese phenomenon of people dying alone and remaining undiscovered for a long period of time.
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  46. Harry Houdini, the great escapist, died on Halloween day.
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  47. Democide, the murder of citizens by their own government, surpassed war as the leading cause of non-natural death in the 20th century.
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  48. A company called LifeGem creates diamonds from the ashes of your loved one.
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  49. 19.3% of deaths for metal musicians are suicide.
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  50. 51.5% of deaths for hip-hop musicians are homicide.
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  51. More people die in car crashes each year in the U.S. than in other high-income countries.
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  52. Fecal vomiting exist, and it can even result in death.
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  53. You can die instantly after being struck by dropping coconut.
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  54. King Harold II was penetrated through the eye with a flying arrow. He died instantly.
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  55. 38% of American children under the age 12 who died in car crashes in 2013 were not wearing seat belts.
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  56. Santa Muerte (Saint Death) is worshipped in Mexico by those who believe ‘god helps the good, the devil helps the bad'.
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