The Internet at the Speed of Thought

These Terrifying Statistics That Will Change the Way You Look at Life

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Think you can handle the truth?

You’re probably comfortable with your routine at this point in your life. You’ve been around the world and back and you know everything you need to know to live a happy, safe, successful life, right? WRONG. What if I told you that sometimes it’s the facts you didn’t know you needed to know that can really rattle your thoughts. Do you know how many people die watching TV every year? How about how many thousands of meteors are hurtling toward you at this very second? Think you’re safe from bacteria and vermin? Think again. In this gallery, you’ll learn all of the creepy facts about life that you ever wanted to know — and some that you’ll probably wish you didn’t.

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Start the slideshow below… but you’ve been warned!