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The 10 Most Dangerous Things Inside Every Home May Surprise You

What are the most injurious surfaces and objects in your home, as reported by U.S. hospitals? Here’s the definitive list from ConsumerAffairs. Read our full methodology below . Floor-related injuries surpassed 2 million in 2022 for the first time in a decade. That was a dramatic increase of 45% from the year prior. Nearly 2,000 deaths resulted from floor-related injuries in the home in 2022. That’s more than double the deaths caused by anything else in the home. A sampling of injury reports ma

Cooking the Burgess Shale with Mythical Kitchen

The in Victoria, British Columbia, is one of history’s most iconic fossil sites, bringing together a large collection of creatures from the Cambrian Period, 500 million years ago and an entire evolutionary world away. Charles Doolittle Walcott, a paleontologist and then-leader of the Smithsonian, discovered the fossils while on an expedition with his family. (During his life, he also started a catastrophic beef with the Wright brothers. I couldn’t believe the same guy did both things.) These cr

Industries that have seen the biggest online sales growth

Close your eyes and picture the internet of 2005 in your mind's eye. It's far smaller, there's barely any Facebook, plus Twitter and Instagram don't exist yet. But were you shopping online? That's the key question. Yes, sites like Amazon were enormous even in 2005, but the retail climate online was very different than today. Indeed, many of the industries on this list had the online portion far below 1% of their total sales in 2005. Giving Assistant analyzed data from the Annual Retail Trad
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