25 Mythbusting Facts About Widespread Fears

According to the media, the world is a big scary place with lots of little scary things to make matters worse. But how warranted are the most common fears really? We asked you to provide some statistics that suck the terror out what scares us the most. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Mad Mann

If you live in the U.S., you have a much higher chance of dating Taylor Swift than you do of dying from Bird Flu (H5N1)- CRACKED

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Entry by anothermoron

Vampire bats very rarely bite humans, and are entirely harmless. They are also the only bats that adopt their neighbor's young if the bats'motherdies.

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Entry by PandaPoo

The mentally ill are twice as likely to be the victims of violent crime. CEASYS 12s CLATE WLUXAL 33NAJUAA ORAGKEDCOM

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Entry by Lakija

CRACKEDEON SCARED OF OVERPOPULATION? DON'T BE. WITH THE POPULATION DENSITY OF NEW YORK. EVERY HUMAN ON EARTH, AROUND 7 BILLION. COULD COMFORTABLY FIT

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Entry by evan2

GRACKEDO Last year more Americans were killed by toddlers than terrorists.

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Entry by MrWilson

Save us from the virus from hell... YOU ARE THREE TIMES AS LIKELY TO GET A COMPUTER VIRUS FROM A CHURCH WEBSITE THAN YOU ARE FROM A PORN WEBSITE. CH

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Entry by Old.Man

Afraid of Heights? Take solace in knowing that Vesna Vulovic survived a 33,330 ft drop out of an airplane after it fell apart in 1972. She hit the gro

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Entry by MrWilson

CRACKEDc CON TO ROVAL CROWNCOLA MORE PEOPLE ARE KILLED BY VENDING MACHINE THAN BY SHARKS lblmhausowomlnibludwshadyasleromtuludlmi

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Entry by Mad Mann

HAVE A LOVED ONE SERVING OVERSEAS THAT YOU WORRY ABOUT? COULD BE WORSE... THEY COULD BE HERE. MORE PEOPLE ARE KILLED IN THE U.S. BY FIREARMS EVERY YEA

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Entry by El Zoof

Source: Source: hftp:/australiam SYDNEYFUNNELWEB SPIDER MOST VENOMOUS SPIDER. IN THE WORLDI! HUMANS KILLED INTHE LAST THIRTY YEARS: O

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Entry by Lunachick71

Annually, in the US, less than 7 people die from being bitten by a poisonous spider.

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Entry by Old.Man

CRACKEDcO EVERY. YEAR COM DEER KILL MORE PEOPLE THAN BEARS DOGS WOLVES ALLIGATORS; SHARKS, SPIDERS, BEES, O WASPS, 8 SCORP.IONS, AND SNAKES COMBINED

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Entry by AM Smiley

Rats in Tanzania are being trained to detect landmines* and tuberculosis. They're called HERO RATS. *The rats aren't harmed by the mines.

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Entry by sbttw2003

CRACKEDC COM The likelihgad of dying from a dag attack is far less thah the likelihood Of dying from exposure to excessive hatural heat.

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Entry by foxjasond

Ever worry that some idiot will try to open this midflight? There's no need. EXIT Normal cabin pressurization holds these doors shut so tight, it's im

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Entry by Eraser

CRACKED CONT RE so SREIE LDSIEC More people are killed each year by flying champagne corks than bites from poisonous spiders.

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Entry by Sulaco

you ARE SIX TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE KILLED BY A PIG THAN A SHARK.

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Entry by gicusudoru

CRACKEDGON No tarantula has been known to have a bite that is deadly to humans. The amount Of venom wouldn't even be comparable to a bee-sting. They'r

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Entry by AM Smiley

CRACKEDO COM Bees are at their least dangerous when they're swarming. They're forming a new hive, SO there aren't any babies or food to protect.

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After the devastating tsunami that struck Japan in 2011 the spiders that lived on the ground were forced to retreat into the trees, where their webs c

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Entry by Mad Mann

CRACKEDCO CONT MORE PEOPLE DIE FROM CHOKING ON PEN CAPS EVERY YEAR CABOUT 100) THAN GET KILLED BY LIGHTNING CAROUND 40-50)

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Entry by monkeybird

Falling coconuts kill more people than shark attacks.

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Entry by Nirgal

Most bats don't feed on blood, but on nectaro fruits and insects. They're basically the bees and butterflies of the night. Plus one of the best pest c

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Entry by HypeVillain

Does this photo make you worry about air pollution? Well, don't! This stuff? Just water vapor. CRACKED COM

ASIANA Aiplines Flight 24 304 of 30 aboap-d lived. AHANA AIRLINE REMINDER: In the unlitely event of an emepgency, 4o% ovep of people involved in aipli

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