Compare your fears against reality

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

From ABC News, this is a clever comparison between people’s worst fears and the number of deaths caused by the things that people fear. It starts by getting the reader to think about his or her fears and then places them in the context of causes of death.

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