The 14 deadliest things in your home

Home is where we feel safe from the dangers that lie waiting in the larger world. But the most ordinary things can turn deadly if they're misused or neglected.

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Sep 5, 2013 7:17PM
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deadliest thing in my home is when I have been eating beans, beer and boiled eggs. That fart will end a marriage.


Sep 6, 2013 7:58AM
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It takes a human to pull the trigger.
Sep 6, 2013 12:14PM
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Years ago I heard that the majority of accidents occur in the home, so to be safe I moved away.
Sep 6, 2013 8:50AM
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Most of that was a stupid waste of time. Maybe they will move on to the dangers outside your house for more useless information. Warning, the street has cars.
Sep 5, 2013 10:26PM
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throw rugs should be right up there on the list for older people
Sep 10, 2013 1:43PM
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Regarding #12 about guns:
The only non-half ayssed words in the ignorant spew are "...away from kids..."
Slobbering fools like Bloomberg, Feinstein, Schumer, Cuomo and the rest of the usual suspects are entirely OK, in case of a violent home invasion at YOUR home, with...
"OK, Mister Bad Guy...just wait a few minutes while I get my gun out of its lockbox on the top shelf of my bedroom closet...and remember where I put the ammunition for it....and load it...and......
"AAAAARRRGH !!!!!!  Stop beating me with that crowbar will ya ! 
I don't have my gun loaded yet !
AAAAAAAGGGGGGHHHH !
I can't find my ammo with all this blood in my eyes.
Hey, Stop It----OK ?"

Sep 18, 2013 4:51PM
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Clean the lint filter before and after each load.  If you cleaned it after your load, then why do you have to clean it again?  Who writes this stuff?  A five year old?
Sep 6, 2013 10:05AM
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Deadliest thing in my home is my wife's shoes being right in my path in the bedroom in the middle of the night!

Sep 6, 2013 2:26PM
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#4 clothes dryer fires kill a grand total of 5 people per year.  Ban them!
I bet more people die each year in tragic Twerking accidents.

Sep 6, 2013 9:46AM
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What a stupid article. This is even worse than yahoo news!
Sep 6, 2013 9:04AM
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#15- The wife, once a month.

 

"YES, I LOVE YOU!!!...... FOR THE LOVE OF GOD! I SWEAR!!!"

Sep 6, 2013 1:15PM
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Scaremongering like this is the #1 reason why we live in a so-called "Culture of Fear" in the USA.  The news media just loves to whip up mass hysteria and gains a certain level of sadistic pleasure out of convincing Americans that every square inch of their world is dangerous.  Extremist political and religious organisations are also guilty of this, but the news media is the most responsible.

 

That's exactly why most people outside the USA describe Americans as "judgmental," paranoid," "hysterical," "overreacting to stressful situations," and "perceiving crises that do not in fact exist." 

Sep 5, 2013 8:46PM
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 To unknown infidel    your comment was uncalled for, but hilarious !
Sep 6, 2013 1:52PM
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The writer, Barbara the blond, needs to learn the difference between in and out of the home. And I have never seen any inanimate object hurt anyone, it takes the stupidity of a human to do that.
Sep 18, 2013 5:34PM
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Yes, all homes and living life is dangerous. Humans are the deadliest.
Sep 18, 2013 5:24PM
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What a waste of a companies wages. It looks like most of the deadliest things can be avoided with common sense. 
Sep 18, 2013 6:00PM
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MSN!!!! Why do you guys write stupid, non-sense articles such as this.
These are all common sense stuff.
I believe it's because you have way to many interns/level entry college grads that need something to do.
Sep 6, 2013 1:14PM
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I thought certain that one of the 14 would be a picture of my wife...LOL
Sep 18, 2013 6:11PM
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I think I just found who has my colt diamondback.
Sep 18, 2013 11:09PM
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Well, to be safe we will have to learn to live without TVs,  Furnaces, Dryers, Medicine, Household Cleaners, and stoves for sure, then there will be only 8 dangerous things.  
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