5 Things That Are Much More Dangerous Than You Think

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You may not know this, but there are many things lurking much closer within reach that are much more dangerous than you would imagine at first.

Thise here are 5 Things That Are Much More Dangerous Than You Think

1. Simply Fixing Appliances

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The rate of Electrocution deaths among men around the world is alarming. The most common cause? Trying to fix small appliances like Extension, Meter etc. Electrical hazards in the US alone cause more than 300 deaths and 4,000 injuries each year.. 

Prolong your stay here on earth, Unplug everything before you work on any appliance.

2. ​Headphones

5 Things That Are Much More Dangerous Than You Think

Sitting at the comfort of your home and listening to your favourite music with your headphones on might seem like the safest thing to do in the world, but it’s not. The problem is that headphones give people an easy way to damage their hearing without knowing it, Permanent hearing loss can happen gradually, to the point you only start to notice after truly serious damage has been done to your hearing.

3. Passive Smoking

To those who don’t know, Passive smoking is when someone breathes in the combination of: smoke exhaled by a smoker + Smoke from the end of a burning cigarette. Living in the same room with a friend who smokes may seem harmless, but it actually isn’t.

According to experts, Non-smokers who live with a smoker are 20-30% more likely to develop lung cancer. Passive smoking also increases the risk of coronary heart disease by 25-40% – almost the same level as a smoker.

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4. Powerbank

These high-tech gadget is really cool, but they come at a dangerous cost. There have already been multiple reports of powerbanks bursting into flames while using. Always drop it on the table, floor or chair when using. Never use it when it is in your pocket or on your body.

5. Simply Walking On The Road

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Everyday you walk out of your house you face more than a 100 Ways to perish. That’s just the fact. Many people have died while walking on the road either from stray bullet, lightening, car accidents etc. That we go out and come back unscathed everyday is just pure luck.



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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