The city of San Francisco is asking Kulbir Dhaliwal, who was attacked sa pamamagitan ng a tiger at the San Francisco Zoo on pasko araw 2007, to reimburse them over $75,000 for the city-funded medical care he received after the mauling.
Cold viruses can survive on objects like telephones and railings for up to three hours.
madami suicides occur in the Grand Canyon than in any other national park.
There are madami bacteria in the ice machines at fast pagkain restaurants than in toilet bowl water.
Alcohol-related traffic fatalities are madami than twice as common on New Year's Eve as other midweek winter evenings.
Two men posed as New York City police officers and broke into a couple's tahanan in order to steal their pasko gifts on pasko eve.
There are madami McDonalds in the world than hospitals.
The average kama houses over 6 billion dust mites.
A New Zealand man was tired of receiving moving violations for not wearing his upuan belt, so he made a fake seatbelt to fool police into thinking he was wearing a real one. While wearing the fake seatbelt, he got into a car crash, was thrown into his steering wheel, and killed.
In India, an image of the Virgin Mary supposedly appeared in the sun. Fifty people were blinded while staring at the sun trying to see it.
A Spanish businessman crashed into a teenage cyclist at high speed and killed him. Since the cyclist wasn't wearing a helmet, the court found both parties at fault and didn't issue criminal charges ... but the businessman then proceeded to sue the cyclist's parents for damages to his vehicle.
Fireworks have been involved in over 9,200 injuries treated in the U.S. since 2006.
According to experts, canned tomatoes contain potentially dangerous levels of Bisphenol-A, a chemical that has been linked to reproductive problems, puso disease, diabetes, and obesity.
Recovering just five percent of the pagkain that Americans waste could feed four million hungry people a day.
According to a 2002 study, madami than half of all people who make New Year's resolutions are unable to keep their resolutions for even six months.
For every open job in the U.S. right now, six people are actively looking for work.
Young people who graduate from college during a recession end up earning, on average, about $100,000 less over a lifetime than their counterparts who graduated during better financial times.
25 percent of Los Angeles high school students say they could obtain a handgun for less than $50.
A kamakailan study found that most people ulat no increase in happiness after taking a vacation, and even those who do return to their normal levels of unhappiness after only two weeks.
A large tub of movie theater papkorn contains 1200 calories, madami than half the recommended caloric intake for an entire day.
kamakailan studies have identified a gene linked to fidelity ... men who carry a variation in the gene are much madami likely to have serious marital problems or relationship crises.
According to a kamakailan study, people who spent madami than 23 hours a week watching TV or sitting in their cars had a 64 percent greater chance of dying of puso disease than those who sat for half the time.
Working too much can literally kill you: people who work madami than ten hours a araw are 60 percent madami likely to suffer puso attacks.
madami than two-thirds of elderly people will need assistance to cope with the tasks of daily life at some point.
Scientists recently found that levels of ocean plankton, which form the basis of the marine pagkain chain and produce half the world's oxygen, have declined 40 percent since the 1950s.
In a kamakailan survey, 90% of respondents reported feeling holiday stress, and 38% sinabi they felt madami stress this taon than last.
Most people gain at least 1-2 pounds each taon over the holidays, and never lose it again.
Women who are diagnosed with a serious illness are seven times madami likely to be divorced sa pamamagitan ng their spouses shortly thereafter than men in the same situation.
A person's chances of becoming obese jump sa pamamagitan ng forty percent if a spouse or sibling becomes obese.
Doctors and patients remain unsure whether many drugs approved to treat serious illnesses like cancer are actually beneficial, since drug companies are often years behind in completing studies proving that their drugs work as hoped.
Almost 300,000 baby seals were clubbed to death last year.
Economists believe that many of the 7.2 million jobs the economy has shed since the recession began may never come back.
Less than one-third of men wash their hands with soap after using the toilet, according to a kamakailan study.
Adults with only a high school degree are nearly twice as likely to be in poor health as those that are college educated.
About 17 million people worldwide suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome.
Each year, about 76 million people in the United States alone become ill from pagkain they eat.
The five menu items most likely to contain parasites: escargots, sushi, karneng hiniwa tartare, hamburger, and pork.
People over 45 currently have the highest unemployment rate they have had in 60 years.
The World Health Organization estimates that 1/3 of the world's population will end up becoming infected with the swine flu.
Forty-five percent of employers have researched job candidates on social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter, and thirty-five percent have found information that caused them not to hire certain candidates.
Doctors tend to chronically overestimate the amount of time their terminally ill patients have left to live.
Nearly 40% of all deaths in the U.S. each taon result from one of the following preventable factors: smoking, poor diet, lack of exercise or alcohol abuse.
Nearly 80,000 people end up in the hospital each taon with lawnmower-related injuries.
About 130 people per taon are killed sa pamamagitan ng falling out of bed.
One in seven people sentenced to death is later found to be innocent.
madami than 60,000 people a taon end up in the hospital after injuring themselves trying to open cans, bottles or other items with difficult packaging.
Researchers recently found that divorce has an impact on physical as well as emotional well-being; people who have been divorced, on average, suffer about twenty percent madami chronic health problems.
Since 1973, madami than 500 people have drowned in bathtubs, hot tubs, toilets, or five gallon buckets.
According to a kamakailan study, pregnant women are much madami likely to be hospitalized or even die from the swine flu virus than members of the general population.
A kamakailan study found that people who start tanning before age 30 have a 75% higher risk of developing skin cancer.
A kamakailan study found that texting while driving makes it 23 times madami likely that you will get into an accident ... and yet twenty percent of drivers (and half of all teenage drivers) admit to having sent texts or emails while driving during the last month.
67% of Americans are overweight.
madami than half of all people will contract an STD at some point during their lives.
The average pagkain item on grocery store shelves has traveled farther than most families go on their annual vacation.
madami than half of all people will contract an STD at some point during their lives.
Researchers have found no scientific evidence to support any kind of cure for hangovers.
The average person's body contains detectable quantities of 148 different synthetic chemicals.
219 people have been killed as a direct result of "bird strikes," or birds flying into jet engines, since 1988. And it's becoming madami of a problem, because gansa populations are surging, and planes are becoming quieter, meaning it's harder for geese to hear and avoid them.
Foreclosures went up a record 81% in 2008.
One-third of the world's population is infected with tuberculosis.
One third of high school graduates will never read another book for the rest of their lives.
Bodies decompose four times as fast in water as on land.
Couple Paul and Caragh Brooks were married recently in a booth at their local taco Bell. A friend who'd been ordained online performed the ceremony.
A Texas death row inmate who's been convicted of murdering his entire family plucked out his left eye and told the authorities he ate it.
According to a kamakailan study, one in five teenagers is using technology to share sexually explicit mga litrato of themselves.
Prior to 1998, workers had no federally mandated right to bathroom breaks.
A skier at Colorado's Vail resort somehow managed to get his ski caught in the chairlift while boarding. His pants then fell down, and he was stuck hanging upside down and pantsless for about fifteen minutos until personnel were able to back the lift up and free him.
Statistically, you are three times madami likely to be murdered sa pamamagitan ng someone you know than sa pamamagitan ng a stranger.
The U.S. ranks 45th among the world's countries in terms of life expectancy, with an average life expectancy of 78.06 years ... which doesn't sound that bad, until you consider that they live nearly seven years longer, on average, in Macau.
The "5 segundo rule" is false. Bacteria begin accumulating on a piece of pagkain (or any other object) almost instantly.
A New Jersey woman was walking her grandson's dog when the dog fell through the ice of a nagyelo pond on Saturday morning.
NASA recently spent $23.4 million designing a puwang shuttle toilet that would defy zero gravity and actually flush.