There are times when parents lie in bed at night and calculate the odds. Prom night is one of those times.
Accidents & Death
Accidents and death can come suddenly and can shake our worlds. From car accidents to falls down the stairs, acts of terrorism to lightning strikes, unexpected injuries and deaths affect us all. What are the most common causes of accidents and accidental deaths? What are the odds of dying in a year? What should you really be afraid of? Explore these topics and more.
On April 29th, John Odgren was convicted in the stabbing death of 15-year-old James Alenson, a classmate at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, near Boston.
The vast majority of Americans don’t live in the same areas as dangerous snakes. But in three heavily populated states—Florida, Texas, and California—changing snake populations are altering how—and how often—we encounter our legless reptilian friends.
The stratospheric plume of ash ejected by the 2010 eruption of Iceland’s Mt. Eyjafjallajökull has caused an unprecedented, international disruption: even as flights resume, the volcano continues to spew.
Croatian doctors report that a 13-year-old girl, who recently suffered a brain injury, awoke from her a coma unable to speak her native tongue, but fluent in German, a language she had just began to study.
Eight of the approximately 705 people who survived the sinking of the Titanic committed suicide.