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A funny take on risk perception

When it comes to risk perception, we are notoriously prone to misconceptions. Whether fearing planes over bikes or elevators over stairs, we have a tendency to misjudge just how dangerous certain situations are. This article by humor site Cracked.com takes a tongue-in-cheek look at six commonly misperceived risks, and some often overlooked risks that actually carry far more danger. While the article may take an irreverent tone, it makes an important point about risk perception and human nature.

Six Statistically Full of S*** Dangers the Media Loves to Hype

Note: this article contains adult language. Reader discretion is advised.