February 11, 2016

Watch out for the floor.

My advice after fooling with the FlowingData chart displaying data about people injuring themselves — over the course of the year — on various things.

13 comments:

Karen of Texas said...

Bummer that living can be so hazardous to your health.

tim in vermont said...

In a just world, Bill Clinton would be in Little Rock working slip and fall cases, advertising on buses.

AllenS said...

This is from 1984, but still --

Toothpick injuries.

Karen of Texas said...

I read or heard somewhere, years ago, that bagel slicing was highly detrimental to hand health - especially in New York where there was a high number of bagel/knife ER admits.

Scott Gustafson said...

Play golf not basketball.

n.n said...

Redefine, recast the floor in your own image.

Phil 3:14 said...

GLF

BDNYC said...

Million to one shot, doc, million to one.

traditionalguy said...

I fought gravity and gravity won. War on men or women requires us men do all kinds of acrobatic show off stuff.

It's time to watch Memphis Belle again and see how the men of the Eighth Air Force defied gravity over and over.

Peter said...

Outlaw stairs, mandate elevators in all new construction and all substantially renovated old construction)? Because "If it saves one life ..."

David said...

That graph is enough to send me to the hospital.

SteveR said...

From toddlers on up gravity rules.

H said...

Everybody is so concerned with my being overweight -- they all think it's their business. When do I get to say "stop riding those damned bikes (playing basketball, etc); it's driving up health care costs".