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11 of the Most Dangerous Jobs in the World

The pay in these jobs are really high, though.






We all want to have jobs that can support not only us but also our family. Hence we pursue promotions and salary increase. Apparently, not all jobs in the world mean paying higher rates. Some of them are actually quite dangerous, so to speak.

Today, we are going to share to you a compilation that features some of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

#11. Snake Miller

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As the name suggests, people in these jobs spend most of their time with snakes. Their task is to push these crawlers into a certain plastic container to extract and/or milk them. You might have a clear idea of what a snake poison can do, but it is actually important in medical research. Oh, the annual salary involved is more or less $30,000.

#10. Construction Worker

Being a construction worker means that you are always in danger, despite wearing safety gears. You have to deal with a bunch of lethal tools while making sure that no concrete falls on your head. Besides, if you go through, you can easily acquire $31,000 to $70,000 a year.

#9. Courier

With an annual salary of $35,000, there is every reason why this job is quite popular. However, being a courier is deemed dangerous in other countries in the world. You never know that the item you are delivering is a drug or something. You are also at risk of getting robbed or mugged.

#8. Bull Rider

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So you really think bull riders will gamble their lives for a little amount of money? Think again. In reality, they can earn as much as $107,000 a year. But, of course, they will have to bring out a lot of strength and courage. Bull riding is not easy.

#7. Mountain Guide

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Landing a job like a mountain guide is a dream come true. You are right away entitled to at least $70,000 annual salary. However, your task is not just guiding tourists – you will also have to help them carry heavy stuff. More importantly, you are mainly responsible for their safety.

#6. Microchip Manufacturer

People who produce microchips can easily get away with $61,000 per annum. But the process is actually quite scary. Believe it or not, the manufacturing involves chemicals like arsenic – which are deemed hazardous. There are even long-term effects such as respiratory diseases, birth defects, and even cancer, among many others.

#5. War Correspondent

Well, this one here is as literal as it can get. You are out there in the middle of a war trying to capture every bit of it. And yes, it really comes with a risk. You can either get hit by a bomb and bullets or even get kidnapped.

#4. Oil Rigger

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This one here means working with some combustible substances. Apart from that, it is also one of the most tiring jobs in the world. Although you can earn around $70,000 or twice the amount a year, you are likely to work 16 hours straight in a day.

#3. Crocodile Wrestler

Apparently, no one is sure how much a crocodile wrestler earns as it depends from one country to another. But the safest figure is likely to be $8 per hour. Nonetheless, that doesn’t change the fact that you are actually working with a crocodile. It is the type of creature that can easily remove your head from your body.

#2. Logger

There is no doubt that logging is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. In fact, statistics say that you are 20 times more likely to get killed in this field than any other. You are not just dealing with heavy machineries here. You are also going to deal with equipment failure and, more importantly, the trees falling. The average annual salary ranges from $35,000 to $40,000.

#1. Fisherman

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Oh, yes, fishing is not just about having the great time of your life. You see, fishermen risk their lives every time they go into the seas. And perhaps their nemesis is none other than bad weather conditions. This goes without saying that they have to deal with the possibilities of defective gear and equipment failure. And when these things happen, they are going to be stranded in the middle of the ocean. That does not sound good even with a pay grade of $30,000 a year.


Woman’s Mouth ‘Impregnated’ With A Dozen Baby Squid After Eating Calamari

Are you ready to become pregnant with baby squids through a sumptuous calamari meal? This woman is certainly not.

Donna Marie Padua



Who would have thought that someone can become pregnant – not by a human but by another species – from simply eating your favorite food? It’s human nature to have food cravings and indulge yourself in meals to the point that some of us couldn’t stop chewing until we become "food pregnant." Becoming literally pregnant, though, out of your food addiction is another story, but it actually happens and another case of this just emerged recently.

A Korean woman experienced one of the most unusual effects of eating food. She became literally “pregnant” after consuming a common squid meal favorite -- calamari. The 63-year-old complained of sharp pain in her mouth and that was when doctors found out that her mouth had become impregnated with 12 baby squids.

According to reports, the unnamed woman was eating a piece of squid that though partially cooked, still had its internal organs intact. She quickly felt an intense pain in her mouth, making her spit out the food. However, she continued to feel some “prickling and foreign body” in her mouth, hence deciding to go for a checkup.

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New Moms Need 1 Year To Recover From Childbirth, Studies Say

According to experts, new mothers should have at least a 1 year maternity leave.

Mark Andrew



Ask any mother about childbirth and they’ll definitely tell you the exact same thing – it’s not recommended for the faint of heart! It’s truly an unforgettably challenging, emotionally and physically, experience for most women.

And yet, it is also one of the most rewarding. Nothing can be as fulfilling and life-changing as being a mother to a little bundle of joy!

That said, it is extremely important for women to have ample time for healing, recuperating, and making necessary lifestyle adjustments before going back to their regular routines such as, say, a full-time job.

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China’s Futuristic Tianjin Library Actually Contains Many Fake Books

Something fake in China? You don’t say!




We're sure you've heard of China's newly-opened Tianjin Binhai Library. This bookworm's paradise recently went viral for its futuristic design and sprawling space. Book lovers the world over quickly fell in love with the space's sci-fi inspired interiors and massive collection of books. These days, thousands of people come to visit the library, especially during weekends.

However, reports are claiming that a lot of the books inside the Tianjin Library are actually fake. Many readers' hearts were broken when this news broke out.

The structure was designed by Dutch architectural firm MVRDV.

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