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What are the odds of dying of …?

What are odds of dying of heart disease? Cancer? What about dying in an accident? Here are the lifetime odds of dying of each of the 15 most common causes of death in the United States.

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What Are the Odds of Living to 100?

Life expectancy is up–people are living longer than ever before. However, living to the age of 100 remains a remarkable and somewhat rare feat. What are the odds that you’ll live to age 100?

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What Are the Odds of Life on Another Planet?

What are the odds of life on another planet? Scientists calculate that 1 in 5 of the Sun-like stars in the Milky Way galaxy have habitable planets, that’s at least 8.8 billion.