Now Even Hot Baths Are Dangerous

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Today Japanese researchers warned that taking a hot bath when it's cold outside could kill you. The rate of cardiac arrests during bathing is ten times higher in winter than in summer, possibly because getting in a hot tub on a cold day causes a rapid blood pressure drop. Since everything in your home could lead to your untimely death, we recommend cowering under your blankets whenever possible. Unless of course, you own an electric blanket, which may short circuit and burn your house down.


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Readers of Jezebel! Don't believe this evil pro-blanket propaganda! Blankets are composed of many of the same subatomic particles as knives, sharks, and the near infinitely exploding hearts of stars and could potentially revert to any of those forms at any time!