The facts of death.

Courtesy of the National Safety Board, here's a list of the odds of dying due to random injury in the U.S. in 2002. And yes, it's true, you have an approximate 1 in 228 lifetime chance of dying in a car crash as opposed to a plane crash, for which the lifetime odds are 1 in 5,704—significantly higher. At least in 2002. (If you want up-to-date information, you can piss off because this resource is free, and you really shouldn't be complaining about something that's free. Especially on a day when there's so much else to worry about.) The point is you really don't need to be afraid of flying, so please, whatever you do, send us all your Xanax immediately.

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