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Deadliest Catch

It turns out television has lied to us yet again. While those Alaskan crab fishermen certainly don't have it easy, the most dangerous American fishery is actually here in New England: "From 2000 to 2009, workers in the Northeast's multi-species groundfish fishery (which includes fish such as cod and haddock) were 37 times more likely to die on the job as a police officer." [WBUR]