Ouch! 15,000 Holiday Decorating Injuries Treated Last Year

Design News 12.06.13

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Hold steady! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that 15,000 people visited emergency services last November and December due to decorating-related injuries. Falls accounted for 34% of the visits, followed by lacerations and back strains at 11% and 10%.

In other news, an interactive report ranks the quality of life in various countries, and the world's largest edible house is in Texas. See the headlines after the jump.

15,000 Holiday Decorating Injuries Reported Last Year | HuffPost Home
These Countries Have The Best Quality Of Life In The World | Co.Exist
The World's Largest Edible Home Is Made Of Gingerbread, Of Course (VIDEO) | HuffPost Home

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