Take a look at a list of events that are more likely than winning the lottery, as compiled by The Daily Beast.
Becoming U.S. president -- Odds: 1 in 10 million
Getting struck by lightning during the course of a year -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying in an on-the-Job accident -- Odds: 1 in 48,000
Dying in a bathtub -- Odds: 1 in 840,000
Dying from bee, hornet or wasp sting -- Odds: 1 in 6.1 million
Dying in an asteroid apocalypse -- Odds: 1 in 12,500
Death by flesh-eating virus -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying in a plane crash -- Odds: 1 in 1 million
Dying from being left-handed (and incorrectly using a right-handed product) -- Odds: 1 in 4.4 million
Becoming a Movie Star -- Odds: 1 in 1,505,000
Dying in a car accident -- Odds: 1 in 6,700
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