This Just In!
So you're determined to play the lottery tonight, despite the overwhelming odds against winning. I know, $600 million is pretty tempting. But by now you've heard your chances are 1 in 175 million. Ronald Wasserstein, the Executive Director of the American Statistical Association, says it's tough to grasp the smallness of "1 in 175 million" because we never see 175 million distinct objects. Here's what he writes in a blog for The Huffington Post (it's a little long, but very interesting): Imagine 175 million freshly minted one-dollar bills … [Read More...]
Think you have the worst job in America? Chances are you don't. Unless your job puts you in constant risk for getting hurt or killed. And you're working for little pay. CareerCast.com is out again with its best and worst jobs list. It rated 200 professions using five criteria: pay, outlook, work … [Read More...]
Old News (but still interesting)
We love to report on studies and surveys in the news. The latest one caught my eye. And of course we'll have it on the news today. Here's the bait to get you hooked: "What would you be willing to give … [Read More...]