The Book of Odds: From Lightning Strikes to Love at First Sight, The Odds of Everyday Life
If you are not familiar with the popular website Book of Odds, you will probably start haunting it after you get this fun book. Arranged in eleven chapters such as Singles and Dating; Love, Marriage, and Divorce; Mind, Psyche, and Addiction; Beliefs and Fears; and Accidents and Death, this book has more statistics than you can imagine. Would you like to know what size breasts (by cup size) men are most attracted to? It’s in here. Thinking about trying to find your perfect partner on line? Maybe you should check out this tome before you do that. You might be surprised to find out, according to one study, only 1 in 7.6 women lied about their age, but 1 in 4.3 men lied. You may find it comforting to know the odds a person will visit an emergency room for a golf-cart involved accident is only 1 in 22,355. Is a man more likely to be dumped for body odor or lying? You might just be surprised, but at least you now know where to find the answer. This book has a lot of very useful information, but it is also full of a lot that is just plain fun.
Amram Shapiro, Louise Firth Campbell, Rosalind Wright