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<a href="http://www.bookofodds.com" target="_blank"><b>Book of Odds</b></a> is the world&rsquo;s only reference for the odds of everyday life. People use Book of Odds to make decisions, learn about the world, and answer the question, &quot;What are the odds of that?&quot; <br />

Stories by Book of Odds

Mad Men, AMC’s Emmy award–winning drama concerning the lives of ad men (and women) in the 1960s, has drawn heavy fire and heavy praise...
The cost of college has spiraled upward, in spite—and in some cases because—of the deep recession. Tuition increases at public...
Twenty hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute; in turn, users stream seventy-five billion videos per year. With all those videos, what...
Let’s say you’re an average guy in the prime of his life (like me). You’re single (not like me) and gainfully employed (kind of...
Junk food is always in the news: unusual places to buy it, how to make it healthier for kids, its contribution to the obesity epidemic, healthcare...
According to the Humane Society of the United States, approximately 77.5 million dogs and 93.6 million cats have owners. How many don’t belong...
Loud sex is now as good as a warrant. Believe it or not, the Superior Court of New Jersey recently ruled that high-volume sex is cause enough for...
It has flooding, mudslides, earthquakes, and wildfires. It’s short on cash and drinking water, but for the sixth year in a row, California...
What do Mao Zedong and Howard Hughes have in common? In their maturity, especially later in life, neither one brushed his teeth. Ever. Hughes...
Negative forty degrees. It’s a special temperature. When it’s forty below outside, not only can you throw boiling water in the air and...
“You are hereby summoned to serve as a TRIAL JUROR commencing on ... ” It’s the sentence that raises the hackles on nearly any...
It turns out people who make a New Year’s resolution are ten times more likely to change their lives than those who don’t. That may be...
Breaking up is never easy, and there’s only one good way to do it: in person. But there are all sorts of bad ways. If you can imagine a heart...
Maybe you stay inside at the first sound of thunder or fearfully avoid all metal structures during a rainstorm. But being struck by lightning is a...
Lying on your resume seems so easy: Just change this date, pump up that job title, and exaggerate those educational qualifications. Who’s going...

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