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What Are the Odds of Living to 100?

Life expectancy is up–people are living longer than ever before. However, living to the age of 100 remains a remarkable and somewhat rare feat. What are the odds that you’ll live to age 100?

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What Are the Odds of Life on Another Planet?

What are the odds of life on another planet? Scientists calculate that 1 in 5 of the Sun-like stars in the Milky Way galaxy have habitable planets, that’s at least 8.8 billion.

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What Are the Odds of Winning the Lottery?

Maybe it’s the thrill, or maybe it’s the dream of striking it rich or even just the possibility of securing a better future. In any case, every year, Americans spend roughly $58 billion on lottery tickets or about an average of $200 per person, but what are the odds of winning the lottery?


Taste Blindness

Taste blindness is an insensitivity to bitter and strong tastes. Discover the odds of being a nontaster and learn about taste blindness, diet & disease risk.