Tornadoes are a weather reality that millions of Americans have learned to live with. We know that tornadoes can cause billions of dollars in damage, but what are the odds of being killed in a tornado?
Americans spend over $68 billon on lottery tickets every year. What are the odds of winning the lottery jackpot for Powerball or Mega Millions?
What are odds of dying of heart disease? Cancer? What about dying in an accident? Here are the lifetime odds of dying of each of the 15 most common causes of death in the United States.
Hundreds of earthquakes happen every day around the globe and hundreds of thousands occur worldwide every year. When it comes to natural …
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?
A growing number of Americans think of themselves as poor or “lower class.” Does perception match the reality? What are the odds of being poor in the U.S.?
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.
Deaths due to murder account for less than 1% of all deaths in the U.S., and the odds of being murdered are 1 in 18,989.
Left-handed people make up a small percentage of the population. Much about left-handedness remains a mystery.
“What are the odds of being struck by lightning?” It’s a classic question that deserves a second look.