Posts Tagged with "statistics"

Statistics vs. Common Sense

June 24th, 2013 at 5:22 pm by Mark
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It amazes me that despite conventional logic, University professors and statisticians still cling to statistical numbers even faced with the fact that their numbers deny all common sense.

According to most statistics, the best way to attract a man is with the eyes, and thus it is highly important for women to properly apply their eye makeup. Of course, the vast majority of the these studies were conducted by some rather boring statistical mathetmaticians...

End Email Spam Gender Bias Now!

August 21st, 2012 at 5:05 pm by Mark
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The old demographics, showing that 92% of Internet users were male, no longer apply given that it’s 2012 and Internet and Email usage is pretty proportionate between men and women. So why do we all still get the penis enlargement emails?

How Often do Canadians Say Sorry?

August 8th, 2012 at 9:01 pm by Mark
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Considering they use the word, “sorry,” interchangeably with “excuse me?” it comes as no surprise:

Source: @stats_canada via Twitter.

Marriage: The Leading Cause of Obesity Since 5000 BC

April 25th, 2012 at 5:16 pm by Mark
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Nearly fifty percent of all marriages in the US end in divorce, according to 2009 statistics provided by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Comparatively (in an apples and oranges sort of way), the OECD reports that 30.6% of Americans are obese.

Conversely, these study’s Administrators largely consisted of short, fat, balding European accountants — overwhelmingly Caucasian males — who possess only a tenuous grasp of both common sense and the society around them, and have almost no chance of ever getting laid without money changing hands.

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