Why statistics can be deceptive
and turn us all into "Albert-Alberta."
From a thread on Reddit called "What’s the most intellectual joke you know?"
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This excerpt from a letter, by airplane inventor Wilbur Wright to his friend and fellow aircraft designer George Spratt (written April 27, 1903), may explain some of the more nuanced thinking which led he and his brother Orville Wright to develop the first airplane. Continue reading “Why it’s good to be wrong (you might invent the airplane)”
Karl Albrecht had his last laugh.
A notice in a local German newspaper notified people that a man named Karl Albrecht, aged 88, had moved to new lodgings in Hamburg. Continue reading “Why Karl’s change of address notice was deceptive”
|The real grass-mud horse |
is perplexed by all the attention.