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Funny story: Statistically speaking, someone in the world thinks "White Chicks" is the greatest film ever made - an opinion piece

Statistically speaking, someone in the world thinks "White Chicks" is the greatest film ever made - an opinion piece

Statistics is a funny science. The process of collecting and interpreting data can often lead to some unpleasant, odd, or belief-defying answers. It doesn't always yield perfect results, but like any scientific endeavor, we can be sure more often than not that our work, if done correctly, leads us to the truth. But of all the claims we can make using statistics, perhaps the most outrageous is the...
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Funny story: Cardinal sins to be reclassified as sub-standard virtues

Cardinal sins to be reclassified as sub-standard virtues

The recent apology by Cardinal Keith O'Brien where he admitted to below-standard sexual conduct, has inspired a radical review of offences. HR, ecumenical and legal professionals are all celebrating the proposed new terminology. "Really it is an...
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Funny story: More People Killed by Hammers and Clubs than Rifles

More People Killed by Hammers and Clubs than Rifles

It appears the Congress would be better off banning carpenters tools than making rifles illegal. Statistics released by the FBI reveal that in 2005 the number of people murdered with a rifle was 445 while carpenters and handymen and ball players k...
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Funny story: Tramps living under bridges prove that there are more than 7 billion of us!

Tramps living under bridges prove that there are more than 7 billion of us!

According to the United Nations the 7th billion person, an Indian baby, was born and this is symbolic proof that the human race has doubled over the last 50 years. "Bullshit" claim tramps living under bridges and underground tunnels, etc, the world o...
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Funny story: Survey Proves Surveys Prove Nothing

Survey Proves Surveys Prove Nothing

A new poll has thrown doubt on the results of thousands of surveys which claim to reflect the moods and tastes of the nation. This latest survey, carried out by PollsRUs for EIF News & Features, questioned several local people and came up with...
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Funny story: Worried? Give It Half An Hour

Worried? Give It Half An Hour

Here's a bothering statistic: the average Brit spends 36 minutes a day worrying about something. A survey of 2,000 people showed that we worry about paying bills and keeping healthy, but the chief issue keeping us awake at night is: "Am I too fat?...
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Funny story: Statistics working for the government

Statistics working for the government

The head of the new government department for analyzing statistics, Sir Arthur Dozen MP said his fresh approach to interpreting statistics would help to improve the government's popularity and make people feel safer. He outlined how his new approa...
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Funny story: Statistics up!

Statistics up!

A recent hard-hitting survey has revealed that statistics have risen upwards at an unprecedented rate and are currently at an all-time high. The shock report reported that a shocking 74% of all statistics are only 39% worthwhile, while 22% of the...
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Funny story: Pointless Stories Number One

Pointless Stories Number One

A plane chartered by the Canadian government to fly stranded citizens out of Libya has left Tripoli airport completely empty, Canadian sources have reported. Although this may appear a bit bizarre, a number of other countries have had similar expe...
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Funny story: Concerns Over Low Awareness

Concerns Over Low Awareness

A poll has revealed that only 9% of people surveyed knew of the existence of the Cultural Olympiad , planned to mark the London Games of 2012. This statistic is causing great concern amongst the organisers, who are blaming a low key media policy for the disappointing results. The organisers should, however, be more worried about some of the other trends that have emerged from the survey.
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Funny story: TV Viewing Fears Expressed

TV Viewing Fears Expressed

Repeated viewing of violent scenes in films, television or video games could make teenagers behave more aggressively, US research suggests. Its understood that other research studies also suggested that excessive exposure to content such as Jackas...
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Funny story: More Amazing Statistics

More Amazing Statistics

Rising life expectancies and improved health means the population is ageing much more slowly than at the end of last century. The US and Austrian study in the well respected Science magazine makes a number of amazing discoveries. The study also...
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Funny story: Report: "More Than 100% of People Reading This Have Lied"

Report: "More Than 100% of People Reading This Have Lied"

LONDON - A new article has found several links between things. Nearly 90% of the population did not know the difference between real scientific figures and made-up statistical babble. "It's really something," said Prof. Mann, "nearly 98% of pri...
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Funny story: Irish Medical Study: Combat Modeling Reveals Why Women Live Longer Than Men

Irish Medical Study: Combat Modeling Reveals Why Women Live Longer Than Men

(Irish Times) - Medical research focusing on the work of British mathematician, Frederick Lanchester, suggests that his theories may explain why women live longer on average than men. Said Dr. Eoin "Sweet Release" O'Death of County Mayo Clinic: "...
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Funny story: Favourite Graphs

Favourite Graphs

A study in personal preferences over the way that people prefer to have data displayed has shown a remarkable personal bias among those questioned. Ninety-six percent of overweight people said that they preferred a pie chart as an information disp...
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Funny story: Eight out of Ten Cats is the same as Four out of Five

Eight out of Ten Cats is the same as Four out of Five

Advertising Watchdog, OffWatch, are to clamp down on misleading statistics in British Adverts, as they are being used to increasingly baffle UK consumers. Claims such as "Up to 8Meg Broadband" and "87% of Women" are to be scrapped, and simpler, mo...
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Funny story: Sandwich Fillings stop Sandwiches tasting of bread

Sandwich Fillings stop Sandwiches tasting of bread

New Research from the Bread School of Bredbury has shown that people prefer sandwiches with a filling, rather than plain bread. More controversially, it doesn't matter what the filling is, from Corned Beef and Piccalilli to Egg Mayonnaise or Prawn...
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Funny story: Republicans Think Two Percent Is A Lot

Republicans Think Two Percent Is A Lot

Washington D.C.--Republicans are protesting National Public Radio's firing of Juan Williams. "Sure, he made some really bigoted comments about Muslims, and what it meant for him to fear for his life when he saw one that looked Muslim, but he only...
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Survey reveals that terrorists are just as confused as the general public on how best to refer to the Islamic State

Terrorists can't agree on an acronym for the Islamic State, a survey revealed. An al-Qaeda official said that he randomizes among IS, ISIL, and ISIS each time he refers to his competitor.

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