Saturday, February 13, 2010

Fun Counterintuitive Facts!

Counterintuitive facts defy logic!

This Reddit discussion has some fun counterintuitive facts. My favorite is the Monty Hall problem.

It’s a perfect example of a counterintuitive answer to a probability problem:

Also, we see these fun counterintuitive facts:

- Statistically speaking, on average, everyone on Earth has one testicle and one breast.

- If you have a room of 23 people, there is a 50% chance that 2 of them have the same birthday.

- razzle-dazzle camouflage- It’s counterintuitive that loud, bizarre patterns can hide a ship: