Following Melania’s now-infamous speech from the Republican Convention, a Canadian physicist has calculated the odds of those words and phrases appearing in the same order as Michelle Obama’s speech eight years ago. Looking at his answer, let’s just say it would be a coincidence of cosmic proportions.
You know about the potentially world-ending Supervolcano hiding under Yellowstone, right? Well, scientists just discovered a second magma chamber containing an additional 46,000 cubic kilometers of molten rock. Did we mention it’s “overdue” for eruption?
After tonight's MegaMillions lottery drawing, someone could be walking away $636 million richer. The odds of winning, however, are less enticing: 1-to-259,000,000. But that doesn't mean it's not a good investment! Someone, somewhere, someday is probably going to become disgustingly rich. And that disgusting person…
Yesterday we learned that Matt Smith will be leaving Doctor Who at the end of this year, prompting speculation as to who would step in as the Doctor's next incarnation. Bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes have already placed odds on actors to fill Smith's fez. Is your favorite favored?
The MegaMillions jackpot was just raised to $540 million, and a $380 million lump-sum cash payout. That's a big enough score that buying a ticket actually makes economic sense, even at 175.7 million to one odds. Crazy!