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5

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The number of senses (5) most humans possess (sight, smell, taste, feel, sound). So what? Most people overly rely on one or two senses. To fully comprehend some...

3.75 Million

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The amount of market value ($3.75 million) that could be added to a medium-sized business by shortening its name by one word. This is based on a study of 2,630 ...

37

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The percentage (37%) of companies that reported using social media to research job candidates in 2014. So what? Everyone in the workplace should think carefully...

16

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The number of distinctive personality types (16), according to the widely used Myers-Briggs test. So what? Remember that the likelihood of encountering someone ...

76

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The percent (76%) of homeowners who agreed to put a large, aesthetically unpleasing “Citizens for Safe Driving” sign in their front yard after they had agre...

42

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The percent (42%) of students who donated to a food drive after being given detailed instructions about the location drop-off spots, suggestions for types of fo...

26

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Hotel guests were 26% more likely to reuse their towels after a sign informed them that “the majority of guests” reuse their towels at least once during the...

600 Billion

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The number (600,000,000,000) of possible 13-card bridge hands. Master bridge players cannot possibly anticipate all the likely hands they might be dealt, so the...

25

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The probability (25%) that two flips of the coin will end up heads-heads or tails-tails. But the probability that the next flip will be influenced by the previo...

1 Billion

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The number of decimal places (1 billion) to which Greg and David Chudnovsky calculated for the value of pi. Even with this massive number of decimal places, the...