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Expect the unexpected (Posted on 2006-02-15) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The famous saying, 'expect the unexpected' is well known. However, can it be true?

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Though the sentence is imperative, I think the gist is to determine if what's asked is a valid thing to do.

To quote Michael Shermer, editor of Skeptic magazine, "One in a million shots (events) happen 8 times a day in New York City." More strictly speaking one-in-a-million per person per day chance events happen 8 times a day in NYC on average.  Each of those is unexpected (unlikely), but with great probability some of them will indeed occur, though we don't know which.

  Posted by Charlie on 2006-02-20 14:07:28
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