You've heard the expression, "There's three kinds of untruths - lies, damned lies, and statistics."
Today I wanted to discuss an important phenomenon that sort of falls in that third, most despised category - that of averaging. But I'm not talking about numerical averaging like a grade point average or a pitcher's ERA. I'm talking about a terrible sort of averaging that goes on with motor control 'programs' in your body/mind.
Oh, the second fridge. Almost one in three households in the Midwest has one; locals know it affectionately as the "beer and deer" fridge, reports the Chicago Tribune. Across the rest of the US, the average is closer to one in four ... Read Post
Mark Twain coined a phrase (and attributed it to British Prime Minster Benjamin Disraeli) "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics." Audience statistics analytics Read Post