This month, like every other month, there is no shortage of news stories involving the possible misinterpretation of numbers.
Here are three - on female happiness, containing fires, and satisfaction with medical insurance - along with, I hope, a bit of numerical clarification. There's also a little question on the World Series.
Declining Female Happiness?
A paper entitled "The Paradox of Declining Female Happiness" by Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, two researchers at the University of...Full Story