Anyhow this leaves us with only one factoid today, i.e. are your chances of winning a lottery, say a really big lottery, less than those of being hit by an meteorite? Perky doubted it: "Think of how many people win lotteries versus how many people get hit by meteorites." Brainiac managed to find about half a dozen credible accounts of meteorites hitting people over the past few hundred years, with the most recent just a couple years ago. But of course that does indeed pale compared to the number of lottery winners. And in fact The Guardian recently published a piece appropriately titled "Afraid of being hit by a meteorite? You're more likely to win the lottery." So perhaps Sex Sprinter and Handjob, two of our most serious lottery players, are onto something after all.
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