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Man in suit hiding his head in sand / Mann im Anzug versenkt seinen Kopf im Sand

Are You the Architect of Your own Fortune, or Misfortune?

Richard Wiseman of the University of Hertfordshire is a luck expert: In numerous surveys and experiments he has researched what luck actually is and he has published various books and publications in which he advocates that luck is merely an...
Higher Mathematics formulas / Höhere Mathematik Formeln

Combinatorics and Probability Theory in Football Betting

Introduction to Combinatorics and Probability Theory This article is a step-by-step guide explaining how to compute the probability that, for example, exactly 4 out of 6 picks win, or how to calculate the likelihood that at least 4 of 6 bets...
Cartoon: Zookeepers watch amazed bears working on computers / Tierpfleger beobachten erstaunt ihre Bären wie sie an Computern arbeiten

Top 50 Money Jokes – Short Quick One-Liners

This is a compilation of funny, quick, short one liner jokes and sayings about money. Not all of them have a deeper meaning. This collection is simply intended to bring a smile to your face or brighten up your day… Somehow they figured...
Beautiful sporty woman working out difficult yoga position / Attraktive Frau in komplizierter Yoga Stellung

50 Best Discipline Quotes – Self-Control and Willpower

It is more than 2,000 years ago that the great Greek philosopher Aristotle said, “What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do”. Rather plain and obvious words, but with such a truly remarkable and mindful message! Collage...
Win/Lose on Dice & Roulette Wheel / Win/Lose auf Würfel und Roulette-Rad

How to Calculate Probabilities at the Roulette Table

Roulette Probabilities and the Maths behind them The rules for roulette tables are designed in such a way that the bank makes money in the long run. It may be a hard truth, but the reality is there is no system to beat the roulette wheel. Nevertheless,...
Funny senior man with straw cowboy style hat and thumbs up / Lustiger Senior mit Strohhut und Daumen hoch

23 Life Insurance Quotes – Witty and Meaningful

Throughout this website I talk a lot about statistics, especially in connection with sports results, odds calculation, and betting, and I can assure you that nothing within this field carries a full one hundred percent probability. But when...
Woman hand checking tick and cross box + boy playing logic game in background / Frauenhand deutet mit Zeigefinger auf eine Checkbox + Junge spielt Logikspiel im Hintergrund

Thinking Quotes to Inspire & Help Think Outside the Box

The expression ‘think outside the box’ is a mantra frequently quoted, especially in business meetings. Its intention is to encourage creativity, innovation, and imaginative thinking. However, in most cases the phrase is meaningless and instead...
Business woman holding calculator / Businessfrau mit Taschenrechner

Understanding Betting Odds – Moneyline, Fractional Odds, Decimal Odds, Hong Kong Odds, IN Odds, MA Odds

The Two Types of Odds Formats There are all kinds of explanations on the Internet about various odds types, and the majority of them distinguish between fractional, decimal, and moneyline odds. Image: paffy (Shutterstock) Unfortunately, this...
3d man with magnifier and footprints / 3D Mann mit Lupe und Fußabdrücken

Powerful Quotes about Success and Achievement by Strong Women

It was over 350 years ago that Catherine the Great said: “I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.” Inspiring words by a great woman. Our hand-picked collection of sayings about success, achievement, strength, courage...
Man celebrates by jumping in the air / Mann springt freudig in die Luft

Great & Truly Meaningful Quotes – for Life and Work

It was more than 50 years ago that Paul Oscar Johnson, a Major League Baseball outfielder said: “The word ‘meaningful’ when used today is nearly always meaningless.” We’ll try to prove him wrong… There are many great...