Clarke Ching sent over a link to the Penn & Teller show Bullshit! The Numbers. (30-min Google video) There’s some great stuff here — some cockroach wrangling, some binge-eating, some live street cons, some cursing at Frank Luntz, and a hidden-camera expose of a timeshare salesman. The theme is the way numbers, especially big ones, tend to fuzz our judgment.
Favorite quote: “Your odds of being killed by tap water in the next year are 20 times greater than your odds of winning a multi-state lottery jackpot.” Erp.