Another Look At The Odds.
Those odds are one out of 5 million.
The odds of dying from a flesh-eating bacteria are only 1 million to one.
Putting a probability number on the chances of being hit by a space rock is difficult, since the events are so rare.Perhaps you are one of those who consider the lottery their best chance of retiring.When the population of the United States is divided by the number of pedestrians killed or injured each year, the result is one in 4,292.If you instead invested that 2 a week in securities and got a 5 percent return, you would have accumulated 2,926.Only a fraction of these will lead to the agent requesting the manuscript.The Centers for Disease Control report that about 4,280 pedestrians die as the result of being struck by cars each year and another 70,000 pedestrians are injured as the result of being hit by a car.According to the United States Census Bureau, the population of the United States is currently 318,882,070.If you have a good, unique story idea and develop it well, you can cut out 90 of your competition.Mackenzie, an 84-year old Floridian, won on June 5, 2013.The asteroid is about a quarter mile, or 400 meters, wide.You should also take showers instead of baths.If you know how to structure a story (and don't use the too-simplistic Three Act Structure system reduce your competitors another 80.You can take matters into your own hands, starting today.That was a Powerball totaling.586 billion.You are even more likely to die from a snake bite or bee sting, where the odds are 100,000 to one.Second, be sure to play the 1 million or 2 million second prize in the Powerball.The statistics are even more daunting.You don't have to depend on fate, chance or luck.Why do some succeed while so many fail?
Yes, he's still out there, writing books.