The NBA playoffs are about to begin. Sports announcers and writers again will hype the game, especially long shots from outside the three point arc. The common refrain I hear is that teams should take more 3 pointers because they are worth 50% more than 2 pointers.
This statement while factually correct is just plain wrong. Continue reading
The world is an uncertain and risky place. The news constantly bombards us with scary situations from school shootings to gruesome murders. Risk is everywhere and associated with everything. For example, the Center for Disease Control a decade ago estimated over 20 million people a year ended up in emergency rooms because of bathroom injuries. Continue reading