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From Lightning Strikes to Love at First Sight: What Are the Odds?

Summary: Did you know that your odds of dying from drowning are higher than the odds of meeting your mate on a blind date?
Air Date: 5/10/14
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Louise Firth Campbell
Louise Firth Campbell is the chief operating officer of the Book of Odds. She has more than 25 years experience advising companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations on strategic business, technology, and marketing issues, as well as on public policy. She was also a Vice President and Director of Arthur D. Little, Inc. and a Director at TIAX, LLC, one of its successor companies and has authored numerous articles on a wide variety of topics. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration and an M.A. in Economics from Northeastern University, where she also serves as a member of the Corporation.
  • Book Title: The Book of Odds: From Lightning Strikes to Love at First Sight the Odds of Everyday Life
From Lightning Strikes to Love at First Sight: What Are the Odds?
Did you know that your odds of dying from drowning are higher than the odds of meeting your mate on a blind date? That the odds a child has seen Internet porn are the same as the odds a person is right-handed? That nearly one in three adults believes in UFOs and nearly one in six has reported seeing one?

Finally, there's a place to turn when you think, "What are the odds?"

The captivating new book, The Book of Odds: From Lightning strikes to Love at First Sight the Odds of Everyday Life, presents an exhaustively researched set of answers on the odds of everyday life -- from relationships and marriage to beliefs and fears.

Co-author and chief operating officer, Louise Firth Campbell, shares how this book came about and how empowering it can be for readers, especially when it comes to illness.


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