You probably read your fortune in the cookies you get at your favorite Chinese restaurant, but do you pay any attention to the lucky numbers on the other side? If not, maybe you should start.
The website FiveThirtyEight analyzed 1,035 different fortune cookies to see what wisdom they were really passing along. What they ended up discovering was the "lucky numbers" on the fortunes actually are lucky. Running a simulation found that if you played random lottery numbers, for 1,000 entries into every Powerball game in the past 10 years, you would've lost $2.5 million dollars. But, if you'd played your fortune cookie numbers, you'd be up $172,000 dollars.
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