How Risky Is It, Really?

Why our fears don't always match the facts

The World Won't End. Neither Will Superstitions.

We need our superstitions, our omens and quirky behaviors believed to bring good or bad luck, to give us a sense of control over the frightening unknown of the future. Read More

I have one!

13 months in a lunar calendar and of course 12 in a Gregorian one.

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David Ropeik is the author of How Risky Is It, Really?, an Instructor at Harvard University Extension School, and a risk-communication consultant.

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