The world population is about 7.3 billion. With 7.3 billion people going through the average day, it can feel like the odds are against us. They are.
Waking up is hard. I groggily open my eyes as my alarm clock goes off. My room is always cold in the morning, and I don't want to get out of my covers. Unfortunately, I hear my twin, Morgan, getting ready in the bathroom, and I know it is time to get up.
The odds of having twins are one in 34.
I tread into the bathroom with my feet stumbling over my excessively baggy pajama pants. I run cold water and toothpaste over my toothbrush and stick it into my mouth, feeling the push and pull of the bristles.
The odds of getting gum disease are one in two.