9 Flipping Fun Facts
2. If the coin had landed the other way, Portland Would Have Been Called Boston
Wilbur won the cointoss to try the first flight but it failed and so his brother Orville took the next flight after repairs. Wilbur can be seen running alongside in this iconic photo of the first successful manned flight. Gutted.
If you are relieved by the outcome of the coin then it is probably the right decision.
In Steve Levitt’s comprehensive cointoss experiment it was found that those who went with the cointoss decision were happier than those who didn’t.
A detailed cointoss experiment found that these were the most asked questions:
1. Should I quit my job?
2. Should I splurge?
3. Should I go back to school?
4. Should I go on a diet?
5. Should I break my bad habit?
6. What should I major in?
7. Should I start my own business?
8. Should I get a tattoo?