Graph of the Day for November 13, 2009

"The seals on the back of a dollar bill include 13 steps on the pyramid, 13 stars above the eagle's head, 13 war arrows in the eagle's claw and 13 leaves on the olive branch. So far there's been no evidence tying these long-ago design decisions to the present economic situation."  Live Science



Source:  Graphjam (veracity considered suspect, and having nothing to do with the number 13). 


Hoven's Index for November 13, 2009


Increased risk of being hospitalized from a traffic accident on Friday the 13th, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal in 1993: 52%.


Increased risk of dying in a traffic accident on Friday the 13th compared to an average Friday, according to a Finnish study in 2001:  63%.


Decrease in chance of having a traffic accident on a Friday the 13th compared to an average Friday, according to a Dutch study in 2008:  4% (7,500 compared to the average of 7,800).
"The seals on the back of a dollar bill include 13 steps on the pyramid, 13 stars above the eagle's head, 13 war arrows in the eagle's claw and 13 leaves on the olive branch. So far there's been no evidence tying these long-ago design decisions to the present economic situation."  Live Science



Source:  Graphjam (veracity considered suspect, and having nothing to do with the number 13). 


Hoven's Index for November 13, 2009


Increased risk of being hospitalized from a traffic accident on Friday the 13th, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal in 1993: 52%.


Increased risk of dying in a traffic accident on Friday the 13th compared to an average Friday, according to a Finnish study in 2001:  63%.


Decrease in chance of having a traffic accident on a Friday the 13th compared to an average Friday, according to a Dutch study in 2008:  4% (7,500 compared to the average of 7,800).