The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers About Danger and Death

The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers About Danger and Death

Michael Blastland


Is it more secure to fly or take the teach? How harmful is skydiving? And is consuming that additional sausage going to kill you? We’ve all heard the information for dicy actions, yet what do they suggest within the genuine global? In The Norm Chronicles, journalist Michael Blastland and threat specialist David Spiegelhalter discover those questions during the tales of general Norm and an inventive size known as the MicroMort—a one in 1000000 probability of demise. They demonstrate why basic anesthesia is as harmful as a parachute leap, giving start within the US is almost two times as dicy as within the united kingdom, and that the radiation from consuming a banana shaves three seconds off your lifestyles. An unique consultant to the facts of non-public chance, The Norm Chronicles will enlighten an individual who has ever frightened in regards to the risks we come upon in our day-by-day lives.

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