+- +-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Members
Total Members: 51
Latest: JUST4TheFACTS
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 14005
Total Topics: 268
Most Online Today: 19
Most Online Ever: 137
(April 21, 2019, 04:54:01 am)
Users Online
Members: 0
Guests: 0
Total: 0

Author Topic: Blasts from the 2012 to 2013 past when there was more HOPE 🌟  (Read 770 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

AGelbert

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 31014
  • Location: Colchester, Vermont
    • Renwable Revolution
Scientists expose another myth

Quote
Every man for himself
 
While “women and children first” is a noble call that rings out on sinking ships in movies, an analysis of real maritime disasters reveals the opposite is nearly always true. Swedish researchers looked back at the records of 100 major ship disasters from the past three centuries involving more than 15,000 passengers, and found that the survival rate for men was approximately twice that of women. Even the idea that the captain goes down with his ship was trashed, with 61 percent of the crew typically surviving, compared to just 37 percent of male passengers.
 
The authors of the analysis, published last month (July 10) in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, are actually economists, interested in how far people will go to protect their own interests. The sinking of the Titanic is a rare example in shipwrecks where there was a clear survival advantage to women, but it goes against the observation of self-interest many economists observe in day-to-day activities. In researching the overall trend, the authors show that the Titanic is a remarkable exception to the general rule that every man is out for himself.

Now you know why one percenters love yachts so much!  ;D

More behavior news including why some female spiders sometimes eat the male mate instead of mating with it. 😈

http://the-scientist.com/2012/08/10/behavior-brief-22/

Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. Pr. 13:12

 

+-Recent Topics

Doomstead Diner Daily by AGelbert
November 11, 2019, 10:11:09 am

🌟 IMPEACHMENT SCORE 🌠 by AGelbert
November 11, 2019, 09:59:20 am

End Times according to the Judeo Christian Bible by AGelbert
November 10, 2019, 03:58:20 pm

Corporate Fascist Corruption of Christianity by AGelbert
November 10, 2019, 03:37:06 pm

2020 Presidential Election by AGelbert
November 10, 2019, 02:11:58 pm

🚩 Global Climate Chaos ☠️ by Surly1
November 10, 2019, 07:20:03 am

Mechanisms of Prejudice: Hidden and Not Hidden by AGelbert
November 09, 2019, 06:21:53 pm

Apocalyptic Humor by AGelbert
November 09, 2019, 04:12:33 pm

Corporate Profits over Patient in the Health Care Field by AGelbert
November 09, 2019, 03:54:26 pm

Comic Relief by AGelbert
November 09, 2019, 03:40:21 pm