Meaningful statistic FAIL


I looked up my 2009 running stats on the Nike+ website this morning and saw this:

RunningStatsFail

The comparison under the total is technically true, but is off by two orders of magnitude. Even if the Leaning Tower of Pisa was 6 kilometers high, this would still be true. It’s like saying “With $1 million, you could buy at least forty iPods!”

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