Wednesday, August 1, 2012

"Women And Children First"? Not In Reality

"A pair of Swedish economists have produced a paper that debunks the nautical notion spawned by the Titanic disaster a century ago that shipwrecks bring out the chivalry in men. Mikael Elinder and Oscar Erixson also found that captains and crew are actually more likely to escape a maritime disaster than any passenger. 'Women have a substantially lower survival rate than men,' they wrote."

You can read more at the New York Daily News HERE

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