The Time Everyone “Corrected” the World’s Smartest Woman

Marilyn vos Savant, a former child prodigy and the “world’s smartest woman,” according to the Guinness Book of World Records, had carved out a niche for herself as an advice columnist for Parade magazine. It was in the body of one of these columns that she politely answered a reader’s inquiry on a probability puzzle, and then all hell broke loose.

Source: Priceonomics
Published: Feb 19, 2015
Length: 9 minutes (2,278 words)
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