The shadowy workings behind insurance calculations have always interested me, because what actuaries do is translate the facts of everyday life into probabilities: It's doing math with the value of people's lives and property to determine their worth, which is bizarre and fascinating. Combine that science with one of the quintessential American rites of passage -- car ownership -- and a lot of details in daily life that we can often overlook come into focus from a whole new angle.
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