How To Find A Mate: It Takes 37 Dates

Despite dire economic uncertainty, people are still looking to pair up, get married and build lives together. So, how do you pick the right mate? Turns out you can apply gambling probability to the situation. And the law of odds says it take 37 dates.

John Gilbert and Frederick Mosteller of Harvard University proved that you could raise your odds of finding the best mate to 37 per cent by interviewing 37 people then stopping at the next best. Full story