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Mac users pay hotels $20-$30 more a night than PC users

Mac users just love to pay more, says Orbitz | ZDNet:

"Mac users will pay $20 to $30 a night more on hotels than PC users, says Orbitz, a travel site"

Orbitz doesn’t charge extra for Mac users, but has found that they will spend more on higher end hotels.

Example of using statistics...

Udacity aims to teach 160,000+ students statistics

Udacity aims to teach 160,000+ students statistics - Web Exclusive Article - Significance Magazine

Statistics Paradox - Gender Bias Revisited @ Udacity

Udacity - Intro to Statistics - (Answer) Gender Bias Revisited h
Major A90045050%1008080%
Major B1001010%90018020%

While admission rate for both majors is higher for Female students,
admission rate for both majors together is much higher for Male students!

This is why politicians (and many others) love to (miss)use statistics!