Everyone knows that natural selection has made men genetically disinclined to ask for directions when they're lost. (Prehistoric men who stopped to ask for directions were often eaten by sabre-toothed tigers.) Turns out their stubbornness costs them $3,000.

At least that's what came out of a highly reliable survey conducted by a British insurance company. According to the study, men drive an extra 276 miles per year by wandering around aimlessly because they refuse to ask for directions. This comes out to around $3,000 in wasted gas over a lifetime. Alright, well, if that's a study, then someone has to do a study into how much money women waste by constantly yapping on the phone to their girlfriends.

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