Website fivethirtyeight.com analyzed 1,000 fortune cookies, and though it might seem silly, the "lucky numbers" on the fortunes actually produced results.
They ran a simulation and found that if you played random lottery numbers for 1,000 entries into every Powerball in the past 10 years, you would've lost $2.5 million. But if you'd played the fortune cookie numbers, you'd be up $172,000.
Time to order some Chinese takeout!
Read more here: http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/fortune-cookie-math/