So your odds of winning the Mega Millions Jackpot were not that great — close to more than 1 in 135 million. You can’t feel bad for trying though.

And there is a bright side. There are so many more things that you’re more like to get or that could happen to you than winning the lottery. An infographic made by Shane Snow a few months ago on Visual.ly shows you many of them.

I admit many of them aren’t technically a “bright side,” but still interesting to know the odds compared to that of winning the big bucks none the less.

View the incredibly long, long (long) odds of winning after the jump

(H/T: Popular Science)