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Why Are Handsome Men Such Jerks?
Stephen Colbert Thinks “Number Sentences” Are Silly. They’re Not.
Why Kids Love Baseball, and You Should, Too
An Astonishing Act of Statistical Chutzpah in the Indiana Schools’ Grade-Changing Scandal
NSA Agents Target Friends of Friends. How Many of Those Do You Have?
If Police Find a DNA “Match,” That Doesn’t Mean They Have the Right Suspect
A Huge Discovery About Prime Numbers—and What It Means for the Future of Math
Losing Is for Losers: How To Reformat Olympic Tournaments So Teams Won’t Be Rewarded for Tanking
Down With the Perfect 10: Why We Should Welcome the New Gymnastics Scoring System
What Broadway Musicals Tell Us About Creativity
Oslo attack: Was Norway’s death toll really proportionally worse than 9/11?
The common statistical thread between psychiatric diagnosis and grad school rankings.
Is the Mega Millions lottery a mug’s game? It all depends on how you play.
Russian mathematician Grigory Perelmanturned down $1 million for proving the Poincaré conjecture. What's that?
Russian mathematician Grigory Perelmanturned down $1 million for proving the Poincaré conjecture. What’s that?
Hunting for statistical fraud in Iran’s elections.
The math behind estimating seasonal flu deaths.
Why your ballot isn’t meaningless.
How the financial markets fell for the martingale, a 400-year-old sucker bet.