Turning words into touchdowns: Does a player’s speech predict how he’ll perform in the NFL?
The Masters 2011: The stats show that Tiger Woods is getting his game back.
Send Betty to the Beauty Parlor in the Sky
Japan’s earthquake and tsunami: How Google responds to crises, plus good emergency apps for your phone.
The Opening of the American Unconscious
Jason Statham in The Mechanic, the Onion News Network on IFC, and Jane McGonigal's Reality Is Broken on this week's Culture Gabfest podcast.
Halo, Wikipedia, World of Warcraft: How are they good for us? Jane McGonigal explains in Reality is Broken.
Our critics discuss Jaimy Gordon's Lord of Misrule.
The best iPhone apps for kids, 2010 edition.
Your picks for the best “Data for a Better Planet” ideas.
A simple question attempts to improve commuting in Chicago and other great data-gathering ideas.
Some of the most inspiring self-tracking projects.
What would happen if Facebook made its data available for research?
Tools that mine your inbox, bank accounts, and Google searches.
Our critics discuss Tom McCarthy's Remainder.
How should we use data to improve our lives?
Week 13: It’s All Glen’s Fault
Week 13: Tell Me About Megan’s Mindset
Week 12: Mad Men’s Characters Have Become Too Unpredictable