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Data guru Nate Silver thinks he knows who will win the Super Bowl

This Super Bowl has the potential to be one of the best in recent history. The Seahawks and Patriots truly are the two best teams in the league. 77 more words


Life and work have been busier than expected over the past week so I’m still working my way through The Signal and the Noise. It’s been a fascinating read so far! 94 more words


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The northeastern USA has just experienced a fairly intense snowstorm that has seen more than 20 inches of snow fall in Boston. There have been a couple of interesting articles about this. 635 more words

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Chris Christie well known but not liked?

For those looking to see all the recent polling data showing Gov. Chris Christie floundering at home — due in some measure to his political movements abroad — put to good use in one revealing graph, check out… 320 more words

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Falling Gas Prices: A Fact-Based Explanation

In America, it can be hard to trust our media due to its insatiable political agenda. For instance, take gas prices: gas is down to a previously-unimaginable $3 or less per gallon. 335 more words


Currently Reading: The Signal and the Noise

The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail – But Some Don’t by Nate Silver has been on my reading list for a long time. 485 more words


Five Tennis Errors to Avoid: Braveheart Presents A Cautionary Tale

To the outside observer, tennis can be a beautiful game. But for all of its graceful appearances, that’s not what tennis is. Tennis is a fist fight with racquets. 1,131 more words

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