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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 0 games suspended NFL Commissioner and [expletives redacted] Roger Goodell’s decision to suspend New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Friday, September 4, 2015
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If you’re reading this article, there’s a decent chance you’re a political junkie. You probably have strong opinions on most of the presidential candidates. Yet, as I pointed out this morning, the Republican presidential primary contest is still...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Harry Enten | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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Twitter is humming 24 hours a day. Facebook has peak times in the mornings and then a “prime time” in the evening. And the enigmatic Facebook algorithm can make or break a website’s traffic. When you have your hands on some of the biggest social...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Jody Avirgan | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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A pancreatic cancer diagnosis is basically a death sentence. The five-year survival rate is 6 percent. A prostate cancer diagnosis, on the other hand, offers patients more room for hope — its five-year survival rate is nearly 100 percent. But despite...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Andrew Flowers | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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In preparation for the 2015 NFL season, FiveThirtyEight is running a series of eight division previews, each highlighting the numbers that may influence a team’s performance (including projections and rankings based on ESPN’s preseason Football Power...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Friday, September 4, 2015
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Somebody ought to teach Roger Goodell how to suspend a guy properly. On Thursday, Judge Richard Berman overturned Teflon Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in connection with the Deflategate scandal. You can read all sorts of legal analysis elsewhere,...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Chadwick Matlin | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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The outsiders are coming! The outsiders are coming! Donald Trump has led the Republican primary race in almost every survey over the past two months, and now two other non-politicians, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, are also climbing up the polls. It’s...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Harry Enten | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 3 correspondents While all eyes have been on the debut of Stephen Colbert at the “Late Show,” the “Daily Show” with Trevor Noah added three new...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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In preparation for the 2015 NFL season, FiveThirtyEight is running a series of eight division previews, each highlighting the numbers that may influence a team’s performance (including projections and rankings based on ESPN’s preseason Football Power...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Benjamin Morris | Thursday, September 3, 2015
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If you are a super-elite chess player, odds are that you’ve spent the past week in St. Louis. Ten of the world’s best have been there competing in the Sinquefield Cup — a tournament that was founded by the billionaire Rex Sinquefield and that this...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Oliver Roeder | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Too much campaign coverage is crappy — credulous, overheated and unenlightening. FiveThirtyEight was founded to help remedy that (or at least to try), and as the 2016 election gets going, we’re looking for a chief political reporter to help us continue...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Micah Cohen | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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If you were to rank the most exciting presidential nomination contests, the 1996 Republican race would be near the bottom. Bob Dole, the “next-in-line” GOP candidate and the Senate majority leader, built up a huge lead in polls and endorsements early...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Nate Silver | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 4 designs New Zealand is entertaining the idea of changing up its flag. The government received 10,000 design submissions, but only four remain in the...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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In preparation for the 2015 NFL season, FiveThirtyEight is running a series of eight division previews, each highlighting the numbers that may influence a team’s performance (including projections and rankings based on ESPN’s preseason Football Power...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Reuben Fischer-Baum | Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Welcome to this week’s episode of Hot Takedown, our podcast where the hot sports takes of the week meet the numbers that prove them right or tear them down. On this week’s show (Sep. 1, 2015), FiveThirtyEight’s Carl Bialik previews the U.S. Open...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Kate Fagan | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Dear Mona, I’m 24 and at the age where a lot of my friends are getting married. I’m wondering what’s the average marriage age for people in the United States vs. worldwide. Ian (unmarried), 24, Lincoln, Nebraska Dear Ian, It’s not just your friends....
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Mona Chalabi | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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If you logged on to Business Insider at 8 a.m. today, this is what you saw: Well, the game-changing jobs report has come, and the game remains decidedly unchanged. (I’m not just picking on Business Insider here. Bloomberg, for example, asked whether...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Ben Casselman | Friday, September 4, 2015
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