Though it’s tempting to lose faith in polls after this election, Saxe, Krasner Aronson, and Boxer argue that they are actually essential. Here’s why.
The semi-serious data-driven magazine Improbable Research has released a study empirically assessing (with tongue firmly in cheek) just how famous Donald Trump is.
It’s fitting that Harvey Pollack scribbled the number 100 after Wilt Chamberlain hit the legendary century mark for points. After all, he is the ultimate hoops numbers man.
More than 1.7 million people in Israel were living in poverty in 2012 — some 23.5 percent of the population — marking a slight dip over the previous year.
Nate SIlver is taking his stats and going to ESPN.
New York Times polling geek Nate Silver has become the poster boy for a data-driven approach to elections. He silenced critics with a near-perfect Election Day.