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Statistical analysis proves good dogs are getting even better

All good doggos go to Twitter.

On Mar 29, 2017 by Monica Riese

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Police in the U.S. have killed 275 people in the first three months of 2017

The Killed By Police database mines news sites for reports of police killings.

On Mar 24, 2017

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Last night’s NFL game was so bad, it broke all the probability graphs

Statistics just can't predict catastrophic human error.

On Oct 24, 2016 by Mike Wehner

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What kind of animal is most likely to kill you?

Maybe just stay inside.

On Sep 17, 2016 by David Britton

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You might hate the iPhone 7’s lack of a headphone jack, but you’re going to buy it anyway

One more thing...*Yawn*

On Sep 8, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

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The truth behind why so many studies you see on Facebook are ‘proven wrong’

It's called science, stupid.

On Sep 2, 2015 by Miri Mogilevsky

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U.K. government reveals thousands died after their welfare payments were stopped

The Conservative government insists that there is causal link between the two factors.

On Aug 27, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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This tool exposes how easy it is to manipulate scientific data

Spoiler alert: It's stupidly easy.

On Aug 19, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Why do so many women prefer masturbation to sex?

A new infographic shines light on the surprising issue women are experiencing in bed.

On May 26, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Nature or nurture? Scientists make a jarring discovery

And the winner is...

On May 20, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Your first date will probably be at a Starbucks

According to new data from the dating app Clover, couples prefer baristas over beers.

On Apr 7, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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What kind of porn do people search for on Easter?

Shockingly, a ton of people are looking up terms like 'bunny bondage.'

On Apr 5, 2015 by EJ Dickson

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Scientists tell us how to survive an actual zombie apocalypse

Academia is just an excuse to do studies like this.

On Mar 3, 2015 by Aja Romano

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OkCupid cofounder Christian Rudder talks true love and statistical analysis

You'll want to look over your profile photos after reading this.

On Feb 14, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Am I Going Down? app calculates odds that your plane will crash

Life and death is a numbers game.

On Jan 24, 2015 by Miles Klee