Tag: statistics

It might just be statistically possible for Donald Trump to win the presidency, although such an outcome would obviously give a completely new meaning to the term 'margin of error.'

Because the only thing that can stop a bad toddler with a gun, is a good toddler with a gun.

Math is hard. Especially if you're already a moron with a skewed sense of reality. Which explains why both the Stupidest Man on the...

The NRA is branching out from its traditional fetishizing of guns by teasing an exciting "lifestyle" quiz that helps you decide how "vulnerable" you...

Writing for a politics blog is weird. Yr Dok Zoom had just finished saving an earlier version of this piece Wednesday night when he...

So Thursday on the Twittersphere, some pro-choice ladies had a big internet event, telling their own stories of having had abortions, with the goal of...

So, hey, some pretty good employment news today: The June jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the economy added 288,000...

Researchers at the University of Illinois released a study that suggests that people are just plain sexist when it comes to hurricanes: Hurricanes with feminine...

John Oliver and Last Week Tonight just keep nudging us ever closer to actually getting HBO. Take, for instance, this segment on climate change,...

We are now officially in the "Stupid people make us want to scream" portion of the Michael Dunn trial, when every moron possible will...

Update/Correction: A couple of emails to the Wonkette tipline have pointed out that, in our lust for mathematical slobberknockery, we got a couple of...

In fifty-nine Philadelphia voting divisions, Mitt Romney received zero votes. Fifty-nine. Zero. Italics. Fox Nation posts this Philadelphia Inquirer article, leaving their commentariat to worry that maybe...

The total number of people executed by states and the federal government fell by 12 percent this year, according to a new study on...

For the third straight year, even as the Great Recession pummels ever more people into poverty, the national crime rate has dropped. Murder, rape,...

It turns out that America's News Network, Fox News, is not really watched at all by black people, which explains why they are so...

Only three types of human come from Rhode Island: Portuguese people; descendants of fancy old-money white people with comical names like "Claiborne"; and dope...

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