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  1. Statistics disprove 'war on women'Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Spectrum

    The "war on women" political slogan is in fact a war against common sense. It is a statistical fraud when Barack Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn -- and that this is solely because of discrimination.


  2. Wage gap isn't so simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Independent Women's Forum

    Look up the old saying, "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics," and you'll see this as exhibit A: Women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns.


  3. Physicists suppress 'stiction' force that bedevils microscale machineryRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Nanodot

    Whether or not MEMS technology has use as a development path toward productive nanosystems, or atomically precise manufacturing, is unclear , the problem of stiction in microscale mechanical systems has been used as a canard to criticize proposals for mechanical molecular machine systems.


  4. Digging Deeper into Breeders' Cup Lasix StudyRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2013 | Blood Horse

    A follow-up look at some of the racing statistics of juveniles involved in the furosemide observational study results released Dec. 16 by Breeders' Cup from this year's World Championships and two California-bred stakes races for 2-year-olds at The observational study found that 2-year-olds racing without race-day furosemide at the 2013 Breeders' ... (more)


  5. Seattle Mariners and Strikeout Rate: Sabermetrics SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SoDo Mojo

    Sep 10, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners center fielder Abraham Almonte and first baseman Justin Smoak high five after Almonte scores a run against the Houston Astros off a RBI single hit by right fielder Franklin Gutierrez during the 6th inning at Safeco Field.


  6. What are some brilliant skills that will blow people's minds?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sarah In Tampa

    ... but her talent lies in something which you and me would have surely done in our lives at some point of time. MATHEMATICS Ok, so what's so great in mathematics? How is that a brilliant skill? There have been thousands of mathematicians and geniuses ...


  7. Levine: Numbers Help, But Talent Determines WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Cubs manager Rickey Renteria is doing his best to cajole and push his players to better performance levels.


  8. 3 years after Act 10- Wisconsin's job growth lags under WalkerRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Yesterday had the monthly state-by-state jobs release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and it had a number of interesting data points that show us where Wisconsin is at.


  9. Number of EI recipients in Sask. rose slightly in Feb.Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    The number of people receiving Employment Insurance benefits in Saskatchewan rose by 1.9 per cent in February, the second increase in three months, Statistics Canada reported Thursday.


  10. The best (and worst) jobs for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

    While the population of most of the country's metro areas grew at a low pace in recent years, in a... CareerCast is out with their annual ranking of the 10 best and 10 worst jobs for 2014 , and let's just say that math and science guys everywhere are about to high-five.


  11. Note to Baseball CoachesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Note to Coaches: The Post-Gazette plans to publish statistical leaders next week.


  12. Mingo Central teacher attends advanced learning workshopRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... to borrow a $1,000 classroom kit of activities from NASA that covers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics lessons. Additionally, each classroom educator can submit a limited number of student designs for production on RCBI and NASA's 3-D ...


  13. Do Prizes Dent Productivity?Read the original story

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    A few words of caution for Matthew Gentzkow , professor at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and the most recent winner of the John Bates Clark Medal : Young scholars can become less productive after winning prestigious awards.


  14. Column: Statistical fraudsRead the original story

    Friday | The Gaston Gazette

    It is a statistical fraud when Barack Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn - and that this is because of discrimination.


  15. Sandra Stotsky Responds to Criticism of Common Core OpponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    Writing at National Review Online , American Enterprise Institute's Rick Hess and Mike McShane make the complaint that critics of Common Core have not come up with the next steps to "repeal and replace" for states that want to restore academic integrity to their K-12 curriculum in English language arts and mathematics.


  16. Thomas Sowell - Statistical FraudsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

    It is a statistical fraud when Barack Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn - and that this is because of discrimination.


  17. Cathryn Carson and Fernando Perez on SpectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | KALX-FM Berkeley

    The Berkeley Institute for Data Science is only four months old. Two people involved with shaping the Institute are Carson is an Associate Professor of History, an Associate Dean of Social Sciences, and the Operational Lead of the Social Sciences Data Lab at project while a graduate student in 2001 and continues to lead the project.


  18. A father leaves a mixed legacy in 'Proof'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 |

    ... a squeaky screen door, and the action takes place in the yard and patio. It's the home of Robert, a once-famous mathematics professor, and his daughter, Catherine. The title of the play refers to a mathematical proof, a theorem about prime numbers, ...


  19. New SAT format to align with Common Core and college curriculum taught in Berryessa schoolsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Berryessa Sun

    ... available on paper and computers in spring 2016, will have three sections: evidence-based reading, writing and mathematics, with scoring reverting to the old 1,600-point scale (instead of 2,400), and an optional essay (scored separately). The ...


  20. Quick LinksRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Not Even Wrong

    ... names whose work I know nothing about are Artur Avila and Maryam Mirzakhani. Another area of huge progress in mathematics over the past year or so has been work of Peter Scholze, who is another excellent Fields Medal candidate, but one young enough ...