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The Most Googled ‘How Tos’ On The Internet

The Most Googled ‘How Tos’ On The Internet

Google recently released a visual breakdown of the most popular “how to” searches worldwide since 2004. Curiously, the top ten features such eclectic topics as kissing, weight loss and pancakes! Here are the top ten, ranked in order.

No Statistic Will Help You Beat The Market 

No Statistic Will Help You Beat The Market 

There’s a statistic for everything, especially in investing. Writers and financial experts love to pick out minutiae from the markets and posit that they mean something BIG and EXPLOSIVE about the state of the economy — and now that you know it too, you have some sort of investing edge….

What Those Cornell Pizza Studies Teach Us About Bad Science

What Those Cornell Pizza Studies Teach Us About Bad Science

Sloppy statistics and research misconduct are nothing new, but it’s rare to get a clear picture of exactly how questionable data gets turned into clicky headlines. We have that now with the latest reporting on Cornell food scientist Brian Wansink, and it’s worth taking a minute to look at what’s…