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  • By the numbers: 2014 Bengals offensive statistics through Week Two
    By the numbers: 2014 Bengals offensive statistics through Week Two
    The Cincinnati Bengals sit alone atop the AFC North and are ranked very high in most 'power rankings' for this week. Through Week Two, the team's offensive statistics are as follows:Overall offensive yards: 426 per game, fourth in the...
  • Dubious Age Claims Among (Dysfunctional) Numbers to Beware Of
    Part II: Publicists should treat numbers with healthy respect & skepticism
    In Part I, we explored the dysfunctional nature of numbers in story-telling—and that using numbers with great care is an effective way to build your credibility as a publicist or marketer.Lose your credibility and it's only a matter of...
  • What's behind every number: people
    Part I: Publicists should treat numbers with healthy respect & skepticism
    No number sprouts up out of nowhere.Behind every number is one or more human beings. And, like human beings, numbers can be quite dysfunctional. It might represent money they spend, miles they have driven, a claim they profess, or an infinite...
  • HARIBO's GOLD-BEARS package opened
    Gummy Bears, not Just Gourmet Candy, but Statistical Analysis
    Historically, Gummy Bears were created in 1922 by Johannes ("Hans") Riegel of Bonn, Germany. Still headquartered in Bonn, Germany, the name HARIBO comes from the abbreviation of his name and city, HAns RIegel BOnn. Americans were...
  • SMT/IDS at The Barclays
    SMT/IDS helps The Barclays go high tech
    There is no sport where technology plays more of a factor not only for participants, but also for fans, than the sport of golf.SMT/IDS, a leading provider of data integration, graphics presentation, scoring solutions and on-site services has...
  • Richard Feynman at Caltech
    Feynman, college students and probability, part two
    (Students frequently rise to the challenge when teachers raise the bar. Give them something to stretch their minds with and students will go at it with vigor and purpose. Elementary statistics is a transfer course at California’s community...
  • It’s All About The Choices You Make
    It’s All About The Choices You Make
    Child abuse in America and throughout the world continues to be a pandemic, in spite of a great wave of awareness being drawn to this issue, by various organizations.While many laws have tightened in this area, the issue continues to be&hellip...
  • Alcohol-impaired drivers responsible for many child passenger deaths
    Alcohol-impaired drivers responsible for many child passenger deaths
    Although all states have tough laws for driving under the influence, many intoxicated driver weave down the nation’s highways and are responsible for many deaths. For example, approximately 1,500 Californians are killed and 30,000 are...
  • Religious wars vs. Atheist wars
    Religious wars vs. Atheist wars
    Within various formats—from statistics to Atheist vs. Christian debates and much more in between—the issue of wars, and specifically religious wars, is considered.To begin with you can read up as to how the fact is that the argument...
  • The belief of ghosts and other supernatural phenomena in the 21st century
    The belief of ghosts and other supernatural phenomena in the 21st century
    How many people believe in ghosts? How many people believe in other weird things? There are plenty of paranormal shows on TV. So from researching news articles, I have the statistics from people's beliefs in ghosts and other paranormal things...
  • The new year: 2014
    New year’s resolutions history, statistics, and fun facts
    Were you one of the 45% of Americans who usually make New Year’s resolutions? Whether you are or not, how much do you know about their history, statistics, and general “fun facts?”Historians claim celebrating the New Year is the...
  • Veteran defender Chad Marshall
    Columbus Crew roster remarkably stable despite Marshall trade
    After the Columbus Crew missed the playoffs for two consecutive seasons, and the team dismissed the leadership pairing of Robert Warzycha and Brian Bliss, it was perhaps inevitable that changes would come. Few fans were prepared, however, when...
  • The real challenges of single parenting in America
    The real challenges of single parenting in America
    It's not the singleness in itself as sometimes it is one of life's inevitable situations, like when a parent dies. Yet when this occurs and a supportive extended family branch is available, often times it goes without saying, their help is...
  • Slate Gun Deaths
    Slate spotlights US gun deaths with interactive map
    Gun violence in the U.S. is a staggering problem with no easy solution. To spotlight just how widespread with issue is, Slate developed an interactive map that has tallied every reported gun death in the nine-plus months since Adam Lanza's...
  • National Debt clock
    Fudging the numbers
    There is an old axiom “Figures don’t lie but liars figure”. This phrase might as well be on Obama’s desk in place of Truman’s “The buck stops here” sign. The administration is faced with the problem of...