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Atheist Statistics For 2008 – Do You Believe These?

This video shows statistics centered around atheism, claiming that atheism is correlated with a healthy society. I don't want to turn this into a religious debate, but I really don't…

Bad Statistics Leads to Poor Results and a Questionable Trial Verdict

Oxford mathematician, Peter Donnelly gives a TED talk on the common mistakes we make when interpreting Statistics.

All Linkin Park Songs Look the Same? Maybe Not.

On Last.fm, someone took snapshots of some Linkin Park songs, compared them, and concluded that all Linkin Park songs look are the same. I guess at a glance, the songs…

Misleading Map of Buffalo Snow

I saw this map of the average snow levels in Buffalo. I think I just glanced at it and that was about it. When you first look at the map,…

Finding Weirdness in Temperature Data

After parsing Weather Underground pages to grab temperature data, it's time to look at the data. Can't download all that data and not do anything with it! First off, in…

Juice TESTING in Competitive Sports

It's easy to see how Statistics got this bad wrap because it's so easy to lie with data, charts, and graphs. Sometimes it's on purpose -- someone might try to…