Is flipping a coin 50 50?

Have you ever flipped a coin as a way of deciding something with another person? The answer is probably yes. And you probably did so assuming you were getting a fair deal, because, as everybody knows, a coin is equally likely to show heads or tails after a single flip—unless it’s been shaved or weighted Read More

Could Bitcoin technology help science?

The much-hyped technology behind Bitcoin, known as blockchain, has intoxicated investors around the world and is now making tentative inroads into science, spurred by broad promises that it can transform key elements of the research enterprise. Supporters say that it could enhance reproducibility and the peer review process by creating incorruptible data trails and securely Read More

This is the Chaos Caused by Flying a Drone Near an Airport

This is the Chaos Caused by Flying a Drone Near an Airport

On July 2nd, 2017, Gatwick Airport in the UK was forced to suspend its runways for a total of 14 minutes because a drone was flown in restricted airspace. This 2-minute visualization released by NATS shows the chaos that ensued. An approaching aircraft reported a sighting of a drone in the early evening and air traffic controllers Read More

DOJ confirms criminal investigation into Uber vs. Waymo

DOJ confirms criminal investigation into Uber vs. Waymo

The civil trial between Uber and Waymo over stolen self-driving technology was supposed to start December 4th, but Judge Alsup announced a delay last month. Now he has unsealed the letter (over objections from the US Attorney’s Office in San Francisco) from the Department of Justice that caused the delay. It not only confirms that there is a criminal investigation into Uber’s Read More

QB Confidence Index: Rating NFL quarterback situations

The NFL season can dramatically affect one’s confidence — in either direction. Sometimes what you thought you knew in August turns out to be dead wrong. Sometimes you’re happy about that, and sometimes you’re not. Which brings us to the latest edition of ESPN’s Quarterback Confidence Index, also known as the toughest one yet. Remember, Read More

This Is How You Tell Him You Want A Commitment Without Scaring Him Away

This Is How You Tell Him You Want A Commitment Without Scaring Him Away

Has this ever happened to you? You start dating someone new. Things are going great. You’ve met some of their friends and vice versa. You begin to get excited about the way that things are going and start to fantasize about the future with them. Suddenly, it occurs to you that no one has mentioned Read More

9 Excruciating Signs You've Completely Lost Yourself In Your Relationship

9 Excruciating Signs You’ve Completely Lost Yourself In Your Relationship

People act in really unappealing ways when they lose themselves in their relationships. I know this intimately because I see it every day in my work, but also because it’s happened to me. When I originally wrote this article back in summer of 2015, I had totally and completely lost myself in my marriage. If Read More

BEWARE: “DJ Havok” from Long Beach, CA Has Been Ripping Off People by Selling Copyright Instrumentals, According to a Upcoming Rapper

DJ Havok from Long Beach, CA is selling copyright instrumentals, according to a local rapper, Maxwell Brooks, 29, from the LBC. Brooks contacted us because according to him the local producer “DJ HAVOK” has been ripping people off for hundreds of dollars, Brooks told our reporters that DJ Havok took his money and in return Read More

Amazon to be first $1 trillion firm, says Morgan Stanley

Amazon to be first $1 trillion firm, says Morgan Stanley

Amazon could be history’s first company with a $1 trillion valuation, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak, who broke down the calculations in this best-case scenario in a research note to clients this week. How Amazon could double in value: Investors already prize Amazon highly relative to its typically meager quarterly profits, but Nowak argues Read More

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