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Why is Ebola "out of control" in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, but appears contained in Nigeria and Senegal: 53eig.ht/1sNmP9y
Wait time in single lines (even long, snaking ones) is more predictable, and more likely to be shorter: 53eig.ht/1qD7sfe
RT @NateSilver538 Our crowdsourced data suggests the more people you invite to a party, the later they arrive: 53eig.ht/1wN81Xy
Which diet is better for losing weight: low-fat or low-carb? Low-fat beats low-carb by a hair: 53eig.ht/ZGA68t
Senate fundraising totals are a bad sign for Democrats: 53eig.ht/1vBlFQF pic.twitter.com/4Ntfdn3Qnz
In Florida, polls show that Democrat Charlie Crist is leading Republican Gov. Rick Scott, for governor: 53eig.ht/1sudKB7
The New Orleans Saints' playoff chances will improve with a Sunday win over the Detroit Lions. Find out how much: 53eig.ht/1yHV0Ts
Who will advance from the CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifiers? 53eig.ht/1qDVT7A pic.twitter.com/ltKfc9JEmF
Why do grocery stores have us wait in separate lines for each cashier, if single lines reduce wait times? 53eig.ht/1qD7sfe
Aaron Rodgers: overrated, underrated or properly rated? 53eig.ht/1w92XxD
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Who were the most and least valuable kickers in Week 6? @skepticalsports runs his algorithm: 53eig.ht/1w92XxD pic.twitter.com/sboWNGGBQs
How late is fashionably late? And an equation to estimate when people will show up to a party. 53eig.ht/1oaIRmB pic.twitter.com/ydMIHZcVMQ
.@MonaChalabi looks at research on how to optimize your waiting experience at the grocery store: 53eig.ht/1qD7sfe
The playoff implications for every Week 7 game for every NFL team! @inpredict @ReubenFB 53eig.ht/1pc52DO pic.twitter.com/0n0E98L7cV
Voters still don’t like the guy, but Charlie Crist is now leading in Florida: 53eig.ht/1sudKB7 pic.twitter.com/JwYuzfmWkR
Aaron Rodgers never comes back when he's down 9+ points in the second half. He's too cautious: 53eig.ht/1w92XxD pic.twitter.com/rGOXo0gppk
Senate Update: There's been a lot of movement in some states. But the overall picture... 53eig.ht/ZZRTrS pic.twitter.com/scL0YDUlPy
The law of supply and demand suddenly applies to oil, too. 53eig.ht/1xTzjwv By @bencasselman pic.twitter.com/1rDy7qwINd
How do you quantify the spiciness of a chili pepper? 53eig.ht/1Cnm9sh pic.twitter.com/G8HBkyVECu
When a country detects its Ebola outbreak has a major effect on how quickly it can move past it. 53eig.ht/1u6rP5z
We have to wait until Election Day if political polls are skewed this year. By @NateSilver538 53eig.ht/1yCRqdo pic.twitter.com/fGZArZP6z3
FiveThirtyEight Films is coming. Watch the trailer for the first short film now: 53eig.ht/1sSvo3e On Oct. 22, the full thing arrives.
The 12 Democratic Senate seats most likely to flip: 53eig.ht/Senate pic.twitter.com/zAJ7nvhFW2
The polls might be skewed against Democrats -- or Republicans. 53eig.ht/1yCRqdo by @NateSilver538 pic.twitter.com/byOD7Qy7OW
Which diet will help you lose the most weight? At six months, Atkins. 53eig.ht/11jd2xD pic.twitter.com/tKJsoCTM8Q
#TheDayTheSeriesStopped airs on @espn at 10 ET. 25 years after the Bay Area disaster, why can't we predict quakes? 53eig.ht/1sMjO9P
The now better-rested #Royals and #Orioles are atop our list of ALCS/NLCS comeback clashes. 53eig.ht/1w1Feyy pic.twitter.com/CPhdXkXHZ0
.@CarlBialik chats with @wabenews about how much stock can be put in polling data. bit.ly/1sDSb26
The prediction that seismologists can make is that we won’t get more definite earthquake predictions anytime soon. 53eig.ht/1sMjO9P
Current chance of GOP win: Kansas 44% Colorado 63% Iowa 63% Georgia 72% Kentucky 74% Arkansas 74% Louisiana 74% fivethirtyeight.com/interactives/s…
Electing a black mayor leads to more black police officers. 53eig.ht/1yWs1wm pic.twitter.com/CmQVdtlZW3
.@ameliatd on why new clinic standards in Texas won’t make abortions safer. 53eig.ht/1sdgDGl pic.twitter.com/wRGsv03B8o
Chinese growth regressing to the mean, retirees' wealth depletion, & costs of medical records. The latest @nberpubs: 53eig.ht/ZqPe9u
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Between 2000 and 2010, China's GDP grew by an average of 9.7%. It should slow to 3.9% over the next two decades. 53eig.ht/1p9Eqn0
Here's what each manager should have done based on the math, and what actually happened in Game 2 of the #NLCS. 53eig.ht/ZomrCj
.@DCComics and @Marvel have come closer to gender parity, but each still faces an imbalance. 53eig.ht/1D73ZgV pic.twitter.com/0ix6BZJzGn
25 years after the destructive Bay Area quake, why can't we still predict earthquakes? @FiveThirtyEight investigates 53eig.ht/1sMjO9P
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The #Seminoles' drop from college football's No. 1 spot in the AP Poll wasn't unprecedented. 53eig.ht/1wzloL0 pic.twitter.com/XvIx39XA0X
If you had to pick a diet to maximize weight loss at one year, Ornish comes out on top. 53eig.ht/11jd2xD pic.twitter.com/T3tL449JSO
25 years after the day the series stopped, seismologists have mostly forsaken a quest for precise quake predictions. 53eig.ht/1sMjO9P
Here's what a GOP win on election night would look like. 53eig.ht/1vZUooF pic.twitter.com/fbfDc1zr7Q
To say the comic book industry has a slight gender skew is like saying Superman's kind of strong. 53eig.ht/1D73ZgV
Our latest Senate update: What's the most likely path for the GOP to win the Senate on Nov. 4? 53eig.ht/ZBAHrR pic.twitter.com/waAOE1BW3I
Those #Rams sure look sharp. That uniform's a throwback from the Greatest Show on Turf era. 53eig.ht/1uDZEN3 pic.twitter.com/9yAfsbdMgI
Asylum requests coincide with the violence in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. 53eig.ht/1o7IMAa pic.twitter.com/oall5vqHWn