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Data & Contradictions

Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree Quinoa, lauded as a “superfood,” was rated healthy by about 90 percent of …

Surprisingly Little Evidence for the Accepted Wisdom About Teeth I brush my teeth twice a day, but not for as long as my dentist …

Accounting for Taste Sitting in a pub one night a dozen years ago, Charles Spence realized that he was in the presence of the …

Before Beane Somewhere in your favorite sports franchise’s front office, a team of analysts is teasing the truth out of a mess of misleading …

On Second Thoughts: Joe Namath Joe Namath’s legacy will forever be linked with 10 words. “We’re going to win on Sunday, I guarantee it,” …

Does Hosting the Olympics Actually Pay Off? Brazil may have never wanted for places to play soccer, but that didn’t stop the country from …

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Extreme Moneyball: The Houston Astros Go All In on Data Analysis Professional baseball is an insular business, so when Jeff Luhnow showed up for …

The A’s Are Playing a New Brand of Moneyball The funniest thing about the legacy of Moneyball, the 2003 Michael Lewis book and the …

How Prohibition Gave Rise to Kid Cuisine At the age of 4, children of the near-extinct Kawésqar tribe of Chilean Patagonia spear and roast …

Misunderstanding Orange Juice as a Health Drink A tall glass of orange juice is the very image of refreshment, packed with vitamins and radiating …