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Entries by Keith Thomson from 10/2010

The 10 Most Innovative Smuggling Schemes Foiled by the Feds (PHOTOS)

| Posted 10.20.2010 | World

2010-10-20-drugs.jpgI recently interviewed FBI agents who caught a couple smuggling funds to Hezbollah. The couple's method astonished me. As smuggling goes, however, it was pedestrian, compared to the following.

Gamblers' Election-Forecasting Prowess and How They're Betting on the 2010 Races

| Posted 10.28.2010 | Politics

A professional horseplayer once told me that compared to handicapping horse races, elections were a cakewalk. "Polls can be inaccurate," he said. "Gamblers are accurate or they lose." There's considerable evidence he was on the money.