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Saturn in Sagittarius: Finding Our Authenticity and the Transparency of the Soul

Gahl Eden Sasson | Posted 02.10.2015 | Religion
Gahl Eden Sasson

Saturn, which in traditional astrology was named the Grand Maleficent, but in modern astrology is perceived as the personification of the Lord Karma a...

Hidden Errors and Overconfident Pollsters

David Rothschild | Posted 01.02.2015 | Politics
David Rothschild

Election forecasts report a margin of error of typically 3 percentage points. That means that 95 percent of the time the election outcome should lie within that interval. However, the true error is actually much larger than that.

This Winter May Be A Doozy

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2013 | Green

By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Oct 9 (Reuters) - The Pacific Northwest and western Rockies should brace for a dramatic start to the wi...

Three Questions to Evaluate New Business Opportunities

Ian Altman | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
Ian Altman

Elements of this image licensed from veer.com   Over the holiday weekend, my wife and I were planning an outing with our children. As is often th...

Want To Prevent Future Hunger? Try Precision Agriculture

Lloyd A. Treinish | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Lloyd A. Treinish

How many mouths will the world be feeding by 2050? It is an estimated 9.2 billion, up from 7 billion today. To keep pace with this growing population, global food production will need to increase by 70 percent. That means getting a lot smarter about how we raise crops.

Year of the Serpent Forecast

Dr. Maoshing Ni | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Maoshing Ni

Every year offers a unique set of challenges and opportunities. By following the guidance of the five elements in 2013 we can learn to ride the water wave and avoid being scorched by the fire. Have a happy and healthy year of the serpent.

What Is Predictive of the Oscars?

David Rothschild | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
David Rothschild

I spent several weeks this winter immersed in spreadsheets full of historical Oscar data to explore methods of using fundamentals to predict Oscar winners.

Government Goes After Prediction Markets and Research

David Rothschild | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
David Rothschild

Intrade goes to great lengths to transparently define the contracts in their markets for hosts of potential pitfalls: candidate deaths, calling outcomes, etc. The investors in this market are fully aware of what they are trading and the risks associate with that.

British Chamber of Commerce Reduces Growth Prospects For UK GDP

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) has published its quarterly economic forecast, downgrading its prediction for UK GDP growth in 2011 and 2012. ...

2011: A Pivotal Year for Global Cooperation

John Lipsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Lipsky

2011 represents a pivotal year for the global economic recovery and for international policy cooperation -- as well as for the role of the Fund in addressing these two principal challenges.

Read Radar, Make Your Own Forecast

George Zaidan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
George Zaidan

Winter brings out the amateur meteorologist in us. And today, if you have a smartphone, meteorology is no further than the palm of your hand.

Hurricane Rick: Storm Becomes Category 5 Hurricane Off Mexico

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MIAMI — Forecasters say Hurricane Rick is the strongest hurricane in the eastern north Pacific Ocean in more than a decade. The U.S. National H...

No Hurricane Worries? Not So Fast

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Here's the bad news about the quiet, almost peaceful hurricane season in 2009: Right away, people start thinking this is the norm. They start to relax and maybe even make fun of hurricanes.

Atlanta Flooding: 2 Killed, 1 Missing As Storms Drench Southeast

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — Surging floodwaters ripped apart a west Georgia trailer home, drowning a 2-year-old boy swept from his father's arms. In Atlanta, stra...