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Here's Why Polls Got The Republican Caucus Wrong

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pulled off an upset win in Iowa over not only Donald Trump but also the polls, which almost universally showed him behind. Tha...

The Public Policy Implications of Clinton's Emailgate

J.H. Snider | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
J.H. Snider

In the current frenzy to either bring Hillary Clinton down or hold her up, depending on which side you are on, the public policy implications of her email scandal ("Emailgate") are being ignored: how to prevent government officials from using private rather than government email systems for government business.

Many Who Support Gender Equality Still Refuse To Call Themselves Feminists

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.29.2016 | Women

Sure, we believe in gender equality... but don't call us feminists. That's the gist of a poll published on Jan. 27, conducted by the Washington Post ...

No, Jeb Bush Probably Isn't In Second Place In New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

The Twittersphere is abuzz about a New Hampshire poll from the Emerson College Polling Society that shows former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in a “surpris...

Surprise! White People Don't Really Care About School Diversity

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.21.2016 | Black Voices

Last century, white parents from Arkansas to Boston vigorously opposed the integration of local schools. Today, most white Americans still do not supp...

Donald Trump's Lead Isn't As Solid As It Looks

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Late last week, NBC News released a poll declaring, “Trump More Than Doubles National Lead.” Similar headlines across the national press made it s...

How Polls Trick People Into Saying Dumb Things, Like Judge Judy Being On The Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Do you think Judge Judy is a member of the Supreme Court? Yes? Maybe? Doesn't matter. Anything less than "absolutely not" shows you've been failed by...

Presidential Hopefuls Are Excluding Millennials, According To Survey

Kelsey Clark | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics
Kelsey Clark

A new survey from GenFKD has confirmed our suspicions: Presidential candidates are not discussing the issues important to America's largest eligible voting demographic, the millennials. And Gen Y has noticed.

What's Stopping You From Traveling in 2016?

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 01.08.2016 | Travel
Alyssa Ramos

My New Year's resolution is help everyone travel more, but since we're all different, I'm going to need a little help from you.

Why Your New Year's Resolution Has Already Failed and How to Get Back On Track

Allison Graham | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Allison Graham

For those, like me, who opted for nachos and wine with a friend instead of a trip to the gym and celery sticks on January 1st; please don't feel bad. New Year's Resolutions are designed to fail. Here's why and what you can do to get back on track.

How Pollsters Decide Who's A 'Likely Voter' Makes A Big Difference In Results

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

For all the challenges facing the election polling industry, one of the most basic remains figuring out whether people actually vote. Pollsters hoping...

Changing Your Job - Is it Worth it?

Sherri Thomas | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Sherri Thomas

A few years ago I hit a fork in my career road. Should I continue working in an organization where I felt undervalued and underappreciated - or leave and start over again? It was a gut-wrenching decision.

Twitter Users Passionately Debate How Dogs Should Wear Pants

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.30.2015 | Good News

The Internet has a special talent for answering the questions we never knew we wanted the answers to. And its most recent debate has sparked a massive...

Fat Profits: Watching Oprah's Weight

Dr. Felicia Clark | Posted 12.28.2015 | Women
Dr. Felicia Clark

Say the name "Oprah" and you think of authenticity, integrity and living your best life. Ms. Winfrey has always advocated for living your best life "now" instead of later. Oprah is trusted. That is why her brand carries weight.

Jeb Bush Knocks Chris Christie For Credit Downgrades, N.J. Economic Woes

The Huffington Post | Scott Conroy | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. -- For the first time in the 2016 campaign, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) set his sights directly on New Jersey Gov. Chris Chris...

Bernie Sanders Sweeps Online Polls After Winning the Last Democratic Debate of 2015

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

Who won the third Democratic debate? Hundreds of thousands of people voted online, and an overwhelming majority declared Bernie Sanders the top-performer.

People Want To Bomb The Fictional Kingdom In ‘Aladdin,’ But Don’t Panic Yet

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

Americans are deeply divided over whether to bomb the kingdom of Agrabah, according to a new poll, with Republicans more likely to be in favor and Dem...

Who's Spoiling Now? Polling Indicates That Democrats Underrate Sanders' Electability at Their Peril

Rob Hager | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics
Rob Hager

Last week the highly trusted Quinnipiac University National Poll ("Q-Poll") delivered both bad news and good news for Bernie Sanders. The unpromising lead is: Sanders polls 30% behind Clinton, among Democrats.

Yet Another Plea For Calm About Polling

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

So, you say you've noticed a poll! Maybe it was a poll in an early primary state. Maybe it was a national poll. Maybe it was a series of head-to-heads...

Fargo's Lou Solverson for President: The Great Man and the 2016 Presidential Election

Robert Alexander | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics
Robert Alexander

Several months ago I wrote a piece decrying the lack of great candidates running for the presidency. Over 100 years ago, James Bryce argued that the ...

7 Artists: On the Arctic

Louisiana Channel | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Follow us to one of the most fascinating yet endangered places on Earth. While politicians discuss climate change, we have asked seven artists about their relation to and work within the Arctic.

The 10 Very Best Smells Of The Holidays. Did Your Favorite Make The Cut?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2016 | HuffPost Home

It’s no wonder that the delicious smells that accompany sugar cookies, hot chocolate and crackling fires are so beloved. But what are the favorites of the favorites?

Warren's Week in Twitter Polls

Warren Holstein | Posted 12.04.2015 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

Twitter polls have become all the rage and I am continuing to take full advantage of them each week by boldy engaging the public on current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.

Getting Down and Dirty With Big Healthcare Data

Dr. Timothy Imler | Posted 11.29.2015 | Science
Dr. Timothy Imler

Humans are fallible. Humans entering data into healthcare records are no different. Even if there is internal reliability (within a hospital), in the era of data sharing across institutions on variable EHRs, there is increasing room for error.

You Don't Care Who Won a Glamour Award, You're Just a Transphobic Bigot

Ed Coffin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ed Coffin

Let's be honest, people aren't concerned with who actually deserved the honor, they are clearly outraged by the fact that a trans woman grabbed the spotlight.