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Marcia Liss | Posted 07.26.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Door You Pick Can Tell Your Future. Mine Was So Accurate, It's Scary

LittleThings.com | Posted 06.09.2015 | Weird News
LittleThings.com

This is a simple quiz that has been making its way around the internet, and supposedly it reveals enough about your personality that it can help you predict your future.

Designing a Business, Concept and Ad Campaign in 5 Days

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.19.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Pressure does different things to different people -- for some, it helps them to focus and perform, while others simply fall apart.

Why Chess?

John Koshy | Posted 05.05.2015 | Education
John Koshy

If you favor intelligence over strength, then think chess. Unlike some other games, chess does not rely on luck, muscular strength or brute force. It is a brain over brawn exercise and an exquisite art form that has existed for more than 1500 years.

An Investing Anti-Prediction

Jonathan K. DeYoe | Posted 06.25.2015 | Money
Jonathan K. DeYoe

The key is to understand that it is all part of a natural process of unfolding futures mixed with emotional investors, and then to NOT get overly emotional about it. You cannot predict or control either of them. And, if you have a long time-horizon, it doesn't matter.

Natalie Jackson

Here's Why We Can't Predict 2016 Based On Past Presidential Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Natalie Jackson | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

Right now, the 2016 stories are all about individual presidential candidates -- Hillary and Jeb and Rand and Ted and maybe Martin. But let's just put ...

Pilots, Patients and Public Peril: Framing Andreas Lubitz and the Germanwings Crash

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

These findings suggest that mental illness is neither a sufficient nor necessary cause of violence. Rather, like the rest of the population, a nexus of variables must be considered when attempting to predict something as complex as human behavior.

FDA Approves 23andMe's DNA Test, But Not the One It Halted Earlier

Cecile Janssens | Posted 04.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Cecile Janssens

FDA's decision to approve 23andMe's Bloom syndrome carrier test is a first step for the online offer of medical genetic testing, but the real regulatory breakthroughs have yet to come.

Newly Discovered DNA Clock Runs Too Fast -- Scientific Evidence Can Hardly Keep Up

Cecile Janssens | Posted 04.07.2015 | Science
Cecile Janssens

Aging is a process that changes the entire body and expectedly on a detailed molecular level too. Future research will identify novel biomarkers that indicate faster or slower aging on the basis of which predictive tests can be developed. But we are not there yet. And likely not even close.

Is Self-Driving the Future?

Zoe Williams | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Zoe Williams

The notion of driverless vehicles is an easy one to ridicule, but they might not be as futuristic and sci-fi as people think. We take a closer look to discover if self-driving cars really are the future for the world's highways.

Five Future Predictions That Will Leave You Reeling

Ella Jameson | Posted 02.14.2015 | Weird News
Ella Jameson

While skeptics may put it down to chance or informed guesswork, believers insist that these predictions are proof of the higher brain power that many humans apparently possess.

Predicting the Success of Design Driven Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.12.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Of course, there is much more to a startups success than market, technology and design execution, including team dynamics, the competitive field, surrounding ecosystem and the intellectual property conditions.

Why Trendspotting Still Matters: The Power of Looking Forward

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.08.2015 | Business
Marian Salzman

One could see it as archaic. Maybe we no longer need trendspotters, when everything is changing all the time, and when everything else -- branding, marketing, behavior and lifestyle -- can adapt in real time. Trendspotting can be frustrating.

Can Statistics Predict Game of Thrones, and Why Does It Matter?

Richard Vale | Posted 12.09.2014 | Science
Richard Vale

Fans of George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire saga love to speculate about what will happen next. With two books (of seven) to go, the identity of the eventual occupant of the Iron Throne is anyone's guess. But if the Warlocks of Qarth can see into the future, why can't we?

Books That Benefit From Amazon's Latest Disruptive Innovation

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson | Posted 09.20.2014 | Books
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson

As a published author and book lover, I am decidedly ambivalent about Amazon's new Kindle Unlimited project. Advertised as the Netflix of books, it ...

MLB Midseason Awards: See Which Stars Take Home the Baseball's Most Prestigious Awards

Dave Kreissman | Posted 09.01.2014 | Teen
Dave Kreissman

Yes, I know we have of the games left in the 2014 MLB regular season. But still, somebody has to predict who will taking home baseball's biggest awards by season's end (and who'd deserve these awards if the season ended today).

Wrapping a Present for the Future

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.10.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Maybe there is some risk in overzealously documenting our lives. There are certainly times to put that camera away and join in the fun. But these findings suggest that there may also be risk in failing to create mementos. The seemingly dull and quotidian details of our everyday lives may be the emotional treasures of the future.

How Will Narendra Modi Do As India's PM?

Parthiv N. Parekh | Posted 07.07.2014 | Women
Parthiv N. Parekh

The rise of Narendra Modi is as loud a statement as ever that the country is sick and tired of the Congress's disastrously inept and corrupt rule.

TSI NFL Draft Series: Exploring Player Progressions and Regressions in Mel Kiper's Analysis (Part 3)

Dan Karpuc | Posted 07.02.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Projecting not only where each player will go, but how they will translate as NFL players is a quite demanding task, even for an undisputed expert.

TSI NFL Draft Series: Impossibility of Predicting NFL Success (Part 2)

Dan Karpuc | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Predicting the NFL draft order is particularly difficult since three variables must align: pick number, player and team. As noted, draft trades and dr...

TSI NFL Draft Series: The NFL Draft Mocks Us (Part 1)

Dan Karpuc | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

While selecting all 63 games of the NCAA tournament is certainly a nearly-impossible task, correctly projecting the NFL draft is also quite the undertaking. Often picks shock experts who devote their career to analyzing the NFL.

Gamification Based Decision-Making in Breakthrough Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Quickly separating promising design concepts from the mediocre saves time and money and mediates destructive political gamesmanship. However, the chal...

Do You Love Your Team This Much? Seahawks Fan Got Super Bowl Champs Tattoo BEFORE The Season

Ed Mazza | Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports

There's a fine line between delusional and confident -- and Seattle Seahawks fan Tim Connors is strutting right on it. Connors got a tattoo declari...

How FDA and 23andMe Dance Around Evidence That Is Not There

Cecile Janssens | Posted 03.29.2014 | Science
Cecile Janssens

23andMe has to demonstrate that their test predicts all of the 120 common diseases and 25 tests for drug response about which it makes claims - for customers of all ages and ethnicities.

5 Marketing Predictions for 2014

John Lusk | Posted 03.01.2014 | Small Business
John Lusk

I predict that in 2014 more and more companies will start tying sales goals to their social channels rather than simply focusing on reach and engagement numbers.