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PREDICT: Which Team Will Win The ACC Tournament?

Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports

To close out the ACC regular season, North Carolina avenged a gut wrenching loss at home to Duke earlier this season by crushing its rivals at Cameron...

Man Who Predicted NASA Space Disaster Dies At 73

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Science

NEPHI, Utah -- Roger Boisjoly, a NASA contractor who repeatedly voiced concerns about the space shuttle Challenger before it exploded, has died. He wa...

Predicting Florida: Newt's Petard

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As we wend our way through the Republican primary season, at times predicting the outcome of a single state's race is very hard to do. At other times, it is actually pretty easy. Florida looks to be one of the latter.

The GOP Primary: A Predictable Storm

Michael Taft | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Taft

One of the many frameworks for understanding the human brain is as a prediction machine. We evolved to be able to model, most unconsciously, complex future scenarios in our brain and to generate predictions about which of these scenarios is likely to occur.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, What Will Hit (in 2012) and What Will Fall

Ashley Koff | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

As we close the door on 2011, nutrition and wellness -- the pursuit of optimal health -- continues to lead the country as an issue and major challenge. Looking ahead, there is much to be hopeful about, and a few things to watch out for.

My 2012 Predictions

Mariela Dabbah | Posted 02.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Mariela Dabbah

I think 2012 will be a year where a lot more general market media will jump onto the English-media-for-acculturated-Hispanics bandwagon, and as a result, the healthy competition among platforms will positively impact quality and revenue.

Predictable Surprises: 10 International Crises and Social Media Revolutions You Can Bet on Between Now and 2015

Philip N. Howard | Posted 01.20.2012 | World
Philip N. Howard

Between now and 2015, there will be some predictable crises in global politics. The most predictable political crises have become the moments in whic...

Forecasting 2012: How Much Does Ideology Matter?

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

Almost every analyst agrees that it is too soon to say with much confidence whether President Obama will win in November. However, both theory and data suggest that the conservatism of his opponent is likely to matter less than Nate Silver's model suggests.

Mark Blumenthal

GOP Power Outsiders: Bachmann Can't Win | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than six weeks after winning the Ames Straw Poll in Iowa, Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is all but f...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Rules Out Rick Perry's Idea Of Moving Social Security To States | Jon Ward | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign said Wednesday it has ruled out the idea, floated by fellow Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, of movi...

Apple Event Pegged For October: What Will They Announce?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Technology

Tired of waiting for the next iPhone? Mark your calendars! The iPhone 5 could be announced at an Apple event on October 4, according to tech blog and ...

Joshua Hersh

Rep. Joe Walsh To Palestinians: Stop Statehood Bid Or Israel Will Annex West Bank | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- A Republican lawmaker has introduced a resolution warning Palestinian leaders that Israel would be within its rights to annex the West Ban...

Google+ Interest Appears To Be Waning

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology

Despite a celebrated launch and a meteoric rise, social network Google+ may be faltering. Though the site continues to add new features and integrate ...

Howard Fineman

Tea Party Debate Themes: Gang Up On Rick Perry, Dismantle Washington | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two things happened in Monday night's CNN-Tea Party debate. The dynamics of the Republican race became clear: it's Rick Perry against th...

Prediction and Its Discontents

Robert Teitelman | Posted 11.08.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Living through the last decade has been one tutorial after another on the failure of prediction, in particularly, but not exclusively, the failure of markets to see around the corner.

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. ...

This Week In Apple Rumors: What Do You Believe?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.14.2011 | Technology

Every week the numerous blogs covering the machinations of the Apple empire float tons of unconfirmed rumors, futuristic speculation, and questionably...

Google Announces New Search Feature

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.13.2011 | Technology

Google announced on Friday that Google+ users will soon begin to see Google+ posts in their Google Search results. This feature is activated only ...

Jon Ward

Sarah Palin Continues Flirtation With 2012 Run, Will Attend Iowa State Fair | Jon Ward | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will continue to stoke speculation that she may run for president by attending the Iowa State Fair later this week. ...

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Fall Short In Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats won two Wisconsin state Senate seats in Tuesday's dramatic recall elections, but they fell short of the three needed to take t...

Paige Lavender

Wisconsin Recall Elections: A Breakdown Of The Races | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following a highly contentious seven-month battle, all but one of the nine recalled Wisconsin state Senators will fight to keep their se...

Google+ Fastest Growing Social Network Ever, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

The Google+ project, launched on June 28, is now the fastest growing social network ever with over 25 million members, according to a report from Web ...

Elise Foley

Take Three: Boehner Plan Will Go For A Vote | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will hold a vote Friday on a revised plan to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending by $22 billion next year, Majorit...

Ryan Grim

CBO: Reid Debt Ceiling Plan Would Save More Than Boehner's Proposal | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The Senate Democratic plan to raise the debt ceiling would slash spending cuts far deeper than House Speaker John Boehner's proposal, acc...

New iPhone Coming This Fall?

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 09.24.2011 | Technology

Will there be a new iPhone by Labor Day 2011? Evidence has been mounting recently that the iPhone 5 (also known as the iPhone 4S) will be released ...