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Emily Swanson

Poll Shows Americans Have Little Faith In Scientists, Science Journalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 12.22.2013 | Science

How much faith do Americans have in scientists and science journalists? Not a whole lot, a new survey finds. In a new HuffPost/YouGov poll, only 36...

Nearly Half Of Americans Don't Know Who Janet Yellen Is

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman and Emily Swanson | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business

She may be poised to become the most powerful woman in U.S. history, but many Americans don’t know who Janet Yellen is. In a recent HuffPost/YouG...

Tyler Kingkade

Most Americans Say They Can't Afford Public College

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.27.2013 | College

A majority of Americans believe the cost of a college education at a state university is unaffordable, but aren't sure they would prefer a radical new...

Lisa Belkin

HuffPost Poll: What Would You Do With An Extra Hour Every Day?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 08.02.2013 | Healthy Living

If you had an extra hour each day, how would you use it? Would you take a significant pay cut if it meant you could work one day less each week? And w...

Jason Linkins

Not Many People Noticed Or Cared About That Spat Between Bob Woodward And The White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

Hey, everybody. Remember last week's huge kerfuffle over Bob Woodward, and his spat with the White House over an obsequious, groveling apology that Ge...

Tyler Kingkade

More Guns Would Not Make College Campuses Safer: HuffPost/YouGov Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.08.2013 | College

NEW YORK -- Americans have a mixed opinion on whether guns should be allowed on college campuses, but a plurality of respondents to a new poll believe...

Good Data Trumps Good Stories

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business
Art Markman, Ph.D.

Despite all of the stories, the numbers told the right story all along. The numbers said that the election was not that close, and it was not.There is an important lesson here for business.

Converting a Poll Average to a Forecast

Simon Jackman | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Simon Jackman

As we enter the final week of the campaign, an obvious question to ask is how to convert the state-by-state probabilities of an Obama or Romney lead in the polls to probabilities that Obama or Romney will win the state and the election itself.

Emily Swanson

Legal Pot Charts Big Numbers In New Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

A solid majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana, either with or without taxes and regulations similar to those imposed on alcoholic beverag...

10 Take Aways From Hillary's Africa Trip (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited seven African nations on her recent tour of the continent. Didn't have time to read every story...

Choose Your World Leader (VOTE!)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

If you could pick any world leader to run your country, who would you vote for? Check out the HuffPost's pick and vote for YOUR ideal candidate. Don'...

Amazing Homes Of World Leaders (VOTE!)

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

How would you like to live in the White House? Take the HuffPost Poll of World Leaders' Residences - compare the photos and vote for your favorite. Do...