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San Diego State vs. Oklahoma

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 7 seed San Diego State will face No. 10 Oklahoma in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. Both the Aztecs and Soone...

Florida vs. Northwestern State

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 3 seed Florida will face No. 14 Northwestern State in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. The Gators have reached...

PREDICT: Gonzaga vs. Southern

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

The No. 1 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs will face the No. 16 Southern Jaguars in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the West Region. Under hea...

UCLA vs. Minnesota

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 6 UCLA will face No. 11 Minnesota in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. UCLA closed out the season winning seven...

Michigan vs. South Dakota State

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 4 seed Michigan will face No. 13 South Dakota State in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. The Wolverines earned ...

VCU vs. Akron

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 5 seed Virginia Commonwealth will face No. 12 Akron in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. VCU is making its thir...

North Carolina vs. Villanova

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 8 seed North Carolina will face No. 9 Villanova in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. After hitting a couple rou...

Kansas vs. Western Kentucky

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 1 seed Kansas will face No. 16 Western Kentucky in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. Bill Self and his Jayhawks...

Google Executive Chairman's 3 World-Changing Predictions

Robert Lockard | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Robert Lockard

What will our world look like 10 years from now? Will we finally have the flying cars and mechanical maids The Jetsons promised us? Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman and former CEO of Google, has some possible answers in his new book.

Major Online Betting Site Shuts Down

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

LONDON -- Online prediction market Intrade has shut down all trading activity immediately, saying it is investigating recently-discovered events that ...

Interview With Predictive Analytics Author Eric Siegel

Phil Simon | Posted 05.06.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

We live in an era of Big Data and predictive analytics, and Nate Silver's not the only one who's noticed this. I recently sat down with Dr. Eric Siegel to talk about new book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.

Experts' Super Bowl Predictions

Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

If only for his take on predictions, Danish physicist Niels Bohr might not have been a very good fit in sports media. "Prediction is very difficul...

Understanding the Role of Luck in Our Lives

Michael J. Mauboussin | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Michael J. Mauboussin

Whether you're placing bets on a hot player in your rotisserie baseball league or a hot fund in your investment portfolio, recognize that good luck is unlikely to persist.

Changes Coming To An Airplane Near You

George Hobica | Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

A major airline will start charging for carry on bags. United maybe? Spirit and Allegiant already do and they haven't gone out of business.

Super Bowl Odds

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

The matchup for Super Bowl XLVII is set and the oddsmakers have declared that Jim is the favored Harbaugh. Not long after the John Harbaugh's Balt...

Does Anyone Make 'It Gets Worse' Videos?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

It's time for some new predictions! Anything could happen in 2013. Who knows? Maybe the SETI project's radio telescopes will receive an alien transmission and pinpoint the source to that UFO hovering over Donald Trump's head.

WATCH: 5 FAILED Pundit Predictions From 2012

Oliver Noble | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media

Every year, America’s political pundits provide endless commentary on the 24-hour cable news networks. And while it may be fun to watch their blovia...

Are Manziel's Stats Padded?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports

Lies, damned lies and Johnny Manziel's statistics? During a Heisman debate on HuffPost Live, Steve Herring of The New Notre Dame Nation Network ar...

Heisman Trophy Odds

Posted 12.07.2012 | Sports

No matter who wins, Heisman history will be made on Saturday. If Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel takes home the trophy then he'll be the firs...

Heisman Trophy Finalists

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.04.2012 | Sports

And then there were three. The field of candidates for the 2012 Heisman Trophy was narrowed to a trio of finalists on Monday. To the surprise of n...

Election 2012: The Wisdom of the Crowd

Leighton Vaughan Williams | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Leighton Vaughan Williams

While an expert may know more than anyone else in the room, he is unlikely to know more than the room as a whole, to be wiser or cleverer than the crowd.

Nate Silver and the Rise of Political Data Science

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Tarun Wadhwa

The field of "political data science" is now more than just a concept -- it's a proven, election-winning approach that will continue to revolutionize the way campaigns are run for decades to come.

In Defense of Nate Silver: Pundits Reveal Their Misunderstanding

Paul Raeburn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Paul Raeburn

Nate Silver is not a pollster. He is not polling people, but using data to make predictions. Similarly, weather forecasts are generally correct -- but not always. But when there is an 86 percent change of rain, most of us grab an umbrella. And we should.

A Conservative's Take: Top 10 Reasons Why Romney Lost

John Ziegler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
John Ziegler

Before the votes are even counted, I am willing to confidently stick with my earlier prediction that Barack Obama will win this election. With that said, here is the first autopsy of the Romney campaign from a hardcore conservative.

Entering Polling Darkness

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

Even without a mega-storm blasting the Eastern states, we were headed into a period of polling uncertainty, but the storm intensifies the cloudiness of polling predictions from this point forward.