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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.

PREDICT: Which Team Will Win World Series?

Posted 10.24.2012 | Sports

The 2012 World Series matchup is set. The San Francisco Giants will take on the Detroit Tigers in the Fall Classic and thanks to the National League's...

"Predict The Election" Contest

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Consider yourself a wonk? Think you know better than the polls? Ready to publicly state what your predictions are? Well, then, get ready to play this "predict the election" contest!

PREDICT: How Many Times Will God Be Mentioned At The Presidential Debate?

Posted 10.03.2012 | Religion

Will God appear in the debates? Mentions of God in the political landscape can stir up controversy. With the domestic policy debate approaching, Huff...

PREDICT: How Many Times Will God Be Mentioned At The Presidential Debate?

Posted 10.03.2012 | Religion

Will God appear at the debates? Mentions of God in the political landscape can stir up controversy. For example, conservatives were upset by Obama’s...

Understanding Trends and Catching a Wave in the Marketplace

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.24.2012 | Business
Soren Petersen

Understanding trends and catching a wave in the marketplace is one of two important elements for creating exponential growth. When coupled with outstanding execution, one's performance can yield results a factor 20 higher than normal.

Guess This Year's Emmy Winners

Posted 11.20.2012 | TV

This Sunday is the 64th Annual Primetime Emmys (7 EST/4 PST on ABC), but before any of the Spanx is put on or the limos arrive, we thought we'd give y...

Is There an Equation to Predict the Next President?

Eben Esterhuizen | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics
Eben Esterhuizen

Prediction markets are created for making predictions on a wide range of topics, from presidential elections to celebrity divorces. The current prices of the contracts on these markets can then be interpreted as the probability of an event taking place.

STUDY: Great Britain Could Easily Beat Medal Goal

AP | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. study has predicted that Britain will easily beat its goal of winning at least 48 medals including 25 golds at the London Olymp...

Can He Do It Again?

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH and PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

Michael Phelps, in the pool, raising a fist. Usain Bolt, on the track, slapping his chest. They are the two indelible images of the 2008 Beijing Ol...

Letting Go And New Beginnings

Jim Selman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

The reason letting go can be difficult is that we actually believe that our story is true in the sense that it accurately describes what happened or what caused the present to be the way it is.

VOTE: Does 'Blade Runner' Have Advantage?

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Is manmade material superior to muscle? Are those blades better than real legs? Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner, is taking the...

Does I'll Have Another Have What It Takes?

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- The Triple Crown. Three races in a five-week span at varying distances on different tracks. So tough only 11 horses have won it, none i...

Tuning Up For Triple Crown

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.07.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Triple Crown contender I'll Have Another turned in another strong gallop as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. ...

PARANORMAL PIG: This Pig Can Supposedly Pick The Winners Of Soccer Games

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weird News

WARSAW, Poland -- With a pig in Kiev, an elephant in Krakow and now, believe it or not, a ferret in Kharkiv, sports prognosticating has truly gone wil...