Monthly Archives: December 2018

49 Math Puzzles To Begin 2019 Right

By Oliver Roeder of FiveThirtyEight The world’s oldest collection of math puzzles had seen better days. In 1865, the British Museum received a brittle and breaking scroll of papyrus that was well over 3,000 years old. In December 2015 — … Continue reading

Posted in FiveThirtyEight

Teens who are constantly online are just as likely to socialize with their friends offline

By Jingjing Jiang of Pew Research Close to half of U.S. teens ages 13 to 17 say they are on the internet “almost constantly,” and more than nine-in-ten are social media users. These highly plugged-in youth, however, are just as … Continue reading

Posted in Pew Research, Social Media, United States

I’ve Interviewed 300 High Achievers About Their Morning Routines. Here’s What I’ve Learned.

By Benjamin Spall in the New York Times Your morning routine should suit your needs, but there are some habits everyone should try. Continue reading…

Posted in New York Times, Thought-Provoking Analysis

America’s New Religions

By Andrew Sullivan in New York Magazine My late friend, Christopher Hitchens, with a certain glee, gave me a copy of his book, God Is Not Great, a fabulous grab bag of religious insanity and evil over time, which I … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, United States

Trump Is Popular Only In Rural Areas

By Nathaniel Rakich and Dhrumil Mehta of FiveThirtyEight The 2018 midterm election confirmed America’s urban-rural divide; Democrats excelled in cities, Republicans dominated in the country and the suburbs were the tiebreaker that handed Democrats the House. Will the 2020 election … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Donald Trump, FiveThirtyEight, Republicans