F is for “Effort”

Apparently there are some New England Schools publishing something the media has dubbed the “Effort Roll”. It’s a list of students who did not make

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The Subtle Art of BS Detection, Part 2: Lies, Damn Lies, Statistics, and the Media

Let’s take another type of BS I’ve heard of late. Statistics. For example, on someone’s Facebook status recently, they said: “Dr. Oz says that 200+

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The Subtle Art of BS Detection, Part 1: Conspiracy Theories

It is better to be too skeptical than too credulous. – Carl Sagan I was fortunate, in my formative years, to have developed what I

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We Are Moving!

Update: We moved!  The move went rather smoothly, and I’m extremely happy to be with our new host.  I’m impressed with the speed as well.

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Jon Stewart is a God Among Men

I’ll let this video speak for itself: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Anchor Management www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full

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Rant Alert: If You are Not an Expert, Then Shut Your Cake Hole

I am working my way through How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities (Audiobook) on my iPod. As I listen to it I can’t

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What Would it Take For You?

As someone pointed out on EagleFanCast.net, it’s the name on the front of the jersey we should root for not the name on the back.

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Death and the Joke(s) that Follow(s)…

Originally I intended to write a poignant piece about the death of a grade school class mate. It would have been a touching story that

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