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More Art Than Science
"When I hear someone say “it’s more art than science,” what I really hear is “it’s at least as much luck as skill.”"
U.S. Jews are more likely than Christians to say Trump favors the Israelis too much
One of the things I've come to expect in polling data which people tend not to think.
The Surprising Preference for Hiring Formerly Incarcerated Blacks in Oakland
"blacks with a criminal record appear more likely to be called by a potential employer than whites with a criminal record and blacks without a criminal record."
When Male Runners Lose to Women
"Longer than the 42.16 kilometres of a marathon, ultramarathons mercilessly have no upper limit ... these long-distance races have led to a reexamination of gender limits in racing: female competitors have begun outrunning their male counterparts with greater frequency—and by large margins."