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Are you “stressed about the future of the nation”?

No kidding.  From 538 Significant Digits: 63 percent An American Psychological Association study found that 63 percent of Americans are stressed about the future of the nation, a concern beating out both money and work stressors, and one that cuts … Continue reading

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Facts versus fakes on Facebook

Until reading this from 538 Significant Digits, I didn’t know Facebook was trying to label fake news stories by tagging them as “disputed.” So how is that going? 80 percent Facebook’s new attempt to have third-party fact checking groups vet … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: the JFK assassination

From Walt Hickey, 538 Significant Digits, and I’m wondering how long it’ll take before this excellent bit of satire will hit the internet as Absolute Truth: 61 percent Percentage of Americans who think John F. Kennedy was not killed by … Continue reading

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