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Arthur Chu won a total of $298,000 over 11 days.

The greatest tournament in ‘Jeopardy!’ history pits 3 famous champs against each other this week. Here are the tricks they’ve used t...

"Jeopardy!" champions search for Daily Doubles and bounce between categories to maximize their totals and throw off their competitors.
In 2018, there were more than 782,038 divorces and annulments in the United States.

15 alarming facts about divorce in the US that will shock you

These facts about divorce may surprise you, from the real divorce rate in the US to how unhappy marriages and divorces actually affect children.
Monte Carlo simulations were a breakthrough for nuclear weapons.

A mathematical technique originally developed to help build the atomic bomb is now used to figure out how much CEO pay packages are worth — like...

The method involves thousands of computer simulations of a company's stock price. It was developed to understand how nuclear explosions work.
Gabriela de Queiroz, senior engineering and data science manager at IBM and founder of R-Ladies

This IBM manager moved from Brazil, learned to code, and now leads a worldwide organization to teach women how to be data scientists

Gabriela de Queiroz, senior engineering and data science manager at IBM, shares how she founded the R-Ladies meetup to teach women data science.

This is how we ranked the economies of the 50 states and DC

Here's where we got our data from, and how we combined it to make an overall snapshot of economic health.

Here’s how we ranked the economies of the 30 biggest US metro areas

We combined five measures of economic health, taken from various government statistical sources, into a composite score.

Here’s how we found the best cities for recent college grads

We used five indicators of the size and economic health of the young adult and college grad population.

As the Powerball jackpot tips over $600 million, let’s remember the time Fox News gave the worst lottery advice ever

According to Media Matters, Fox News suggested that one should buy as many lottery tickets as one can afford. This is probably a bad idea.

Daylight-saving time is one of humanity’s dumbest rituals, and you should be furious it still happens

At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2019, daylight-saving (or "savings") time will advance clocks by one hour — to the great detriment of society.

Here’s how we ranked the economies of the 50 US states and DC

In our ranking of the economies of the states and DC, we looked at six measures of economic health. See our methods and sources.