Data wizards put pundits’ predictions to shame
Going against almost all political pundits, statistician Nate Silver has been branded a genius and a witch. But his secret is simple: mathematics.
Norwegian family astounded by third lottery win
Every time Hege Oksnes has a child, someone in her family wins the lottery. The odds against this are daunting – are these million dollar babies? Or is there another explanation?
Wikipedia founder to open up UK government
Jimmy Wales, the man behind Wikipedia, has shown that a million amateur bright sparks can offer at least as much illumination as one lone expert. Now he aims to apply the same idea to politics.