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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 with Elon Musk


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


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



Most of the Scripps National Spelling Bee champions come from Texas. Here are the other states with the most winners


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


A 'Jeopardy!' contestant's 32-day, $2.4 million winning streak has come to an end. Here are the tricks he used to stay on top.



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


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


Two male academics have proposed a new measure of gender inequality that suggests men are falling behind women in 91 countries


Here's how we figured out how 'average' each state is


Here's how we ranked the most underrated colleges in America


A New York man won a $343 million Powerball jackpot after playing the same numbers for 25 years — here's why that strategy won't actually increase your odds of winning



The Australian life expectancy gender gap is narrowing


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


Mollie Tibbetts' death is being used to push debunked ideas about illegal immigration and violent crime


Elon Musk says a new study about aliens gives humans even more reason to colonize other planets



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


State media in China boasted that their healthy life expectancy is now better than in the US -- and they're right


YouTube now has over 1.8 billion users every month, within spitting distance of Facebook's 2 billion


Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on 7 trends that show world progress