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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


Here's how we ranked the state economies


Homelessness is increasing in Australia as housing costs rise


How likely is gun violence to kill the average American? The odds may surprise you



A terrorist attacked New York City's subway with a nail bomb -- here's how the devices work and why his didn't


The 12 most controversial facts in mathematics


More than 14,000 hunks of dangerous space junk are hurtling around Earth -- here's who put it all up there


More than 14,000 hunks of dangerous space junk are hurtling around Earth -- here's who put it all up there



The average American's annual food waste, water use, energy consumption, garbage, and carbon emissions in 1 simple chart


The gig economy has taken hold in Australia


Americans are more likely to die from gun violence than drowning, fire, stabbing, choking, aeroplanes, animal attacks, or forces of nature -- combined


Here's how we ranked the economies of America's biggest cities