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Penguins Johnston Shows Character

Few jobs in professional sports come with more pressure—and less security—than coaching in the National Hockey League. Indeed, the average tenure of an NHL head coach is 2.4 years, according to a 2014 study published by Peter Tanner on FiveThirty...
by PenguinPoop on Nov 9, 2015

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by biswardihasbi on Sep 24, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by Nooru's Blog on Sep 24, 2014

Nate Silver: Geek? Yes. Thoughtful journalist? Bigger yes.

Silver’s post on disputed climate change story signals commitment to transparency Yesterday, after reading criticisms of Nate Silver’s revamped FiveThirtyEight, I thought: Denny, find out for yourself. After all, I am, at least historical...
by Scholars & Rogues on Mar 28, 2014

Presidential Election News – Not!

There is no doubt that the 2012 United States presidential race between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will be hard fought.  Is this an election that requires close scrutiny and a careful combing through the facts? Absolutely. Howev...
by DocsAndTV on Nov 2, 2012

The waiting game

There is a lot of waiting going on around here these days.Waiting for the storm, which may or may not come here, and waiting for the election, which definitely will come.I haven't done much about the storm except to buy two half-gallon jugs of water...

OK, let’s make gay rights an issue in the presidential election—why not?!

I mean, it’s not like there’s already a bunch of issues in this year’s election on which the candidates (and presumptive candidates) have staked out well-reasoned and philosophically-consistent positions as they make a rational case to the peop...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on May 8, 2012


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