Analytics

Kings and Ducks should get contributors with No. 5 and 9 picks in NHL draft

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   2 articles

The light at the end of the tunnel for the Kings in April was the chance at getting Jack Hughes or Kaapo Kakko, the expected top two picks in the NHL draft. The Kings' scouting...
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NASA, Space Geeks Prepare To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - It's T-minus one month to the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and NASA is celebrating with what it calls a “Lunar Summer.” The Apollo 11 mission...
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Panthers hire a director of analytics from Eagles staff

8 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Panthers owner David Tepper promised he was going to do things differently. And he's hired for a position the Panthers have never employed. Via the team website, the Panthers...
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Expect to pay at least $400 billion over next 20 years to protect U.S. from rising seas, study warns

Expect to pay at least $400 billion over next 20 years to protect U.S. from rising seas, study warns

10 hours ago   |   Think Progress

It is going to cost the United States at least $400 billion over the next 20 years to protect the nation's public infrastructure - everything from roads and rail lines to...
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Dating apps like Tinder, Match, and Bumble are still growing, but analysts predict that growth will 'slow significantly' in 2019

Dating apps like Tinder, Match, and Bumble are still growing, but analysts predict that growth will 'slow significantly' in 2019

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Dating apps like Tinder , Match, and Bumble will see their user base numbers in the US increase in 2019, but grow slower than in recent years, eMarketer research analysts...
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Ravens bolster their analytics department with new front office additions

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Eric DeCosta is bringing in some new faces. A little over a month ago, the Ravens publicized a new opening within their front office - a position titled Quantitative Data...
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Magic mirror in my hand. How trade mirror statistics can help us detect illegal financial flows

1 day ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Misreporting tricks of different sort applied to the transfer of goods between different countries are typically exploited by criminals worldwide for money laundering...
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Remembering Historian Alan Brinkley

2 days ago   |   Time

There is a chasm, we often hear, between academic and popular history: The public loves blockbuster biographies and political narratives, typically written by journalists or...
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The CEO of State Street explains why he's going toe-to-toe with Bloomberg and BlackRock by offering asset managers a one-stop technology shop

The CEO of State Street explains why he's going toe-to-toe with Bloomberg and BlackRock by offering asset managers a one-stop technology shop

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

State Street's $2.6 billion purchase of Charles River last year thrust it into direct competition with Bloomberg and BlackRock for control of trading desktops across hundreds...
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Beyond Meat short sellers are stubbornly clinging to their bets, even after racking up $600 million of losses in less than 2 months

Beyond Meat short sellers are stubbornly clinging to their bets, even after racking up $600 million of losses in less than 2 months

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Beyond Meat short sellers have lost $604 million in mark-to-market losses betting against the stock, according to data from S3 Partners. Still, short sellers are not exiting...
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Boston animal hospital finds 19 baby pacifiers in dog's stomach

Boston animal hospital finds 19 baby pacifiers in dog's stomach

Where does a bulldog find all these baby pacifiers? The vets treating the pooch from Wellesley have a theory. Read more ...

Granger Smith shares details of son's drowning in emotional video

Granger Smith shares details of son's drowning in emotional video

Granger Smith and his wife shared an emotional video as they opened up about the recent drowning death of their 3-year-old son, River. Read more ...

Roy Moore announces he'll run for US Senate again in 2020

Roy Moore announces he'll run for US Senate again in 2020

Alabama Republican Roy Moore says he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations. Read more ...

Rare wave-like clouds roll over Virginia in breathtaking viral picture

Rare wave-like clouds roll over Virginia in breathtaking viral picture

These clouds rarely form on windy and unstable days, but when conditions are just right, the natural phenomenon occurs. Read more ...

Beyoncé, Donald Glover sing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' in new 'Lion...

Beyoncé, Donald Glover sing 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight' in new 'Lion King' teaser

We're not lion, this is pretty fantastic! Read more ...

Lion kills beloved peacock that flew into its zoo enclosure

Lion kills beloved peacock that flew into its zoo enclosure

Utica Zoo officials say the white peacock named Merlin was captured by a lion Wednesday morning after being unable to fly back out of the exhibit. Read more ...

Apple recalls older MacBook Pros, citing concerns over battery

Apple recalls older MacBook Pros, citing concerns over battery

Apple announces a voluntary recall of some of its older models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's...

'Jeopardy!' champion James Holzhauer donates to cancer walk in Alex Trebek's name

The popular "Jeopardy!" host publicly announced the diagnosis of his stage 4 pancreatic cancer in March. He's since said he's in near-remission . Read more ...

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

Iran shoots down US spy drone amid tensions

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Read more ...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as...

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' as highest grossing film

"Endgame" is the second-highest grossing film of all time, with $2.743 billion in box office sales. That's about $44 million behind the sci-fi epic "Avatar." Read more ...