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The Census Bureau undercounts Latinos. It'll take more than technology to fix that

A new report issued last week by Child Trends, a research organization, and the National Assn. of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund calculated that the 2010 census missed some 400,000 young Latino children — the equivalent of more than half a congressional district. The data...

Runaway: 1916

Runaways -- real ones, calculated to make your hair stand on end -- will be caught by members of the Traffic Squad. -- N.Y. Times June 24, 1916. "Police show at Sheepshead Bay Speedway -- rescuing woman from runaway horse." A benefit for "widows and orphans of the men whose names are carried on the Honor Roll." 5x7 glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.

New tool calculates economic costs of methane leak detection

A new "virtual gas field simulator" developed by Stanford scientists aims to help companies and government agencies weigh the economic costs and benefits of different methane leak detection technologies and pick the best one for a given...Show More Summary

Russia Dismisses Latvian Claim of $210 Billion in Soviet Damages

Russia has dismissed Latvian claims that the Baltic country is owed over $200 billion in damages caused by its forced entry into the Soviet Union after the Second World War. When calculating the damages to the country as a result ofShow More Summary

A Morally Sound Tax Reform Proposal

Via, The Oppressed U.S. Taxpayer This year, Americans’ day of tribute to their federal overlords falls on April 18. As calculated by the Tax Foundation, the average American will work from January 1 to April 24 (Tax...Show More Summary

How Did L.A. Rams Calculate What to Offer in Blockbuster NFL Draft Trade?

The Los Angeles Rams shocked the football world yesterday with a dramatic trade with the Tennessee Titans allowing them to secure the first pick in the April 28th NFL Draft. They are positioned to enhance their team by selecting a potential franchise quarterback. The Rams have also sent a signal [...]

'Jungle Book' is a sweet and scary triumph of modern moviemaking

"The Jungle Book" is the kind of family film calculated to make even those without families wish they had one to take along. By turns sweetly amusing and surprisingly unnerving, crammed with story, song and computer-generated visual splendors, it's such a model of modern crowd-pleasing entertainment...

California's Initiative Loophole Scam -- Now in Beverly Hills...

Developers in California have discovered California's time-worn ballot initiative process as a sound business idea. By avoiding planning commissions and city councils, these developers have made the cold business calculation that it's...Show More Summary

People in San Francisco and San Jose Live Longer, Says Stanford Study

Researchers measure life expectancy by region and income, and give thumbs-up to the Bay Stanford researchers went through 15 years worth of data to calculate when we’re all going to die. Really guys, you shouldn’t have. The study, done...Show More Summary

Voronoi Diagram and Delaunay Triangulation in R

The deldir package by Rolf Turner makes the calculations and plotting straightforward, with a few lines of code. Tags: Delaunay, R, voronoi

How A 4,058% APR Inspired Small Business Lender Able's New Products

After one of Able Lending's borrowers was decieved by another company's "15% specified percentage," Able decided to launch an APR calculator and a small business refi product to bring more "sunlight" to the space.

Calculating the Price of Climate Change: How Much Is the Crisis Costing Us?

This is a guest post by Emily Logan of Care2. When activists talk about climate change, we often focus on impacts. We show how Superstorm Sandy mangled the Jersey Shore, how the severe California drought reduced reservoirs to puddles, and introduce people to children suffering from asthma. Show More Summary

The Economy and 'Trust' Were Key Issues in Wisconsin Primary

MADISON -- Wisconsin turned the national political calculation upside down Tuesday night by voting 57-43 for Bernie Sanders and 48-35 for Ted Cruz over Donald Trump. It is the first time the state have backed underdogs in the presidential primary since 1988. Show More Summary

9to5Toys Lunch Break: Beats Solo2 Headphones $90, Digits calculator for iOS free, Bluetooth audio adapter $14, more

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Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS: Beats Solo2 Wired On-Ear Headphones (multiple colors) $90 shipped (Orig. Show More Summary

Overwatch's Second Animated Short Is Unveiled By Blizzard

Blizzard let loose a new animated short for the upcoming first-person, team-based shooter, Overwatch. This time the film focuses on the character Widowmaker, a deadly, cold, calculating assassin. The short film certainly does not disappoint.Click To Continue Reading

Confident student bucks outdated body standards by refusing to calculate her BMI

One Indiana student thinks the body mass index is an outdated, inaccurate way to measure health, and she isn't afraid to say it. On a school take-home assignment, the eighth grader was asked to define BMI (body mass index), then calculate her own. Show More Summary

Brazil's Temer: Poetry, quiet power, restrained calculator

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - His manners and dress are so impeccable that the man who may soon be Brazil's next president is quietly known by political allies and enemies alike as "The Butler."

ADPVoice: 4 Ways To Get Millennial Recruits Excited About Retirement Benefits

When Trevor Ewen wants to hook a young recruit with the retirement benefits offered by his small tech firm, Neosavvy, he does a little math: He calculates how much an employee’s first year of retirement savings will be worth in 30 to 40 years. The resulting dollar figure is enough to reel in most recruits.

Breaking: Blonde Salad Finally Stops

Italian fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni, the most influential in the world by our own calculations, revealed that she has been misleading her 5.7 million Instagram followers in thousands of posts, all of which feature the hashtag #TheBlondeSaladNeverStops. She confirmed on Friday that while she... Continue reading

Divide by Zero Error

Even today, computers error out if you try to divide a number by zero, but check out what happens with this old Facit ESA-01 mechanical calculator when posed with that mathematical conundrum. We’re assuming the death spiral was only ended by unplugging the cord.

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