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  1. Chat With Nate Silver And Harry Enten About The Midterm Elections...

    The election is eight days away, and early voting has begun in states across the country. FiveThirtyEight's latest gives Republicans a 63 percent chance of winning the Senate, and that number has been since we launched our model in early Septe...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
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  3. Bills' playoff chances down to 20 percent

    Mike Rodak

    Two weeks ago, we checked up on FiveThirtyEight's weekly ratings, which gave the Buffalo Bills a 32 percent chance at making the playoffs. Let's take another stroll through Nate Silver's neighborhood. His latest Elo ratings have the Bills proje...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
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  5. Can Crowdsourcing Tell Us Whether A Burrito Is Any Good?

    This past summer, FiveThirtyEight took on the somewhat ridiculous task of . Knowing this effort would be Herculean, we enlisted the help of Yelp and a panel of food experts to guide us. Nate Silver created a statistic -- value over replacement burrit...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  6. Can A Southern Burrito Overtake One Of California's Finest?

    competition America's best burritoBurrito Bracket The Jalapeno Quadrant of the Burrito Bracket is stacked. It contains from Round 1, Nate Silver thinks of as the unofficial winner of the , and Southern burrito. th...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  7. Welcome to California, And the Burrito Bracket's Group of De...

    America's best burritoBurrito Bracket rating the burritos This week I begin my journey through the final region of the : California. Nate Silver as the , but I would contend that the subset of restaurants I'm revie...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  8. A Recap of Nate Silver's Live Chat on Facebook

    On Thursday, FiveThirtyEight hosted its first chat on with our editor in chief, Nate Silver. We've pulled in some of the most interesting questions below (content has been lightly edited for clarity). You can find a link to the entire chat at t...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  9. Our First Facebook Chat: Ask Nate Silver Almost Anything

    Way, way back in January 2013, after a long and busy , FiveThirtyEight founder Nate Silver in the social news site Reddit's "Ask Me Anything" section. off the listour Facebook pageWorld Cup prediction model2014 midterm elec...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  10. Some Restaurants in the South Stretch the Definition of Burrito

    America's best burritohere rating the burritos This burrito face-off features four restaurants that hug the Appalachian Mountains in varying degrees. Two fall into the category of "world food burritos" identified b...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  11. The FiveThirtyEight Burrito-Rating System, Explained

    As we begin our search for America's best burrito, I'd like to take a moment to explain how I'll rate the burritos that made it into our . As FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver explained in this , we formed a...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  12. The Search For America’s Best Burrito Heads to the Land of ...

    "Why the hell would you want to eat burritos in the South?" I heard that over and over when I explained to notable foodie southerners that the Burrito Bracket would include 16 burrito-selling establishments from Dixie. Tamales,...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  13. The Search For America's Best Burrito Turns to the Northeast...

    David Chang was visibly uncomfortable. He looked at the floor, shaking his neatly shorn head, bearing just a hint of his signature grin as reality set in. Sitting in a room above the driving ranges at Chelsea Piers, this world-renowned chef was tryin...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  14. Democrats Shouldn't Count on an Electoral College Edge in 20...

    FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver explainedNational Popular Vote Interstate Compact were prejudiced against Catholics over 35 percent of the votedidn't break10 percent of the vote An Electoral College advantage is often taken as a sign of...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  15. Cards' popularity hovers near bottom of NFL

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Nate Silver, the founder of FiveThirtyEight.com, recently ranked the most searched professional sports teams through Google Trends. He did two case studies -- one by league and one overall. Among NFL teams, the Arizona Cardinals...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  16. How Raiders fare in Google searches

    Paul Gutierrez

    Fandom is such a fickle and subjective thing. Yet our guys at FiveThirtyEight.com have put metrics on it by equating popularity with the frequency of Google searches done on professional teams. Nate Silver and Ritchie King ran numbers on teams in ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  17. Where Rams rank in popularity

    Nick Wagoner

    Over at partner site FiveThirtyEight, founder and editor in chief Nate Silver posted an interesting look at the relative popularity of North American professional sports teams on a worldwide scale. Using Google searches as the main tool for measur...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  18. A different look at Steelers' popularity

    Scott Brown

    TV ratings and merchandise sales are two of the more traditional ways to measure a team's popularity. It figured to only be a matter of time before someone tried to gauge something that is ultimately impossible to quantify through the Internet -- ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014