When you apply for a mortgage, banks let you pay something up front to reduce the interest rate. Why is this a good bet for them?
When you apply for a mortgage, most lenders let you pay a little bit up front to reduce the interest rate. These payments are known as “points”: should you buy them?
We consider the use of spacecraft and earth-moving equipment to be fair game in pursuit of sporting glory. But what about 145,000 razor blades?
A Marlin jousted with a row boat. Here’s the effect on boat drag!
The 1981 postseason was a real shitshow, and people knew that at the time.
If you you use the right denominator, you can reduce the history of errors in baseball to two broad trends. Of course, you can fit an elephant with four parameters, so maybe WGAF, right?
We’ve been gone a while; explanation under the fold.
A sobering calculation in these trying times.