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IRON MAN’s Real Mother: Marvel Couldn’t ... They Wouldn’t ... Would They? POTENTIAL SPOILERS

Credit: Marvel Comics<p>The mystery of Tony Stark’s true parentage has been swirling in the Marvel Universe for several years since Kieron Gillen …

What a Minor League Moneyball Reveals About Predictive Analytics

HBR STAFF<p>The book <i>The Only Rule Is It Has To Work</i> is the true story of how a couple of clever quants, Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller, tried to bring sabermetric superiority to the Sonoma Stompers, a minor league baseball team nestled in California’s wine country. The self-described “statheads” have …

A startup CEO and former Googler says these 4 mistakes make you seem unqualified in a job interview

But sometimes nerves get the best of us — or we just don't prepare properly — and we end up doing things that discount our qualifications and make us seem irresponsible or incompetent.<p>"I've easily conducted over 200 job interviews in the past 12 months," says Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, …

Study: Sanders' Proposals Would Add $18 Trillion To Debt Over 10 Years

Bernie Sanders has some of the most ambitious and sweeping policy proposals of all the presidential candidates. His campaign has centered on a promise of "revolution."<p>But revolution would be really expensive, according to a new report. The Tax Policy Center estimated on Monday that Sanders' …

Best mobile games of 2016

DC Comics Mock Draft

32<p>DC Entertainment<p>Tennessee Titans: Bane<p>Despite his many off the field issues and inability to get along with teammates at times, Bane has the …

Nike unveils real self-lacing sneakers that tighten when you put them on

Attention <i>Back to the Future</i> fans: Start freaking out. NOW.<p>At Nike's Innovation 2016 event on Wednesday, the sportswear company announced it's going …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

The Cicret Bracelet puts a smartphone display on your arm with full touchscreen functionality

When Android Wear and Apple Watch launched, each device touted the ability to bring the functionality of a phone to your wrist. This has been executed with varying degrees of success. While I am able to check my notifications and carry out certain tasks on my Apple Watch, an iPhone it is not.<p>That’s …

Saturday Night Live

What do people say about Kylo Ren around Starkiller Base? He went on Undercover Boss and found out.

Wearable Device Allows Long-Distance Loved Ones to Feel Each Other’s Heartbeat in Real-Time

Joanna Montgomery (of design company Little Riot) wants to help loved ones feel connected even when they're separated by considerable distances. To do so, she designed the Pillow Talk–a wearable device that uses a sensor to capture your heartbeat and then play it through a speaker for your loved …

Boston Red Sox Top 20 prospects for 2016

<b>Boston Red Sox Top 20 prospects for 2016</b><p>The list and grades are a blending of present performance and long-term potential. Comments are welcome, but …

Boston Red Sox

Tips For Playing Fallout 4 [Updated!]

It’s a harsh wasteland out there, fellow vault dwellers. Horrors can be found in every corner of the Commonwealth. Making it through <i>Fallout 4</i> in one …

Microsoft's Xbox One Elite console is worth the extra cash

The very basics of the console are similar to any standard Xbox One. It looks the same, aside from a matte finish instead of a glossy one, and all the ports are identical. Microsoft is bundling a standard headset in the box, a braided USB cable, and the new elite controller. I’m surprised there’s …

Offensive Batted Ball Statistics and Their Optimal Uses

Giancarlo Stanton is all by himself when it comes to batted-ball data. (via Arturo Pardavila III)So far, 2015 has been a good year for batted ball …

Sports Analytics

Why is Run Scoring Depressed in September, and What Just Happened in August?

Expect to see less of this in the month of September. (via Cathy Taylor)While monitoring the size and location of the strike zone this season on a …

Climate Change

Using Batted Ball Data in Scouting

Chris Carter has the longest average fly ball time at 5.47 seconds. (via Arturo Pardavila III)<i>Editor’s Note: This piece was initially given as a</i> …

Alex Rodriguez

A Short(-ish) Introduction to Using R Packages for Baseball Research

This visual from Jacob deGrom’s May 21 start is just one example of the outputs you can create in R.IntroductionIf you follow me at all you’ll know …

Data Science

tDIBS: A Look at Defense Independent Batting Statistics Using Publicly Available Data

Jackie Bradley Jr.’s success this year isn’t a big surprise to tDIBS. (via Dennis Heller)<i>Editor’s Note: This piece was initially given as a</i> …

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Another Look at the Average Hall of Famer

Reader feedback led to a more well-rounded look at the average Hall of Famer.You asked! We listened! After releasing my infographic-driven post, …

Why sneakers are a great investment

Josh Luber is a "sneakerhead," a collector of rare or limited sneakers. With their insatiable appetite for exclusive sneakers, these tastemakers …

The San Diego Padres and Callaway are setting up a nine-hole golf course in their stadium and it looks awesome

Whoever thought up this brilliant idea deserves a raise. Well, until someone gets hurt.<p>The San Diego Padres and Callaway are setting up a nine-hole golf course at Petco Park next month. Dubbed "The Links at Petco Park," the course will be open from Nov. 6-8 with tee times starting at $100 for a …