Christian Rudder Talks “Dataclysm” and OkCupid Analytics
The data of OkCupid gives a unique window into people’s dating psyche. Rudder’s book Dataclysm was released earlier this year. He talks about some of his more interesting findings here.
Fat And Sugar: The Best And Worst Of 2014
A recent and growing body of research is showing that sugar, not fat, is the primary culprit of many health problems. It seems that fat (even saturated fat) has wrongly been demonized for years.
11 Things Scientists Discovered This Year That Happy Couples Have Known Forever
This article links to many studies and recent research on what makes a great relationship and how to maintain a happy one. Some highlights: One study found that “marriage duration is inversely associated with spending on the engagement ring and wedding ceremony”, other findings show that honesty is the best relationship policy, and many studies show that happy and long relationships require only two things, kindness and generosity.
Jimmy Fallon Blew a Chance to Date Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman makes fun of Jimmy Fallon by telling the story of their awkward first meeting at his apartment.