Probability — the likeliness that an event will occur — pervades almost every aspect of our lives. So why are we so bad at understanding it?
Nicholas Underhill talks to the famous gambler and Mona founder, David Walsh. He’s a bit all over the place — and probably a genius.
Halloween's just around the corner, but we’ve decided to rise from the dead a little early.
The title of Greatest Sportsperson of All Time is not bequeathed lightly. There’s a fairly short list of names that come to mind: Ali, Federer, Didrikson, Steven Bradbury. But have you ever thought about legendary squash players? I’m going to guess no, but here’s why you probably should.
Nicholas Underhill mines Robert Lehrman, speechwriter for former US Vice President Al Gore, for rhetorical gold
In 2004, the European Space Agency launched a tiny probe into space. Its objective: chase down, orbit, and land on an ancient space rock travelling at 38km/second.