Really, really amazing story on a guy who predicts the medal tally for each olympics with stunning accuracy – we’re talking over 85% correct (country, count, type of medal) for each olympics since 2000, including 93% for Beijing last year [via Forbes.com]
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Want to win your 2009 Oscars office pool? Or at least make the show completely uneventful to watch on your own? Then check out these good-as-gold Oscar predictions from Nate Silver, statistical guru of fivethirtyeight fame [via Kottke]
Charles Hamilton, B.o.B., Wale & Asher Roth are finally getting some of the respect they deserve, especially considering I called them all before anyone else (I wanted to insert a link there to a post from a year ago where I talk about how all of these guys will be nasty, but I can’t seem to find it). Well it seems as though people are catching on: all four are featured on one of XXL’s three “Hip-Hop Class of ’09″ covers this month. Peep the cover, peep the article and then peep the dope tunes below:
Blogbdon prediction for the week: “Zack and Miri Make a Porno,” the new Kevin Smith joint, is going to be awesome, as evidenced by its first (R-rated) trailer