Blog Archives

YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately.

YSK that ‘statistically significant’ and ‘statistically meaningful’ are NOT the same things, and understanding this can help you interpret research far more accurately. In a nutshell: When a researcher claims their research is 'statistically significant' all this means is that

Posted in You should know Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

How did old ships accurately sail across an ocean and reach their destination without overshooting/undershooting the port on the coast?

How did old ships accurately sail across an ocean and reach their destination without overshooting/undershooting the port on the coast? I know they would be able to use a map/compass to guesstimate where they are in the ocean and where

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

YSK how to identify bed bugs accurately.

YSK how to identify bed bugs accurately. Bed bugs are making a resurgence in recent years and it is important to be able to identify the insects life stages to quickly mitigate an infestation. It is just as important to

Posted in You should know Tagged with: , ,

YSK that speedtest.net does not accurately depict internet speed. Speedof.me does a better job.

YSK that speedtest.net does not accurately depict internet speed. Speedof.me does a better job. Speedtest.net discards the fastest 10% and slowest 30% then averages that together. Also, they use multithreading. Source. These are more accurate tests of your internet speed:

Posted in You should know Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

LPT: When at the store, place the “sale” or items with discounts and coupons last on the conveyer belt so when you are done emptying the cart, you can monitor if the discount was accurately applied.

LPT: When at the store, place the “sale” or items with discounts and coupons last on the conveyer belt so when you are done emptying the cart, you can monitor if the discount was accurately applied. This is good especially

Posted in Life Hacks Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

How can I most accurately estimate the number of candy corns in this jar? [see pic]

How can I most accurately estimate the number of candy corns in this jar? [see pic] http://i.imgur.com/G2nxSTt.jpg?1 submitted by David722 [link] [3 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

Posted in Answers Tagged with: , , , , , ,