A rare photo of Baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield grabbing a rebound for the Minnesota Golden Gophers is part of Sports Illustrated’s gallery of the 50 best college athletes of all time.
Source: Sports Illustrated
One broken bat is cool, but five broken bats is basically an event.
Stats Pr0n of the Day: U.S. Map of Hate Speech on Twitter
Since June 2012, Dr. Monica Stevens of Humboldt State University in California has been mapping more than 150,000 geotagged tweets that contain homophobic, racist or abliest language. The result is the Geography of Hate, an interactive map of the U.S. which reveals the hotspots of “hate tweets” across the country. A deeper analysis of the project is available at Floating Sheep.
In today’s New York Times, Angelina Jolie shares that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy after learning that a specific gene had left her with an 87 percent chance of developing breast cancer. After three months of medical procedures, that number has plummeted to 5 percent.
Jolie explains the importance of gene testing, the advances in breast reconstruction, the benefit of a partner’s support, and the strength she feels after making a dramatic decision for herself and her children.
Source: The New York Times