Day: May 26, 2020

Gaelic Football

Beware of the Underdog, Part One: When Clare shook Gaelic football by beating Kerry in the 1992 Munster final

Today, begins a new series called ‘Beware of the Underdog’. Over the coming weeks we will recall some of the celebrated moments in sport when the underdog prevailed against the odds.  e begin with a look back at the 1992 Munster football final in which Clare shocked the GAA world by beating the game’s […]

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Social distancing vs. social bubbles, plus 4 charts that sum up COVID-19 in Ontario right now

In early May, Gideon Lichfield, the editor-in-chief for the MIT Technology Review, announced online that he was going to break his isolation for the first time in two months. And he was going to do it by joining up with another household. “Effectively we’ll become an extended family, free to visit each other’s homes, share […]

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Asa Hutchinson

‘Projections and Modeling’ Have ‘Lost a Lot of Credibility’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) stated that while his state has seen a “second spike” of cases, it is difficult to know “exactly where these projections are going.” Because projections and modeling have lost a significant amount of credibility. He also stated the spike is “fairly modest compared […]

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