What if POTUS stats were like baseball stats?
An armored personnel carrier. A 270-pound ballistic shield. A sonic weapon. A military-grade helicopter. An analysis of their equipment list illustrates the department’s militarization over the past 10 years.
He’s said the word more than any president since 1929. It’s part of a broader trend towards more conversational public speech. A BuzzFeed News data-analysis.
Even the commander-in-chief has time for a little fun.
In fact, quite the opposite — despite what conservative commenters would have you believe. A BuzzFeed News data analysis.
… and more takeaways from an analysis of more than 5,000 briefings by BuzzFeed News.
George Stephanopoulos dodged the press more than any other briefer-in-chief since 1993. But every briefer had their quirks.
Before selling the L.A. franchise to Steve Ballmer on Tuesday, the scandal-plagued magnate had the worst winning percentage of any active NBA owner (excluding newbies).
Also: weapons of mass destruction, air strikes, “boots on the ground,” genocide, and drones.
Con artists are impersonating tax collectors, scaring the bejesus — and upwards of a million dollars — out of unsuspecting victims.
Approximately 290,000 vehicles enter New York City from New Jersey every day. Here’s where that traffic is coming from.
Who is the most powerful of them all?
You’re not the only person who wants to complain about Lost.
Despite overwhelming evidence of the sport’s dangers, high school football participation is down just 2% since 2008. Since the kids won’t kick the sport, legislators and state athletic associations are trying to make it safer.
In the past decade, participation in high-school lacrosse has exploded. Maybe it’s really America’s sport of the future.