Bracket Madness

    With the NCAA Tournament coming up, everyone from scientists to literary types has improvised some sort of tournament.

    Everything is a zero-sum game these days but bracket fever seems to have gotten a boost this year from the publication of The Enlightened Bracketologist: The Final Four of Everything. Adjudication was never so much fun.

    Editorial note: Whoa! You've found a super-old post here on BuzzFeed, from an earlier era of the site. It doesn't really represent where we are anymore, and may in fact be totally broken, but we're leaving it up as a part of our early history.