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Major sports events and the benefits to the local economy.
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A battle is brewing in the Southern Scottish uplands between two rival villages.
We examine the cancer-causing potential of the weed killer glyphosate
What a statistical analysis of chess moves can teach us about this ancient game.
Is the West African king, Mansa Musa, the richest person who ever lived?
Does the sudden loss of an hour of sleep raise the risk of having a heart attack?
Are women really less likely than men to be hired for jobs in tech?
Could insects go extinct in one hundred years?
Die, sell on a sunny day, place your work a third of the way through the auction.
Tim Harford talks to Matt Parker on how simple maths mistakes can cause big problems.