The New York City marathon is scheduled to kickoff on Sunday. Residents and visitors alike are gearing up to participate in the main event, which is set to have more than 50,000 runners and 2.5 million watchers in attendance. The marathon is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. EST with wheelchair contestants, which will be followed by handcyclists at 8:52 a.m. Professional female runners will start their race at 9:20 a.m., with professional male racers to run at 9:50 a.m. Participants and interested viewers should prepare to arrive early, as there is a full lineup of activities scheduled ahead of Sunday's race.
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Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States and both proponents and opponents of its use and legalization have had a lot to say about how it's good or bad for you. Some of the claims made for or against marijuana are scientifically well-grounded and some are not. How can you tell which is which? The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) have recently released a thorough, rigorous and weighty report that answers this question. From this point on, anyone who tells you how marijuana can help you, hurt you or not affect you that cannot support their claims with the research summarized in the NASEM report is blowing smoke.
The Los Angeles Police Department issued a traffic advisory for downtown Los Angeles on Friday, warning of potential congestion during a visit by Vice President Joe Biden. The potential "Bidenjam" may occur while the vice president is scheduled to speak at the "Stand Up to Cancer" live event at Walt Disney Concert Hall. California's new climate change bill, San Bernardino violence, North Korea's nuclear test, and a pub that was a refuge during 9/11. California's new climate change bill, San Bernardino violence, North Korea's nuclear test, and a pub that was a refuge during 9/11. There's a lot to know about the upcoming election in November, and California is doing its part to keep voters informed.
There may be complex and unknown relationships between the variables in your dataset. It is important to discover and quantify the degree to which variables in your dataset are dependent upon each other. This knowledge can help you better prepare your data to meet the expectations of machine learning algorithms, such as linear regression, whose performance will degrade with the presence of these interdependencies. In this tutorial, you will discover that correlation is the statistical summary of the relationship between variables and how to calculate it for different types variables and relationships. How to Use Correlation to Understand the Relationship Between Variables Photo by Fraser Mummery, some rights reserved.