“A flawed, messy, human thing that we probably could’ve intuited, but now, thanks to the data, we know. In the age of Big Data, the empirical has deciphered the intimate. And Rudder’s the one holding the cipher.” FiveThirtyEight on the guy who has the numbers to explain romance: Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me A Spreadsheet. I still remember when romance was as easy as Pi.

+ People are questioning the validity of newlyweds, ages 96 and 95.