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The Burrito Bracket debuts: What does all that meat wrapped in a tortilla really mean?
The Burrito Bracket debuts: What does all that meat wrapped in a tortilla really mean?

How much can a burrito say about immigration patterns? And about crowd-sourcing? You can decide in the coming months as statistics king Nate Silver, best known for calling every single state correctly in the 2012 presidential election, returns to the burrito. His site, FiveThirtyEight, has hired a burrito correspondent and launched the “Burrito Bracket,” 64 burritos from across the country divided into competitive quadrants much like the NCAA basketball tournament (still painful?). California gets an entire quadrant of its own — 16 burrito-selling shops from throughout the state — with the rest of the nation divided into three regions based on a variety of...

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