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We're All Becoming Yogis, But Who's Making the Money?

Christine Chen | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Chen

Though the survey might not reflect it, yogis know that a yoga practice is also about community and giving. If you want to do your part to keep the yoga boom going and help independent studios stay healthy, too, recruit someone new to yoga and head to a beginner, level one, or a basics class -- a move that can support someone in their own new endeavor, too.

Presidential Hopefuls Are Excluding Millennials, According To Survey

Kelsey Clark | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics
Kelsey Clark

A new survey from GenFKD has confirmed our suspicions: Presidential candidates are not discussing the issues important to America's largest eligible voting demographic, the millennials. And Gen Y has noticed.

Most Americans Are $1,000 Away From Financial Ruin: Report

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.07.2016 | Business

If your semimonthly paycheck is the only thing keeping your head above water, you're not alone. A new survey published by personal financing site Ban...

What the King of France and a Fortune 500 CEO Have in Common

Hippo Reads | Posted 12.18.2015 | Business
Hippo Reads

By Trevor Madigan, CEO of The Vision Lab What do Louis XIV and a Fortune 500 CEO have in common? For most of the 20th century, it was their style of...

What New Year's Resolution Do You Prefer: An Hour at the Gym Every Day, or an Hour (Total) With a Financial Professional?

Jerry Patterson | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

I recently had my own Groundhog Day scenario, but it wasn't about improving my physical health and wellness. I took part in a research project involving one-on-one interviews with Americans of all ages and backgrounds, to hear about their retirement plans and overall financial wellness.

Millennials Would Give Up Sex For What?

BroBible | David Moye | Posted 12.15.2015 | Weird News

Sex is fine and dandy, but a lot of millennials are willing to forgo the pleasures of the flesh if they have to. According to a new survey, one third ...

Here's Why People Are Flocking To The Gig Economy

David Hale | Posted 12.03.2015 | Technology
David Hale

With the explosion of people taking on on-demand work there's little doubt that the gig economy is exploding. Just last month, LinkedIn jumped into the gig economy with its new portal for freelancers.

New Survey Explains The Importance Of Sleep

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Are you a sleep worker? No, not a sleepwalker, but a person who goes to work and attempts to function on too little sleep? It turns out, one-third of American workers are sleep working -- not getting enough sleep to function at peak levels, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School.

10 Cheapest States to Raise a Family

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Household finances are tricky for everyone, and the number-crunching is especially hard for families. But l...

10 Most Expensive States to Raise a Family

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Elyssa Kirkham, GBR Staff Writer Raising a family isn't cheap. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that the average cost o...

Young People Read More Books Than Other Americans, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts

Kids these days. All they do is fiddle with their phones, form shallow connections on social media, play mind-numbing video games, and -- read books?...

This Is Why You're Failing at Big Data

Annie Pettit | Posted 10.28.2015 | Science
Annie Pettit

Big data is rife with missing data. It's incomplete data, and it's complicated data. It needs specialized analytical tools and specialized analysts. But those problems are also not the reason we're failing when it comes to big data.

Approximating the Truth

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

Living in the information age is amazing. The difficulty is that we can't always know what actually counts as information.

And would you rather work for Don Corleone or Darth Vader?

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.16.2015 | Weird News

Donald Trump is the frontrunner among Republican presidential hopefuls, but he's only the No. 2 most scary TV boss, according to a new survey, which ...

Valuing Survey Data on the Value of College

Hunter Gehlbach | Posted 10.02.2015 | Education
Hunter Gehlbach

In the past forty-eight hours media outlets from The Chronicle of Higher Education to the Wall Street Journal have posted headlines questioning the value of college. Their stories stem from a new poll of alumni reporting that only half of those polled strongly agree that college was worth the cost of attending.

This Is The Prescription For A Comfortable Retirement

Catherine Golladay | Posted 09.24.2015 | Money
Catherine Golladay

While it is encouraging that participants understand the importance of professional 401(k) advice, just 12 percent of those with access to it are actually using it - meaning the vast majority are missing out on critical guidance.

The Winner of 'Most Useless College Surveys' Is...

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.15.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

As the self-appointed spokesman for all dads who recently sent their first born off to college, I have a message for whoever is in charge of university rankings: Please stop.

Obamacare Haters Are Getting Harder To Find

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

Obamacare isn’t popular. But it may be getting less unpopular. On Thursday morning, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation released a new s...

Donald Trump: The Bull in a China Shop

Charlotte Laws | Posted 07.20.2015 | Entertainment
Charlotte Laws

Donald Trump is the bull in a china shop, and I mean that in the nicest way. His competitors, delicate breakables, are lined up on the shelf, concerned that any bold move could topple them to the ground.

An Embarrassing Number Of People Can't Live Without Their Smartphone

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.13.2015 | Technology

Are you one of them?

White Americans Support Protests, But Not So Much When Protesters Are Black

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.26.2015 | Black Voices

A new study found that a majority of white Americans believe that protests improve the country -- that is, unless those protesting are black. Acco...

Scientists Asked 650+ People, 'What is Happiness?' This Is How They Replied.

David Sze | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living
David Sze

Are people confused about their own happiness? Or are researchers stuck in their ivory towers, blinded to the needs of the masses?

This Is What Your Neighbors Really Think About Climate Change

Bessie Schwarz | Posted 06.07.2015 | Green
Bessie Schwarz

While 97% of climate scientists are convinced that human-caused global warming is happening, there is no such consensus among the American public. On average, only 48% of Americans think that global warming is mostly human-caused.

Alabama Minister Jailed After Performing Lesbian Wedding

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Anti-equality groups love to claim that religious officials will be punished for speaking out against marriage equality. But for some reason, they don't seem to want to talk about Anne DePrizio, a Unitarian minister in Alabama who was sentenced to 30 days in jail last month for her stance on marriage.

YouTubers Top the OnePoll Online Video Barometer as Most Trusted Source of Information For Consumers in the UK

Bengu Atamer | Posted 05.22.2015 | Media
Bengu Atamer

The UK is now a nation that fully embraces the online video revolution. That is the reality portrayed by the UK Online Video Barometer, a survey ran independently by OnePoll.