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Americans Have More Friends, and Not Just on Facebook

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Remember the media panic from the summer of 2006 about lonely and isolated Americans? The publication of a sociological study had unleashed a cascade...

Is Trust in Government Really at an All Time Low?

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

A recent report from the Pew Research Center shows just 22% trust the government to do what is right. How worried should Democrats be?

When the "C" in C-Suite Stands for Clueless

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

In the rarified air of the senior executive ranks, men are under the impression that everything is hunky dory for women in corporate America and that ...

Marijuana Use By The Numbers

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Armentano

By age 25, 54 percent of the population has admittedly used marijuana. Does anyone still believe that marijuana prohibition is working -- or that all of these people deserve to be behind bars?

Economists Say Second Stimulus Not Needed

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy does not need a second fiscal stimulus package, instead the government should cut spending over the next two y...

Apparently, You CAN Fool All of the People All of the Time

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

We are a fear-driven culture. There is a large segment of the population that, no matter how well you document it, will not let a good fact get in the way of their fears about health care reform.

GOP Fundraising 'Survey' Outrages Some Recipients

The Columbian | Kathie Durbin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Raymond and Louise Denny of La Center were surprised last week to receive a mailing from Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee...

Judgement Day -- One Final Request

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeffrey Shaffer

Greetings! This is your official check-out notification. We hope your stay on the world has been pleasant. Now it's over. Finito. No more tomorro...

Take The Huffington Post Survey!

Huffington Post/ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Welcome... And thank you for taking the time to participate in our survey! We value and appreciate your responses....

Why 83% of U.S. Government Managers Agree Their Agencies are Ineffective

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Herzog

Government inefficiency led to 42% of tax dollars wasted. The report indicates the waste is equivalent to the total of personal income payments of every taxpayer in the 11-state Northeast!

This Just In! New Survey Finds Surveys Superfluous!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

According to my personal survey, conducted with the inside of my brain pan six seconds ago, 97.2 percent of non-stupid people have stopped listening to anybody's advice.

Doctors Skeptical After Viewing Obama's Speech to Congress and Remain Pessimistic About the Future

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

A new national study among 526 primary care physicians revealed that the majority (61%) reported that health care will "get worse" in the next four years, after viewing Obama's speech to Congress.

Peaceful Revolution: What Gen Y Really Wants -- And Why We Should Care

Astri von Arbin Ahlander and Yelizavetta Kofman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Astri von Arbin Ahlander and Yelizavetta Kofman

If companies want to find loyal, dedicated employees from the Gen Y-Fi crop, it is in their best interest to insist that the government prioritize national health care and social security.

Military Times Damages Credibility with Obama "Survey"

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brandon Friedman

The Military Times has sacrificed journalistic integrity in order to portray itself as the final word -- as the authority -- on the views of America's troops.

Sam Stein

Obama Has Spent More On Polling Than Clinton | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a recent campaign stop in Denver, Sen. Barack Obama portrayed his primary opponent Sen. Hillary Clinton as a hyper-cautious poll-driven candidate -...