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9 Out of 10 Americans Despise Being Asked Survey Questions

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.06.2012 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

"I mean, asking survey questions is our bread and butter. I always felt folks enjoyed giving their opinions about all sorts of things. But now, to find out that they hate what we do -- well, as you might think, it's depressing."

Infographic: What News Sources Do People Trust?

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Craig Newmark

Likely voters are looking for news they can trust, but are torn about where they can find it. I'm not in the news business and I won't tell anybody how to do their job, but I am a news consumer and I'd like to know I can trust the news I'm getting.

Economists Predict Election Day Unemployment Rate

AP | By PAUL WISEMAN and DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 02.26.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy will grow faster in 2012 – if it isn't knocked off track by upheavals in Europe, according to an Associated Press...

Shoppers Love Target Against All Odds? (SURVEY)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

Even with almost 200,000 petitioners rallying against its early Black Friday opening, and toy prices 4.7 percent higher than Walmart's, Target has tak...

Public Attitudes on the Unfolding Crisis at Penn State

Scott Widmeyer | Posted 01.22.2012 | College
Scott Widmeyer

Two-thirds of the American public thought the manner in which Penn State handled the recent child sexual abuse controversy was similar to how the Catholic Church handled its child sexual abuse controversies.

More People Expecting Not To Retire Until Their 80s: Survey

AP | By DAVID PITT | Posted 11.17.2011 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Workers are growing to accept the idea that they may be working long after they've become eligible for senior discounts. Yet rathe...

WATCH: You'll Never Guess The New Retirement Age

AOL Jobs | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty

The idea of retiring at age 65 is no longer a reality to many Americans, with many anticipating that they will have to work another 15 years -- to age...

Americans Want Companies To Be More Public-Spirited: Poll

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

Americans would like businesses to start thinking about more than just the bottom line. Most people say that major companies care most about their ...

Waiting For Cable Guys Costs America BILLIONS

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 01.03.2012 | Technology

Waiting for the cable guy isn't just frustrating, it is also extremely expensive: A new survey has found that waiting longer than usual for in-home se...

Revealing NEA Study On The Artist's Lifestyle

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

There was a time when becoming an artist meant devoting yourself to a starving, bohemian lifestyle, sleeping on a futon and burning your rejected work...

Survey Finds Significant Lack of Confidence In Healthcare System

Posted 12.27.2011 | Fifty

The outlook of growing older in the current economic climate continues to look bleak, as the struggles of boomers' elderly parents only provide a gloo...

There Are Now More Wireless Devices Than Human Beings In America

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

For the first time ever, there are more wireless subscriber connections than there are people in the United States. According to a survey by the CT...

Design by Committee Is Dangerous: How Too Much Input Can Kill Any Good Idea

Matt Cohen | Posted 12.04.2011 | Comedy
Matt Cohen

If you ever work as part of a committee, team, or task force, you may want to circulate the following case study:2011-10-04-carpull.jpg

American Muslims Most Tolerant in United States

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Muqtedar Khan

A large survey reveals that American Muslims -- more than members of any other community -- claim they are "thriving in America." This is remarkable for a community under so much scrutiny from the media, law enforcement and US Congress.

How Schools Are Saving The Planet

Avital Andrews | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Good professors know that discussing nature in the confines of a classroom is not likely to stir the soul, no matter how enlightening the lesson. What awakens, they realize, is experience. Getting hands dirty. Immersion.

Tyler Kingkade

Rising Costs Force Students To Skimp On Textbooks | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.11.2011 | College

WASHINGTON -- As the cost of textbooks continues to rise, many college students are choosing to skimp on textbooks to save money. Seven out of 10 u...

22% Would Rather Give Up Their Toothbrush Than Their Phone

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

Are you master of your domain? Could going without your mobile phone for a week make you one? A new survey conducted by mobile GPS company TeleNav ...

School Culture Shakeup: New Report Has Some Interesting Findings

Posted 10.02.2011 | Education

A new study conducted by the National Center for Education Information has uncovered both startling similarities and arresting differences between tea...

The Most-Wanted Music Apps From's Poll

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 10.01.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Because music players can take on nearly any function imaginable now, the sky is the limit in terms of what they can do. To find out what music fans want them to do, we launched the first Untapped Apps poll a few months ago.

SURVEY: Does Sexual Satisfaction Affect Your Relationship Satisfaction?

Good In Bed | Posted 09.28.2011 | Women

Does sexual satisfaction affect your relationship satisfaction? Does orgasm matter more to men than to women? Have you ever faked it? If so, why? ...

Top Financial Concerns Of Corporate America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business

Americans might see a depression on the horizon, but things seem to be picking up in the corporate sector. In comparison to last Fall, chief financ...

When Whites Feel Marginalized

Sam Sommers | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
Sam Sommers

In an era in which all groups, even the historically empowered majority, see themselves as victims of bias, deciding from which direction to combat the problem of discrimination will only continue to become an increasingly difficult task.

The Worst Corporate Reputations In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

A company's reputation is formed not only by the products it sells, but by the decisions it makes in times of crises. For some, that's a good thing. F...

Women Continue To Let Men Handle Their Retirement

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2011 | Business

You’ve heard the statistics: More women than ever are involved in household finances, with a quarter of them in control. Working women have surpasse...

Mac People vs. PC People: What Your Gadget Says About You

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology

Hunch, the latest project from Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake, just published an infographic chock full of data from a survey of 388,315 of the site'...