Facts & Trends

Family Life

Percentage of U.S. children in 1960 who lived in households headed by heterosexuals in their first marriage: 73 Who do today: 46 ...
Read More

Camels In Tights

A Middle Eastern company has unveiled a fetching new line of Lycra leotards for racing camels to improve their performance on the track. Camel racing is popular across the Arab world, and Abu Dhabi based firm Al-Shibla says its compression ...
Read More

Driving On The World Wide Web

Drivers are doing more than just texting behind the wheel.  In a new study by Braun Research, 33 percent admitted they regularly send and read emails while driving, while 28 percent said they browse the internet and 27 percent said ...
Read More

Costs To U.S.A. Since 9/11

The United States costs of military and nation-building activities in Afghanistan and Iraq since the attacks of September 11th, 2001, is approaching half a trillion dollars - nearly the same cost as the 13-year-long Vietnam War ...
Read More

Bad week for:

Self-awareness, after Donald Trump attacked conservative pundits George Will, Jonah Goldberg, and Stephen Hayes for mocking his Republican presidential candidacy, calling them “boring” and “dumb as a rock” and their publications “dying.”  Said Trump: “The weakness of conservatives is that ...
Read More

Skiing in shorts

Parts of the Northeast received up to 18 inches of snow over Memorial Day weekend.  Snow blanketed parts of Vermont, New Hampshire, and upstate New York ...
Read More

Average American Income

The average American's income declined almost 1 percent in 2014, to $64,432.The income of the poorest fifth of the population fell by 3.5 percent, to $9,818, while the income of the wealthiest fifth rose by nearly 1 percent, to $166,048 ...
Read More

Adult ADHD

Adults obtained 53 percent of the 63 million prescriptions for medications treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) last year ...
Read More

Marijuana Usage

College graduates account for only about 17 percent of marijuana use. About 76 percent is consumed by adults who never attended college or dropped out. "Most of the marijuana market is more Walmart than Whole Foods," says Carnegie Mellon University ...
Read More

The Real Beliefs of Islam

"We can't end terrorism any more than we can end crime in general.  But I look forward to the day when an act of terrorism by self proclaimed Muslims will be universally dismissed as nothing more than a criminal attack ...
Read More