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On weekends, dads find more time for leisure than moms

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10 mentions22 hours ago 22 hours ago
The "leisure gap" between fathers and mothers, which is quite modest on the weekdays, grows to a one hour difference on Saturdays and Sundays.

Mistresses really are OK in France

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
In a global survey of 40 countries, France is the only place where fewer than half of respondents believed extramarital affairs were morally unacceptable.

Mistresses really are OK in France

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8 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
In a global survey of 40 countries, France is the only place where fewer than half of respondents believed extramarital affairs were morally unacceptable.

NSA coverage wins Pulitzer, but Americans divided on leaks

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8 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
While the journalism world conferred its top honor yesterday to the newspapers that reported on Edward Snowden’s National Security Agency leaks, the public remains divided over whether those classified leaks served the public interest.

Where's My Flying Car? Survey Sizes Up How We See the Future

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6 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
A newly published survey suggests that Americans expect the next 50 years to bring innovations of science-fiction proportions — including old standbys like f...

When Easter and Christmas near, more Americans search online for "church"

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4 mentions21 hours ago 21 hours ago
More Americans search online for "church" in the months that major holidays like Easter and Christmas approach.

Reality check: How close are we to teleportation and Mars colonies?

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8 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
We asked Americans how likely they thought five things were to happen by 2064. Here's what they said, and what science says.

Americans think drones are creepier than Google Glass

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Americans are, unsurprisingly, distrustful of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, according to new data from Pew Research Center. When asked about the possibility of drones (commercial and personal) being allowed to fly in most US airspace, 63% of adults surveyed said such a policy would be a change ...

O'Reilly: Conservatives won't watch Colbert

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Stephen Colbert will have a hard time attracting conservatives when he takes over “The Late Show" on CBS, Bill O’Reilly said Monday night. The Fox News host said late night shows are traditionally “breezy, with a minimum of political posturing,” a standard set by Johnny Carson and Jay ...

Five findings about digital video news

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2 days ago 2 days ago
News audiences are watching more digital news video than ever before and newsrooms are investing in creating more video content.

Americans wary of futuristic science, tech

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes, but nervous about some advances that may be close to reality.

From teleportation to robot servants: Americans’ predictions and dreams for the future

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Americans see the next half-century as a period of profound scientific change, but they don't agree on what will or won't come to pass.

The Next America

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295 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Demographic transformations are dramas in slow motion. America is in the midst of two right now. Our population is becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray.

Google Glass Today Becomes Available to Everyone: How to Buy It

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6 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Today, April 15 at 9 a.m. ET, everyone in the U.S. will be able to buy Google Glass.

America’s love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with taxes, in 7 charts

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7 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Americans have a lot of feelings about taxes.Most of them negative.

How Americans Die, By the Numbers

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22 hours ago 22 hours ago
Americans aren't dying like they used to. They're living longer, and more are dying of natural causes. In 2010, nearly one-third of all deaths (31%) came from people ages 85 and older - a big improvement from 1968, when the 85+ age cohort made up just 12.6% of all deaths.

Future of Technology

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Americans are largely optimistic about the long-term future of scientific progress, but concerned about some changes that might occur in the near future.

Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science

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4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Americans like what science can do, but many in a new poll say it would be bad for parents to alter the DNA of their children to produce smarter, more athletic offspring.

The Single Mother, Child Poverty Myth

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7 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
I see it often claimed that the high rate of child poverty in the US is a function of family composition. According to this view, the reason childhood poverty is so high is that there are too many unm

There Really Are So Many More Twins Now

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12 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
A million more, roughly, when compared to the pre-1980 twin rates. So what changed?

Many Africans see contraception as immoral

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3 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Roman Catholic church teaching rejects the use of contraception on a moral basis and many Africans, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, agree.

Chelsea Clinton is a very typical pregnant woman

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2 mentions16 hours ago 16 hours ago
New mothers are more educated now than they've ever been

67 years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, Major League Baseball looks very different

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10 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
As the number of black players has declined, baseball has seen a rising share of white players.

Americans Think Science Is Great! Except When They Don’t.

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Pew survey shows concerns about robots, drones, genetic engineering and more.

A surprising map of the world's most and least religiously diverse countries

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5 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Pew rated every country in the world by its diversity of faiths. What they found is pretty fascinating.

2064: The Technology of the Future (Will We Still Be Waiting For Our Jetpacks?)

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
In 50 years, humans will have long-term space colonies, according to the predictions of 1 in 3 Americans. A greater fraction of people think teleportation and lab-grown organs will become reality b...

What’s morally acceptable? It depends on where in the world you live

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6 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
A Pew Research survey asked people in 40 countries what behaviors they considered to be morally acceptable, unacceptable or not posing a moral issue.