Do You Avoid Olympic Results So You Can Watch the Events on TV? — Survey of the Day
The 2012 Summer Games in London presents a dilemma for Olympic fans in the United States.
Could Not Being On Facebook Cost You A Job?
Between falling stock prices, continued privacy concerns and an admission that a good chunk of its profiles are fake, Facebook has had a rough few months. But before you drop your Facebook account, consider this: employers may view potential hires who aren’t on the social network as suspicious.
Will You Watch the Olympics? — Survey of the Day
The games of the XXX Olympiad begin Friday in London. NBC, which is broadcasting an unprecedented 5,535 hours of the Summer Olympics on TV and online, is hoping Americans will be glued to their screens over the next couple weeks. But will they?
Next Time There’s a Hurricane, the National Weather Service Will Text You
Recent natural disasters, like the wildfires in Colorado and Tropical Storm Debby, have destroyed millions of homes and left citizens in turmoil. But starting Thursday, smartphones will be receiving alerts from the National Weather Service about potentially dangerous weather and emergencies so we can all react and plan faster.
And the Highest-Rated Auto Companies in the US Are…
Toyota, Honda, Mercedes, Ford, Chevy, Nissan… All these brands claim to sell the best cars on the market, boasting reliability, endurance, speed and the like. But when it comes to what the general public thinks, which of these brands actually lives up to their claim?
Are Men Happier When They Do Their Share of Housework?
Men might occasionally groan when asked to do household chores, but, if you can believe it, doing their part around the house might actually make men happier.
Should the Government Be Involved In the Fight Against Childhood Obesity? — Survey of the Day
Childhood obesity is certainly a problem. The percentage of children between 6 and 11 who are obese in the United States has tripled in the last 30 years and now stands at 20 percent.
Little Leaguer Pulls Off Rare Unassisted Triple Play
There have only been 15 unassisted triple plays in Major League history. This makes the instant inning killer the rarest play in all of baseball. Although they don’t keep track of such things, it stands to reason there have been more unassisted triple plays than that on the Little League level — just given the sheer number of games played.
Google Drive Is Here – Is Cloud Storage the Way of the Future?
While Google Drive sounds like it has something to do with the search company’s much buzzed about driverless car project, it’s actually a completely different direction in Google’s quest for world domination. The 5GB cloud-storage service, which launched this week, allows users to access information from any of their computing devices. It also includes the functionality of Google docs, which means
Is Your House Worth More Than When You Bought it? — Survey of the Day
For many years, it was pretty much a given that when you bought a house it would increase in value. Oh, how times change.
Are You Happy with Your Weight? — Survey of the Day
If you feel like you need to lose a few pounds, you are certainly not alone.
Should the United States Get Rid of the Penny? – Survey of the Day
Last month Canada joined countries like Australia and Great Britain in eliminating the penny. Is the United States next?