How Many Drinks Do You Have a Week? — Survey of the Day
According to a new survey from Gallup, 66 percent of adults drink alcohol, up from 64 percent last year. But are these Americans who imbibe enjoying the occasional glass of wine or are they pounding beer after beer?
High School Senior Combats Bullying With ‘Good News Only’ Twitter
Kevin Curwick is a senior at Osseo High School in Osseo, MN. He’s also the captain of the school’s football team — which makes him an unlikely candidate for cyberbullying.
This YouTube Love Serenade Is Painfully Awkward
“Everything I do, I do it for you,” sings Bryan Adams in his notoriously sappy smash hit of the same name. YouTube user THASSLEHOFF seconds that emotion, choosing the Robin Hood movie theme to serenade a fair maiden named Emily. THASSLEHOF ...
How Much Do You Spend a Week on Food? — Survey of the Day
Food costs may be on the rise, but, according to a new survey from Gallup, Americans are still spending less in inflation-adjusted dollars on food than they have in the past.
How Much Do You Tip? — Survey of the Day
The rules of tipping in restaurants vary among nations and culture. In the United States, 15 percent is considered customary for average service. However, a new ’60 Minutes’/Vanity Fair Poll 990 American adults has found that a good chunk of diners typically give more or less than that percentage.
Who’s Lazier — Men or Women? [POLL]
Earlier this month, we learned that women have edged ahead of men in terms of average IQ. But if the fairer sex wants to use their extra smarts to take over the world they’re probably going to have to get off the couch first.
‘Encyclopedia Brown’ Author Donald J. Sobol Dies at 87
Donald J. Sobol, the author of the extremely popular boy-detective book series ‘Encyclopedia Brown,’ died last week of natural causes. He was 87.
Would You Date Somebody 15 Years Older Than You? — Survey of the Day
While flings with a much older man — and by much older we mean at least a 15-year difference — have long been sighted amongst women in our culture (Exhibit A: Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas), it is only recently that romances where the woman is the much older partner have come into the forefront.
Hundreds of Students Defend Military Funeral Against the Westboro Baptist Church
When the Westboro Baptist Church announced their intention to target the funeral of Texas A&M alum Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale, his fellow Aggies didn’t take it sitting down. In fact, with a little help of Facebook, more than 500 students at Texas A&M showed up at the burial in College Park, Texas.
YouTuber Figures Out How to Use ‘Call Me Maybe’ to Get Them ‘DiGiTS’
We know you’re completely sick of hearing Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” and listening to everybody and their moms lip sync to the music video, but the truth of the matter is that we’ve discovered a reason why you should know the song.
The Voice of Chuck E. Cheese Has Been Dropped
For the last 19 years, Duncan Brannan has been the nasal voice behind Chuck. E Cheese’s singing animatronic mouse mascot. But all good things come to an end, and Brannan was saddened to learn that he was being replaced by a presumably younger and hipper voice actor as part of a “wholesale makeover” of Mr. Cheese.
Adorable Toddler Talks Giving Her Sister the Worst Haircut Ever
When NPR radio reporter Jeff Cohen’s 5-year-old daughter Sadie gave her 3-year-old sister Eva a very unauthorized haircut, he obviously wasn’t too pleased. But it didn’t take long for him to realize that Eva’s new asymmetrical do (pictured left) was actually pretty funny and that the story of how the haircut came to be was downright adorable.