Congressional Approval Hits Lowest Point Ever

It’s been something of a truism and a joke in recent years that Americans hate congress but love their individual congresspersons. Now, even that sentiment could be changing as congressional approval in the U.S. has hit rock-bottom. Gallup today released…

Less Than 25% of Americans Prefer a Female Boss

Gallup today released information from its annual “Work and Education” survey showing that Americans still prefer to have a male boss. The pollster’s results show that 35% of Americans in 2013 prefer to work for a man, while only 23%…

Government Shutdown Could Hurt Republicans, Shows Poll

Americans may be divided on the Affordable Care Act (ACA, colloquially known as “ObamaCare”), but it seems they aren’t on board with shutting down the U.S. government to prevent its implementation. A new Quinnipiac poll out today shows that 72%…

Internet Is the Main Source of News for 21% of Americans

Just over one-fifth of American adults now rely on the Internet as their main source of news about current events. That’s according to a new poll from Gallup. 21% of those polled answered the question “what would you say is…

Facebook Asks Just How Friendly You Are with Your Friends in Attempt to Improve News Feed

Facebook is taking a new, proactive approach to tweaking their news feed algorithm, in an attempt to “show you more interesting updates.” We noticed a new poll appearing on the right-hand side of the Facebook homepage – dispersed inside the…

Obamacare Starts Next Year, Opposed by Over Half of Americans

Major segments of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – known colloquially as “Obamacare” – are set to go into effect by January 1, 2014. Programs such as health insurance exchanges; insurer prohibitions against pre-existing medical condition discrimination and…

Obama Approval Rating Still Solid, Despite Critics

Last week was, perhaps, the toughest week the Obama administration has yet faced. While congressional Republicans were still trying to turn the Benghazi attacks into a full-fledged scandal, two clearly real scandals have appeared seemingly out of nowhere in the…

American Hipster Poll Finds Unfavorable Opinions

The word ‘hipster’ has taken on many meanings over the years, from jazz potheads to ironic 20-somethings, but whatever Americans currently believe it to mean, they are now turning on the subculture in a big way. A new poll has…

Only 9% Are Honest Enough to Admit They’d Do It with a Sex Robot

Over the past few years, humanoid robot technology has gotten better and better at, well, making robots seem more human. We’re talking the look, the feel, the movements, and the AI. And this technology is only going to get better…

Twitter Isn’t Really a Great Representation of ‘The Public’

If you’re on Twitter, you know that users there have some pretty strong opinions on what’s currently going on in the world. But a new study from Pew calls into question the reliability of Twitter as a true gauge for…