Ken Layne · 12/31/13 11:31AM

A new Pew Research study finds that 48 percent of Republicans continue to believe that "humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time," while 27 percent of Democrats continue to deny that species change and adapt.

Lacey Donohue · 09/25/13 08:32PM

A new study shows that 15 percent of American adults do not go online, citing its irrelevancy, difficulty, or expense as reasons they stay away. Of those Americans who do go online, three percent still use a dial-up connection.

Smoking Pot Is American as Heck

Max Read · 07/17/12 02:00PM

Here's Romney surrogate John Sununu on Fox News telling Megyn Kelly someone that President Obama "has no idea how the American system functions" because "he spent his early years in Hawaii smoking something [and] spent the next set of years in Indonesia."

Poll: Most Americans Are Islamists

Max Read · 03/24/11 10:02PM

Bad news for Rep. Peter King's eternal fight against the second-largest religion on the planet! Turns out most Americans are actually dyed-in-the-wool radical Islamists: Sixty nine percent would be "okay" with having a mosque in their communities, and 46 percent have a favorable view of American Muslims, according to a CNN poll. As you might imagine, there is one last bastion of true American Muslin-hating—the rural south, where one half of people say they'd "disapprove" of a neighborhood mosque, unless it had a big confederate flag painted on it. [CNN; image via AP]

Nearly One-Third of Americans Don't Know Who Is Vice President

Max Read · 03/20/11 08:45PM

Newsweek gave the U.S. Citizenship Test to 1,000 Americans, for some reason (boredom?), and 38 percent failed. Twenty-nine percent couldn't even name the vice president! (Is it Jeff something? Or Josh?) How should we react?

Why Are Americans So Much Fatter Than Canadians?

Richard Lawson · 03/02/11 03:56PM

Despite having a diet that consists solely of french fries with gravy, weird bacon-ham, and moose brains, Canadians are still significantly less obese ("less obese" is where we're at these days, "skinnier" went out the window long ago) than their neighbors to the south. Namely, us. Yes, a study released today shows that 34% of Americans are obese versus 24% of Canadians. What gives?