Once Again, The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be
The idea that each generation of children will grow up to be better off than the one that preceded it has always been a part of the American dream.
In the Battle of the Bulge, More Soldiers Than Successes
Two-in-three are dieting or exercising
Eating More; Enjoying Less
Americans are eating more but enjoying it less. Just 39% of adults say they enjoy eating “a great deal,” down from the 48% who said the same in a Gallup survey in 1989.
Americans See Weight Problems Everywhere But In the Mirror
We tend to weigh ourselves on a different scale
A Barometer of Modern Morals
Sex, Drugs, and the 1040
22% of Americans Have a Relative in a Mixed-Race Marriage
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Gauging Family Intimacy
Dogs Edge Cats (Dads Trail Both)
Who’s Feeling Rushed?
Overall, about a quarter of all adults in this country say they always feel rushed, while a majority of Americans sometimes feel rushed and about a quarter almost never feel rushed.
Families Drawn Together By Communication Revolution
More than four in ten American adults either see or talk to a parent every day, according to a survey that looks at the nature of family ties and the frequency of family contact.
Are We Happy Yet?
Some of us are happier than others, and this variance helps to paint a portrait of the kind of people Americans are. It also casts doubt on some of the famous wisdom on the subject.