Aug. 8, 2006

As the Price of Gas Goes Up, The Nation’s Odometer Slows Down

History Repeats Itself

Aug. 1, 2006

Americans and Their Cars: Is the Romance on the Skids?

Fewer Americans like to drive, survey shows

Jun. 14, 2006

Americans to Rest of World: Soccer Not Really Our Thing

Just 4% say it's their favorite sport to watch

May. 23, 2006

Gambling: As the Take Rises, So Does Public Concern

A modest backlash in attitudes towards legalized gambling has taken hold among an American public that spends more money on more forms of legal gambling now than at any time in the nation’s history.

May. 16, 2006

Increasingly, Americans Prefer Going to the Movies at Home

The start of the summer blockbuster movie season has Hollywood hoping for the usual stampede to the theaters, but now more than ever, the place that most Americans would rather watch movies is under their own roof.

May. 9, 2006

Calling Mom on Mother’s Day. And the Day Before. And the Day After.

The traditional holiday phone call to mom may not have the impact it once had — not because fewer sons and daughters remember to call, but because more are already talking to mom every other day of the year.

May. 2, 2006

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.

Apr. 26, 2006

In the Battle of the Bulge, More Soldiers Than Successes

Two-in-three are dieting or exercising

Apr. 19, 2006

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.

Apr. 11, 2006

Americans See Weight Problems Everywhere But In the Mirror

We tend to weigh ourselves on a different scale