Pew Research Center Aug. 17, 2006

The Surprising Impact of Global Warming on Tourism

Which countries will win, which ones will lose in the race for tourism dollars as global warming heats up. (Hint: Book that Mongolian vacation now.) And did embedded reporters slant the news in Iraq?

Jun. 14, 2006

Americans to Rest of World: Soccer Not Really Our Thing

Just 4% of U.S adults here say soccer is their favorite sport to watch.

Pew Research Center May. 23, 2006

Addicted to Gambling

Although a handful of states are moving this year to ban certain types of electronic gambling machines, experts say tax-averse states are growing increasingly dependent on gambling revenues while ignoring the social cost of problem gamblers.

May. 23, 2006

Gambling: As the Take Rises, So Does Public Concern

A new study from the Pew Research Center finds a modest backlash in attitudes toward legalized gambling, even as the public is spending more money on more forms of legal gambling.

May. 15, 2006

Increasingly, Americans Prefer Going to the Movies at Home

As the summer blockbuster movie season begins, a new Pew Research Center survey finds three-quarters of all adults now say they would prefer to watch movies at home, up from 67% in 1994.