Overview Large majorities of Americans are following coverage of the Olympic Games in London. Nearly eight-in-ten (78%) say they have watched or followed Olympic coverage either on television, online or on social networks. Television remains far-and-away the leading platform for Olympic coverage; 73% say they have watched coverage on television. Still, 17% say they have […]
Americans are increasingly going online for no particular reason except to have fun or to pass the time.
This month's Winter Olympics will be a rare sporting event in at least one respect: As many women as men say they are especially looking forward to the winter games.
Three-quarters of online economic users go online to relax and take their minds off of the recession. Fully 88% of 18-29 year old online economic users look to the internet to relax.
Two-thirds of adults listen to rock music, placing it ahead of the six other musical genres.
Only about a quarter of U.S. drivers now say they consider their car "something special -- more than just a way to get around," barely half of the 43% who felt this way in 1991.
On a typical day, a third of the adults in the United States take a nap. Napping thrives among all demographic groups, but it’s more widespread among some than others.
Four-in-ten young adults say they have cut back spending on alcohol or cigarettes as a result of the recession.
By nearly two-to-one, the public says it prefers a hotter place to live over one with a colder climate. No surprise, then, that San Diego, Tampa and Orlando rank at the top of places to live for those who favor a balmy climate.