40% of Millennials Think Teen Sex, Casual Sex and Gay Sex Are Immoral

The Public Religion Research Institute just released a broad survey they conducted among 2,314 adults born between 1980 and 1997, and the aggregate of my generation's social opinions feel—as they tend to—alternately progressive and tremendously retrograde. » 3/30/15 10:50am Today 10:50am

1 in 3 College Men Admit They Would Rape, If We Don't Call It 'Rape'

A small survey of college men points at something equal parts interesting and disturbing: one in three of them say they would be willing to "use force to obtain intercourse" as long as nobody would find out and there would be no consequences. But very few were willing to say they would commit rape, suggesting that… » 1/09/15 6:50pm 1/09/15 6:50pm

You Prefer to Date Fat Guys So You Don't Feel So Bad About Yourself

A sex therapist says women will fantasize about a hot bod all day long, but in reality, they'd rather be with a fat guy, because it makes them feel less garbage-y. In other surveys, what wouldn't you do for love, looking how you look? » 9/11/14 4:20pm 9/11/14 4:20pm

Dumb Survey Says Your Name Predicts How Much of a Gold Digger You Are

I love the surveys that make it to the top of the Daily Mail. They're personally relevant enough to read and outrageous and trivial enough to be totally entertaining. The latest survey that they cover does not disappoint. According to data pulled by something called DirtSearch.org, a background/criminal… » 4/20/14 2:31pm 4/20/14 2:31pm

1 in 10 Americans Believe HTML is an STD. LOL. We're Dummies.

News flash: Americans tend to be idiots about a lot of stuff — global warming, vaccines, not standing on the left side of the goddamn escalator. The latest thing about which a surprising number of us are idiots is on what familiar internet terms mean. Because many Americans are old. » 3/04/14 9:30pm 3/04/14 9:30pm

Oh Canada, Ew Nigeria: Which Countries Are Most Accepting Of The Gays?

The Pew Research Center just released the results of a new survey detailing the acceptance of homosexuality around the globe. The numbers you see above represent the percent of people who believe in acceptance — as polled in 39 countries among 37,653 respondents from March 2 to May 1, 2013. » 6/04/13 6:15pm 6/04/13 6:15pm

Poll Shows That Nobody Thinks Scientology Is a Real Thing and Celebrity…

A new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll has revealed some interesting truths about Americans and either/or question-posing. An overwhelming majority of respondents haughtily said that Scientology (which, despite its high-profile celebrity devotees, has resonated with less than 100,000 Americans and has been likened to a… » 10/02/12 2:10pm 10/02/12 2:10pm

Dubious Bro Site Claims Most Men Never Get Tested for STDs, Some Sext…

AskMen polled dudes about their love lives and now they, like, totally know why he won't call you back! JK. The results of their "Great Male Survey" aren't that illuminating, but here are some highlights: » 7/25/12 7:15pm 7/25/12 7:15pm

Our Millennial Survey Reveals Even Kids Today Hate Kids Today

The results of our Millennial Survey are in, and it appears millennial folks did get a bit more praise growing up than crotchety Olds. Also, everyone thinks kids today suck — including kids. » 10/24/11 4:00pm 10/24/11 4:00pm

Tell Us About Your Childhood In Our Millennial Survey

Trend pieces on the troubles and triumphs of millennials are a dime a dozen these days, and they've started to sound kind of similar — the participation awards, the feelings of entitlement, the special-snowflake-ness. To shake things up a bit, we've decided to ask you what it was like to grow up millennial — or not. » 10/17/11 6:30pm 10/17/11 6:30pm

Ladies, It's Time To Stop Giving Things Up

Whether it's giving up sex for a younger face, or years of their lives for thinner thighs, the media loves a story about ladies renouncing shit. It's time for us to give up giving up. » 4/12/11 5:00pm 4/12/11 5:00pm

One Third Of Russian Women Want To Be Men

Okay, so the study lacks any scientific validity. (Our sources do bring very negative tidings indeed of gender relations in Russia. Says one participant, "In some cases, you just want to punch somebody in the face, like the men do." » 2/23/11 6:25pm 2/23/11 6:25pm

How Far Do Women Have To Go? Depends Who You Ask

A 22-country survey found that while both men and women value gender equality, they differ widely on whether it's been achieved. In the U.S., many more men believed sufficient progress had occurred, whereas women thought more action was required. [NYT] » 7/01/10 11:20am 7/01/10 11:20am

Survey: Sex Can Be Stressful, Deadly

A recent survey from the UK found that one in 20 people over the age of 45 worry about having a heart attack during sex, and 31% of Britons have stopped sexual activity because they were too tired to continue. » 6/24/10 5:00pm 6/24/10 5:00pm

One Third Of American Women Want To Sleep With Zooey Deschanel

If they were true lesbian shitasses, that is, per an unscientific Esquire online survey of 9,617. Other findings: 75% feel comfortable while naked, 65% disagree that men are funnier than women, and 89% support gay marriage. [Esquire] » 4/21/10 7:20pm 4/21/10 7:20pm

Italian Drivers Warned To Watch Out For Hookers • Brits Lie About…

• Motorists in Italy are confused over a sign that reads "Attenzione Prostitute" and features an image of a big-breasted woman in high heels. There have been complaints that the sign's meaning is ambiguous. » 4/02/10 5:40pm 4/02/10 5:40pm

Suri Cruise Totally To Blame For All Extravagant Children

It's true! Or else, why would the Daily Mail say it? Indeed, the whole phenomenon of buying stupidly expensive duds for kids who get them filthy and then outgrow them a week later has been dubbed the "Suri Cruise Effect:" » 3/24/10 5:20pm 3/24/10 5:20pm

What They Didn't Say: Survey Composed Entirely Of Candace Bushnell…

"More than 92 per cent of women could remember the first shoes they bought with their own money. Less than two, however, in three recalled the name of the person they first kissed, the survey found." [Telegraph] » 12/15/09 6:30pm 12/15/09 6:30pm