Lightning strikes aren't that random after all. A new study shows that 82% of those killed by lightening are men, and most lightning strikes kill people who were doing some kind of "leisure activity." Stay at work and be a woman, and you should be safe.
Exercise isn't just good for your body. Research proves that physical activity also gives your brain a workout, which is why so many people say they can think much more clearly after exercising. Learning and memory increase when you work up a sweat.
A depressing new Gallup poll shows that 70% of American workers are "emotionally disconnected" from their jobs, while a majority (52%) say they're not engaged at all with work. College-educated employees are more depressed than the less educated.
A new federal study proves that gays are having a hard time renting a place to live—especially male gays. Landlords are less likely to rent to gay men couples, the Housing and Urban Development study reveals. Lesbian couples also face discrimination, but not quite so much.
A new study proves that women who don't seem to know much about cars are quoted higher prices for automobile repair than men. But women calling about the hypothetical repair who "indicate they have done research online and know the market rate to replace the radiator" got the same price as men.
Pew Research just released a new study that proves a majority of Americans are completely fine with having every part of their banal lives fed into the data-mining maw of the U.S. Government Technology Complex. If 56% of voters elected a president, we'd call it a landslide.
Even people who swear that gay marriage will somehow cause the collapse of society realize it's "inevitable," a new Pew study says. With 72% of Americans acknowledging the change in marriage reality, 42% of those questioned still say it's wrong.
With a third of all American marriages now starting with online dating, there's some good news for all the Match.com and OkCupid couples planning to get married: People who meet on dating sites are less likely to separate or divorce, and they're also happier than married couples who meet the old fashioned way.