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The Standing Work Station

Wonderful idea, but you have to wonder how easy it would be to reach the coffee. After all, every worker has his/her priorities! This comic from The Joy of Tech came with a poll on how many people do their job standing, and how they feel about it.  Link -via Daily of the Day

Belief in a ‘doomsday’ is higher than ever

A new poll has indicated that 15% of people worldwide believe the world will end during their lifetime. Similarly, 10% believe that it will not only e…

1 in 10 Men Prefer iPad to Girlfriends

That’s what one recent poll of bachelors discovered: The research found that 11% of bachelors would rather own the popular Apple gadget than gain a new love interest. And 3% said they would happily leave a current partner if they [...]

Do you believe in Bigfoot ?

Opinion poll results suggest that 30 percent of Americans believe that Bigfoot is ‘probably’ real. Sightings of the elusive hominid continue to be rep…

Would Americans Trust Your Profession?

Not if you’re a member of Congress, they won’t! No surprise there – politicians haven’t been highly regarded for their honesty and ethics by John Q. Public for decades, but the 7% ratings in [...]

1 Out of 5 Americans Expect to be Millionaires

We all hope to be rich one day, but Americans – who are very optimistic people – *expect* to be rich. Heck, according to a new poll, 1 out of 5 Americans expect to [...]

US poll: 3 in 10 interpret Bible literally

A Gallup poll has revealed that three in ten Americans believe the Bible should be interpreted literally. This number has declined over the last 40 ye…

The Number of the Day: 30%

According to a poll taken by a British film rental company, 30% of the people who claim to have seen The Godfather are lying. Related Fact: The rest of the top ten most lied about films are Casablanca (13%), Taxi Driver (11%), 2001: A Space Odyssey (9%), Reservoir Dogs (8%), This Is Spinal Tap (7%), Apocalypse [...]

Natural disasters – a sign of the end times ?

A new poll has found that 44% of Americans believe natural disasters could be a sign of the end of days. “There’s just something about the randomness …

Fuzzy Math: How College Football’s Champs Were Chosen

The BCS pairings have been announced for this year’s football season, so here’s a question for you college football nuts: what NCAA school claims the most football national championships? Who did you guess? Alabama? The Crimson Tide have only won a paltry 13 titles. Michigan? Notre Dame? USC? They’re all tied with a pedestrian 11 championships. [...]