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Could selfies be pushing more Americans to plastic surgery?

More patients under 30 are asking for facial procedures to improve the way they look on social media, according to a survey of plastic surgeons.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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33 percent of Americans reject evolution

A Pew survey suggests that evolutionary skeptics continue to be out there. They are many.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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Facebook CEO and wife most generous Americans of 2013

Silicon Valley's young power couple tops the 2013 list of most philanthropic Americans.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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Only 20 percent of Americans surveyed believe in Big Bang

Scientists express dismay at an Associated Press/GfK survey that suggests skepticism of science is still strong. Only 20 percent of Americans believe in the Big Bang. Less than one-third of Americans said they thought climate change was real.

By Apr. 21, 2014

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Pew: Most young Americans support Snowden

Fifty-seven percent of people ages 18 and 29 say Edward Snowden "served the public interest" by leaking NSA data. That figure falls to 35 percent among those older than 65.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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So 11 percent of Americans think HTML is an STD? Really?

Seems that some people may not be au fait with techspeak -- 77 percent, for example, may not know what SEO is. Isn't that a good thing?

By Mar. 4, 2014

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Earth revolves around the sun? 1 in 4 Americans say nope

A National Science Foundation survey offers a sobering reflection of knowledge in today's all-knowing world. Many people really do believe the sun circles the Earth. And more than half don't know that humans evolved from animals.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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Are Americans getting tired of texting?

While people in the U.S. are still sending trillions of text messages per year, they sent 5 percent less in 2012 than they did in 2011.

By May. 2, 2013

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35% of Americans now own a tablet, Pew says

Pew Internet Research reports a notable spike in tablet ownership, which is up 10 percent from a year ago among Americans.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Smartphone apps to make you (Americans) smarter

In light of a recent study that shows Americans are below average for math and literacy of all the developed nations, I have rounded up some apps to...well...help my countrymen exercise our collective noggins.

By Oct. 9, 2013