| Jul 11, 2013
| 12:55 PM
That’s it -- I am now officially out of step with modern life.
What else can I say after reading this: “Most adults always have smartphone close by, 1 in 10 use it during sex.”
Which gives a whole new meaning to the old-timey term...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:41 AM
We already know many people are addicted to their smartphones, but a study released Thursday gives a clearer idea of just how much users can get attached to their device.
Nearly three in four American smartphone users surveyed said they are within...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Two new surveys – one by Gallup and one by Harris Interactive – have found that many Americans aren't particularly happy with their jobs and would chuck it all if financially feasible.
In other news, researchers have concluded most people...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Kids these days — they're just not as healthy as we are, or our parents were.
That's generally the sentiment of about 1,800 people surveyed this spring by Harris Interactive for a study commissioned by Aetna. The Hartford-based health insurance...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Carnival Corp. said its decades-long chief executive who was at the helm as the firm became the world’s largest cruise company -- and faced recent crises as its ships faced highly publicized safety problems -- will step down.
The Miami firm said...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:47 AM
When I was a kid, my parents planned a family trip to Washington. During the long car ride, my sister and I squabbled over who got to sit where and complained about having to relate to all that history during our summer vacation.
But I still remember...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:38 AM
A new public opinion poll from Harris Interactive finds that the American public is getting increasingly distrustful of vacation cruises, following the recent series of fires, power failures, overflowing toilets and other mishaps.
Many of the most...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The public's perception of the cruise industry is plummeting like, well, a sinking ship.
The industry's image has been battered by a series of mishaps, most recently the crisis on the Carnival Triumph, which lost power and was set adrift in the Gulf...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
If you suspect you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re probably right: A new survey says 83% of Americans don’t get a good night’s sleep on a consistent basis.
Why not? Stress and anxiety were cited as the top reason by 48% of...
| May 25, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Most of us will put up with a cramped middle seat on a short flight. But on trips more than three hours long, we are ready to crack open our wallets and pay for a window or aisle seat.
That is one of the findings of a recent Harris Interactive poll of...
| Apr 8, 2013
Hiring is expected to remain on a steady course over the next three months, according to CareerBuilder’s latest job forecast. Twenty-six percent of employers plan to increase full-time, permanent headcount in Q2, on par with the previous two...