Can you guess the most popular Halloween costumes in the US? If you guessed “witch,” you are correct. From 2009 to 2013, the undisputed champion of Halloween costumes in America has been the witch. NPR’s Planet Money blog created an interactive chart ranking Halloween costumes over the past five years. If you hover over a… Continue reading The Most Popular Halloween Costumes in the USA From 2009 to 2013
The distance between Earth and our moon is 238,855 miles. When you add up the diameters of all the other planets in the solar system, you find that you can actually fit them all between Earth and the moon: the sum of the diameters of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune is 236,126… Continue reading How Many Planets in Our Solar System Can Fit Between the Earth and the Moon?
Ever wonder what’s the most popular college football team in your state? To find out, American ticket broker and online marketplace TicketCity conducted some social media and online research and was able to determine which big division football team was most popular. TicketyCity used four pieces of data for Division I football teams to get… Continue reading The United States of College Football: the Most Popular College Football Team By State [MAP]
Ever wonder where teenagers and young adults discover and consume music? Thanks to a chart released on Hypebot, you can now see where 12 to 24 year olds find and consume music. According to the chart, teens and young adults turn to YouTube more than any other source to discover and consume music with 83%… Continue reading How Do 12 to 24 Year Olds Discover and Consume Music? [CHART]
Binge watching is the new craze these days, especially with video streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu Plus and gadgets like AppleTV and Amazon’s new Fire TV. But do you ever stop to wonder just how much time you’re spending watching show after show after show? What about how much time it would take to… Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Binge-Watch These TV Shows? [CHART]
Young people are all about new technology, from apps to social media to online messengers – the list goes on. Niche, a company that provides reviews and insight to help people choose places to live and schools to attend, conducted a study to find out what technology teens are using most. The study surveyed 7,000… Continue reading The Best and Worst Social Media Habits of High Schoolers [CHARTS]
Which telephone service provider do you prefer to use? What about your banking preference? These decisions could be swayed by the presence of certain companies in your particular state of residence. This interesting map, created by Mike Simmons in collaboration with Broadview Networks, shows you the largest company by revenue in each state. The information… Continue reading What’s the Largest Company in Your State?
Living in the digital age, it should come as no surprise to us that World Cup viewership this year is more mobile and social than ever before. But just how mobile and social? According to a study by Peel, an app that turns your smartphone or tablet into a smart remote, viewership of this year’s… Continue reading The 2014 World Cup is More Mobile and Dominated By Facebook, Not Twitter [REPORT]