Millennial Brides Don’t Want to Wear White

A new poll sheds light on some generational differences in our views on wedding traditions–including who pays for the party White weddings might soon be a thing of the past, because almost half of Americans (46%) disagree with the expectation that brides should wear white. A new Harris Poll shows that wearing white is justRead More

How Sugar Went From a Condiment to a Diet Staple

More and more Americans’ meals resemble dessert, and Congress is to blame for our collective national stomachache. School cafeterias have been under siege for three decades, ever since Ronald Reagan declared ketchup to be a vegetable. The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act passed by Congress in 2010 raised the national per-pupil lunch expenditure from $2.80 toRead More

These Are The Most Popular Foods In America

New data from the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) lets you peek into the kitchens of Americans and find out how they’re eating—based on what they’re buying. The ERS’s Food Availability data measures yearly supplies of several food commodities in the U.S., and this year, some of the most interesting results are that sweet foodsRead More

How Men and Women Feel Pain Differently

Understanding how men and women feel feel pain is clouded by conflicting results and murky interpretations. While some work suggests that women feel more pain than men, other studies have found the opposite to be true. So which gender has the higher threshold? That depends on what’s hurting and how. Dr. Andreas Sander-Kiesling, in theRead More