Pew Research Center

How Could Artificial Intelligence Change Assisted Living Facilities?

An estimated 10,000 people will turn 65 every day for the next 19 years, according to the Pew Research Center. While many people prefer to retire at home, certain health and financial conditions compel them to move to an assisted living facility (ALF). But due to a fragmented market and lack of …

Intelligence

5 Library Things to be Grateful for this Thanksgiving

As we roll into the Thanksgiving holiday week in the U.S., most library students are also rolling into the last assignments for the fall semester. …

Libraries

Trump administration to end ‘temporary protected status’ for Haitians

The Department of Homeland Security announced on Monday that it plans to end "temporary protected status" for Haitians who were allowed entry to the U.S. following a devastating earthquake in 2010.<p>DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke announced on Monday that the protections will come to an end on July …

Immigration

Facts on Foreign Students in the U.S.

(dolgachov/iStock.com)<p>The U.S. has more foreign students enrolled in its colleges and universities than any other country in the world. Explore data …

Higher Education

Why 280 Characters Won't Save Twitter

Twitter<p>has received a spate of bad press lately. From President Trump's "propaganda" to the suspension of Rose McGowan's account (the actress …

Advertising Industry

Most citizens support military rule in the world's largest democracy

India , the world's largest democracy, is showing an appetite for military rule — a potential indicator that the country's nationalist politics are …

Mamata Banerjee

Report: Only 3% Of Conversations Actually Need To Happen

WASHINGTON—Calling into question the usefulness of one of the most common human interactions, a new report released Monday by the Pew Research Center …

Humor

Cincinnati sidesteps immigration fight with feds to win police grant

Cincinnati's department was among 179 agencies nationwide to receive federal money even though it did not promise to cooperate with immigration …

Immigration

A Great Migration Is Set to Transform Florida

New York Times: “More than 168,000 people have flown or sailed out of Puerto Rico to Florida since the hurricane, landing at airports in Orlando, …

Fort Lauderdale

We must take global warming personally

<i>Franklyn Griffiths is a professor emeritus of international politics at the University of Toronto and a member of Toronto350</i><p>A great many of us in Canada are troubled by our use of fossil fuels. We are troubled because we know that global warming and the risk of catastrophic climate change come …

Climate

Catholicism in China losing ground amid surge in Protestantism

Catholics in China aren’t exactly an endangered species, but their numbers are plunging as the number of Protestants in the world’s largest country soars.<p>Since the beginning of the People’s Republic of China in 1949, the number of Catholics has grown from only 3 million to just around 12 million …

World News

1 in 5 of us have cried or felt embarrassed while doing this in public

Behold the versatile public restroom: It’s a refuge, a place to steel one’s nerves and, for some, a personal theater.<p>According to new data from the …

Streaming

Study shows half of all Americans think wages are falling short of cost of living

(FOX News) -- While Americans are positive about job creation and the economy, they have a less optimistic view about their income levels, a new …

Retirement

Teenage depression and suicide are way up — and so is smartphone use

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless — classic symptoms of depression — surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen suicide attempts increased 23 percent. Even more …

News (U.S.)

The Hearth of Hellenism: Paganism & the End of Religious Extremism

What captivates my mind at the moment is contemplating the future of religion. Where will religion be by the end of this century? What will religion …

Atheism

65% of Your Customers Expect More Automation in Businesses of the Future

The latest Pew Research Center survey revealed 52 percent of Americans believe stores will probably be fully automated in the next 20 years. But 13 …

Human Geography

The Gun maker’s strategy: marketing products to men’s basest instincts - Salon.com

Guns make men feel powerful and in control. A pull of the trigger can instantly bring death, giving the shooter an ability that is almost godlike. Yet gun culture does not think gun owners want to feel godly, or even like mature, civilized adults in any sense. They are just human, after all, …

Human Geography

A Troubling Number of Americans Do Not Read Science News

Right now, science is embroiled in a number of political and ideological debates. From climate change to genetic modification to vaccination, …

Research

Majority of Indians happy with PM Modi and economy, but there's a catch

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> Nearly nine out of 10 Indians are happy with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while eight in 10 are happy with the state of the economy, according to a new poll.<p>Modi's high ratings are unusual for a global leader three years into a five-year term.<p>"The honeymoon period for his …

India

What’s It Like To Be A Muslim-American Today? A Lot Like Being A Jew In The Early 1900s.

Tucked away in a small conference room in the basement of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, a small group of Muslims …

Religion

Pew survey results boost Narendra Modi's popularity, but Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh polls remain litmus tests

The Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign managers must be happy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity, on which hinges saffron party's fortunes, …

India

Social media fires passions and builds extremist divisions - Salon.com

The people of the United States continue to learn how polarized and divided the nation has become. In one study released in late October by the Pew Research Center, Americans were found to have become increasingly partisan in their views. On issues as diverse as health care, immigration, race and …

U.S. Politics

Moody’s upgrades India's sovereign rating after 13 years: Old foe has turned friend for Narendra Modi govt

Back in September 2016, Moody’s Investors Services was not in the good books of the Narendra Modi government. The finance ministry had then raised a …

Economy

Search

While undoubtedly gun violence affects everyone in this country, the mass shooting at a Texas church earlier this month drew a lot of attention to …

Gun Control

What Americans expect the future of automation to look like

An October Pew Research Center report examined Americans’ views about automation, including their opinions on how widespread these technologies would …

Robots

Calling Out Sick From Work? Why You May Want to Unplug Too

Source: PixabayMake no mistake about it, we are living in a digitally connected world. In a Pew Research Center survey, <b>88 percent</b> of teen social …

The Workplace

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Human Geography

Multigenerational Households: Already Home for the Holidays

As some families make plans to get together for the holidays, an increasing number have a head start, because they live under the same roof.<p>The number of people living in multigenerational households — homes in which two or more adult generations live together, or those that include both …

Real Estate

How Open-Source Intelligence Can Help Landlords Protect Their Properties

Today, even the newest real estate investors with small portfolios are interacting daily with available technology that expedites their property acquisition, marketing and the management process. From the listing to the move out, they find and integrate real-time technology solutions. Imagine my …

Open Source Movement

Worried About Surviving in an Automated World? These Are the Skills That Will Save You.

A future filled with automated robots inspires both optimism and anxiety. You can curb the latter by being what robots are not: human.<p>A future filled with automated robots inspires both optimism and anxiety. According to a 2017 study by the Pew Research Center, the vast majority of Americans …

Fourth Industrial Revolution