Does your home state have a higher percentage of dog owners or cat owners? And how does it stack up to the rest of the nation? We crunched the data from the American Veterinary Medical Association’s “U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook (2012)” to answer these questions.
In the past six years, 3 of the state’s five Senate Majority Leaders have been arrested — more than ten times the arrest rate of average Americans.
These colleges take working hard and playing hard very seriously.
At least, it seems that way. On Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and Private Practice, Rhimes treats adoption with the same light touch as she does race — and gently but persistently normalizes the families we choose.
His top picks of the year were much more likely to please ordinary audiences than the Academy. A BuzzFeed original analysis.
But they’re less likely to marry their cohabiting partners, according to a CDC study. More evidence that, for some, cohabiting is replacing marriage.
Can you trust Twitter to tell you when nothing’s happening? Mostly, yes.
Americans now owe $1 trillion in student loan debt. Here’s what that money could buy.
Sexting beats emailing, dieting, and even hooking up, according to Google Trends.
“People tell their employers they’re pregnant and they’re fired 15 minutes later,” says a professor of work-life law. “It is breathtaking how open it is.”
If Kevin Ware were a regular employee, he could be entitled to thousands of dollars in worker’s compensation for his injury.
Where it happened, whether someone paid for it, who was naked (spoiler: mostly women), and more. A BuzzFeed original analysis.
The rise of the Lannisters, a decline in direwolves, and more — BuzzFeed analyzed the scripts from the first two seasons for indications of things to come.
Transgender residents of Arizona aren’t protected from job or housing discrimination, can’t get divorced, and may not be allowed to use the bathroom of their identified gender. Arizona’s laws and policies are a reminder of the problems trans people can face nationwide.
Grumpy Cat beat out Maru, Lil Bub, and Garfield, according to Google Trends.
A community of reviewers that’s many times as active as Amazon’s.
Beverly Hills is the most-divorced franchise, with over 70% of current ‘wives divorced.
The recession has harmed black Americans, male and female, more than it’s harmed men. So why do we keep hearing the gender story?
Back when N Sync’s No Strings Attached came out, top albums sold twice as many copies in their first week as they do now.
Don’t use a calendar — just look at this chart of Peeps and candy corn popularity.
They’re more likely than the average Twitter user to be female, Ivy-League-educated, and high-earning, according to an analysis exclusive to BuzzFeed.
There’s no way could the 7th Heaven family could have gotten by on a minister’s salary. A BuzzFeed original analysis of the finances of five TV families.
Striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, on which the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments, could change more than 1,000 laws affecting 9 million Americans.
The meat-heavy diet has trounced Atkins, raw food, and even gluten-free, according to Google Trends.
Opinion polling now favors same-sex marriage, but the Supreme Court has flouted public opinion in major decisions in the past.
Girls shows “that all sex is not wonderful,” Steinem said. “Some of it is silly and boring.”
As a woman in the tech world, I’m sadly not surprised by what happened to Adria Richards. In fact, I always expect it.
And 29% have been pushed or shoved by other students because of their orientation, according to a new report.
Girls are more likely than boys to have both high math and high verbal skills, which could give them more career options, according to a new study.
Barring same-sex couples from marrying actually costs the government money — an estimated $10 billion over a 10-year period. Here are a few things that cash could buy.