A new survey this week shows that 3 in 5 Brits think the Post Office should remain in public ownership.
59% of Americans think Sarah Palin would not make an effective president – compared to only 26% who said that she could be. (Who are those people?)
In a recent study of Chinese consumer behavior, McKinsey found that women tend to shop more frequently than men, and spend more on personal-care products and food. Men, by contrast, tend to spend more of their income on gadgets, beverages and alcohol, dining out, and socialising.
Authors Eminegul Karababa (University of Exeter, Exeter, UK) and Güliz Ger (Bilkent University, Ankara) dug wide and deep into the history of coffeehouses in the early modern Ottoman Empire. They found that patrons engaged in gambling, taking drugs, and meeting with “young beautiful people”.
So it’s not just me then.