Posts tagged "statistics"

Pope Francis Gives Homeless Catholics A Private Tour Of The Sistine Chapel

PLUS, millennials have some weird beliefs about doin' it and VICE is all about sex innnnnn spaaaaaaaaace -- all in Today's Lady News!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 30, 2015

Guess Which State Has The Most Valuable Testicles?

You may not know this, but the amount of compensation you receive for losing a body part on the job varies depending on what state you're in. A recent report from ProPublica has published all the data on which body parts are worth more to lose where, and it's pretty fascinating. For instance, if we…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 6, 2015

Who Really Offers The Best Deals? Black Friday By The Numbers

I'm not a big proponent of Black Friday shopping. I really don't think you should do it at all, unless it's online or it's the kind of casual shopping that means heading to the mall in the middle of the afternoon rather than camping outside Walmart at 4 a.m. Still, people are going to do…

By: Claire Hannum / November 26, 2014

This Week’s Fashion By the Numbers

Armpit shaving habits, British mascara, and bad hair days, oh my! Here are the top 10 style stats of the week...

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 24, 2012

Fashion By The Numbers

It's time for your weekly dose of style stats! The couture shows in Paris this week gave us a wealth of interesting numbers involving barbecues, nipples, and airplane runways; not to mention other headlines like slipping profits for a retail behemoth and soaring ad pages for a major fashion mag. Read on to get the…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 27, 2012

Oh Great, Child Labor Is On the Rise

Forced child labor is on the rise according to a new report from risk analysis firm Maplecroft. The UK firm examined 197 countries and found that around 40 percent were classified under the "extreme risk" category. Not surprisingly, conflict-torn countries and authoritarian regimes topped the list. Myanmar, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo,…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 7, 2012

This Week In Review: Fashion By The Numbers

It's time for this week's roundup of style stats and numerical anecdotes! Today we're covering everything from "Twilight" wedding gowns to world record fingernails. Read on for the scoop...

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 2, 2011

What Does Your State Suck At?

View larger image here. We each have our own individual strengths and our weaknesses, and the same could be said about the states that make up our great nation. It turns out that each state has something that they are the absolute worst at in comparison to all the others -- here they are, presented…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 24, 2011

How Likely Are You To Get Married?

At this point in my dating life, I've basically resigned myself to the fact that there is no one out there and I should get used to the idea that if I want kids, there is a sperm bank in my future. I blame these feelings on Los Angeles, where the lost boys pretend they're…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 10, 2010

The Percentages Of Women Who Think It’s OK For Their Husbands To Hit Them

The graph, released by UNICEF and based on data collected between 2001 and 2007, displays the percentages of women, by country, who believe it is OK for their husbands to hit them. The numbers are all horrifying, ranging from 6.9 percent in Serbia to a heartbreaking 90 percent in Jordan. More info here. [via Feministing]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 20, 2009

How Do You Like To Waste Your Time?

Next time you find yourself standing in front of your closet agonizing over what to wear, consider this: Your towel-clad wardrobe rifling may cost you nearly a year of your life. That's right, the average woman spends 287 days looking through her wardrobe and considering which outfit to wear. [Telegraph] Hearing that we'll have semi-wasted…

By: Lily Q / July 10, 2009

New Marriage Stats Get Us Down, Then Pick Us Right Back Up

Did you know that over half of married women regret walking down the aisle with their husbands? If you said yes, well, then you know some disgruntled peeps. Just kidding! According to a recent survey of 35,000 women, happily ever after is only for the movies. Duh. While most women admitted they didn’t believe i…

By: Simcha / June 18, 2009

When It Comes To Sexual Partners, We Are Above Average

Either I am the world’s greatest slut (and need a T-shirt that says that, pronto), or there just isn’t enough love in this world! According to the National Center for Health Statistics, women have an median average of four sex partners in their lifetime. Please, I’ve been trying to have four partners this week! Now,…

By: Simcha / March 13, 2009

Chris Brown’s Family History Of Domestic Violence

Before last Sunday, Chris Brown seemed like the rags-to-riches poster child. He popped and locked his way into the hearts of American women, and his baby face seemed to reveal a gentle and fun nice guy on the inside. I don't think I've ever seen a photo of him scowling or not having fun. But…

By: Annika Harris / February 10, 2009

CDC Releases Latest STD Statistics

Yikes -- 19 million STD infections occur each year according to the Center for Disease Control’s NEW report this week. The numbers from 2007 are in and the stats are a total bummer. Gonorrhea and chlamydia, the most common STDs, recorded the largest number of known cases to date, 1.5 million according to the most…

By: Simcha / January 15, 2009

Researchers Watch Big Brothers

My older brother tortured me through childhood, but now he’s saving my lifestyle. According to a new study, I’m less likely to spawn thanks to my big bro. Yay, baby free forever! (Can you tell I don't want kids?) Sheffield University researchers, who poured over birth, marriage, and death records, discovered that anyone, male or…

By: Simcha / November 19, 2008

Women: Now With Fewer Babies Than Ever Before!

Nowadays, we modern gals are too busy to worry about spawning. It might be on some of our to do lists, but according to a 2006 survey, one in five women never have a baby. That’s double the number of childless women in 1976! While 30 years ago, 59% of women had at least three…

By: Simcha / August 20, 2008

The Nookie Know-It-All: Orgasm Stats

“What percentage of women have an orgasm during intercourse? The stats I've read really seem to vary, with some studies making it seem kind of rare. Is that true?” - Curious About Climaxes, Cleveland, OH General statistics (which vary as much as your orgasms do) show a whopping 75% of women failing to reach orgasm…

By: Sexpert Lindsay / May 12, 2008