Figuratively Speaking

Figuratively Speaking by John MacIntyre

October 19, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for October 19, 2014

Percentage of Americans who reported they would feel completely relaxed if they were entirely "off the grid" (without any electronics or Internet access), according to results from a survey by Princess Cruises: 67 Percentage who say that having a smartphone makes it harder to relax: 52 ... continue

October 12, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for October 12, 2014

Percentage of Americans who said they would be willing to be late for work -- and risk getting scolded by their boss -- in order to get their morning coffee, according to the results of a survey by Cumberland Farms: 56 Percentage of respondents who said they would prefer giving up alcoholic... continue

October 05, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for October 05, 2014

Global billionaire population today, according to Wealth-X: 2,325 Number of new billionaires added in 2014, a 7 percent rise from 2013: 155 Rank of Europe as the world leader in terms of billionaire population and billionaire wealth: 1 Number of billionaires in Europe: 775 ... continue

September 28, 2014

Figuratively Speaking for September 28, 2014

Nationwide, number of times more that the typical oceanfront or lakefront single-family home is worth than the median value of all homes, according to an analysis by Zillow: 2.16 Estimated value of the median single-family home: $171,600 Estimated value of the median waterfront house:... continue

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