Researchers say first graders today have three times the amount of homework recommended by experts. It’s also having a neutral, sometimes even a negative effect on their performance.
Interesting Stat of the Day: 3.5 million. That’s the number of drivers on the road who are aged 85 and older. That’s a 47 percent rise between 2003 and 2013.
A new study contends having a child can make parents more unhappy than divorce, unemployment and even the death of a partner. Basically the thinking goes that having a child ends up isolating new parents socially more than any other big life change.
Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.