Today we're looking at the only thing more annoying than telemarketers: robocalls. Last year, the Federal Trade Commission received a record 4.5 million complaints about unwanted robocalls, the number having steadily increased from 2.2 million complaints in 2013.
Today we’re looking one of the worst feelings there is: loneliness. A new study by health care provider Cigna has found that 43% of Americans report feeling isolated sometimes or all of the time.
Americans produce 25 billion pounds of textile waste each year — the bulk of which is made up of used clothing. About 80 percent of clothes bought this year will end up in landfills or incinerated.
It’s been 71 years since Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, but African-American participation in the MLB has sharply declined since its peak in the early ’80s.
Today we're looking at the most elusive denomination in U.S. currency: the $2 bill. While you almost never see them in the wild, the Federal Reserve estimates that $2.4 billion worth of the bills are in circulation.
45 percent of Americans believe that immigrants cause crime rates to rise, but they're wrong. The link between immigration and crime is fake news.
The Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world turn. Today we’re looking at the nuptials of the decade: the upcoming royal wedding between Prince Harry of the U.K. and American actress Meghan Markle. The couple will wed May 19, and they and their 800 or so invited guests will enjoy
Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world work. Today we’re looking into the not-so-distant future, just six years from now, when SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says the company will send its first manned missions to Mars. SpaceX has been sending unmanned rockets into orbit since 2012, but
The Daily Digit is the story behind the numbers that make our world turn. Today we're looking at a 600,000-square-mile swath of the Pacific Ocean that's littered with plastic debris.