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“Harry Potter,” “Titanic” and “Inception” have officially been named the top three most recognizable film scores of all time, according to new research.

A study of 2,000 respondents played clips of movie scores and had respondents choose which movie they corresponded with. When it came to the most iconic movie themes of all time “West Side Story” and “Gone with the Wind”” came out high along.

“Psycho” and “Star Wars” instantly caught respondents’ attention and made it in the top ten too.

The majority of the respondents bragged that they can identify movies on the music alone, but they…


New research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Hydros reveals how many Americans support a plastic bag ban (Photo by Yue Iris on Unsplash).

Over half of Americans (52%) support a plastic bag ban within their local communities, according to new research.

A new survey of 2,000 nationally representative Americans revealed that 69% of those who currently live under a plastic bag ban support it, and 42% of those who don’t live under a ban would support the introduction of one.

Nearly half (48%) are in favor of plastic bag bans at the state level, and 44% even support a national ban on plastic bags.

Yet over a third of Americans (34%) admitted that they’ve become “sustainability shirkers” since the start of the…


New research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Trane Heating and Air Conditioning reveals the lengths pet owners will go to keep their home clean (Photo by Michael Oxendine on Unsplash).

In honor of National Pet Day on April 11, pet owners are spending a lot of time cleaning their homes — 832 hours in a single year to be exact.

That’s according to a new study, which examined the great lengths pet owners will go to in order to keep a clean and healthy environment while caring for their fur babies.

The poll of over 2,000 pet owners found three in four respondents said getting a pet has prompted them to constantly clean their home more than ever before.

Knowing most pets love to be outside, 64% of pet…


Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Freeletics, the results also found more Americans believe gyms will actually become a thing of the past due to the pandemic, up to 72% compared to 60% in last year’s survey. Photo by Humphrey Muleba on Unsplash

Are Americans freeing themselves from their gym memberships? Two in three Americans say the pandemic has made them realize a gym isn’t actually necessary for them to stay fit.

A new survey of 2,000 Americans who regularly exercise analyzed how the pandemic has impacted their relationship with fitness and found their new at-home workouts are also improving things in the bedroom.

Nearly one in five respondents said keeping up with a workout routine at home has led to better sex during lockdown.

Another perk of at-home workouts is finding some peace and quiet — 85% said their new routines…


According to a study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Foria, fifty-sex percent reported experiencing sexual performance anxiety. (Photo by Travis Grossen on Unsplash)

Fifty-six percent of Americans agree that their anxiety about the state of the world had a negative impact on their sex life last year, according to new research.

Roughly the same percentage (55%) said stress resulting from work, or job-seeking, has dampened their sex drive in the past year.

A new study of 2,000 Americans who are sexually active, either alone or with a partner, revealed the negative impacts that the stressful year had on sexual satisfaction.

Of those who reported a negative impact due to anxiety, nearly six in 10 had sex less frequently.

Conducted by OnePoll on…


According to a study commissioned by Premium Jane and conducted by OnePoll, nearly two-thirds (62%) said they get headaches often — suffering seven major headaches per month, on average. (Photo by Nik Shuliahin on Unsplash)

Thirty-nine percent of Americans will wake up and start their day with a headache, according to new research.

A survey of 2,000 general population Americans found nearly two-thirds (62%) said they get headaches often — suffering seven major headaches per month, on average.

Waking up in pain is more common than one might think. On average, people will wake up in some kind of ache or pain a dozen times per month.

And 10% of people surveyed report waking up with aches and pains on a daily basis.

Some of the most common types of aches and pain to…


According to a survey conducted by One Poll on behalf of Vagaro respondents reported that since the pandemic began, nearly half (46%) have let themselves go while in lockdown. (Photo by Victor He on Unsplash)

Two-thirds of Americans are actively trying to improve themselves — a quarantine glow-up — for the post-pandemic world, according to new research.

A survey of 2,000 general population Americans, commissioned by Vagaro and conducted by OnePoll, found 64% want to look their absolute best and 68% want to be the best version of themselves (mentally and physically) for when the pandemic finally comes to an end.

While 62% of people feel optimistic that the pandemic will end before 2022, there’s no escaping that half (51%) classified 2020 as the hardest year they’ve ever experienced.

Since the pandemic began, nearly…


According to a survey conducted by OnePoll on behalf of LastPass, “password anxiety” is a real phenomenon, as 64% say they will avoid visiting certain websites or accounts where they’ve forgotten their password. Photo by freestocks on Unsplash

The average American has been locked out of ten online accounts in the past month alone, according to new research.

The survey of 2,005 Americans found that this issue doesn’t appear to be going anywhere, as 63% of respondents surveyed say that this is a recurring problem for them.

Commissioned by OnePoll on behalf of LastPass, the results found that memorizing passwords is so difficult that two in three respondents (65%) say they will forget it unless they write it down somewhere.

In fact, more than half of respondents say they have to execute at least five password resets each…


New research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Affirm found that nearly half of Americans cite finding money as the best surprise you can get (Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash).

It’s official — the best surprise in life is randomly finding money, according to new research.

The study polled 2,000 nationally representative Americans and found nearly half (49%) identified finding money on the street or in a forgotten coat pocket as the best surprise you can get.

According to 46% of respondents, getting a tax refund was their next favorite surprise, and 58% agreed that no matter the amount, they’re always surprised.

Aside from financial surprises, respondents also cited surprise parties, engagements, pregnancies and puppies as their other favorite types of surprises.

And while there are good surprises, there…


New research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Gilbert’s Craft Sausages reveals how difficult it is to cook for one (Photo by Anna Pelzer on Unsplash).

Is putting leftovers into the fridge a useless endeavor? New research shows the majority of Americans’ leftovers wind up in the trash uneaten.

But it’s not for lack of trying, as 61% said they always refrigerate their leftovers, but they just never get around to eating them.

The study asked 2,000 Americans about their cooking habits and being a solo chef, and results found 66% of respondents said when they cook for themselves, they always accidentally end up making enough food to feed a family.

It’s no wonder then, that three in five respondents said they constantly feel like they’re…

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