io9 Science Survey: Tell Us About Working With Rodents in the Lab

Though scientists and researchers work with animals every day in labs, their experiences are rarely acknowledged or studied. We want to change that, by asking you to take io9's anonymous survey of people who work with rodents for science. Here's why we're doing this, and how you can participate. » 12/09/14 11:48am 12/09/14 11:48am

How Much Do Gawker Readers Trust Meteorologists? Gawker's Weather Survey

How much do Gawker readers trust meteorologists? What do they think of The Weather Channel? We asked, and you answered. Thousands of readers clicked through to take our survey aimed at studying your habits and opinions when it comes to the weather. Let's take a look at the results. » 12/05/14 2:40am 12/05/14 2:40am

People Think Their Dogs Are A Lot Smarter Than They Really Are

We love to brag about the intelligence of our canine companions. But a recent survey suggests that many of us are grossly overestimating the cognitive capacities of our dogs — and that our emotional attachment to them has a lot to do with it. » 7/10/14 7:40am 7/10/14 7:40am

Do you know more about science than the average American?

Feeling science-savvy? Take Pew Research Center’s 13 question Science and Technology Knowledge Quiz and see where you stand against a representative sampling of Americans. » 4/24/13 7:00am 4/24/13 7:00am

Insider Trading: You Give Us Data, We'll Give You Money

We could make some clever comment about the economy, but we'll spare you. Take our survey, and someone will win a $300 AMEX card. Survey ends Wednesday at 6pm EST, so get at it. [Rules] » 2/10/09 2:00pm 2/10/09 2:00pm

Take the io9 Cyber-bionic Survey

Yes, it's time for our every-few-months psychotronic, holistic, non-pornographic survey. As ever, we use this survey find out more about you so that our nice advertising department at Gawker Media can sell more ads in those wee sidebars, and thence allow io9 to continue thriving as the commercially-sponsored free… » 8/14/08 4:27pm 8/14/08 4:27pm

Did Star Trek or Doctor Who Mold Your Brain?

I am a devoted Doctor Who fan in a family of Trekkies — and I'm also the only creative writer in a family of electrical engineers. Are those two facts related? What kinds of minds do science fiction shows attract — and, more importantly, what kinds of minds do they create? My first independent research project as an… » 4/22/08 1:30pm 4/22/08 1:30pm

Take the io9 Psychographic Survey

Yes, it's time for our every-few-months psychographic, demographic, non-pornographic survey. As ever, we use this survey find out more about you so that our nice advertising department at Gawker Media can sell more ads in those wee sidebars, and thence allow io9 to continue thriving as the commercially-sponsored free… » 4/16/08 6:40am 4/16/08 6:40am

Your Sleep Patterns Are Controlled by Television

Human sleep patterns were once controlled by circadian rhythms governed by day and night. But now, according to a new study, almost everyone in the United States has a sleep pattern that's controlled by when they watch TV. A massive survey on time management conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics shows… » 3/07/08 3:00pm 3/07/08 3:00pm

Let the Machine Overlords Hear Your Cry in Our Demographic Survey

It's been nearly a month since io9 lowered its shields and initiated signal transmission. Now we want to know more about you, our readers. We've posted a brief demographic survey to harvest your innermost thoughts — but we don't want to know anything privacy-invading like your address or phone number. If you fill it… » 1/31/08 8:40am 1/31/08 8:40am