according to an MSNBC article about "microtrends":
Here are some factoids to take to the “Jeopardy” audition:
Over the past two generations, the number of left-handed Americans has nearly doubled.
Between 2004 and 2005, the purchase of fashion yarn increased 56 percent. The fastest growing group of knitters are teens and twentysomethings.
The fastest growing group of videogamers? Moms over the age of 45.
People making more than $75,000 a year are much more likely to be among the 30 million Americans with tattoos than members of lower-income groups.
Of young Californians surveyed last year, 1 percent aspire to become military snipers.
Only 77 of Harvard’s 6,700 undergraduates are majoring in math.
For more about these changes in culture, read the full article here.