News tagged with fans

Die-hard college sports fans defy expectations

When March Madness kicks off this week, you might expect the bleachers to be filled with alumni and students from the competing colleges. In fact, only about a third of die-hard college sports fans are alumni of their teams' ...

dateMar 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
shares11 comments 0

Study confirms effect of ceiling fans

Working in a comfortable air-conditioned room at high temperatures: Architects of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) built the new climate chamber LOBSTER to study what this may be like. The study focused ...

dateJun 18, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
shares0 comments 0

Cinderellas reign in Final Four ratings

Most pro basketball fans would assume that TV executives want to see teams from the largest markets go the furthest in the playoffs. But in college basketball, however, the most fans tune in for teams they probably hadn't ...

dateJul 25, 2013 in Mathematics
shares0 comments 0

US spent $630,000 to 'buy' Facebook fans

The US State Department was Wednesday under fire for spending $630,000 over two years to win millions of "likes" on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures.

dateJul 03, 2013 in Internet
shares0 comments 1