This week: Forget evolution, we're getting dumber. Check out the last stat for confirmation.

53 percent

Dog owners who “have named their dog after a movie or TV character, book character, and celebrity,” according to Rover.com. For 2016, the survey reveals some questionable results — like the fact that naming your dog after Beyonce dropped 6 percent, but naming it after Eleanor Roosevelt skyrocketed 42 percent.

50 percent

“People want to get back into shape in 2017, but don’t know what to do or where to start,” according to Jabra. Apparently, these people have never heard of Google.

11 percent

Job applicants who arrive late for job interviews, according to Accountemps. Another 24 percent submit job applications “containing typos or poor grammar.”

5 percent

Americans who believe “recycling does not save energy or conserve natural resources,” according to a depressed Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries. Another 11 percent believe “recyclable material placed in a residential recycling bin is just mixed with trash later anyway.”

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