How do we fill the hours in a day? 2.49 Hours men report watching TV on an average weekday 2.22 Hours women report watching TV on an average weekday 3.59 TV hours for men on weekends 2.69 TV hours for women on weekends 9 Minutes that 15- to 19-year-olds spend "relaxing and thinking" on weekdays 52 Minutes that those 75 and older spend "relaxing and thinking" on weekdays 9.3 Hours that people work at their jobs 21 Percent of employed people who do some or all of their work at home 45 Minutes a day that both men and women spend visiting with friends or attending or hosting social events 18 Updates per second posted to the 121.1 million blogs tracked by Technorati around the world 175,000 New blogs started each day 2 Hours a day spent on sports, exercise or recreation by the 20 percent of men who do this on any given day 1.2 Hours a day spent on sports, exercise or recreation by the 15 percent of women who do this on any given day 5 Hours more of free time that Americans have now compared with the 1960s Sources: American Time Use Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Technorati, Americans' Use of Time Project.

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