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Pinning is Winning: A Very Pinteresting Infographic


There’s a new social network in town and if you haven’t started paying attention yet, you should. As marketers are scrambling to discover how to best leverage the new channel, one thing has become clear: The power of Pinterest lies in the fact that it transforms every one of its users into a personal curator of content at the click ... Read More »

The Sound of Silence: The Truth About Hearing Loss


Admitting you have hearing loss can be very difficult. Nobody wants to admit they are getting older, but with up to 4 million people in the UK suffering in silence, everyone has a part to play when it comes breaking the stigma associated with hearing problems. The first step in helping a loved one or yourself is education, so we ... Read More »

A Brief History of Student Activism


College campuses are where radical minds go to flourish. Because of this, they have been the center of important American social and civil movements. But sometimes these movements take a bad turn and result in serious violence. How can we learn from this and prevent the next violent outbreak? Brought to you by Brought to you by Read More »

17 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Morning Coffee


Buying a coffee on the way to work everyday? Did you know that if you bought a 200 dollar espresso machine and had just one coffee a day, you would break even in less than 3 months? Brought to you by Brought to you by Read More »

Hangover Cures Around the World


A wild last night can be great fun but the aftermath the day after is certainly not. To be in the hurt locker is the last thing one needs after the euphoria of a wild night. Hangover cures that work are hard to find. Brought to you by Brought to you by Read More »

Big Headaches: Facts on Migraines


Modern life can really be a headache, with stress and sensory overload triggering both garden-variety headaches and their nastier cousins migraines, research has found. While about 30 million Americans are affected by migraines, women have it rougher, being three times more likely than men to suffer from them. Brought to you by Brought to you by Read More »

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Oktoberfest


It’s that time of year when Munich’s Oktoberfest is in full swing, the 17 day festival is one of the most famous events in Europe. Along with all the beer related activities, you can expect lots of Bavarian and German traditions. With more than 5 million visitors a year, there are bound to be some fun facts. Check out the ... Read More »

Media Consumption Habits – A Generational Breakdown


Regardless of our age or social background, we are continuously exposed to media outlets that we use to fulfill our own purposes. However, depending on our age and our varying ability to access these media channels, we have been using them in different ways at different times of the the day. Brought to you by via Read More »

Do Men and Women Cheat?


Having an affair or cheating on a partner happens more often than most people want to admit however how much do men and women really cheat? If you are worried that you may be the only one cheating then guess again. Almost anywhere you look there is bound to be someone who has cheated before! Brought to you by Read More »

The Science of Sleeping


Ever wondered what goes on in your brain when you’re asleep? If you thought REM is just the name of a band, think again. There’s a science to the way you sleep, and it’s anything but a snooze-fest. Learn more about the stages of sleep and how we dream with this cool infographic. Brought to you by Read More »

Are You Addicted to Angry Birds?


Angry Birds debuted in 2009 and has been downloaded over 300 million times. It’s on track to reach 1 billion downloads in the not too distant future. And here’s where it gets shocking ̶̶ people play Angry Birds 200 million minutes per day! That’s equal to 16 years of game playevery hour of every day! Brought to you by Read More »

World Trade Center Reborn


The new World Trade Center site will include the National 9/11 Memorial Plaza and Museum and 1 WTC, soon to be the tallest building in the United States. Brought to you by in collaboration with Column Five Media. Read More »

Police Car Chases and Crashes


According to the FBI 300 people in the US die each year in police chases. This includes criminals, officers and bystanders. That last group makes up about a third of all fatalities. Brought to you by Read More »

How Much You Should Tip In Every Possible Situation?


The next time you are in a situation where tipping is expected, don’t be caught unaware.  Familiarize yourself with the accepted practices of the business you will be utilizing, and you will find that your service provider will go out of his or her way to ensure that your experience is as pleasant and enjoyable as possible. Brought to you ... Read More »

What Does Your Eye Color Say About You?


With all of the different eye colors in existence and all the beautiful shades of blue, green, gray and brown, below we examine the reasons why such eye color disparities occur in people.  Scientists used to believe that the only colors in existence were blue, green and brown, but recent research has uncovered many different shades of each eye color ... Read More »

Celebrity Driving Under the Influence Confessions


Driving under the influence is a serious offense and celebrities are not immune to traffic laws. Some of the most famous celebrities charged with a DUI have played invincible stars online but in real life they have had some pretty low points. While Jack Bauer, a heavy metal god and a mean girl might not have much in common they ... Read More »

How To Live Forever?


The guest for immortality is as old as history itself. Today, we study the habits of those who live the longest, and invest countless billions in technology we hope will allow us to live forever. The average life expectancy for an American today is 78 years, but for some people, that’s simply not enough. Brought to you by Read More »

The Man Bath versus The Woman Bath


It is a historic and monumental debate, I mean argument, between couples. The bathroom that is. What belongs in it, what goes where, and when. We created this infographic to help explain the differences in bathroom etiquette between the sexes. Brought to you by Read More »

The Opportunity Cost of Watching TV


You probably first learned about opportunity cost sitting in your high school economics class, while your teacher made an analogy that involved gum and ice cream. The concept is simple: when you make a choice to do something, you give up an opportunity to do something else valuable. As TV waves invade our homes and consciousness, we have to ask ... Read More »