Retirement Investing in Gold
A guide for new investors, showing them how buying physical gold can diversify their portfolio and serve as a safe long-term investment. The infographic features popular reasons for purchasing gold, the benefits of owning gold, and several “frequently asked” questions.
What a Dollar Buys
Economist published “The Big Mac Index” a lighthearted approach to analyzing the difference between actual prices and exchange rates. Starting from this, here are some updated stats on the cost of the Big Mac in different countries and, for comparison, what 1 US dollar can get you.
Drilling the Moon
Did you know some nations are planning to mine the Moon? Only 45 years after setting foot on it, we are actually thinking about drilling our satellite.
What to Know about Namecoin
Although Namecoin was mainly created to be used as a decentralized Domain Name System, it has turned into a big cryptocurrency. Let’s have a closer look at this virtual currency and its differences from bitcoin
If Coinye’s history has made you curious from the beginning, here are some interesting facts about this original altcoin.
Novacoin vs Bitcoin
Cryptocurrencies are here for good. Likely you have heard of Bitcoin. But what about Novacoin ? Meet Novacoin, one of the biggest phenomena in the world of cryptocurrency.
Miro Biography Timeline
Painter, sculptor and ceramicist. No matter which of his artistic personas you prefer, Miro (Joan Miró i Ferrà) is the Catalan artist who has been acclaimed internationally for his symbolic and poetic work mostly associated with surrealism and Dadaism artistic movement. See a visualization of his life and work.
Energy Use Per Device
Did you know you can save the earth by saving energy if you adopt a more reasonable and wise use of the various devices and appliances in your home ? Learn how and why by reading facts.
Risks of Factory Farming
Overconsumption of meat by humans during the last decades has led to the development of large scale animal farming plants for the sake of massive animal food production. But overdoing with nature sooner or later ends up with detrimental effects on earth’s ecosystem.
Ivy League vs Public University
Is it worth to shell out or end up indebted for entering the ivy league if someone cannot afford it? There is evidence that selective colleges with high tuition do not necessarily bring in proportionally high paychecks or high profile career. Public schools can produce high skilled and successful professionals at a more reasonable cost.
African Animals at Risk
Take a look at this presentation that examines the objective risk of some of the most popular African (even Asian) animals to become extinct within the next years if we don’t quell poaching and take action to conserve and proliferate the endangered species.
Weird Driving Laws
Car owners in San Francisco are not allowed to dry or buff their vehicles with used underwear. In Japan you get a fine if you splash a pedestrian with rainwater while passing. The last sounds a bit more rational. Go on, there are 48 more weird driving laws from around the world that will make you frown or at least smile.
5 Unknown Minerals
If you are not a mining expert chances are that you see these minerals for the first time. Their naming is also quite peculiar.
Travel Destinations for Winter
What’s best after the dazzling Christmas season than starting to plan your very next holiday experience somewhere around South Africa, Cambodia or even Laos ? These are some of the 7 travel destinations for winter suggested here along with the best period to visit them.
Minerals Used in High Tech Industry
From Tungsten to Strontium, here’s a list of five minerals that shaped tech industry and modern life and are largely defining our lifestyle.
Home Insurance 101
This infographic presents some interesting stats and facts about home insurance industry and serves as a basic guide for homeowners who need some help in choosing insurance plan and company and want to avoid involved pitfalls.
Puppy Care Tips in Fall
Fall season hides dangers and pitfalls for your little but also benefits that your puppy can enjoy. Though fall has passed for good, you will find several tips that go for winter too.
Citizens Rights vs Police
Are you sure you know your rights in case of an encounter with the police? This nifty infographic serves as a good guide for citizens who want to know how to defend theirselves against unreasonable searches and tricky or intimidating questions.
You don’t have to be an artist to be creative. We were all born to be creative. This infographic tells us more.
Biggest Hoaxes in History
Discover 10 of the biggest hoaxes in history that have successfully catch on the common sense either with semi-truth or even totally fake yet sophistic stories.
Home Remodeling Cost vs Value
How much value could a home remodeling project add up to a property in the US ? Here you see comparison tables for average cost and resale value on national and regional scale based on prices of 2013.
50 Most Popular Christmas Toys
Enjoy a retrospective of the most popular Christmas toys of the last century and realize how technology has transformed the way children entertain themselves as well as the big shift on kids’ Christmas wishlists
Food Wastage in UK
British consumers leave tonnes of food on their plates every year. Food wastage has evolved to a critical issue for developed countries like UK and a paradox for countries where people are below the breadline and are starving to death. What can we do to change this?
Consequences of Low Credit Score
Ignoring your credit score could bring you against unbearable costs. Have a look at the consequences that result from overlooking regular credit score review.
US Foreign Aid 2012
Does the US government offer substantial financial aid and support to the “weak” or just throw crumbs to whitewash its image and manipulate nations ? See a breakdown of the US foreign aid as of 2012 and how it stacks up against the total U.S. budget.
Color Perception by Culture
Color has long be used to implicitly or explicitly transmit and communicate ideas or messages. But do we all receive the same signals regardless of our origin and beliefs ? This chart puts color on the map and presents color perception among various cultures and religions.
Eco Footprint 2013
Humans are consuming the resources of 1,5 Earths to satisfy their needs and support their lifestyle. Have a look at how we exhaust natural resources while generating thousands of tones of waste.
Biggest Australian Coal Mine
With 11 underground mines, the Kevin’s Corner massive complex located in Queensland of Australia will change the area now occupied by the Galilee Basin forever.
10 Greenest Campuses in US
Quite self-explanatory, on this graphic you will find 10 of the most revolutionary campuses across the US that have embraced green practices and technologies as for waste reduction, facilities, renewable energy etc.
Higher Education Moocs 101
Are you familiar with the MOOCs? That is Massive Open Online Courses and the term mostly refers to higher education. Learn about the basics and the buzz that there’s been around lately.
Associate Degree Jobs
Are you wavering between 2 or 4 years of studies when you reckon with your wallet? No reason to worry. Holding an associate degree after 2 years studying, you can land a job with a decent or even above the average paycheck. Check which are the best and how they are paying off.
Most Profitable Companies 2012
Contrary to the unstable economic context, there are evident signs of companies from all around the world hoarding. Here you see 25 of the most profitable companies worldwide as of 2012 and following to that 6 American companies that “missed” the taxation path.
RDS vs EGWP
RDS stands for Retiree Drug Subsidy while EGWP for Employer Group Waiver Plans. EGWP have a number of tax and administrative benefits that plan sponsors and brokers cannot ignore. This infographic explores the major differences in plan options for retiree pharmacy benefit plans.
How to Stay Warm in Winter
You don’t have to be cold this winter. Find out how you can stay warm and what are the risks of exposing yourself to severe cold conditions.
Taxes on Vices
The government seems to delight in taxing the vices of it’s people. Anyone who buys alcohol or smokes cigarettes can attest to that. This infographic looks at sin taxes across the nation.
Americans seem to have done much as far as recycling is concerned. This graphic presents the amount of trash produced, the percentage of waste recycled, and the impact of recycling in America since the 1960?s.
Business Attorney Cost
On this infographic you’ll find information about why attorney cost for business cases is particularly high and how attorneys’ fee is made up. Additionally, you can get an idea of average spending for the most common legal services requested by small businesses, as well as of salary variation based on specific location across the US.
Web Design Evolution
Have a glimpse at the major changes in web design conventions from mid 90s, when user experience had little to almost none weight for most of the online projects, to nowadays that visitor’s convenience, scalability and targeting are on the forefront.
Academic Tenure USA
There are a lot of views on academic tenure these days. It was created for a good purpose, but is it being used as a license for poor teaching? Check out this infographic that explores tenure more fully and let us know your views by using our commenting system.
Economic Development in Africa
Numbers show that Africa is steadily gaining ground in the global business landscape with evident signs of striking economic development in 6 sub-Saharan countries including Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia and South Africa. Educational advancements and improvements to infrastructure have been proved instrumental to this big shift.
Travel Destinations Trends 2013
Discover 10 of the most trending travel destinations around the world for 2013. Countries that are quite off the mainstream like Sri Lanka or Slovakia and that can fulfill the needs and wants of a variety of traveler types. Adventurous, intellectual or particularly sociable? No matter what your mood is, you will find a place that fits you.
Davids vs Goliaths
In a Goliath vs David combat model hypothesis, odds are that the former takes the game according to conventional logic. But what if the underdog would take on? This infographic argues that advantages and disadvantages are determined by perception. Could this lead to the assumption that balance is relevant to how we evaluate power?
Curious about the past? Here are some untold stories and facts about London’s history and popular attractions that you will love to know and show off your friends.
Forex Strategy Tips
For you people in the world of finance here are some key factors you should consider while planning a successful forex strategy for maximizing profits.
Black Friday Spending Trends
Do you know the origins of the term “Black Friday” ? Get the answer here packed with some online spending trends for the most dashing shopping days of the holiday season for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and forecasts for 2013.
Excise Tax in US History
Do you have any idea of how much we shell out on taxes for pleasure products like alcohol, cigarettes, gambling and marijuana? Let’s see how much we would save from tax excise if government was less greedy with our pocket and learn from the the tax history in the US.