Fireplaces have always inspired feelings of comfort, warmth, and safety. They are often used in film to add these connotations to the scene they are presented in. Whether the movie be a Christmas classic or a sci-fi apocalypse flick, fireplaces are as much a part of film as they are a part of our culture.
Is mobile healthcare the future? It is looking that way. Mobile health or mHealth is projected to be a 26 billion dollar industry by 2017. With over 97,000 health and fitness related mobile apps currently on Google Play and Apple App Store, and 4 million downloads per day, it is difficult to deny the rising popularity of the industry.
Every morning across America, a small business owner wakes up with the intention of doing what he or she enjoys most – growing their company, earning a living, and determining their own path in this world. These are the fundamental drivers behind our national entrepreneurial spirit, the motivators of our 29.6 million small business owners, and the reasons our pioneering leaders wake up and tackle each new day.
Just when you thought you knew everything about cars, think again! In this infographic, eTitle Loan uncovers some quirky 15 facts about cars that you most likely have never heard about. For instance, did you know that the first car race was in 1895 with an average speed of 71 mph? Or that the very first speeding ticket was in 1902?
Corporations that want a functional, knockout website in today’s mobile marketplace are increasingly doing so using HTML5. In fact, over 30% of Fortune 500 companies are taking advantage of all the markup language has to offer as of July this year. Check out the following infographic to learn more about HTML5’s popularity among Fortune 500 companies.
What about summer makes this time of year so great? Is it the sunshine? The days by the pool? The warm nights, late parties, or the feeling that it’ll never end? It’s hard to define why we love this season, but as far as summertime goes, Las Vegas must be doing something right. Every year this sunny destination attracts almost 35 million tourists from around the world (9 million of them choosing to visit during the summer months)—and there’s more than one reason.
Social media has become a huge part of our daily lives and how we communicate with those around us, so it’s no surprise it is having a major impact on our culture and how we view the world. People spend an average of 3 hours a day on social media. What is everyone looking at? Everything apparently. From breaking news to who we vote for and how we shop, social media is changing the world as we know it.
Did you know that how you write can indicate more than 5,000 personality traits? The size of your letters, spacing between words, shapes of letters and more can all signify different characteristics. Handwriting analysis (also known as graphology) can even be used for detecting lies and revealing possible health ailments.
Frustrated with the newest version of the Windows operating system, Windows 8? You’re not alone. As soon as the new operating system launched, the complaints and criticisms started to roll in. Chassis Plans has put together this interesting infographic that highlights some of the most loathed features of Windows 8. Starting with the famed disappearance of the Start Menu, this informative graphic outlines each annoying feature and when possible suggests one or more ways to get around or fix the problem feature.
The Caribbean island of Barbados has scenic attractions like no other place in the world. Crane Beach in Barbados is recognized as one of the world’s top 10 beautiful beaches, with white sand, clear blue water and extraordinary cliffs. Animal Flower Cave has a coral floor that is nearly 500,000 years old, and Harrison Cave has stalactites and streams from natural waterfalls.