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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.
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.
There are tons of incredible health benefits from drinking fresh juice that many people aren’t aware of. Research has found that drinking fresh pressed juice can improve sleep, increase energy, decrease stress, and even lead to a long life. The following infographic from BELLA NutriPro breaks down these benefits along with the differences between pasteurized juice and fresh juice, and much more.
Inevitably, the path to purchase has become much more complex with the advancement of digital media. While buyers once heavily relied on word of mouth recommendations, they now have a proliferating number of channels to research and evaluate who or where to buy from. This is especially confusing for business owners, who must adapt to all the directories, social media sites, and apps that people are using to find local businesses.
Memorial Day is much more than a day for barbequing and cars sales. Traditions have been lost over the years as many Americans may not recall the true meaning of this day, which is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The following infographic by Low VA Rates provides more information about this National Day of Remembrance.
As the years go by, technology improves all the more, for example from making life easier to making life safer. Check out the following infographic by Cupertino Phone which illustrates how smartphones, such as the iPhone, are saving lives.
Looking for the perfect gift for Mother’s day 2013 can be a daunting task. What gift is special enough to give to the person who has always cared for and loved you? We have created this gift guide to identify the perfect gift for any type of mother. Whether she enjoys tending to her garden, cozying with a book by the fire, or hosting small get-togethers, Buyer at Large has identified the perfect gift for her. Take a look at our Mother’s Day gift guide and see what gifts fit your mom’s personality.
Producing more trash than any other country in the world, America throws away more than 500 billion pounds of trash per year, with each person throwing a stunning 4.4 pounds of trash away per day. Did you know that 1 plastic bottle takes 700 years to begin composting? Read on to discover more shocking facts in the “10 Reasons Why You’ll be Buried Alive” infographic from KirbyBuilt.
Monitoring your online reputation can be a tricky endeavor. I mean, not only does one have to worry about search results but what about the countless social media properties, review sites and even blogs? It is a task that can get overwhelming very quickly.
Ahhh, facial hair … something that is near and dear to me. This graphic from The Art of Shaving made me laugh, but it also made me appreciate my wife even that much more for loving it and not making me shave. I just am not sure what I would do without facial hair. I thought it being the month of November (Movember) it would be appropriate to share this graphic here.