We have been fighting a War on Drugs since 1971, but what do we have to show for it? Millions of addicts, and to support them, there are millions of people who farm, produce, and distribute the drugs they use. We often don’t think of these poor families because they are not here in the United States – they are in other parts of the war.
Can a Marvel superhero have a real-life counterpart? What do Tony Stark and Elon Musk have in common? This fun infographic by VCARS compares the two entrepreneurs.
Gold is an incredibly fascinating subject. Not only has this shiny, yellow & soft metal been used since at least 4000 BC. but, gold has been used as currency, jewelry, is a sought-after investment option & is widely used in the production of electronic devices. Did you know, for example, that most of the earth’s gold (approximately 1.6 quadrillion tons) lies at its core as the precious metals’ high density caused it to sink there in the planet’s youth?
Problems run amok at all levels in the government – local, state, and federal. Years of outrageous healthcare benefits, pensions and salaries have made municipalities so broke that they cannot afford to pay for police, firefighters or even garbage collectors. It’s been voted the worst state to do business by CEOs for 7 years now. It is evident, California is doomed.
Rock & Dirt has put together an infographic that highlights some of the top construction projects still around today. From the Great Pyramids of Giza to the US Interstate Highway System, this infographic outlines interesting facts about these projects with great visual representations. There are also a few amazing construction projects that made the list that you might not be aware of.
New players often ask themselves how to master their abilities on card games, especially on those with higher odds of winning such as Blackjack. You can’t become a pro if you don’t master the very basic rules and strategy of the game. That’s exactly why Palace of Chance has created this infographic for you with the help of Greg Elder, a professional gambler and author of books such as “Gamblers Fight Back” and more.
This infographic from Tech-FAQ takes a look at some world-famous dropouts who have contributed to the development of modern technologies. People like Thomas Edison, one of the most prolific inventors who created the light bulb, motion pictures, and other devices. Or the Wright Brothers, who are known as the Fathers of Flight, creating the first airplane. These and others who did not have formal education are all featured below.
Ever wondered what was possible with merely a blank piece of paper? Of course you have. Although – having thought about it – it’s not a lot, right? Well, prepare to be pleasantly surprised because there’s a whole lot more to that blank piece of paper than you may have ever realized. Check out how to make a list worth of origami designs varying from a romantic tulip, an office tie, a make-believe strawberry, a bat, a tadpole and a rabbit’s face with still many parts to come.
A study in March 2012 found that the UK’s online gambling industry employed 7,204 people to help cater for this growing obsession. From football to poker, there are always events going on that encourage gambling. This infographic from Casinoportalen.com looks at the effect this has on the economy.
This infographic by Daltons Business points out a few things that you may not have previously known about some public houses around the UK, and is packed with all sorts of insightful figures and facts. For instance, did you know that for every ten drinks that are consumed in a pub, one of them will almost certainly be a glass of wine? And that there are over 750 Red Lion pubs dotted up and down throughout the UK? There is all this and much more for you to look at and discover.
If you’ve ever shopped for a replacement ink cartridge, you know they don’t come cheap. Learn more about the outrageous markups on printer ink in this infographic from InkjetWilly.com and why exactly it costs so much. With millions of cartridges purchased every year, printer ink also has a surprising impact on the environment.
We’ve turned form Greek oracles to biblical prophets to scientists to science fiction writers to today’s futurists to get a glimpse of what’s to come. Or maybe not. Sometimes the seers need glasses, or contracts of Lasik or whatever comes next in vision correction. We don’t know; we can’t see that far ahead.
For years men (and even some women) have claimed that women are inherently bad drivers, but is this really true? This infographic presented by ShiftInsurance takes a look at the numbers behind men and women and who is more responsible for car crashes and dangerous driving. Check it out below to learn more.