Outrageous Historical Hair Loss Remedies

It is doubtful whether or not any given hair loss remedy works or not. For example, would you mix the fat of a hippo, crocodile, lion, snake, and ibex, stir in a pinch of iron oxide, red lead, and alabaster to try and regrow hair? If you answered yes, then more power to you. The truth is hair loss is a difficult challenge to overcome and learning to cope with it is very important to one’s sense of self.

The Benefits of Handwriting vs. Typing

Typing has become our go-to method of writing for everything, from work emails to personal to-do lists. While typing may be faster and more convenient, research shows handwriting has its own unique advantages. Here is an infographic comparing the benefits of handwriting versus typing.

Vaping Saved My Life

Groundbreaking research out of UCL demonstrates that 20,000 smokers traded their cigarettes for e-cigarettes in the UK in 2015. It’s predicted that at least the same number again will stop smoking thanks to vaping in 2016. In total, the Office for National Statistics has found that 863,000 current vapers are ex-smokers.

Amazing Fictional Materials

Comic books, video games, television shows, and novels often have their own unique materials. Some of them are harder than steel and can survive nuclear explosions; some are rubbery and flexible; some have the ability to give human beings magical powers. This infographic takes those miracle materials and wonders – what would a flier for a fictional materials maker look like?

Your Guide to the Business of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just two days away as of the publishing of this post and even though, year after year, the majority of presents are bought at the very last minute, consumer spending on Mom is off the charts. The Shelf has created the following rundown of all things Mother’s Day.

The Evolution of the Toothbrush

Attention to dental hygiene dates all the way back to 3500 BCE with the Chew Stick in Egypt and Babylonia. Centuries later, we have seen tremendous advances in the dental hygiene industry. Check out this Evolution of the Toothbrush by Fortis to understand the incredible transformation of the dental hygiene industry from 3500 BCE until today.

The Most Iconic Pieces of Art & Where to Find Them

Not only is the world full of iconic tourist attractions to visit including the likes of the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building, but many of the world’s major tourist hubs are also home to some of the most iconic pieces of Art ever created. Parrot Print’s infographic explores this in more details and pinpoints the locations of some of the most recognizable pieces of art.

How Shooting Affects Your Hearing

Health and safety are becoming an increasing focus point in modern society as science and technology allows us to understand how certain things affect us. Shooting is no exception and we need to be aware of how shooting a gun can affect our health, more specifically our hearing. This infographic shows how noise from gunshots compare to other noises and how you can protect your ears when shooting.

America’s Most Haunted Locations

There are tons of paranormal tales throughout the U.S. These areas often have an old and dramatic history. This infographic by ADT Home Security explores 5 of the most haunted homes in the U.S. Perhaps you’ve even heard of a couple (like the Amityville Horror House or the Lizzie Borden House)?