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Have you ever wanted to become a hacker? Well, you’re in luck. The government is looking for students to counter cyber terrorism, or otherwise known as white hat hackers. Check out the infographic below presented by homeland-security-degree.org to learn more about how the government is trying to beef up their cyber security workforce.
A country’s flag is a source of great pride, whether it’s being flown on a national holiday or being waved in the air at a event. This is certainly no exception for the United States. The U.S. flag has become just as much a part of the American culture and identity as baseball, apple pie and fruited plains.
The idea that the American government can’t do anything right has become pervasive. However, sometimes they can get things right and actually improve our lives. Check out the infographic below presented by bestsocialworkprograms.com to learn about five things the government has actually done right.
The U.S. National Park System is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking and fragile environments as well as artifacts of cultural and historical significance from the Pre-Columbian era through the Civil Rights Movement. The Park System covers more than 84 million square acres and requires a budget of around $3 billon each year to maintain.
“Fun” and “quirky” aren’t typical terms that come to mind when you think of U.S. presidents’ personal lives, but you might be surprised! As the second infographic in a two-part series on our nation’s great leaders, eCollegeFinder has put together some fun facts about our commanders in chief.
Something has been accomplished in the United States of America that sets it apart from any other nation in history — a gift we enjoy, but seldom recognize: in the United States of America, changes in the presidency are accomplished “by ballot, not by bullet.” Each of our 44 presidential elections were accomplished by the will of the people and resulted in a peaceful transition of power.
For nearly half of its relatively brief existence, the United States has been actively involved in armed conflict, whether at home or abroad. Here is a closer look at wars involving the U.S. military from Best Liberal Arts Colleges.
Hillary Clinton left the post of Secretary of State on February 1 as the most popular US politician, sparking rumors that she may run for President in the 2016 election. While any prospective Presidential bids are up in the air, some would say that Hillary Clinton has left John Kerry with some big shoes to fill. NerdWallet offers a closer look at the former Secretary of State and her education, life history and political legacy.
Pearl Harbor was a horrific day in U.S. History. This infographic published by The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration reminds us what happened and some of the major details of that scary morning.
Did you know that Delaware was the U.S.A.’s first state,? Or that the state is only 96 miles long? This infographic from Dover Downs features cool statistics and fun trivia to show how awesome the state of Delaware is.
Summer is right around the corner, and that means summer vacation for kids and adults. Have you made your travel plans yet? If not, the currency exchange pros at Travelex might have some ideas for you. They put together this infographic on how the world spends their vacations; how many people travel, where they go, how they get there and for how long.
Concrete is one of the world’s best building materials, but it also has a dark side. This infographic by Concrete Reflections explores the use of concrete in the mafia.