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Comparison of Americans’ Weird Habits: Smartphones Are More Important Than Sex And Waffles Measure Storm Severity

America is facing its biggest threat to its existence. Not terrorism or the threat of weapons of mass destruction, but from mobile phones. A survey published by Statista last February revealed that more Americans would rather live without sex than …

Social Media and Smartphone Facts: Review of Why Men Look For Business & Love While Women Seek Games & Knowledge

Social Media and Smartphone Facts: Review of Why Men Look For Business & Love While Women Seek Games & Knowledge

Social media and mobile use give us a treasure hoard of insights about our general habits as a community. So it’s only inevitable that we find numerous surveys about the two platforms based on one of the most popular categories: …

Review of Famous Company Logos: How The Big Business Uses The Emotional Power of Logos

Golden arches. Swoosh. Mouse ears. You know what they mean. Some logos are so powerful that they don’t need to spell out their names, or that they transcend cultural borders. How can these simple, trivial little artworks inspire global familiarity with …

Most Popular Social Media Sites Review: Why Women Are The Real Power Behind The Huge Success Of Pinterest and Tumblr

We had fun checking social media demographics surveys from different credible sources like Pew Research Center and Burst Media and we were able to pluck out some distinct patterns that suggest women are taking over social media and we’ve turned …

You’ll Be Shocked About This Woman’s Answer To Why She’s Happy Working For $3/Day In A Sweatshop

Your clothes were made in a sweatshop. They were made by a young woman, poorly paid, who was nonetheless excited to have the opportunity to make them. Her alternative, her life without making them; that would have been much worse.
Jasmine …

What Will Happen When Our Wages Don’t Even Cover Food? This Haunting Video Chronicles the Dying American Dream

I’ll give you the good news first: globalization and technology haven’t actually destroyed jobs in the U.S. like we thought. This is definite good news, and the fact that both have revolutionized our lives in so many great ways sounds …

You Think Your Taxes Are High? This Video Will Shock You With How World Could Look Without Them

Your W2 is probably in the mail, and that can only mean one thing: taxes are due. While taxes are both a sure thing (“death and taxes”) and a painful thing (“death and taxes”), they’re also a necessary thing. How …

Find Out How Big Companies Are Getting Away With Not Paying Young College Grads And What You Can Do To Help

The cost of college tuition is rising exponentially but companies are finding that the cost of hiring a college graduate is cheaper than ever—in fact, they’re not getting paid at all.

Before You Go Shopping Listen To This Harvard Professor Explaining How Money Can Buy Happiness

Curious if money truly cannot buy happiness, a well-off Harvard professor went around the world to find out. What he found hit close to home, and revealed the truth: it’s not how much money you have, but how you spend it.

Russian Winter Olympics in Sochi 2014: 10 Amazing Facts About The Most Expensive Games Ever

The infographic features a selection from the many tales of triumph, tragedy, pride and glory in the history of the Winter Olympics. There will always be enduring achievements that will be forever remembered, such as Bjorn Daehlie’s 12 Olympic medals or Eddie Eagan’s amazing achievement.

Top 10 most dangerous jobs in the US: It’s not police officers & firefighters who have the most risky career path

Check out the infographic about America’s most dangerous jobs in 2012. They truly have harsh environments: falling trees, molten hot iron, high altitude, and the open sea create conditions conducive to fatal work injury.

Top Gadgets & Tech Of 2013: Best Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, App, Console, OS And More

2013 was the year when consumer technology really became part of our daily lives. Thanks to a confluence of hardware, software and infrastructure the devices we own can now help us with exercise, trips, dating, and even cooking! We’ve summed up …

Cyber Santa Claus: Amazon Drones, Supercomputers and Other Cutting-edge Technologies Santa Can Use To Deliver Your Christmas Gifts

Here’s Santa’s problem. He works all year round to make gifts for all the nice boys and girls, but he only has a very small 24-hour window to deliver all of them. Yes we all know he has major magic …

‘The Hobbit’ & Secrets of Smaug the Dragon: Is Benedict Cumberbatch the Most Wicked Character in the Upcoming Film?

Come December 13 all Middle Earth is set for a fiery encounter, or at least 13 dwarves, a hobbit and a wizard are. Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug introduces us to the most impressive depiction by far …

10 Most Expensive and Beautiful Engagement Rings: Beyonce, Surprisingly, Is Not The Celebrity At The Top

The solitaire diamond engagement ring evokes timeless elegance, but designer jewelry houses have cooked up more trends this year that elevate these rings to a new level. A combination of novel prone settings, air of sensuality, and contrasting colors, among …

Manny Pacquiao: One of the World’s Most Famous and Richest Boxers and His Long Road To Boxing Glory

Manny Pacquiao fought Brandon Rios at the Grand Venetian in Macau on November 23. For Manny and many Filipinos, more than Pacquiao’s pride was at stake in this match. The Philippines, battered by natural disasters and corruption controversies, is desperately in …

The Best Major League Baseball Players of 2013: Which MLB Superstars Will Race for the World Series Top Honors?

Awards are the ultimate validation of player’s sterling season and 2013 has a bumper crop of top performers poised to grab the major awards. With the postseason winding down as the two major leagues’ respective championship series hits the midway …

Beer vs. Wine: Surprising Booze Facts, Popular Brands & Big Festivals – The Great Drink Debate Rages On

It’s an age-old debate, probably as old as the most antiquated oak barrels and brew pots. Behind the waggish claims from both beer and wine camps, sober or otherwise, lies a serious battle to wrestle market shares in developed and emerging markets …

Exciting New Gadgets in 2013: Gold iPhone 5S, Google Glass and Other Tech We’re Still Waiting For This Year

2013 will be remembered for many things, but in the world of consumer electronics it will be remembered as a year when techpreneurs proved that innovation still lives, and that the enterprising spirit burns strong as ever. Here’s a look …

Net Worth of Celebrities: Secret Tricks That LeBron and Other Stars Use To Save Money

Big income means big taxes. But not for some celebrities. Many of them know how to wiggle out of IRS’ tentacles to save money. And when you’re earning by the millions, your tax savings can also mean millions. The infographic …

How and Where iPhone Is Made: A Surprising Report on How Much of Apple’s Top Product is US-manufactured

Are the last chapters of the iPhone saga unfolding? Not by any stretch of imagination, if you ask the Apple faithful. Definitely starting, if you ask the Android challengers.
The world and word war between Android and Apple just keeps escalating to …

The Comic Book Industry: 10 Facts About Its Financial Superpowers

We’re just halfway through 2013 and we’ve already witnessed the success of superhero blockbusters. Man of Steel, the latest take on the Superman franchise, grossed a whopping $116.6 million in the US on its opening weekend. Worldwide receipts, a month …

How to Make Coffee and Share Fun Coffee Tips Like a Pro

Like a good friend, a good cup of coffee comforts us, makes things feel right and sparks beautiful ideas. Store on fun facts, helpful hints and fascinating frugal clues from this infographic which spreads information and inspiration perfect for your …

The Man of Steel: Financial Success of Superman

Since swooping into the comic book industry and taking America by storm in the 1930s, Superman has been both a superhero in action and a super source of revenue.
With his extra-human superpowers, Superman has succeeded in not only coming back from the …

Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres – Talk Show Celebrities Compare Their Money and Status

Women make an average of 30% less than men: $.70 cents to a man’s $1.00. Women of color fair even worse when it comes to income—making just around $.64 cents to a white man’s dollar. While the odds are against …

Mother’s Day – Will Black American Moms Be Celebrating It?

Mothers play a crucial role in ensuring a brighter future for the next generation. But when they start off with a big disadvantage, the future of our country is also put at risk. This is true for many Black American …

How You Make Coffee a Billion-Dollar Business

Your morning caffeine fix is but a drop in the global bucket that makes coffee one of most traded commodities in the world along with petroleum. But with 100 million Americans like you drinking coffee every day, the bucket easily …

[INFOGRAPHIC] Uninsured and Unhealthy: The Health Insurance Woes of African Americans

Health care is on the front pages once more as the controversial Affordable Care Act develops into one of the critical pivots on which the success of President Obama’s second term is expected to turn. At stake is not only Obama’s …

[Infographic] 5 Reasons Die Hard 5.0 Will Earn Hard Cash

You thought you’ve seen the last of him. Yes, John McClane is back with the latest Die Hard flick and it begs the question the world is asking: why won’t Die Hard die?
When sequels have the lifespan of a fish’ …

Money Wasted In City Traffic: The ‘Social’ Cost of Urban Immobility [INFOGRAPHIC]

At a whopping $60 billion, traffic congestion cost in highly urban American cities could have very well swapped for the price of delivering basic social services to middle and low-income Americans. The hefty cost of congestion is looming to be …