Archive for April, 2013

Five Weird Energy Sources [Infographic]

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Energy sources can come in all shapes and sizes. For example, Soccket. Soccket is a protable generator in the form of a size five soccer ball. It’s internal mechanism takes the kinetic energy from rolling and converts and stores it as electrical energy.

If everyone is El Salvador kicked a soccer ball for one hour a day they would generate 37.4 megawatts of power, which is enough electricity to power more than 67,000 homes in Latin America for one hour!

Check out the infographic below presented by SaveOnEnergy to learn more about some weird energy sources.


5 Ways That Our Healthcare System Is Broken [Infographic]

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Compared to many other industrialized nations, the American healthcare system is found to be lacking.  Around 25 percent of Americans cannot even afford to see a doctor. Another 23 percent didn’t fill prescriptions and 19 percent are unable to or have serious problems paying medical bills.  These numbers are staggering when you compare with other nations.

If you’d like to learn more about healthcare in the United States, then check out this new infographic from the folks at  It will help you stay informed on this issue.

5 Ways Our Healthcare System Is Broken
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Turning Up the Heat [Infographic]

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Home energy costs can definitely add up. And even though it might cost more up front, switching to a different heating and cooling system might save you more money down the road.

Check out this infographic presented by AAA Heating and Air Conditioning to learn about different systems and how they can help you save money on home energy costs.

Turning Up the Heat [Infographic]
© 2013 AAA Heating and Air conditioning

Rogue Addictions: No, I Don’t Have a Problem [Infographic]

Friday, April 26th, 2013

We typically think of smoking, alcohol and drugs when we think of addiction, but there are many other addictions that are not as traditional.

This infographic, presented by takes a look at addictions that we don’t commonly think of and how they affect people. Check it out below to learn more.

Rogue Addictions - No I Do Not Have a Problem

Welcome to 21st Century Health [Infographic]

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Although Americans have their own set of problems, it is important to remember just how great a U.S. citizen really has it. Look at health, for instance. With remarkable medical and technological advancements, it is easier than ever to treat sickness and live well.  Conversely,  Americans in the 20th century were still plagued with diseases and sicknesses like polio, smallpox, and diphtheria.

In this infographic, explores four reasons 21st century American’s should be grateful for their health.

Welcome to 21st Century Health: Four Reasons Americans Can Be Grateful for Their Health

The Ins and Outs of Blood Donation [Infographic]

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Did you know that if you are a regular blood donor throughout your lifetime, your blood may save the lives of up to 1,000 people? However, not everyone is qualified to donate and only 5 percent of eligible donors in the United States actually give blood.

Here, presents the numbers behind blood donation and the hidden truth about those who can give.

Blood donation: The hidden truth about who can give [Infographic]

From: Bankrate Insurance’s

Rihanna – The Rise of a Pop Superstar [Infographic]

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Fame comes to people through a variety of ways: musical talent, theatrical gifting, and social media prowess, to name a few.  Rihanna has not only dominated the music industry with her pop-infused albums, but she has also acted in multiple films and now has her own clothing line.

Check out this infographic from the Koyote Software to learn more about Rihanna and her incredible rise to stardom.

The Rise of a Pop Superstar - Rihanna Infographic by

Uncle Sam Wants You to Hack for the US Government [Infographic]

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

The government needs to beef up their cyber security workforce. A new kind of draft is calling on students to counter cyber terrorism. The Department of Homeland Security is launching a whole host of internships and fellowships for young people to get involved in cyber security. Over 3,000 recently competed for 60 billets.

Check out the infographic below to learn more about the government’s lack of cyber security and what they are doing to ramp it up.

Uncle Sam Wants You To Hack for the U.S. Government

Classroom Technology: Turning Our Kids Into Nerds [Infographic]

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

How we view technology in school classrooms helps determine ways that the next generation will learn, grow, and achieve.  Around 87 percent of parents say that technology, when effectively implemented, is important to their child’s success.  Yet only 62 percent of teachers say that their school supports them bringing digital tools into the classroom.

In this infographic, successfully explores the importance of technology in schools while also warning about ways it can be unhelpful.

Classroom Technology

Navigating the Future of Industry [Infographic]

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Whether an entrepreneur, business leader, or student, it is extremely important to understand how the changing industry and economy affects you and your future.  As technology advances, individuals no longer need to work in a big business, but have the power to do much more from their own home.  Health care professionals also have gained more tools that enable them to care for patients in new and more efficient ways.

So what does this mean for you?  In this infographic, the folks at Zurich aim to guide you through the many options and questions regarding the future of industry.


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