Archive for May, 2013

It’s a SaaS World [Infographic]

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

SaaS is becoming an integrated part of many businesses, but how exactly does it work, what are it’s key drivers, and what does the future look like for cloud computing? Check out this infographic to learn the answers to these questions and more.

The Placebo Effect [Infographic]

Friday, May 10th, 2013

The world of medicine has experienced significant changes since the discovery of the “Placebo effect” in the 1700s. In this infographic, nursingschoolhub.com details the history of placebo drugs and how they have affected the world of medicine.

Patient: HEAL THYSELF...
Source: Nursing School Hub

Where is Your POS System Vulnerable? [Infographic]

Friday, May 10th, 2013

In 2012, the Retail Industry made up 45 percent of data breach investigations. This is the highest percentage in retail history, and a 15 percent increase over 2011. While many business owners may feel that their business is too small to be concerned about a data breach, according to Visa’s estimates 95 percent of credit card data breaches are on small business customers. Check out the infographic below presented by MerchantWarehouse to learn about POS vulnerabilties for small businesses.

Where is Your Point of Sale System Vulnerable - InfographicBrought to you by Merchant Warehouse

The Love Connection [Infographic]

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Relationships can be so complicated. Fighting with your significant other can take its toll on your immune system, actually slowing down your ability to heal. However, a healthy sex life with your partner can boost your immune system, relieve chronic pain, enhance your mood, and even improve your sense of smell! Sex truly is a miraculous thing when you consider the benefits to your health. Check out this infographic to learn even more ways you stand to benefit from a healthy sex life!

The Love Connection: Intimacy, Health, and Longevity
Image source: www.master-of-health-administration.com

Greenest Ways To Get Around [Infographic]

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Close to 30 percent of greenhouse gases released in the U.S. come from transportation. Do you want to help the environment? There are better ways to commute that can reduce pollution.

The infographic below provides some imortant information on how trasnporatation causes pollution, as well as some green ways you can get around to reduce greenhouse gases. Check it out below to learn more.

The Foundations of a Successful App [Infographic]

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

App markets are becoming increasinlgy saturated, meaning many apps are having a hard time accumulating downloads. In fact, only one in six smartphone apps exceed 500 total downlaods.

So what makes a successful app? Incorporating social features within the app provides significant value. And playing live with other people ensures a diverse experience.

Check out the infographic below presented by StartApp to learn more about the foundations of a successful app.

Top Grossing Android Apps
© StartApp.com

Health Insurance and the Working Poor [Infographic]

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Providing sufficient insurance coverage for yourself and your family is not what anyone would consider to be cheap. About 46 percent of U.S. adults aged 19-64 were either underinsured or completely uninsured in 2012, and many of these people earn an income that classifies them as “working poor.” Check out this infographic to learn more about this huge issue in our society.

Health insurance and the working poor [Infographic]

From: Bankrate Insurance’s InsuranceQuotes.com

Is Your McMansion Killing You? [Infographic]

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

For many Americans, their house is not just a place to live, but rather a status symbol of wealth.  The average home in the United States costs around 152,000 dollars as compared to 8,450 dollars in 1950.  This increase isn’t just due to inflation.  The size of homes has more than doubled, which means increased spending on furniture, appliances, and utilities.

Besides size and spending, a lot else has changed over the years.  Obesity rates soar, sleep deprivation is common, and most families eat out at least four times per week.  Check out this infographic from homeinsurance.com to learn more about the American McMansion and how it can actually be hurting you rather than helping.

Courtesy of: HomeInsurance.com

Propaganda: What Do These Men Have In Common?

Monday, May 6th, 2013

If you heard it on the grapevine, then you should probably question the validity of the message.  Propaganda has been influencing countries for centuries.  During WWII, everyone from Adolf Hitler to Walt Disney was producing propaganda to influence public opinion in their favor. Today, North Korea is a major user of propaganda.

To learn more about how and why men like Walt Disney, Pope Gregory XV, Dr Seuss, and Adolf Hitler used propaganda, check out this infographic presented by wordfocus.com.

Propaganda
Source: WordFocus.com

School Makes Me Sick: How To Fake an Illness [Infographic]

Monday, May 6th, 2013

We have all probably faked being sick at least once. Sometimes you have those days where you just don’t feel like going to school or work. And it starts young. An estimated 10 percent of school-aged children fake an illness to get out of school.

If your going to fake sick, you might as well do it right. The best illnesses to fake are pink eye and diarrhea. Why? Because pink eye is highly contagious and people don’t want to take that kind of risk and diarrhea is so embarassing most people will think you are telling the truth.

Check out the infographic below presented by associates-degree-in-nursing.org to learn more about how to fake an illness.

School Makes Me Sick: How to Fake Illness
Source: School Makes Me Sick: How to Fake Illness

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