Archive for June, 2013

Green From Room to Room [Infographic]

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Are you looking to make your home more green? For each room, do you know how to best use the color, what shade, and what type of paint to use? Do you know which plants will thrive, and keep the air clean in each room? What flooring is best for each room? The kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom all have their unique qualities that should be accommodated. Check out the infographic below to find out what’s recommended for your renovations, from CertaPro Painters.

Ditch the Tie, Dad Wants Bacon! [Infographic]

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Father’s Day is ranked fourth among card-sending holidays in the US, racking up a grand total of 90 million cards every year. As for gifts, an estimated $117.14 million was spent on Father’s Day in 2012. This is a 10 percent increase from 2011.

Those gifts you’re giving dad may not be what he really wants. A survey of dads found that 35 percent of them want gifts that actually cost money and 13 percent want something electronic. Are material things really the key to dad’s happiness? Apparently not since 40 percent said that they want “quality time” with the family and 36 percent want to eat out with the family.

With these things in mind, what is the best gift for dad? Bacon.

Data shows that bacon is the number one item added to a meal in the US and Canada and its scent is in the top 10 list of favorite smells in multiple surveys. Bacon is what your dad really wants.

Check out this infographic from Oscar Mayer to find out more about their bacon-gifting opportunities.

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A Toast to Wine [Infographic]

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Americans now make up the largest wine market in the world, consuming 13 percent of the wine produced globally. Almost half of American adults drink wine and 11 percent of wine drinkers take a sip every day.

Check out the infogrpahic below presented by SpareFoot to learn more about America’s love of vino.

Allergens in the U.S. [Infographic]

Monday, June 10th, 2013

How can the 26 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies prevent their suffering, come the spring and summer seasons? There is the option of changing location – from an allergen-full city to a city known to have the least allergens, or to a city with preventative measures, such as cities near the water. There are simpler cures, considering the difficulty of changing locations. There are options for day-to-day allergy relief, as well as natural cure options available. For more information on allergens, check out the infographic below presented by InsuranceQuotes.com.

Cures for allergies in the U.S.[Infographic]

From: Bankrate Insurance’s InsuranceQuotes.com

Kids These Days [Infographic]

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Kids today are at risk of mental health disorders from new issues that have become increasingly prevalent in the past few decades. Single-parent households, violence and bullying in schools, obesity, and education disparity are examples of newly common situations that can take their tolls on the health and happiness of Americas  youth. To learn more, check out the infographic below presented by Master-of-Education.

Kids These Days

Work After Baby [Infographic]

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Returning to work after having a baby can be difficult for many women. Maternity leave is not required to be paid, and if a woman meets the FMLA’s requirements, she is offered 12 weeks of unpaid leave. This leads to the employment of only 62% of women who have given birth. Women who do return to work report more positive psychological health. To learn more about women working after having a baby, check out the infographic below, presented by Human Resources MBA.

Work After Baby

Sustainable Energy For All: What Will It Take? [Infographic]

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

What will it take to reach sustainable energy for all? The Sustainable Energy for All initiative sets three global goals for 2030: energy access, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. To meet these goals, decisive action will need to be taken.

The first objective is energy access, which means providing universal access to modern energy. The goal for 2030 is to have 100 percent access to modern energy.

Check out the infographic below presented by The World Bank to learn about the other objectics and how we can achieve global sustainable energy.

Salary Guide for UX Jobs [Infographic]

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

There are many cities in the US in which UX professionals are in-demand, particularly if they are in development or design. New York is first in both job postings and salary level, followed by San Francisco and Seattle. To learn more about the UX job market, check out this infographic presented by Onward Search.

UX Jobs and Salaries Guide

© 2013 Onward Search

The Brain of a Serial Killer [Infographic]

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Motivation for killing is varied, but there are things that most serial killers have in common. They usually kill during periods of stress, for a temporary feeling of relief. The psychological make-up of serial killers generally follows a pattern, and has been extensively studied over the years. To learn more about serial killers and what makes them tick, check out the infographic below.

The Brain of a Serial Killer
Image compliments of Best Counseling Degrees

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary [Infographic]

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

With the rising cost of living, it seems as if everyone could use a raise in salary these days, but the majority of people do not know how to negotiate a higher salary.

Negotiating a higher salary can be very nerve-racking. In fact, 39 percent of Americans report feeling anxiety about negotiating a higher salary.

Check out the infographic below presented by GradSchoolHub.com to learn some helpful hints about how to successfully get the raise you deserve.

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary
Image compliments of Grad School Hub

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