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The Science of Happiness — Infographic

The Science of Happiness

Each of us has something different that brings us happiness and it is indeed a unique experience.  However, there are certain chemical reactions in our bodies and environment that can affect how we feel.  Today’s infographic explores some of those.    [VIA]

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Posted by on March 16, 2017 in Infographics

 

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Inventors of Everyday Technology — Infographic

The Inventors of Everyday Technology

They’re the things we use everyday and often take for granted, but at one time, none of these things existed.  From potato chips to airplanes; indoor plumbing to cars, these technologies at one time were created and then perfected by someone, but who?  Today’s infographic takes a look at the people and things behind the tech we use every day of our lives.  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 15, 2017 in Infographics

 

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The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols — Infographic

The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols

We see symbols everywhere, and they have a language and meaning all their own.  From the more established (and famous) as shown below, to the emojis of today, we use symbols all the time to convey messages in a simple, concise way.  But where did some of these long-established and well-known symbols originate and what do they really mean?  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 14, 2017 in Infographics

 

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The History of Income Taxes — Infographic

The History of Income Taxes

On Friday, we posted an infographic on funeral and burial customs — half of Ben Franklin’s death and taxes.  Well, it’s jsut fair that we look at the other half — taxes.  Today’s infographic takes a brief look at the history of income taxes in the United States.  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 13, 2017 in Infographics

 

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Funeral and Burial Rituals from Around the World — Infographic

Funeral and Burial Rituals from Around the World

…in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes. — Benjamin Franklin

Death is inevitable and, as Franklin states, so are taxes.  Here in the US we’re a little over a month away from tax day, but rather than dwell on that, today’s infographic takes a look at the other side of the certainty coin – death.  It’s unavoidable and we all deal with it in different ways, from our grieving process to the cultural norms and rituals that surround it.  Take a look at 42 different funeral and burial rituals from around the world to see many of these different expressions.  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 10, 2017 in Infographics

 

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10 Facts About Gifted Children — Infographic

10 Facts About Gifted Children

Being gifted is a trait we see often in education and in our daily lives, but it is a trait that is often misunderstood, and oftentimes frustrating as we try to work with and help these very special children.  Today’s infographic provides 10 facts you may not know about gifted children that may help to unravel what’s going on inside their heads sometimes.  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 8, 2017 in Infographics

 

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The History of Energy — Infographic

The History of Energy

It’s something we can’t live without and is always on our mind — energy.  Where will we get the power we need to run out devices or machines?  Throughout time, this has always been an issue for humanity.  While it’s a relatively recent development to have the need of energy for machines, we’ve always needed it for things like our cooking, heating, and cleaning.  Today’s infographic takes a trip through history to see how we’ve gotten and used various energy sources..  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 7, 2017 in Infographics

 

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