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Thanksgiving NFL Football — Infographic

Thanksgiving NFL Football

One long standing Thanksgiving tradition, in addition to the food, is NFL football.  historically, you will always be able to catch a Cowboys and Lions home game, but in 2006, the NFL added a third game to the mix, with no “traditional” team playing at night.  Today’s infographic looks not only at the history of these games, but also some of the more interesting statistics that come from the Thanksgiving games. [VIA]

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Posted by on November 21, 2017 in Infographics

 

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How to Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey — Infographic

How to Cook Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Hopefully you’ve gotten your bird, and have started thawing it, as Thanksgiving is only a few days away!  While it’s all about family, food, football, and fun in  my house, it’s important that everything is done safely.  Today’s infographic gives a great overview of cooking that bird, and doing it safely for your family’s feast!   [VIA]

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Posted by on November 20, 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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15 Indoor Plants to Purify the Air — Infographic

15 Indoor Plants to Purify the Air in Your Home

We spend a great deal of our time indoors, and there are several toxins that can be in the air that over long periods can affect our health.  Today’s infographic examines some of these toxins, then give suggestions for some low-maintenance plants that can be used as air purifiers to keep your air healthy.  [VIA]

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Posted by on March 6, 2017 in Infographics

 

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