Gun Crime & Ownership

April 13, 2013  |  Educational  |  No Comments

Many people across the globe own a firearm. Some individuals believe that gun ownership leads to higher rates of gun crimes but is this really true? A majority of people who own guns do so for sport or personal protection. In the United States, about one out of three or 33% of citizens own a gun. Men make up 46% of gun owners and women are at approximately half of that rate at 23%. Read More

The Road to a Successful Business Career

March 15, 2013  |  Business, Educational  |  No Comments

The most sought-after degree today has grads landing their first jobs within six months of graduating. Business degrees make up 22 percent of the 1,650,000 bachelor’s degrees awarded in 2009-2010. This is over two times as many degrees as the second most sought-after field. Read More

Where Infographics Can often go Wrong

January 10, 2013  |  Educational  |  No Comments

It has long been said that a picture tells a thousand words. Actually, rough estimates place this at a far higher ratio, with no end to what can be conveyed visually in a fraction of the time it would take to write the same information.
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Science Fair Project Facts

December 25, 2012  |  Educational, How Tos  |  No Comments

Science fairs, the bane of students everywhere. At first they seem only like an imaginary threat, but as students progress from grade to grade the threat materializes with a simple phrase uttered by a teacher, “You’re going to complete a science fair project.” The horror!
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50 Best Books for Teachers

December 7, 2012  |  Educational  |  No Comments

Educating yourself does not stop in the classroom. In fact, most teachers will tell you that they spend lots of times, each year, reading up on their specialty. For most of us, our favorite teachers are the ones who remain flexible and ready to learn as well as teach. It is those teachers who seem like they’re keeping up with things relevant to a changing world that tend to impress and each us the most. Read More

How Expensive Are HIPAA Violations – Infographic

November 15, 2012  |  Educational, Health  |  No Comments

“The High Cost of HIPAA Violations” is the title of a well-designed infographic dealing with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 2009. The regulations include both civil and criminal penalties that can be quite stiff. For example, the maximum penalty for a criminal violation is 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.
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Home Maintenance Tips to Help Avoid Common Home Problems

November 11, 2012  |  Educational, Home  |  No Comments

Your home, like your car, needs regular maintenance to avoid costly problems and even just to keep it safe for everyday living. The following infographic points out some major problems around the house, of which, you should be aware. These tips can help you stay ahead of common potential problems.
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Student Loan Debt: How Big Will the Bubble Grow?

November 5, 2012  |  Educational, Financial  |  No Comments

Most young men and women now use student loans to finance their college educations. The amount of student loan debt in the United States is now over one trillion dollars which means that people need to take the matter of repaying their loans very seriously.
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