When gaming fans have waited this long for a new chapter in a series, they’ve become accustomed to failures. Production delays, contract disputes, and unforeseen delays have forced some of the most prominent franchises to fold under the pressure. Fallout 4 may be the exception. Read More
Author - Jesseb Shiloh
There have been many debates for decades (perhaps centuries) about the ethics and morality of allowing people to die when it can be prevented. There are those who, because of medical problems, simply cannot have a proper quality of life, so their right to die has been a topic of discussion. Read More
Very few homeowners in America like having a brown lawn. The severe drought in California and subsequent mandatory lawn watering reductions have many families choosing to decorate their lawn with green paint. One couple decided that green was too common and used the opportunity to express their patriotism. Read More
Things above the water are often easier to understand than those things that happen in the seas. Because of the vastness, it’s impossible to know when there are plenty of fish in an area to be caught and when catching too many fish can lead to an ecological collapse. The balance is a gentle one and very difficult to predict.
In this motion graphic video, the National Aquarium shows what’s happening and offers solutions to make it easier to keep the right balance. With food shortages pulling in one direction and environmental concerns pulling in the other, this is an important issue that requires proper actions. Read More
Of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, only the Great Pyramid at Giza remains. Time is a killer when it comes to both natural and man-made structures, especially with earthquakes as a primary culprit for ancient destruction, so we will never get to see the Lighthouse of Alexandria or any of the others. Read More
America was built on the concept of small business. It is the centerpiece of capitalism despite what bankers and activists believe. While the mega-corporations feel that they drive the economy and the Occupy Wherever group wants to agree and blame everything on them, the reality is that it’s the people running small businesses who truly drive the economy.
A roof is something that few people think about unless it fails. While it’s serving its purpose of keeping out the elements and keeping in the comfortable environment, it’s never a thought. Once a leak starts, everyone starts getting concerned. After all, the roof is the only thing that stands between our homes and the precipitation and sunlight that can make us uncomfortable.
Getting a business degree used to be a prerequisite to be able to be successful and achieve executive status at major companies in the United States. That changed for a time when those who had other types of degrees (or no degrees at all) were finding success, but many companies quickly shifted back to the old mentality after not seeing the type of success they’d hoped for from people without the appropriate degrees. This trend is continuing today.
When asked about dangerous animals, many people might say snakes, spiders, or other poisonous creatures. Others might point to ferocious animals like sharks, bears, or tigers. The savvy people might say that humans are the most dangerous. Read More
There’s a fundamental psychology behind visualizations that make them work. Reading is fine. Audio and video are often the best. When data must be seen and engulfed in order to make an impact, this is where infographics have their niche in our attentions.
In this very simple infographic from Hubshout, they explore the reasons that people like infographics, the types of infographics that people prefer, and give us hints about the direction of the infographic history. Read More