Charles Darwin is widely recognized as the father of the theory of evolution. His research became the basis for the expansion of ideas concerning an old universe, gradual change amongst species, and development of modern species as a result of adjustments throughout time. There’s a flaw that he noted in his research that has never truly been explained. How did the Cambrian Explosion happen through evolution?
In this infographic from Judeo Christian Church, we explore the strange period of time when life seemed to change so rapidly that creationists often point to it as clear proof against the theory of evolution. Read more →
Some were saying it was the Facebook apocalypse. Facebook was going to be knocking off old, spammy, or memorialized Facebook accounts from the like counts of Facebook pages. They were then going to adjust the algorithm to allow for more exposure for friends’ posts rather than pages representing businesses or organizations. The end result: not much changed.
This is good for those who are marketing through Facebook, though the strategy component hasn’t changed. It’s still pay to play if you want to find real success on the social network. this infographic by Komfo highlights the effects of the changes from earlier this year: Read more →
Women have been a powerful part of the business world for several decades. It hasn’t always been like this, though. There was a time before most of our readers were born when women couldn’t readily expect to get a good job, let alone build their own business. Things have changed and today, women have just as much right and arguably a better chance of building a business than a man. Read more →
There are two ways to spend money. The option that most people take is to use their accumulate wealth to make a better life for themselves and their family. Sure, they might give a little to church or charity, but most of it goes to improving lifestyle. The second way to spend money is to put a good chunk of it, even most of it, towards helping others. This is less popular for obvious reasons in a society that seems bent on indulgence rather than worldly or spiritual problem solving. 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 →
Have you ever wondered what it would cost to build Eiffel Tower? What about Big Ben? Many of the most amazing structures around the world would cost astronomical amounts of money to build today. Some might not cost as much as you would think.
Responsive is the name of the game… for now. In all actuality, despite the hoopla over Google and others adoring responsive website design, it’s not as necessary as many think it to be. In fact, there are advantages to other types of websites that can help in certain industries and for certain purposes in ways that responsive simply cannot. Read more →
Eating is arguably the most important component of health, particularly for children. What we eat, how often we eat, and even where we eat can have lifelong effects on more than just the physical development of kids. It can affect how they operate throughout their lives in other areas as well.
The meal habits of children has been a point of controversy for some time. First Lady Michelle Obama has made an effort to slow childhood obesity, a problem that has been growing for decades. It hasn’t been without push back; her plan has been met with animosity from children and contempt from parents who feel that the forced lunch mandates are making school lunch less enjoyable and making kids avoid eating them altogether.
Not all superheroes are like Superman. Most of them need help to get to where they’re needed at any given time, so having a good ride is imperative. It wouldn’t be effective if they had to take a cab or drive a Camry, so they normally have something very cool to get them from point A to point B.
Some, like the Batmobile, have their own really cool gadgets that give them a character life of their own. Others such as the Silver Surfer Surfboard is simply a mode of transportation. In this infographic by Cherished Number Plates, they take a minimalist perspective on the various vehicles. Extra points for their clever depiction of Wonder Woman’s ride. Read more →
There is very little doubt that the dietary habits in the United States are poor. Obesity continues to rise despite improved food education. Health problems associated with poor diet and sugar consumption are not getting better. As a country, we’ve grown content to follow the cravings of our sweet tooth.
It’s not universal. Many sugar alternatives are available and there are plenty of people who swear off sweets altogether. However, this doesn’t change the fact that the average American drinks 53 gallons of soft drinks per year.