James Bond Loves Aston Martin

AstonMartin_DB5

When you’re a fictional British secret agent with your choice of cars, one might believe that you’d go for more variety. Despite having these choices, the writers of the James Bond movie series have leaned on a few different types and brands of cars, giving the iconic character a sense of personal taste rather than a smorgasbord of automotive gluttony.

Three Beemers, two Lotuses (Lotusi?), and a few other cars have made multiple appearances, but Aston Martin is clearly 007’s preference. In this infographic from Motortrade comes to us through an Aston Martin dealership and shows the primary car used throughout the decades.

James Bond Cars Infographic

Cool Celebrity Kids

Jolie Pitt

It can be tough being the kid of celebrities. There is constant attention given to them even before they are old enough to understand that they’re situation isn’t like the situation that other kids go through. They might be born with a silver spoon in their mouths, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy.

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Are Mini Homes the Solution to the Economic Problems of the World?

Mini Homes

It depends on who you ask, really. There rising trend of building extremely small homes out of extremely cheap materials is something that is both practical and alarming. On one hand, you have those who see the homeless and poor in the country and the world and view the homes as potential solutions. On the other hand, you have those who believe that the economic problems should be addressed first and foremost; more jobs and better economic decisions would eliminate the need for mini homes in the first place.

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The Fastest Production Cars

2009 SSC Ultimate Aero

When it comes to supercars, most of them are not realistic to mass produce. They are too niche, too expensive, and too amazing to put into full production. Then again, some are just right for it.

This infographic by Stratstone breaks down the top five fastest production cars in the world. No, it’s not the most visually stunning infographic ever created and is even worse when you consider the subject matter, but the content itself is strong and worthy of inclusion here.

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Small Businesses and the Social Media Game

Open for Small Business

The United States hit its stride and really started proving out the concepts of pure capitalism when it embraced small business growth. While big companies have always played a role, it has been shown that small businesses are the ones that drive the economy. As small business numbers improve, the economy improves. As small business numbers fall, the economy falls. The same cannot be said about large corporations other than the catastrophes attached to recent real estate an automotive challenges.

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The Psychology Behind the Love of Infographics

Visualizations

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.

Psychology of Infographics

Chevy Apps for the Road

Chevy runs deep

As cars continue to become more technologically advanced, some are looking it as a good thing. Others see that it may be a shift that we’re not really willing to accept. Regardless of your opinion, it’s happening and many of the apps that fill our digital lives are starting to make a real impact on the way we get from point A to point B.

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10 Epic Birds in Singapore

Sun Conure Singapore

If you ever visit Singapore, you may want to stop off at the Jurong Bird Park. It’s the world’s largest when it comes to the total number of exotic birds with over 5000. Of the 400 species on display, here are 10 of the most unique and amazing birds around.

This infographic comes to us from Singapore Travel.

10 unique birds in Jurong Bird Park Singapore
Top 10 unique birds in Jurong Bird Park Singapore infographics is created and published by Singapore Travel Blog

Time at Work: Wasted

Office Space

There are plenty of people out there who believe that their work a waste of time. That’s not even taking into account the amount of non-work that goes into play at the office. If we really look closely at our daily activities, we’ll probably find that we could be a heck of a lot more efficient with our activities.

In this older-but-still-relevant infographic from Atlassian Blogs, we take a look at those things that are, well, holding us back and keeping us from actually getting all of our work done. We encourage you to click through to the post itself as they have done a great job at making this an interactive infographic.

Here’s a very small taste:

Productivity Lost Infographic

Facts About Heart Transplant Surgery

Heart Transplant Surgery

One of the scariest and riskiest operations to have performed is a heart transplant. It’s normally a last resort but is effective in eliminating many challenges that humans face. There are over 3000 heart transplants performed every year.

Knowing the facts can help you make a determination of whether you or a loved on should have one as well as giving the importance of more people to become organ donors. You can’t take your heart with you but you can help someone else live longer.

This infographic by Just Save Lives gives us some of the important facts surrounding this type of procedure.

Heart Transplant Infographic