This infographic is about deaths happening due to air pollution in the world. Air pollution itself is a serious global issue and many environmentalist have already warned us about the effect it’s on the globe. It is currently the fourth-leading risk factor for deaths on our planet. Have a look at the infographic below and…Read More Death in the Air: Air Pollution Costs Money and Lives
This infographic is about Infantry Platoon weapons of four Nations – US Arm, British Army, Red Army and the German Army during World War 2.Read More Infantry Platoon Weapons of Four Nations – June 1944
Leaving the familiar behind and moving to a foreign country – either alone or with a family – can be a stressful process. There are many benefits to acknowledging this and to planning ahead for the challenges that might arise on arrival. Of course, different nationalities and personality types will process opportunities and challenges differently.…Read More What do American expats miss about home?
Ever wondered where the worlds worst pick pockets are? An estimated 400,000 pickpocketing crimes occur every day, that’s 2.8 million a week and approximately 11 million each month! Pickpocketing is on the rise and this infographic shares some interesting statistics from around the globe. Did you know that during the London Olympics, Pickpocketing attempts rose…Read More The Worlds Worst Cities for Pickpockets
When it comes to architecture and buildings, it’s easy to overlook and forget about just how impressive some structures actually are. From skyscrapers that stand thousands of feet in the air, to buildings that showcase intricate details that look like they’ve been hand-drawn, a building can sometimes be one of the most impressive things to…Read More The World’s Most Impressive Structures
Medhalt have created an infographic listing 7 Healthiest Countries in the World, according to a CNN survey. They also details what makes these countries earn the tag of healthy countries to live in. [via]Read More 7 Healthiest Cities In The World
Travelling around the world has plenty of benefits: seeing new places, experiencing new cultures and meeting new people. One of the main problems travelers face is communicating with the locals. Even if you never leave home without your trusty phrase book, communication is as much about nonverbal cues as it is about talking. Instead of…Read More Around the World in 18 Gestures
We may live in a world defined by invisible meta-data and the Cloud, but the roughly 3×5 inch paper booklet known as the passport still carries a lot of weight. More than a simple grant of access into a country, passports and the visas they contain are a reflection of geopolitics, the relationship between two…Read More How Powerful is Your Passport
It is often felt that, going by public opinion that Canada is derided left, right and centre by USA. Be it in movies, television shows or most social commentary, such references are commonplace. These are however not very close to reality, and the following infographic from Yahoo Finance Canada tells us why Canada is better than…Read More 17 Reasons Why Canada Is A Better Place To Live Than The USA
Natural disasters seem to be occurring at an alarming rate. Hurricanes, tornadoes, fires and droughts are just a few of the disasters that impact our world. These events cause catastrophic damage and untold loss every year. In the past decade, disasters have cost more than $3.4 trillion. Emergency-management-degree.org has analyzed the financial impact of these disasters, along…Read More Cost of Catastrophe
Foreign buyers are snatching up U.S. real estate. In fact, they bought nearly 8% of homes sold in the 12 months ending in March 2011. Why do foreigners buy U.S. properties? How much do they spend? How do they finance those purchases? This infographic done by Columnfivemedia with Credit Sesame, looks to answer those questions.Read More Where & Why Are Foreigners Buying U.S. Real Estate?
The area of San Francisco know as the tenderloin district is notorious for crime, drugs, and general seedy culture. But beneath all of that, there’s an eclectic and thriving ecosystem that’s been an integral part of the city’s rich history. This infographic done with Zendesk by Columnfivemedia, looks at how the Tenderloin is poised to…Read More Fun Facts About San Francisco’s Tenderloin District
How much above-ground gold (gold that has been mined) is there in all the world? The best estimate at the end of 2011 is that around 165,000 metric tons (or tonnes) have been mined in all of human history. That’s about 181,881 ordinary tons or 363,762,732 pounds, or 5,820,203,717 ordinary ounces. Gold typically is measured…Read More All The World’s Gold