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