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Science and perceptions behind ‘eye’ colors [Infographic]
May25

Science and perceptions behind ‘eye’ colors [Infographic]

  Do you remember your high school biology class? Your teacher told you to pick a partner and look at each other’s eye colors. You would then have to determine based on your knowledge of dominant and recessive genes what color eyes your theoretical children would have. There’s just one problem- eye color is determined by multiple genes and not just one that is dominant or recessive. Much like many of the other things you learned...

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Big Data – How it yields BIG benefits to the businesses [Infographic]
May24

Big Data – How it yields BIG benefits to the businesses [Infographic]

  Big data is a term that has been referenced consistently in the business world in recent years and, having seemed like an interesting if challenging concept not so long ago, it has become a highly effective business practice for those who have taken a calculated gamble on its implementation. If you’re unaware as to what big data is, it refers to the in-depth analysis of massive data sets with the aim of identifying pertinent...

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Reasons behind American life expectancy drop [Infographic]
Mar17

Reasons behind American life expectancy drop [Infographic]

  Americans have experienced the first life expectancy decline in over two decades. Given the amount of money America spends on healthcare, many people find this baffling. So what’s behind this sudden drop i life expectancy? Two decades ago the drop in life expectancy was due to the AIDS epidemic, the flu epidemic, homicides, and accidental deaths. All these things have made serious advances- there are treatments for preventing...

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The fascinating science behind how glasses work [Infographic]
Mar15

The fascinating science behind how glasses work [Infographic]

Glasses have been correcting vision for hundreds of years- since 1268 by many estimates- but have you ever stopped to consider the science behind how some curved pieces of glass can correct your vision? Three quarters of Americans wear glasses to correct their vision at some point in their lives, but very few people ever stop to consider the scientific reason behind why they work in the first place. Poor vision is caused by a having a...

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You can’t back up your sleep, use it or lose it [Infographic]
Mar12

You can’t back up your sleep, use it or lose it [Infographic]

Do you often find yourself waking up early one day for a meeting, going to bed late on another day because you wanted to catch the end of the game, and then telling yourself you’ll make it up on the weekend? It turns out you can’t really make up a sleep deficit, and changing your sleep schedule on a daily basis is messing up your whole life. You have to keep the same sleep schedule every day for optimal health- missing out on sleep is...

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The psychology behind trump’s win [Infographic]
Mar12

The psychology behind trump’s win [Infographic]

Up until election night back in November, even most pollsters didn’t foresee a Trump win in the Presidential election. Polling numbers had showed him far behind for months, and he only made small gains leading up to the election. His win was a total shock to many people, especially after some particularly damning footage of him was released shortly before the election. In the days leading up to the inauguration, many were left asking...

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