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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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What you need beyond grades to succeed in the job market [Infographic]
Mar12

What you need beyond grades to succeed in the job market [Infographic]

When you are in school, your teachers and your parents all emphasize the importance of getting good grades. Grades are a great way to gauge your mastery of certain topics while you are in school, but once you graduate no one really cares about your grades anymore. The only time your GPA will come into play in the real world is when you need to get your foot in the door for an interview, but once you are in the interviewer’s office...

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Water – The best beverage on earth [Infographic]
Feb27

Water – The best beverage on earth [Infographic]

  Are you drinking enough water? I am sure you must have heard that question at some point in time. And there’s a solid reason why people are getting increasingly conscious, at a gradual pace though, that water is the ultimate beverage that mother nature has bestowed on us. Beyond the obvious reason that we just can’t live without water, water has many other far reaching benefits as well. No wonder, with the...

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