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March Madness – Brains vs Wins 2013 [infographic]

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Once the tournament starts, you can follow the online bracket for live updates here. If Brains and Wins have anything to do with March Madness, the Blue Devils take the tournament for the second year in a row. We tallied the basketball player grad rates and win rates over the … Continue reading “March Madness – Brains vs Wins 2013 [infographic]” »

6 Good Reasons To Kiss The Irish [infographic]

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You’ve probably seen the St. Patrick’s Day shirts, stickers and  buttons that say “Kiss me, I’m Irish.” While a kiss from someone Irish  (not to be confused with an Irish kiss) might bring you the luck of the Irish, there are many reasons why kissing the Irish might be in your best interest. According … Continue reading “6 Good Reasons To Kiss The Irish [infographic]” »

Awesome Things About Sweethearts [infographic]

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Conversation hearts are sold every Valentine’s Day in enormous quantities, with messages like “BE MINE” and “LOVE ME.” And it’s been that way for as long as you can remember. Would it surprise you to know that it’s been that way since 1866? That’s one year after the Civil War ended! That’s when NECCO started … Continue reading “Awesome Things About Sweethearts [infographic]” »

The Key To Happiness [infographic]

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If you want to be happy, be. – Leo Tolstoy If only the search for happiness were that easy, Tolstoy! Happiness can be tricky to find, even downright elusive at times. Master’s in psychology grad Paula Davis-Laack says she’s observed thousands of people in a wide variety of settings and has compiled … Continue reading “The Key To Happiness [infographic]” »

How Much is a Pound of Fat? [infographic]

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If your goals for the new year look anything like the rest of America’s, then there’s a good chance you want to lose a few pounds. What will it take to lose the weight? The numbers might surprise you. To lose just 1 pound of fat, you have to burn about 3,500 calories. … Continue reading “How Much is a Pound of Fat? [infographic]” »

How Much Does Stuff Weigh? [infographic]

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Have you ever wondered “How much does a cat weigh?” or “Which is heavier, a bowling ball or a dining chair?” We put it all to rest with this handy weight comparison chart. For you college students, how much does your backpack weigh? A study at Indiana University found male students carried … Continue reading “How Much Does Stuff Weigh? [infographic]” »

Balancing Your Health

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The most popular new year’s goal this year is weight loss. Together with goals like “more exercise” and “healthier eating,” these health-oriented goals account for 42% of new year’s goals made in the U.S. Whether you are a college student or are working full … Continue reading “Balancing Your Health” »

Top New Year’s Goals 2013 [infographic]

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A December 2012 Harris Poll survey of 3,036 U.S. adults identified “weight loss” as the top resolutions for the new year. Health and money accounted for two-thirds of all resolutions. Here are a few key points from the survey, performed by Dr. John Norcross from the University of Scranton: Top … Continue reading “Top New Year’s Goals 2013 [infographic]” »

The Most Popular College Majors [infographic]

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The latest data from the National Center for Education Statistics reveals the most popular study areas for college undergraduate students and grad students. The numbers might surprise you! Undergraduate students In the academic year of 2009-10 a total of 1,650,014 college and university students earned their … Continue reading “The Most Popular College Majors [infographic]” »

All You Need To Know About Kwanzaa [infographic]

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Part of our goal of lifelong learning is to explore various topics, cultures and traditions. We’ve previously created a few graphics about Christmas and its origins and traditions, and today we take a closer look at a lesser known holiday, Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa (spelled Kwanza in African countries) is … Continue reading “All You Need To Know About Kwanzaa [infographic]” »