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The Ides of March – A Tragic Shakespeare Infographic

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Today is March 15th, which means the “Ides of March” are upon us. In the original Roman calendar, March was the first month of the year. The Romans celebrated from the first of March through the Ides, as these days were essentially New Year’s celebrations. The Ides of March was a date on … Continue reading “The Ides of March – A Tragic Shakespeare 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]” »

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]” »

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]” »

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]” »

Candy Calories [infographic]

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We recently explored what Halloween candies kids most want to get when they trick or treat. Today we’ll take a look at which candies pack the most calories. With Halloween around the corner, we’ll all see our fair share of candy. And it’s hard not to love the stuff. We’re pre-wired to crave … Continue reading “Candy Calories [infographic]” »

Trick or Treat [infographic]

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Halloween is the top holiday for candy consumption in the United States. It murders Christmas, Easter and Valentine’s Day. This year, Americans will hand out a monstrous $2.3 Billion dollars worth of sweets to a potential 41 million trick or treaters across the country. This popular holiday is keeping dental graduates in … Continue reading “Trick or Treat [infographic]” »

July 4th : BBQ, Beer, and the Pursuit of Celebration

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There is no holiday quite like Independence Day. July 4th is everything we love about summer—good weather, cookouts, time with family and friends—and takes it up a notch with fireworks and parades. Continue reading “July 4th : BBQ, Beer, and the Pursuit of Celebration” »