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December, 2011

  1. Could a Trained Monkey Do Your Job?

    December 18, 2011 by Candice

    The current job market sucks, especially for recent grads desperate for jobs… but could things be getting worse? As more apes are being trained to do human tasks, competition for jobs could just be getting worse. Take a look at this fun graphic by onlineschools.org┬áto see how the job market is shifting, and what the future of the market may look like.

    Job Market of The Apes


  2. The Web as Social Change Enabler

    December 18, 2011 by Infographic King

    Check out this great infographic of Walden University’s research into social change around the world:

    How People Use Technology to Engage in Social Change
    From Walden University


  3. The Birth of Data Policing – INFOGRAPHIC

    December 13, 2011 by Candice

    The world of criminology is advancing thanks to technology. See how new sophisticated “precognition” systems are predicting crimes before they actually happen via this cool graphic by Criminology.com.

    Minority Report
    Created by: Criminology


  4. S.T.E.M Shortage

    December 5, 2011 by Candice

    The demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are rapidly growing, and these career-fields represent some of the highest-paying positions in the U.S. However, the number of students choosing to pursue STEM fields are rapidly decreasing. The reason? Because it’s too hard.

    See the full extent of this trend and what we can do to get students engaged again.

    STEM Shortage
    Created by: Online Engineering Degree


  5. Free Your Feet

    December 5, 2011 by Candice

    Evidence reveals that in a few remote areas of the world, where nobody wears shoes, people are actually in much better shape because of it. So, does that mean wearing shoes are bad for us?

    According to this graphic by X-ray Technician Schools, running shoes do in fact cause more harm than good. Learn more about why this is the case and the history behind tennis shoes.

    Free Your Feet
    Created by: X Ray Technician Schools


  6. The Earth at Seven Billion Years Old

    December 4, 2011 by Candice

    It’s official. The earth now holds 7 billion people. See how 350M tons worth of humans are affecting how we live today via this graphic by Masters Degree Online.

    Seven Billion
    Created by: Masters Degree Online


  7. Flights of Wine: the Infographic

    December 1, 2011 by Infographic King

    Whenever I fly, I feel like I need a glass of wine. Check out this great infographic about wine and traveling from Skyscanner.

    wines of the world Via cheap flights specialists – Skyscanner.net | Grab the code to embed this on your site