Cool Infographics and Data Visualizations

How To Tell If your Child Is Using Drugs [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, December 31, 2012 | Posted in ,

Parents might know that teens tend to experiment with drugs and alcohol, but they might also believe that it’s something that occurs late in adolescence. The truth is that drug and alcohol abuse can begin quite early in life. For example, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry states that the average age of first marijuana use is 14, and alcohol use can start prior to age 12.

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Via: Newport Academy

Beginners Guide To Snowboarding [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, December 28, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Whether you are a fan of the snow or not, you cant help but love to extreme sport of snowboarding. From the different types of snowboards to buy, to the rush of racing down a snow covered mountain, snowboarding is the ultimate sport for any age. For those of you who want to take your outdoor adventures a step beyond skiing, RIPT Apparel, brings you the beginners guide to snowboarding.

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Via: riptapparel

The Secret to Better Sleep [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, December 27, 2012 | Posted in , ,

The average American sleeps 6.9 hours a night. When we get less sleep than we need, our reaction times get slower, our blood pressure rises, we eat more, and we’re more at risk of obesity and diabetes.

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How to Party: You Look Like You Could Use a Few Pointers [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 | Posted in ,

Whether you’re throwing a party or attending one, maybe you think you already know how to party. We’ll see about that. The following infographic from www.bestcollegesonline.org provides some pointers on parties for both those throwing them as well as those attending them.

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Via: Best Colleges Online

Which Christmas Character Are You? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, December 24, 2012 | Posted in ,

It’s that time of year and as everyone knows, Santa will be visiting extremely soon. Everyone has a different attitude towards Christmas, from the extreme enthusiast to “The Grinch” (<– this is me). In highlight of this, iHug has created a fun quiz / infographic which lets you discover what type of Christmas character you are. Take this Christmas quiz to find out which Christmas character you are. Are you Buddy the Elf or the Grinch?

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Via: ihugpersonalised

 

Facebook Privacy Fail [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, December 21, 2012 | Posted in ,

Nearly everyone has a Facebook page, and Facebook has been failing epically lately. This infographic takes a look at Facebook's privacy fails over the years.

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Source: Facebook Privacy Fail

Top 10 Fastest Production Cars [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

Since 2009, the Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car competition has taken some of the greatest sports cars on the planet to the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca as part of a definitive quest to uncover the one car that offers enthusiasts the most engaging and rewarding driving experience possible. Below are the Top 10 fastest cars Motor Trend has lapped around the 2.238-mile circuit.

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Laguna Seca Lap Times Graphic Motor Trend
Lap Times and Data by Motor Trend.

How to Become a Wedding Planner [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

Wedding planners help walk couples through the biggest day of their lives. From the time a bride says “yes” to a groom’s wedding proposal until after the last bottle of champagne is popped, a good wedding planner will work tirelessly to ensure the big day is a total success. That could include everything from arranging wedding photography and food to scrutinizing fabric swatches and finding a last minute solution for a lost earring or missing best man.

Learn more about what it takes to become a wedding planner in our infographic.

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Your Guide to Secret Santa [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, December 17, 2012 | Posted in , ,

Secret Santa involves the anonymous exchange of cheap gifts at Christmas time, typically between office workers. It is a fun test of your resourcefulness and innovation as you endeavour to buy a present that your colleague will either love, or will find ironically hilarious. If you go for the humorous option however, it is important to ensure that your colleague will understand and appreciate the joke!

If you are struggling for inspiration this year, hopefully our Secret Santa infographic will provide some ideas. If you'd rather not play this year and make some savings on your Christmas present budget, we still think you'll enjoy what we've come up with..

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Image source: MoneySupermarket;

What is the Fiscal Cliff? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012 | Posted in , ,

The "Fiscal Cliff" has been all over the news lately, but what is the Fiscal Cliff, anyways? Find out just what makes up a Fiscal Cliff and how it affects you in this infographic.

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Via: visual

Seven wonders of Dubai [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, December 13, 2012 | Posted in ,

With year-round sunshine and luxurious accommodation, Dubai is one of the most amazing cities in the world, currently holding an impressive 17 world records. It has the largest manmade marina, the largest performing fountain and the tallest building. The only (unofficially ) 7 star hotel in the world has 6 award winning restaurants , a helipad that doubles as the world’s highest tennis court and 202 luxurious suites to choose from. Take a look at our 'Seven Wonders of Dubai' infographic and be prepared to be blown away.

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Image source: TravelSupermarket

I Saw Mommy Googling Santa Claus [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

For many pundits and retailers, 2012 has been the Year of Showrooming - a terrifying specter for retail brands. And there's good reason to be alarmed: 56 percent of consumers will do some holiday showrooming this year, and more than a fourth of them say they will likely make their purchases online, while standing in a store.

We've gathered a wealth of data relative to this year's holiday retailing season, specifically as it pertains to online and mobile behaviors, and you'll find that data in this infographic. In the spirit of giving, we encourage you to use the embed code to pass it along to your friends, colleagues and readers.

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 2012 Online and Mobile Holiday Shopping Trends [Infographic]
Via: retailcustomerexperience

Traditional Holiday Meals From Around the World [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

'Tis the season to indulge in our favourite food and drink! But thanks to the many cultures of our world, not all holiday meals are the same. We examine holiday plates from around the globe.

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Via: Confused.com

Mobile Lives of College Students [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012 | Posted in , ,

As smartphone are becoming more popular, college students are learning to rely on them more and more. How exactly do students use their smartphones? Check out this infographic. Though its mainly based on research done in the US, it can be an indicator on how students in Kenya are using smart phones.

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 Mobile Lives of Online Colleges
Via: onlinedegrees

What Can I Do With a Degree in Psychology? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Friday, December 07, 2012 | Posted in ,

According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, psychology is one of the most common majors for undergraduates in the U.S, with nearly 100,000 bachelor’s degrees awarded each year.

Psychology is a broad liberal arts field that covers subject matter ranging from biology to the humanities. Specializations in the field range from counseling to forensics to industrial organization. What these diverse niches have in common is a commitment to a scientific mode of inquiry that emphasizes observation, experimentation and analysis. Psychology majors can apply these skills to a wide range of careers in both the public and private sectors.

Learn more about the field of psychology, as well as related career paths, in our infographic below.

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Courtesy of: Online Degrees

Best Times to Send Email to Clients [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Thursday, December 06, 2012 | Posted in , ,

This infographic from GetResponse.com takes a look at when the optimal times are to hit the send button as well as some tips for dealing with an international clientele.

Key Takeways:
- Emails reach the best results within 1 hour after landing in the inbox.
- 24 hours after delivery, the average open rate is close to zero
- 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. are the top engagement times
- If your recipients are occupied with other activities, they won’t be able to engage while it’s still fresh, and your message will be crowded out by more recent messages
- To optimize the engagement rates for your message, you should schedule it to hit the inbox no later than 1 hour before the top open times, when its chances of getting noticed are the highest.
- If your emailings go to worldwide lists, make sure you use solutions that optimize delivery times in different time zones, such as GetResponse Time Travel.

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The Carbonated Empire: The Scope Coca Cola Co's Global Domination [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Wednesday, December 05, 2012 | Posted in ,

No other company comes close to matching The Coca Cola Company's reach into the global marketplace, or the hearts and minds of consumers around the world. Take a look at just how big Coke has become.

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Source: TopManagementDegrees.com

How Much Do Americans Spend Over Christmas? [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Tuesday, December 04, 2012 | Posted in , , ,

The average family budget for Christmas in 2012 is $749.51. That’s up over from the $740.57 that an average family spent last year. Learn more interesting spending facts below.

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Via: Funsherpa.com

 

Holiday Trends Marketers Can’t Ignore [Infographic]

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Posted by Good Infographics | Posted on Monday, December 03, 2012 | Posted in ,

Each year, the holidays bring out consumers looking for great gifts and good deals. Yet long before the masses hit the malls, marketers have their eyes on spotting the shopping trends of the season that will determine the direction of their holiday marketing efforts. To offer these marketers the gift of guidance, MDG Advertising has created the following festive infographic which shows how digital is driving the way Americans are shopping and spending this season.

From online shopping to mobile browsing and social media recommendations, shoppers favor the convenience and ease of these digital means. As a result, marketers are wisely leveraging these channels for maximum reach and response to ensure the happiest holiday results.

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Via MDG Advertising