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What Does 200 Calories Look Like? – Infographic

200 Calorie Portions

I am in the middle of a long, long journey to lose weight right now, so I am very mindful of my caloric intake.  However, it is sometimes very difficult to visualize those calorie counts when I am looking at my plate.  Reddit user afriendlysortofchap  has helped a great deal by putting together images of 200 calorie portions of 71 common food items from wisegeek.com into one infographic. [VIA]

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The United States of Sandwiches – Infographic

The United States of Sandwiches

Some argue that if you put anything between two slices of bread (or even a folded slice of bread), that it’s a sandwich!  We all have our favorites, and with everyone  different tastes across the country, it’s no surprise that there’s at least one unique sandwich for each of the 50 states.  Today’s infographic takes a look at some of these — which is your favorite?  [VIA]

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The Closest Stars to Earth – Infographic

Celestial Neighbors

Since the dawn of mankind, we have looked up and been fascinated by the stars.  What were once mysterious orbs — the homes of gods and legends — are now a little more understood scientifically, not no less fascinating.  Today’s infographic takes a look at our 44 closest celestial neighbors in order of distance from our solar system and compares their characteristics to the star we are most familiar with, our own sun.. [VIA]

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Royal and Imperial Crowns – Infographic

Royal and Imperial Crowns

Throughout history a crown or elaborate head covering of some sort was always seen as a symbol of wealth and authority when worn by the ruling class.  Today’s infographic/guide takes a look at some of the royal and imperial crowns from the western world.  Some no longer exist, many are in museums, and a few are still in use today. [VIA]

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Crazy Hoaxes the World Fell For – Infographic

10 Crazy Hoaxes

Who doesn’t love a good joke from time to time?  Sometimes it’s a quick one liner, or a simple practical joke on some friends, or in some cases an elaborate, well-.planned, detailed scheme meant to trick the masses for either entertainment or personal gain.  These last are the focus of today’s inforgraphic.  Through the years many hoaxes and schemes have been perpetuated, and while we’re a little more research savvy and skeptical as a species to spot these, there’s nothing that can stop a good con sometimes. [VIA]

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How Many People Die Each Day? – Infographic

How Many People Die Each Day

For the past few months we’ve been met daily with statistics about how many people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and sadly, how many have lost their lives to this new disease.  However, how do these numbers compare to all other causes of death?  Today’s inforgaphic helps put these numbers in a little perspective, showing the major causes of death and where COVID-19 (as of May 15, 2020) stands. [VIA]

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Fears and Phobias – Infographic

Fears and Phobias

We all have something we are afraid of, be it a small fear, or a life crippling phobia.  Today’s infographic takes a look at some of these, breaking down the types of phobias we might have, our body’s reaction to them, as well as how we can cure them.  [VIA]

TRIGGER WARNING: Clowns ahead….

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The Lasting Lessons of Mr. Rogers – Infographic

The Lasting Lessons of Mr. Rogers

From 1968-2001, Fred McFeely Rogers entered the living rooms and the hearts of generations of young children, myself included.  There are still many days that I find myself thinking of Mr. Rogers, singing or humming “Won’t You Be My Neighbor”, or remembering some of the funny quirks and lessons that were taught through Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.  Today’s infographic is a little walk down memory lane for some, and new exposure to others about the timeless lessons that Mr. Rogers taught us all.  [VIA]

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An Inside Look at ADHD – Infographic

Inside ADHD

As educators, we see students diagnosed with ADHD every day.  How many times, however, have you been shown the range of symptoms, behaviors, strengths, and weaknesses of these students?  Today’s infographic from Brain Balance Greater Philly gives us an inside look at the two types of ADHD as well as helps to dispel some myths about the diagnosis. [VIA]

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