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The Meaning Behind Famous Symbols – Infographic

Famous Symbols & Their Meanings

We see symbols everywhere, and they have a language and meaning all their own.  From the more established (and famous) as shown below, to the emojis of today, we use symbols all the time to convey messages in a simple, concise way.  But where did some of these long-established and well-known symbols originate and what do they really mean?  [VIA]

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Inventors of Everyday Technology – Infographic

The Inventors of Everyday Technology

They’re the things we use everyday and often take for granted, but at one time, none of these things existed.  From potato chips to airplanes; indoor plumbing to cars, these technologies at one time were created and then perfected by someone, but who?  Today’s infographic takes a look at the people and things behind the tech we use every day of our lives.  [VIA]

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The History of Space X – Infographic

Space X History

It’s been almost a month since Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket launched the first Americans into space from US soil since the end of the shuttle program — the first private rocket to do so.  How did Space X get to this point?  Today’s infographic takes a look at the history of the company and it’s various missions before the historic May 30 launch. [VIA]

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Cognitive Biases that Affect Decision Making – Infographic

Cognitive Biases

Regardless of what decisions you are asked to make throughout the day, whether it be what to eat for lunch, or something more monumental, there are several cognitive blocks that you may encounter while making those decisions.  Today’s infographic takes a look at 20 of these, and how they might influence your decisions for better or worse. [VIA]

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Timeline of the World’s Largest Passenger Ships – Infographic

Passenger Ships

Today’s infographic starts in 1831 and takes us to the present, looking at the largest passenger ships afloat at the time.  Each time a new ship took the “title”, it was added to the list (hence why RMS Olympic is listed twice with her sister ship, Titanic, between). While the need and desire to travel by sea has not changed much over the centuries, the ships and amenities sure have! [VIA]

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Popular Apps for Making Extra Money – Infographic

Gig Work Apps

Looking for a little extra money for the summer?  Saving up for something nice?  AS traditional jobs are becoming a little harder to find in today’s world, many have turned to online sources for work, but how do you avoid the scams that may be out there?  Today’s infographic takes a look at some of the most widely used apps in the world of “gig work”, where you are your own boss and can make a little extra money without the hassle of a job interview or being in an office or business during set hours. [VIA]

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What Do Different Satellites See? – Infographic

Earth-Observing Satellites

Since 1957 and Sputnik 1, man had been sending satellites into space, all with different jobs to do.  While some are turned towards space to observe, others are used for communication, and some are turned back to Earth to observe life here. Just what do they see, however?  Today’s infographic takes a look at some of these Earth-observing satellites and gives sample images from most. [VIA]

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