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Cashing in On Breaking Bad [Infographic]

If you’ve been exposed to any news on entertainment or if you’ve been around a television or a computer recently, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about the hit TV series, Breaking Bad. According to Fox, the Season six premiere drew a record 5.9 million viewers; more than double the viewership of last year’s Season five. The Season six premiere also prompted 760k tweets from viewers, at...

AP Twitter Hack Prompts the Question: How Can we Prevent Hackers?

Uncle Sam is calling on you to display your patriotism, but it’s in a different way than you may imagine. A new kind of draft is calling on students to counter the growing threat of cyber terrorism. In 2010, the United States needed 20,000 cyber security experts, but we only had about a thousand. That just won’t cut it—and it puts the entire country at great peril. The Department of Homeland...

How Does the Voting Process Work? (Infographic)

Election day, November 6 is the day we all go and vote for the future leader of our country, however, do you know exactly how voting works? Per federal election in America, we have around 2 million poll workers which is almost the same amount as worldwide Walmart employees. Poll workers work an average of 12 hours a day and are usually paid minimum wage. Even students are eligible to become a poll...

Obama and Romney Views on Intellectual Property

Today, Intellectual property accounts for 20% of U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and nearly 40% of U.S. economic growth. There are more than 55 million workers at all educational and skill levels in America’s IP-intensive industries. IP-Intensive industries have a 30% higher salary than non-IP-intensive industries. Approximately 74% of total U.S. exports are in the IP-Intensive industries...

Presidential Candidates Use Social Media and Mobile Apps to Reach Voters

When it comes to your cell phone and voting, what do they have in common? With our cell phones being our lifelines, it’s no surprise that 88% of registered voters own some kind of cell phone and roughly half of those registered voters own a smartphone. Not only do these voters own cell phones, it’s oddly split up between parties and smartphone services that are used. Of the most active...

Build Patient Loyalty and Trust with Satisfied Consumers

Visiting the Doctor’s office or hospital is no fun task, but sometimes its necessary. However, when going to see your physician or local hospital, how is the business within the office affecting their overall business growth? A lot of how you perceive the overall business comes from the unfortunate billing that comes with your visit. Patients who are highly satisfied with a hospital’s...

Midlife Career Change and Going Back to School Instead (infographic)

  Did you know that the average American changes their career 7 times in their lifetime? When you really think about it, that’s a lot of different job fields. So what causes this change? Overall in the US, there are 71% of worker who feel they are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” from their work. Sometimes job satisfaction just isn’t what it should be....

How Neon Signs are Made: A Look at Neon Signs

Neon is a chemical element which is a very common element in the universe, but is rare on Earth. It’s a colorless, inert noble gas that gives a distinct reddish-orange glow when used in either low-voltage neon glow lamps, in high-voltage discharge tubes or in neon advertising signs. Inert gases tend to keep their molecular structure; however, with neon and other inert gases, they remain inert...

Mobile App Monetization Strategies, Five Models of Building

It’s all about the apps on smartphones. So, what is the best way to make the most profit off of your application? Let’s go inside the Android factory and find out the top ways to build profitable applications. The top monetary models include in-app ads, pay per download, freemium, notifications and paid apps. Depending on your application there is a certain model that should be used. Say...

Practice Makes Perfect: You Too, Can Be Perfect

Contrary to popular belief, it’s not always innate genius or talent that will make you a success story these days. It’s actually all about the hours of work that you put in, which means even average Joe is capable of becoming an expert. Practice can make perfect, 10,000 hours of practice to be exact. The 10,000 hour rule states: it takes ten thousand hours of deliberate practice to become...