24 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Beer

24 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Beer


24 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Beer

Thanks to hipsters, the common man probably knows more about beer and zythology (“the study of beer and beer making”) than ever before. But did you know the oldest beer ad in recorded history appeared as far back 4000 BC? Or that IPAs were invented because British beer kept spoiling on its way to India, so brewers added more alcohol and more hops just to keep it fresh on the trip? And what about that cenosillicaphobia, huh? The fear of an empty beer glass, held by pretty much everyone and their moms? Source: 24 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Beer INFOGRAPHIC | Foodbeast


How to Choose Where to Sit For Dinner At A Restaurant


How to Choose Where to Sit For Dinner At A Restaurant

Designer Alex Cornell helps you figure out how to choose the best seat, or at least “how not to get stuck next to someone that sucks,” with this helpful infographic. One of the most complex social situations you will encounter is the 45 seconds that elapse while deciding where to sit for dinner at a restaurant. Your choice should appear natural, unbiased and haphazard if executed properly. Timing is everything. These 45 seconds determine how enjoyable your next 2 hours will be. Once the pieces start to fall into place and people take their seats, your choices narrow. People sit, seemingly at random, and if you don’t take the appropriate measures, you’re inevitably stuck at the least interesting end of the table. Source: How to Choose Where to Sit

10-Minute Calorie Burning Activities For Computer Geeks

10-Minute Calorie Burning Activities For Computer Geeks


10-Minute Calorie Burning Activities For Computer Geeks

Since you are reading this, there is a good chance you are a geek since the majority of our readers are. If you are like most computer geeks, you spend more time than you should in front of the screen. As time goes on, that activity will become less associated with being a geek and more associated with being human. A new study was released last week which suggests the average child born today will spend a quarter of their lives watching a screen. You can read more about that on Digital Spy . Source: 10-Minute Calorie Burning Activities For Computer Geeks Infographic


Presidents’ Pets: An Infographic History Of Animals In The White House


Presidents’ Pets: An Infographic History Of Animals In The White House

Bo Obama has certainly received his share of media coverage, but he’s actually just the latest in a long line of critters who’ve called the White House home. While 68 percent of our presidents have owned dogs, and 20 percent of them have had cats, other animals have also lived at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue — like canaries, goats, horses and even cows. Exotic animals have also played a part in White House history, including President Theodore Roosevelt’s menagerie of lions, zebras and bears. President James Buchanan was gifted a herd of elephants from the King of Siam, but the pachyderms never roamed the South Lawn. There are, however, more than 70,000 bees currently taking up residence in a hive on the storied lawn. Source: Presidents’ Pets: An Infographic History Of Animals In The White H ouse

Anatomy of a Winning Resume

Anatomy of a Winning Resume


Anatomy of a Winning Resume

Searching for jobs is a daunting task for many, so it’s imperative your resume is in tip-top shape. With 25% of human-resources managers receiving 50 resumes per job listing, competition is fierce, according to an infographic developed by NowSourcing, an Internet-marketing services firm. Called “The Anatomy of a Great Resume,” it dissects the components of a first-class CV. The infographic encourages job-seekers to concisely summarize work experience, emphasize accomplishments and include key words such as “problem solving,” “leadership” and team building.” On the other hand, the infographic counsels against making spelling and grammatical errors. Indeed, it says 77% of HR managers search for candidates with relevant experience, while 48% want information on specific accomplishments, and 41% look to see whether a resume is customized to an available position. Source: Anatomy of a Winning Resume INFOGRAPHIC

How Social Media Is Making Over the Fashion Industry

How Social Media Is Making Over the Fashion Industry


How Social Media Is Making Over the Fashion Industry

Technology made its mark at New York Fashion Week this year with the rise of social media on the runway. One study from eBay Deals looked into data from five social networks during NYFW and found more people are using social media for wardrobe advice, inspiration and the latest trends. Top fashion accounts live tweeted from the shows and two brands, Badgley Mischka and Bergdorf Goodman, co-previewed their collections exclusively on Pinterest. Fashion-related tweets doubled from last year’s events and profressional photographers made use of Instagram. As the New York shows comes to a close, social media will be a major factor at London Fashion Week starting Friday. Fashionistas can keep track of events and viral moments through a live feed that curates tweets and pictures from attendees. Source: How Social Media Is Making Over the Fashion Industry

Rise of Infographics: Marketing in the Social-Media Age

Rise of Infographics: Marketing in the Social-Media Age


Rise of Infographics: Marketing in the Social-Media Age

Infographics break down data visually, helping viewers make sense of complex information. Their popularity has increased with the rise of social media, fuelling the need for instant results by providing content in bite-size, digestible chunks. So, what’s the science behind an infographic’s success? Allow an infografik to explain. Created by Nowsourcing, a social-media marketing company, it shows that infografik posts dwarf traditional posts when it comes to sharing on social networks. The most popular topics for infografiks include: business, technology, social media, the economy and health. Source: Rise of Infographics: Marketing in the Social-Media Age

CEOs Using Social Media: Statistics, Facts And Figures

CEOs Using Social Media: Statistics, Facts And Figures


CEOs Using Social Media: Statistics, Facts And Figures

Did you know that 79 percent of Inc 500 CEOs and 30 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs have an active presence on at least one social network? Twitter leads the way, commanding a healthy 50.3 percent share amongst chief execs, ahead of LinkedIn (47 percent) and Facebook (45 percent), with Google+, as usual, taking home the wooden spoon (12.1 percent). Four out of five employees (81 percent) believe that CEOs who engage on social media are better equipped to lead companies in the modern world, and 82 percent of customers are more likely to trust a company whose CEO and leadership team are active on these channels. Source: CEOs Using Social Media: Statistics, Facts And Figures INFOGRAPHIC – AllTwitter