Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Fun Facts About Pancake Day [infographic]

Pancake Day is less than one week away, and as most of us have abandoned our New Year’s resolutions, now is the time to (over)indulge in some incredibly tasty treats, namely: Pancakes, and lots of them. The idea of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday originally started over 1,000 years ago where families would use up […]

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The Rise of Energy Costs [infographic]

Ever wondered how you could save money on your energy bills? A decade ago, the average monthly electricity bill in the U.S. was just $78.24, this figure has now risen to $107.28! According to research compiled in the infographic below, energy bills have risen as much as 37% in the last three years. There are […]

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Top 5 Reasons for Synthetic Wicker [infographic]

Although we’re not quite in the season of spring yet, you might want to start thinking about your garden, in particular outdoor furniture, which is essential for enjoying time with friends and family outdoors. Check out the cool graphic on wicker furniture below. [via]

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Valentine’s Day: The Meaning of Gifts [infographic]

A general rule on Valentine’s Day is that love is measured by the amount or quality of presents given. For example, did you know that men in both the UK and US spend twice as much as women on Valentine’s Day? Not only that, but 20% of women said that cheap flowers or tacky jewellery […]

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Burglary in Numbers [infographic]

It’s always nice to feel safe and protected, but according to the latest stats on burglary it appears that we have a lot to worry about. Approximately 2,222,196 burglaries are committed each year in the United States with an average of over 6101 burglaries per day! [via]

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Countries with the Best Schools and Happiest Kids [infographic]

Have you ever wondered how the British or US education system compares to those in other countries? A recent survey conducted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development compared test scores from 65 countries. Children were asked to agree or disagree with the statement “I feel happy at school” and the test scores were […]