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Ebola: Understanding the Disease


If you’ve tuned into national news lately, or opened up an internet news site, you’ve probably seen articles and segments on the most recent Ebola outbreak. Since this particular outbreak is the worst in history, www.infographicworld.com has created an infographic entitled “Ebola: Understanding the Disease” explaining the anatomy, symptoms and history of the virus.
The Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976 in Zaire. The virus, with a 90% mortality rate, has reappeared time and time again, with no known cure. With more than 26 outbreaks to its name, and well over 4,000 victims in its newest outbreak, it’s clear that Ebola is a serious illness.
Believed to be carried mostly by mammals such as fruit bats and primates, humans are now prime targets. In 21 days from initial infection, symptoms start. From headache and fever, to bleeding and death – Ebola is a terrifying virus.
This infographic from www.infographicworld.com details everything you need to know about Ebola. Feel free to like, comment and share “Ebola: Understanding the Disease”.

 

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Travel Done Right: Tips and Tricks to Pack Efficiently


As the holiday season approaches, millions of Americans will be taking to the skies or to the roads for travel. One of the most tedious tasks that will be tackled? Packing. www.bluegala.com has created an infographic entitled “Travel Done Right: Tips and Tricks to Pack Efficiently” giving you pro tips to packing.
Packing starts with planning. Before you start throwing items in your suitcase, make a list of what you’d like to bring, and check it twice. Lay out each outfit, from shoes to accessories, to make sure you don’t overpack. This infographic also shows you an example suitcase, folding directions, and last-minute tips to save you space and ironing time.
Carry-on luggage is also addressed in this infographic, helping keep your most essential items closest to you while you travel.
The next time you plan to travel, reference (or print) this infographic to save you time and frustration. Feel free to like, comment, and share this infographic from www.bluegala.com entitled “Travel Done Right: Tips and Tricks to Pack Efficiently”.

 

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Out in the Open: The Pros and Cons of Open Office Plans


Open office plans are dominant in today’s society. In fact, 60 percent of companies have open office plans today. But is this type of office plan beneficial? www.surepayroll.com has created an infographic entitled “Out in the Open: The Pros and Cons of Open Office Plans” laying out what people like – and dislike – about open office plans in a variety of settings and positions.
It’s no myth: We’re trying to squeeze more people in less space than ever before. Back in 1985, employees had 400 sq. feet per person. In 2011, that number was slashed to 250 ft per person, and by 2021, that number is expected to by 120 sq. feet. Open office plans have been studied extensively, and show both pros and cons to these set-ups. Many employees feel like more of a team, and encouraged to share ideas while working in an open office plan, while some felt a decrease in privacy.
This infographic outlines the results from ten different studies, outlining the challenges and the benefits to open office plans.
Feel free to like, comment, and share this infographic entitled “The Pros and Cons of Open Office Plans”, brought to you by www.surepayroll.com.

 

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Ditch the Chemicals: Create Your Own Makeup


While green living may be taking over your cleaning products and remodeling jobs, with a focus on natural, earth-friendly products, there’s something you do every day that may very well be exposing you to exponentially more chemicals than your can of paint: Your make-up. www.northwestpharmacy.com has created an infographic entitled “Ditch the Chemicals: Create Your Own Makeup” giving you recipes and tips to making your own healthy makeup with just a few simple ingredients.
When it comes to makeup products, you may be surprised at the dangerous chemicals lurking underneath those pretty shades. With loose listing requirements, and few banned ingredients, you may be putting more carcinogens on your skin than you care to know about. And, with chemicals only taking 26 seconds to get into your skin, it’s important to take special care of what you choose to apply to your face.
This infographic has recipes for homemade foundation, bronzer, eyeliner, blush, and eye shadows sure to work for each skin tone, along with tips and tricks to getting the most out of your homemade makeup.
Feel free to like, comment, and share this infographic from www.northwestpharmacy.com entitled “Ditch the Chemicals: Create Your Own Makeup”.

 

 

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GreenHab the Office


You may be in the process of adopting more eco-friendly practices at home, but have you taken a good glance at where you spend the majority of your waking time? Office buildings are a huge energy and consumable waster, and café.quill.com is here to help, with their “GreenHab the Office” infographic. This infographic gives you ways to make a major impact on your office’s carbon footprint.
Buildings, both commercial and residential, consume 70 percent of the electricity load in the United States, and commercial buildings account for 32 percent. If you work in an office, there’s many small ways to shrink your office’s carbon footprint, and this infographic has them all. First and foremost, lower paper product consumption and waste, by going as paperless as possible, as well as installing refuse containers for recycling, compost, trash, and glass. Electricity saving tips include turning off lights, replacing bulbs with LEDs, and shutting down computers and electronics at the end of the day.
While most printer companies offer free cartridge recycling, only 20-40 percent of cartridges are recycled. Putting a cartridge recycling bin in your office is one quick way to make an immense impact.
Even cleaning can get a green makeover, by using environmentally friendly cleaners, and using recycled of re-usable cleaning tools.
This infographic, “GreenHab the Office”, from café.quill.com has tons of other tips for you to bring to the office to help everyone in your building lessen their environmental impact.

 

 

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Vampire Bugs: Beware Of Bloodsucking Bugs


While bloodthirsty vampires have starred in several movies, books and campfire stories, bugs have been sucking blood for millions of years.

In celebration of Halloween, Hendersonville pest control company, U.S. Pest, has put together a haunting infographic with fascinating facts about the most common “vampire bugs.”