What can you accomplish in 360 hours? The Chinese sustainable building company, Broad Group, has yet attempted another impossible feat, building a 30-story tall hotel prototype in 360 hours, after building a 15-story building in a week earlier in 2011. You may ask why in a hurry, and is it safe? The statistics in the video can put you in good faith. Prefabricated modular buildings has many advantages over conventional buildings. - Higher precision in fabrication (+/- 0.2mm). - More coordinated on-site construction management. - Shorter construction time span. - Lower construction waste. - Also many other health and energy features are included in BroadRead More
#1 Finance & Insurance – $4.0 Billion (example keywords in this industry include: “self employed health insurance”, “cheap car insurance”, “credit cards for bad credit”) #2 Retailers & General Merchandise – $2.8 Billion (example keywords in this industry include “zumba dance dvd”, “proform treadmill”, “weber grill accessories”) #3 Travel & Tourism – $2.4 Billion (e.g. “new york hotels”, “plane tickets”, “rental car deals”) #4 Jobs & Education - $2.2 Billion (e.g. “accredited online college degrees”, “online certificate programs”, “unemployment benefits”) #5 Home & Garden - $2.1 Billion (e.g. “replacement windows cost”, “appliance repair”, “cabinet refacing”) #6 Computer & Consumer Electronics – $2.0 Billion (“ink cartridgesRead More
The Better Business Bureau is 100 years old this year, and to celebrate, they’ve made an infographic of their accomplishments.
Cartridge Save, the online ink cartridge retailer who compiled the facts that, it would take 573 million hours to read every Facebook status posted in a year, which is how long it would take to fly around the globe 8.5 million times. The UK company surveyed 2,102 UK Facebook users by email to calculate numbers for the infographic. Of those surveyed, the average UK Facebook user spends 32 minutes per day reading on Facebook, and 62% of respondents write one status about two lines in length per day.
Jobvine took a look at what green jobs are and the growth over the past few years. With most governments investing millions of dollars into making their countries greener each year, all industries are getting affected. They show how some of those industries have changed. Also examine the top IT companies and the effort they are making into saving the environment. Google has been completely carbon neutral since 2007. By 2012, Microsoft plans to reduce its carbon footprint by 30 percent compared to 2007 levels. If you are looking for a job at a top company like that it's timeRead More
Executive vice president of Acquity Group Jim Newman, whose team created the infographic below, believes the current tech hiring trends shows that top tech companies including Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft are hiring like crazy despite the global economic downturn. Tech hiring trend 2012 - Infographic
Pinterest, a two-year-old social bookmarking site that lets users collect and share things they like on the web, is driving increasingly significant amounts of traffic to retailers’ websites. It enables users to create online bulletin boards, or “pinboards,” for popular categories such as home decor, food and wedding inspiration. Members can use Pinterest’s “Pin It” bookmarklet tool and iPhone app to save things they see online and offline, and explore and repin the images their friends collect via their personal newsfeeds. Is Pinterest next social commerce game changer - Infogrpahic
Has Hollywood already forgotten the 1950s and the Hollywood blacklist? SOPA is the reincarnation of the House Committee on Un-American Activities Hollywood blacklist - SOPA is an Internet blacklist. In case you’re still unclear about the U.S. Congress’s hapless SOPA legislation that went down in flames earlier this month, the Matador Network sums it up neatly with this angry infographic. SOPA and the film industry
All the data on Megaupload – legal or illegal – could be erased as soon as Thursday, Feb. 2, as reported by MSNBC. The file storage website hires outside companies – Carpathia Hosting Inc. and Cogent Communications Group Inc – to store its users’ data. Since Megaupload’s assets have been frozen, the service cannot pay the hosting companies to keep hosting the data. According to a letter by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, filed in the case Friday, Jan 27, they could begin deleting data Thursday. US prosecutors blocked access to Megaupload and charged seven men,Read More