Caffeinated Beverages and Your Health [infographic]

February 14, 2014 |  by  |  Health, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Currently, I’m putting off writing a paper, studying for two tests, and memorizing a monologue. The only way I’m going to get all of that done in the next several hours is with the help of several brief but impassioned pep-talks about how I need to study, get good grades, and earn a degree because money. Well, that and copious amounts of caffeine. This infographic breaks down the amount of sugar, calories, and caffeine in energy drinks, sodas, and coffee and lists some of the negative side-effects of drinking too much procrastination fuel. I was personally surprised to learn that there is just as much caffeine in a small coffee than in most energy drinks. I figured the only reason people would voluntarily drink Monsters was because there is so much more. What are y’all thinking?! Coffee is delicious!

It also lists the prices for each item, as well as debunking a myth I wasn’t even aware of — that apples contain caffeine. This isn’t the case, but there is as much sugar as most sodas. So, I suppose if you want to satisfy your sweet tooth you’re good. As far as energizing though, it looks like your best/least healthy bet is going to be a Full Throttle. It’s pricey at $3 but you get 200mg of caffeine, the perfect amount to get your heart racing and get you just jittery enough that you can’t focus on anything for more than 30 seconds. Excellent. Now, get to studying!

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Valentine’s Day by the Numbers [infographic]

February 14, 2014 |  by  |  Holiday, Lifestyle, Mind-Blowing  |  No Comments
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It’s finally here, the one and ONLY day that you can tell whoever you love, that you love them. Back before the 18th century people could show their affection to whomever they like whenever they like. If they were married and they wanted to kiss their spouse and tell them “I love you” they were welcome to do it any day of the year!

Being consistently told that you are loved is a good idea in theory, but when put into practice every case becomes a story similar to drug addiction. All over the world people would linger around, get no work done and literally rot staring into the eyes of their lover as Narcissus did himself.

St. Valentine had always been a well know saint. Obviously, he gave the population the attraction that we have to each other — St. Valentine is the sole reason that humans want to mate with each other, and thus he is the sole reason for the continuation of the human race.

But he had created a detrimental world worshiping his ideas to the extreme. In this day while all of the beautiful people were busy being in love, all of the disfigured and ugly people were forced to run the government. When finally one very jealous yet charismatic politician named John Hallmark had the bright idea to regulate love. In the mid-17th century he made a worldwide proclamation that love and affection could only be shown on one day this day would be February the 14th (the day of his late mother’s birthday). This caused riots and bloodshed around the entire world. But continues to be the one and only universal law in existence today.
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Are You a Last-Minute Romantic? [infographic]

February 13, 2014 |  by  |  Holiday  |  1 Comment
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Have you already purchased your lover’s Valentines gift? As a last minute gift giver myself, I feel proud this year to have my girlfriend’s present already shipped to my house. I gave up physical shopping a long time ago and with online options like Amazon Prime, I can shop for anything and get free two day shipping. Online shopping is great, but some holidays like tomorrow’s need fresh, beautiful flowers and a love note the internet cannot provide.

My hometown, Austin, TX is ranked number 6 for the most likely to buy gifts last-minute. I can understand that. We’re more laid back in Austin and littered with small, local gift shops with employees more than willing to help find the perfect gift for your significant other. Finding a great gift doesn’t take hours at the mall going shop to shop. Although, dining in Austin on V-day can be hell.

There is no way to have a nice dinner out without reserving your table weeks in advance. Austin has plenty of restaurants, but we also have plenty of foodies. Gift giving in central Texas is a little easier than dining. I hope the Austinites reading this have already made a reservation. [Via]

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Pet Insurance 101 [infographic]

February 13, 2014 |  by  |  Animals  |  No Comments
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When I was about 10 years old, my paternal grandmother slipped into a deep depression. She had battled depression her entire life, but this time around seemed especially bad. I was too young to understand the magnitude of her episodes, but it was enough for my father and his two brothers to get together and conjure up a plan to help bring my grandmother out of her depression’s crippling hold.

Their solution? A dog. Not just any dog, but an adorable teeny tiny white poodle, whom she named Benji. That poodle is still alive and is my grandmother’s pride and joy. She cares about Benji so much, that she purchased health insurance for him so his monthly checkups wont be such a financial burden to her.

Pet insurance is a smart investment to make for pets that regularly get sick, old, or are simply a member of the family. Check out today’s infographic to see the steps you should take when purchasing pet health insurance! [via]

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Oscar History By Numbers [infographic]

February 12, 2014 |  by  |  Entertainment, Movies  |  No Comments
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My cinematic palate isn’t particularly sophisticated. I’m a big comedy fan myself and the majority of movies I see in theaters are animated or unapologetically cheesy. But every once in a while I’ll get in the mood for something a little more artfully crafted and generally speaking, Oscar nominated films are going to deliver that.

The 2014 Academy Awards are fast approaching so obviously things are getting heated in the cinematic world. My twitter feed is blowing up with wild speculation via countless over-zealous twenty-somethings who consider themselves film connoisseurs. Jennifer Lawrence is excessively praised by all and everyone’s waiting anxiously to see if Leo finally gets his long-awaited award. It’s an exciting time in Hollywood and for movie lovers everywhere.

This infographic breaks down things like the ‘nominations to wins’ ratio for Best Pictures and how many female Best Directors there have been (spoiler alert: it’s one.) Other fun facts include that comparatively speaking, an absurd amount of people with the name ‘John’ have won Academy Awards, and only 12 movies over 3 hours long have won best picture, the longest being ‘Gone with the Wind.’ I’m excited to see what this year’s ceremony has in store and whether or not the winners will hold true to the trends in this piece. [via] empire-oscars-by-numbers-infographic

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