Digital Technology In Your Car [infographic]

August 8, 2012 |  by  |  Tech  |  1 Comment
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The ideal car is your way from point A to point B. But as time has passed, your car has evolved into something much more than just a motor vehicle.

In recent times, we’ve began to see cars that can park themselves, alert you of something or someone in your blind spot, and even come with Wi-Fi included. The infographic gives a timeline of improvement that ultimately make your car safer. You can see how rapidly we’re making headway in producing safer vehicles.

In a sense, cars are also becoming more travel friendly. You can sync your iPod or smartphone to a good number of cars being developed. What comes from that is access to a GPS navigation system, hands free communication, and a way to jam out when you’re on the go. What should be the next thing to lookout for in motor vehicle improvement? Share your thoughts in the comment box. [Via]

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What to eat, when to eat it [infographic]

August 7, 2012 |  by  |  Food, Health, Lifestyle  |  3 Comments
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Food is a key factor in our heath, wellness and weight. Replacing processed, canned and frozen foods with fresh foods has a solid impact on your health. I have a constant problem with keeping my produce fresh long enough to eat it and choosing high quality produce. Most of this can be fixed by simply checking which fruits and vegetables are in season before heading out to the grocery store.

Today’s infographic is a handy little chart that informs you of what produce is in season. The chart is very well designed, it is perfect to print out to hang in your kitchen, or to bring along to the store. This summer, be on the look out for some fresh raspberries, strawberries, pomagranates, peaches, cucumbers, basil, lemons, grapes and figs, just to name a few.

Eat fresh, stay fresh and maintain a healthy lifestyle! Do any of you infographers try to maintain a diet of fresh foods? And we would love to know, what are your favorite fruits and vegetables? [Via]

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Caring For Your Pets In Hot Weather [infographic]

August 6, 2012 |  by  |  Animals  |  5 Comments
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Not too long ago I decided to take the plunge and get a puppy. Boy was it the right decision she is cutest most well behaved puppy although as she gets older and gains a little more free thought she’s also gained quite the attitude. Realizing she doesn’t have to listen to me and just staring at me blankly whenever I give her a command. Anyway I bring this up because today’s infogaphic is how to care for your pet in hot weather. Now if your Summer has been anything like the one here in Austin, TX then it has been a hot one. It takes more than a couple of hands to count the number of days the temperature has gotten over 100 degrees.

Needless to say it is hot out there for a pet. So what can you do to ensure your pets safety during this blistering hot Summer? For one if your pet has long hair do them a favor and cut it short if you were covered in fur you would get hot too. If you decide to go out on a run in the middle of the day don’t take your pet with you, remember it is twice as hot for them as it is for you. Wait until it’s past six or take them out early in the morning when it is still cool. Today’s infographic also includes some helpful tips if your pet suffers a heat stroke. The best thing you could do for dog in this situation is just dunk them in some nice cool water to get their body temperature down. [via]

Caring for pets in hot weather

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A Short Guide for a Good Float [Infographic]

August 5, 2012 |  by  |  Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Summer is in high swing and there is no more popular place to be than in some cool water, relaxing. For those readers who, like me, are fortunate enough to live close to a river, one of the best parts of summer is grabbing an inner tube, some friends (maybe some drinks) and floating down.

Today’s infographic from ToySplash.com gives a good outline for people who may want to float the river with their friends and have a good time, but who may not have much tubing experience.

One of the most important rules is the very first one, which states that someone new to tubing (or a new river) should learn the rules and regulations of that river first. This includes whether or not tubing is actually allowed on the river, what times of day tubing is available, and what types of activities are allowed on the river.

For more tips on having a good float refer to the infographic below. [Via]

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The Path To A Healthy Pregnancy [Infographic]

August 4, 2012 |  by  |  Health  |  3 Comments
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I just recently rewatched the Alfonso Cuarón film, Children of Men, the other night. While watching this amazing near-future dystopian movie (made in 2006), I noticed that the main character is wearing a certain shirt that’s associated with an certain event that is bizarrely timely. Those costume department guys are such smarties! But, to digress, the basic premise of the film is that the human race has gone sterile, no single person can have a baby (that is until the plot thickens). So let this infographic stand the test of time, should this movie’s prophecy ever come true! We still got babies, so don’t worry!

Though I’ve never had much experience with pregnancy (for obvious reasons) it is how we all got here, whether we like it or not. It is an essential part of life, and therefore important to know how to do it safely and healthily. The map shows essential things such as ingesting more calories (you’re eating for two, remember) and prenatal vitamins as well as finding an OB/GYN in the first 8 weeks of your pregnancy. The infographic is extremely informative and gives light to small things as well (for instance acetaminophen is preferable to aspirin or ibuprofen, which could harm your baby!). All in all, it is paramount to treat pregnancy with the utmost care and intelligence so that the miracle of life can continue. Even though pregnancy can be a tough position to be in, just be glad that we won’t have to live through a Children of Men situation! [via]

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