Of course there are more than six countries that are watching the World Cup. Some watch it religiously, while others aren’t so interested. Shown in the infographic below are statistics of several countries surveyed regarding their interest in watching the games, and how they will be watching them.
Videology found the country with the highest percentage of its population vowing to watch the World Cup is Italy, followed by Spain, who was surprisingly defeated by the Netherlands in the second game of the World Cup. Following Spain is the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada.
The countries presented by Videology in this infographic were asked how they would be watching the game. The country with the highest percentage of viewers planning to view at least one game is the Unites States, leading with 71 percent. The US is closely followed by the UK, and Spain is tied with Canada at 50 percent promising to view at minimum one match. The last of the six countries committed to watching at least one is Italy, at a startling 35 percent!
In the second category regarding how these countries will be watching, respondents were asked about the use of multiple screens for viewing games. These stats are closer together from 36 to 49 percent, led by the United Kingdom, France, the US, Italy, Canada, and Spain.
Regardless of how you view, you’ll surely be surprised not just by these statistics, but by the outcomes of these games! [via]
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Everyone loves traveling. Anyone who says that they don’t is just too scared. Almost everyone loves to relax, see new things, learn, and adventure! Lucky for those less fortunate, scared people, they have the Travel Channel, books, and stories from their brave, rich and annoying celebrities.
Watch out all who are prone to jealousy: people can be a travel talker. Maybe the one who is into adventure traveled to Europe, swam the English Channel and won’t shut up about how they drank so much salt water, their mouth bled. What about the narcissistic showoff who bought a whole new wardrobe in Milan; one may never stop hearing about how expensive their new ascot was. Perhaps a know-it-all who now believes they can run a country because of all the information they learned on their guided tour of the Roman Colosseum. Better yet, the friend who is convinced that time is not an issue in other countries, and that everyone is much more relaxed everywhere else, and “you should really take a vacation”.
One can only hope to have a friend with a family who arrives home from their vacation, kisses the ground and complains about how terrible traveling is. This person will surely reassure those that eating Cheetos in front of a television is a fine way to spend free time.
Maybe these types of people just haven’t been to the Mediterranean. A wonderland full of clear water, ridiculously good food, wine that bleeds good taste, and entertainment in every city So which kind of traveler will you be one day? Pick your destination carefully.
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Spending money is a heck of a lot easier than saving money. If you’re anything like me, it might be because you spend money a little too frivolously. It doesn’t help that I live in a college town. (Can you say 1 a.m. pizza delivery?) I’ve come to realize that I need to start spending smarter if I have any hopes of paying off my debts.
I’m not alone, though. The average American has $2,200 in credit card debt. Until recently, I was a part of that average. I finally was able to pay off my credit card debts, only to be faced with a massive amount of college debt. In fact, the average debt for a four-year college graduate with student loans is approximately $25,000.
Although the numbers might seem intimidating, it is possible to make small changes to your spending habits to help manage your money for a better financial future. The infographic below provides several things you can try if you want to learn how to spend smart. Based on my recent experiences, knowing how much money is in your accounts is really important. Something else that’s always helped me is transferring money needed for bills out of my primary checking account, so there’s no possible way to spend it. Not all of these tips will help everyone, but trying one or two can’t possibly make your spending habits worse, right?
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FIFA fever is strong here in Austin, Texas – blaring on almost every functioning television. Heck, we have it playing on Univision all day where I work! I’ve never considered myself a soccer fan (takes too long for the teams to score), but even I’ve hopped on the FIFA bandwagon and found myself meeting friends at bars to watch the anticipated games. For those of us outside of the hustle and bustle of Brazil, the FIFA World Cup in Sao Paulo seems like a THE place to be right now. However, there are some troubling aspects to Sao Paulo that might want to make you reconsider hopping on a plane and jetting over to the epicenter of the World Cup.
According to today’s infographic, if you’re visiting Brazil, you most likely won’t run into any problems. However, you must remember that Brazil probably isn’t as safe as your home country. Brazil has one of the world’s highest murder rates, not to mention the riots and protests that have erupted since before the games even started. In addition to that, Dengue fever is currently running rampant throughout Brazil, with 1.4 million reported cases in 2013. Don’t let my grim statistics detour you from enjoying yourselves at this year’s World Cup. If you stay alert follow the helpful tips in today’s infographic, you should arrive back to your homeland alive, and well enough to tell anyone who will listen about the amazing time you had at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. [via]
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I… am a white guy. My dance moves… are sub-par, yet iconic. In fact, my skills on the dance floor are so iconic, I was able to find an infographic teaching you how to do them, so that you may get the enviable chance to feel just what it’s like to be a white guy *cough* (loser). So, find a pair of 80′s style sneakers, and let’s cut footloose!
Before we begin our first move, it is of utmost importance that you understand when performing these moves, you mustn’t execute them exactly as described. This will bring the “white guy” element you’re searching for, and if the moves themselves don’t deter others from dancing near you, by God, not performing them correctly will, and that’s all you’re really trying to do in the first place. It is equally important that you only choose three moves from the prescribed list to perform throughout the night. You want people to see just how much of a white guy you are, so choose your favorite moves and don’t stop alternating through them. And in fact, just don’t stop dancing at all. Just use those three moves as often as you can for the entirety of the night, and you’re guaranteed to repel all attractive people there.
A good starting point is The Sprinkler. It’s a classic, and you can’t go wrong with it if you’re a beginner. The Sprinkler also segways nicely into The Running Man. This transition will establish you as the white guy of the party, but you’re not in the clear yet. You see, there’s still hope that you might just be someone goofing around. So I urge you to end with The Baconator, an explosive burst of ridiculousness that’s sure to leave the crowd not wanting more.
So good luck to you, my fellow white guys. I hope to not see you at the next get-together. [via]