Things You Should Know About Student Loan Debt | Infographic

Here is an infographic about student loan facts created by “Rebuild the Dream.” It is mind-boggling to see what students are up against in order to gain a higher education – a college diploma. Our education system has turned into a “damned if you do, and damned if you don’t” choice upon graduating from high school. You are damned if you go simply due to the overwhelming about of debt a student will incur upon…
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Mitt Romney and Bain Capital | Infographic

What is Bain Capital? Co-founded by Mitt Romney in 1984, Bain Capital is a classic “strip and flip” shop — a private equity firm that made its money buying businesses and sucking profit out of them by any means possible that often resulted in a stack of pink slips for everyday Americans. As the New York Post reported, during his 15 years as head of Bain, Romney “made fortunes by bankrupting five profitable businesses that…
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SOPA/PIPA Infographic

“The potential for abuse of power through digital networks – upon which we as citizens now depend for nearly everything, including our politics – is one of the most insidious threats to democracy in the Internet age … This is no time for politicians and industry lobbyists in Washington to be devising new Internet censorship mechanisms, adding new opportunities for abuse of corporate and government power over online speech.” – Rebecca MacKinnon (New York Times)  “When…
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Guantanamo by the Numbers | Infographic

Here is an infographic provided by the ACLU on Guantanamo Bay. Did you know… there are 89 men who have been cleared for release, yet still being held prisoner?  This is costing the US approximately $70 million per year to house them. Did you know… that 92% of the prisoners at Guantanamo were never al Qaeda fighters, according to government data? Did you know the youngest prisoner held at Guantanamo was 13 years old? I…
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Top Ten Countries Using Solar Power | Infographic

Despite a shaky European economy and the recent prominent failure of a U.S.-based panel manufacturer, the solar market at large has continued its upward trajectory of rapid growth in the last two years. Lower costs, new applications, and plenty of investor interest have helped these 10 countries become the world’s leaders in installed solar.



Media Consolidation: The Illusion of Choice | Infographic

With so many mergers, buy-outs, and bankruptcy’s which have occurred in the past decade or two, it has made keeping up with who is who, what is what, and who owns what very difficult.  And, honestly, I simply just have not paid attention, nor have I really cared.  I mean, it is not like I could or would have done anything, right?  Like so many, we have just learned to shrug our shoulders and mumble…
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Stuxnet: Anatomy of a computer virus

An infographic dissecting the nature and ramifications of Stuxnet, the first weapon made entirely out of code. This was produced for Australian TV program HungryBeast on Australia’s ABC1. According to fastcodesign.com: There’s a powerful, under-reported takeaway here: The Stuxnet virus, having already done its job, now enjoys a scary afterlife. Its code is available online for anyone to look at and play with — and keep in mind, this is a virus capable of shutting…
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