Every year, video game developers outdo themselves with better graphics, better plot lines, and better challenges. They also push the envelope when it comes to video game trailers. But trailers don’t get enough credit. In that spirit, we took a look at some of the best video games trailers from recent years. Click on the image to watch the videos.
(Click on the infographic Above to watch the trailers.)
Where Do Natural Disasters Most Affect Home Insurance Costs? [Infographics]
Barely through the middle of 2011, we have already witnessed devastating tornadoes and hurricanes rummage through the country. And in 2010, more natural disasters hit in a single year than any over the past 60 years. For homeowners in the affected areas, that likely means facing insurance rate hikes in the future. It’s only logical, of course, that the more risky a certain area is deemed to be, the higher the insurance premiums charged by insurers in that area. But some of the results in our infographic may surprise you. We take a look at average annual property losses (on a per-household basis) and average home insurance costs, using the the latest data available: 2000-2009 for property losses, and 2008 for insurance costs.
While some cheered Brazil’s speedy economic growth last year, others fear that it is unsustainable and could lead to high inflation. This year, Brazil’s leaders are aiming for a more modest and natural growth rate, but some feel that slowing the country’s economic expansion isn’t the right move either. Here is a look at Brazil’s economy and some of the factors that are leading its growth.
Play Ball! The Who’s Who of an All-Star Lineup [Infographics]
Choosing whether or not to hire at a given time is a difficult decision for small business owners, especially those who have operated as sole proprietors successfully. Perhaps the only decision more difficult is then who to hire. In this infographic we examine the reasons that compel small business owners to expand their staffs, the challenges they encounter when making the call whether or not to hire, and what teammates every small business should add to its roster when ready.
The popularity of mobile devices combined with the explosive growth of apps and cloud-based computing are making it easier than ever before for people to take their expertise out of the office and set off on their own. Whether they do it for the flexibility or the independence, freelancers are fast becoming the new face of the global workforce. Today’s #E2sday takes a glance at what it means to be a freelancer.
The recent rise of social media as a tool for activism and the subsequent censorship of the dissident’s voice on the Internet by opposing governments have sparked a war with no boundaries. Our associates at Column Five Media present this infographic outlining the root of this so called Internet “soft war” and what actions are being taken on both sides.
Here is a fun one. MTV is known for their wholesome programing aimed at the youth, and apparently one version of the infamous Jersey Shore wasn’t enough. In this infographic for Confused, a British insurance company, both Jersey Shore and its British version, Geordie Shore are compared at multiple levels. If you are in for a good laugh check out this infographic.