Van Halen: The Infamous Over-The-Top Concert Rider (Infographic)

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Eddie Van Halen
Rumor has it that Van Halen will be reuniting and touring this year. It got us to thinking about their 1982 tour and the demands the band to the venues it would be rocking. Column Five created this infographic with Sonos to visualize what is considered to be one of the most ridiculous riders of all time (a rider is the list of amenities...

Is Twitter Right For You?: Social Networking in 2012 (infographic)

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Should You Use Twitter?
With the New Year fast approaching, thoughts turn to life improvement. We know you already plan on hitting the gym and living a much healthier lifestyle, but what about your social networking aspirations?  Will you be foursquaring your location, posting more facebook pictures or perhaps finally starting a twitter account to let the world know what's on your mind in 140 characters.

Christmas By The Numbers: How We Really Celebrate (Infographic)

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Christmas By The Numbers
How do Americans celebrate Christmas? If that's a burning question you want answered with icons and factoids, we've got just the thing for you. Our friends over at Column Five Media put together a colorful infographic for the History Channel that shows just how the Noel festivities breaks down.

Santa's Carbon Footprint: How Green is Christmas? [Infographic]

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Santa's Carbon Foot Print
Sure Santa brings gifts and spreads good cheer, but how eco-friendly is old St. Nick and crew to the environment? Column Five produced this fun holiday infographic for Ethical Ocean, the website for eco-friendly products, fair trade and vegan shopping.  The graphic takes a look at Santa's non-green behaviors and how he too can adopt a more environmentally...

Holiday Season Cheat Sheet For Small Business (infographic)

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Christmas Balls
The holiday season is officially upon us. For many small businesses, that mean's it’s a “make or break” time. Shopping for others seems to send people into a buying frenzy. There is something about finding the perfect gift that makes opening your wallet that much easier. So how promising does this season look? We turned to those in the know to find out. Intuit Small Business...

8 Ways to Keep Online Holiday Shopping Secure (infographic)

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Online Holiday Shopping Security
The holiday season, it's the most wonderful time of the year.  With the kids jingle belling and everyone telling you'll be of good cheer, and all that good stuff. Unfortunately, it’s also the most unsecure time of the year when it comes to shopping online.  Nothing can take the cheer out of the holiday day season then having your online security compromised. Fortunately there are things...

Traffic Secrets of StumbleUpon Revealed (Infographic)

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Life Cycle of A Web page on STUMBLEUPON
When it comes to getting page views, you may be surprised to learn that StumbleUpon drives more traffic referrals than any other social media site and for a longer period of time.  The creative minds over at Column Five Media  produced this infographic with StumbleUpon to shed some light on this phenomenon.   The top 7 social media sites by traffic...

A Quick Guide To Typefaces and Fonts (infographic)

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Font fanatics and type heads will enjoy this infographic from Rasumussen College.  Chock full of factoids and font based tidbits - Did you know that there are over 30,000 styles of typeface and that it's history can be traced back to the 1450s?  In addition,  the handy reference guide will also help you keep the anatomy of a typeface straight.  No one wants to confuse a terminal with an...

Halloween Design Tips: Ghost Proof Your Home

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Ghosts, zombies and vampires - Oh my!  All this Halloween talk has got us thinking about things that go bump in the night.  While we know it's all in good fun, others have taken the threat of spooky invasions a bit more seriously.  Thanks to long standing superstitions, aesthetics created to keep the evil spirits away have seeped into architectural design around the world.

Halloween Costume Designs From Every Era (infographic)

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Halloween Costumes for Every Era
The countdown to Halloween is in full swing, and if you are like us, you are still deciding what costume to wear. One of our favorite parts of the holiday is checking out the designs that surface each year. Some are tried and true old favorites, while others are based on current events.   While lots of people will opt for a trendy theme - looks like Angry Birds will be big this year -...

The Daily Prophet: Harry Potter Facts Revealed Infographic

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Harry Potter Infographic
Harry Potter: Facts Revealed contains all a muggle could ever want to know about the  Harry Potter series in one convenient nerd-friendly infographic. Created by designer and illustrator, Wayne Dorrington, the one page factoid sheet is based upon the on-screen prop "Daily Prophet" newspapers used in the movies.