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Entries by from 03/2013

Visualizing the Financial Fears of Americans, Particularly During Tax Season

| Posted 03.05.2013 | Small Business

With the national savings rate hovering just below 1% and tax season in full swing, this seems like the most unfortunately opportune time to recognize how minuscule the balance of the average American family's checking account is at any one time.

Cosmic Creatures Created From NASA's Space Images

| Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts
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Looking up at the sky and forming images from the stars has been going on for just about as long as human life has existed, but that was only what could be seen from the Earth.

If We Cut Back on Bottled Water, Coffee, Cigarettes and Gambling, We Could Fund All New Startups for the Next 7 Years

| Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

Lavish figures and big time claims, but the numbers that appear in iCrowd's latest infographic are hard to ignore -- apparently if coffee drinkers reallocated just 10 percent of their spending on coffee to Investment Crowdfunding, it could fund 66,000 startups and create roughly 400,000 jobs.

Visualizing Which States Import the Most Cigarettes Illegally, Especially You New York

| Posted 03.21.2013 | Crime

According to a recent visual study on the matter, from 2006 through present day, cigarette tax rates have steadily been on the rise throughout the states.

Top 10 Most Economical Cars in the UK

| Posted 03.26.2013 | UK

As fuel prices continue to rise (how many times have paragraphs started with that line), consumers continue to look for savings in the car department....

Visualizing the Effects of March Madness on Worker Productivity

| Posted 03.28.2013 | Business

Another year, another group of workers trying to get their March Madness game fix during the inevitable 9 - 5 work day. But how serious is the issue of affected worker productivity during the March Madness season?