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Monthly Archive:: September 2012

Locking Up Children For Life In The US

The US is the only country in the world that pursues life imprisonment withoutkparole against children – and it does so regularly. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child expressly prohibits life imprisonment without the possibility of release committed by people under 18 years old. All countries except the USA and Somalia have

Japan earthquake – BrianKaneOnline

NOAA has released this map showing the tsunami wave heights across the Pacific Ocean today in the wake of the M8.9 earthquake in Japan: As you can see the highest waves are predicted south and east of Hawaii, extending all the way to the coast of Chile. The waves that hit Hawaii a couple of

Location, Location, Location!

Location-based sites are all the rage right now. People love checking into their favorite stores or restaurants to let people know where they are and to receive deals and discounts. Mobile applications have really caught on to this trend and more and more companies are finding ways to factor in location-based apps into their marketing.

The Truth About the War on Drugs

The United States has been involved in a number of wars since its birth in 1776 but none have been as expensive or as long as the war on drugs. This is a war the U.S. government has been fighting for years and it shows no signs of stopping any time soon. Every year billions

Which Retailers are Closing their Doors?

This infographic provides information for the type and number of retailers that have gone out of business since the U.S recession. It names the retailers that have closed and displays the number of businesses closed by industry. Link

Late Night Talk Shows: By The Numbers

The Conan O’Brien/Jay Leno fiasco has left NBC with more than just a PR nightmare. Although he is now off the air, the network was forced to pay almost $33 million to buy O’Brien out of his contract. Not bad for a man who sits behind a desk and tells jokes. Clearly we’ve come a

Tablet Tussle

Tablet computers are all the rage right now but how does one know which one is best? The iPad and iPad 2 from Apple, the Touch Pad from HP, and the Xoom from Motorola are all compared side by side in a chart form. The chart makes it easy to compare different features and capabilities

Search Marketing and Long Tail

In order to get hits on their site, websites select keyword phrases so people can find them when they look up on search engines. This infographic provides information for the best keywords to use to get the most hits on your site.