November, 2014

  • 21 November

    New Virtual Currencies [Infographic]


    Advertise Here Cryptocurrency seems scary because of some of the major early failures of the systems.  But the fact of the matter is, you have to fail in order to get stronger and better.  New virtual currencies are popping up all the time, and they each focus on different needs and improvements to the preceding systems. Litcoin, for example, is …

  • 20 November

    J.J. Watt, Meet J.J. Watt

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    J.J. Watt is doing corny commercials, being a menace to opposing team quarterbacks, catching touchdowns and now riding horses. OF COURSE the horse in question happens to be named…J.J. Watt Post by NFL. » Inline Ad Purchase:  Intext Link | Banner Ad

  • 20 November

    The Best Parks in the USA


    When compiling a bucket list or just a list for a memorable vacation, there are at least five must-see parks in the United States. Thanks largely to the National Parks Service that was organized in 1916 under President Woodrow Wilson, the United States has an abundance of beautiful parks to visit. Most, but not all, are in the western states. …

  • 18 November

    8 Reasons We Love To Hate Dave Hester [Infographic]

    Controversy is what makes reality television great, and no one delivers more controversy than Dave Hester on Storage Wars.  He’s been called greedy, arrogant, and annoying by his castmates, and he’s a never ending source of conflict both on and off the screen. Hester has been fired from the show for his behavior and has sued a rap singer for …

  • 18 November

    Future of the Music Industry


    The music industry is a fickle one; just as patterns begin to emerge in consumer habits and industry standards, old ways of doing things give way to new approaches. After a decade of ever increasing sales of digital downloads, the future of the music industry is, in some ways at least, once more a mystery. Changing Habits Define the Marketplace …

  • 17 November

    Is Ello Going to Take Off or What?


    Ello, the widely publicized “anti-Facebook” social network has launched. Now what? While there was a surge of media attention about what a big event Ello’s launch was, and how the start-up managed to secure a good amount of funding, the hype train already seems to have slowed down considerably. Let’s be honest, Ello did not reinvent the wheel here. Main …

  • 17 November

    Nikon D4s vs. Canon 1Ds Comparison


    The Nikon D4s and the Canon 1Ds are two DSLR cameras that are very similar in the features that they offer and the specifications they have. When looking to use a top of the line DSLR, these are two of the primary cameras that you should consider. To make your decision easier, the following will provide you with a quick …

  • 15 November

    7 Reasons Why You Need To Travel to Australia


    Without a doubt, there are thousands of reasons to visit Australia – narrowing the list down to six presents the challenge. However, the following reasons are some of the best, from experiencing the natural beauty to shopping in some of the top malls in the world… Australia just seems to have it all! Natural Beauty   Australia is renowned for …

  • 14 November

    M-pending Marvel Movies – get your calendars out


    In case you were under a rock for the last couple weeks (like me), I’m bringing you the recently shared calendar for the Marvel movie franchise(s) – Phase 3! May 1, 2015 – Avengers: Age of Ultron (but you already knew about this…) May 6, 2016 – Captain America vs. Iron Man – Civil War November 4, 2016 – Doctor …

  • 14 November

    Review – Super Secret Crisis War! Volume 1

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    SPOILERS BELOW – Today we take a look at a volume from IDW Publishing and Diamond Book Distributors wherein the writers combine characters from several Cartoon Network shows in to one story line for their own version of Secret Wars . The shows? – Ben 10 Dexter’s Laboratory Powerpuff Girls Samurai Jack Ed, Edd n Eddy My synopsis bad guys …

  • 12 November

    5 Notable MPAs You Never Knew Were Right Under Your Nose


    Being a Master in Public Administration (MPA) may not sound glamorous, but many of today’s high-profile public figures are just that.  Whether they’re politicians, policy-makers, or just interested in public service, these five people have used an MPA degree to invigorate their careers and expand their personal potential. 1. Ban Ki-moon Image via Wikimedia Commons by Shiro524 Ban Ki-moon began …

  • 7 November

    Hands On: IK Multimedia iRig Pads

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    I’ve spent some quality time with one of the latest offerings from IK Multimedia – the iRig Pads.  Please see the video below. Note: I purposely fired it up and tried to run it ‘out of the box’ so readers and viewers could see just how easy or difficult it is to use. Result: intuitive, easy to use, light weight, …

  • 6 November

    Who Drinks The Most Wine? [Infographic]


    Who drinks the most wine per capita?  Who produces the most wine?  You might be surprised at the answer.  France is near the top of all these lists, but they don’t come in first place in any of them.  The United States consumes the highest percentage of the world’s wine supply, while Vatican City consumes the most per capita by …

October, 2014

  • 31 October

    Comic Costume Battle – Marvel or DC?

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    The folks over at ThinkGeek polled their Facebook fans to find out what would be the most popular comic company this Halloween – with over 5000 responses, here are the results.  I planned to be over-the-hill Wolverine 😉 and see that he did not make the list this year. Please share your costumes with us at @infotainnews!       …

  • 28 October

    Start Brewing Your Own Beer [Infographic]


    Brewing your own beer can be a lot of fun, and it’s a great way to meet new people and get your friends interested in a new hobby.  In this day and age, who doesn’t like a good craft beer?  Brewing your own is a fun and economical way to participate in the craft beer movement. You have to buy …

  • 27 October

    How to get the Most out of the iPhone 6 Plus

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    While the hype over the iPhone 6 Plus has settled a bit, there is still plenty to be excited about. The new 5.5-inch smartphone is giving Apple’s bottom line a much-needed boost and is partnering with one of the country’s largest mobile communications giants to give customers what they want in a ca A pair of recent surveys states that …

  • 26 October

    Where Should Hair Transplantation Be Performed?


    Hair transplantation is accepted as a surgical process. In today’s conditions the surgical processes are performed in hygienic standards and hygienic conditions.No matter how good the blood build up in the scalp, the infections and deterioration can occur in case of having different contagious diseases as a result of interaction with environment. The hair transplantation performed in improper conditions can …

  • 23 October

    Domestic Violence By The Numbers


    Why do victims of domestic abuse stay with their abusers?  This has been a hot topic in the news lately.  But what we have really learned is that asking why a victim stays is the wrong question.  Rather, we should be asking why an abuser abuses, placing the blame where it belongs. There are some common warning signs that domestic …

  • 21 October

    Pumpkins For Fall


    It’s fall again and that means it’s pumpkin season.  Whether you’re planning a visit to the pumpkin patch or digging out your recipe for Aunt Myrtle’s famous pumpkin pie, chances are you’re going to be enjoying pumpkins in some way this pumpkin season.  Do you know where your pumpkins come from? There’s a small town outside of Peoria, Illinois called …

  • 20 October

    How to Choose the Perfect Party Venue for Your Staff Christmas Party

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    One of the best ways to end the year and show your appreciation to your hard working staff is by throwing a Christmas party where they can let loose and celebrate. Start planning months in advance, as there are a lot of details to cover and the best venues will book up quickly. Consider the Size of the Party, Your …

  • 20 October

    Will Video Conferencing Make Business Travel Extinct


    If you were to consider how tight the economy is, you might realize that the majority of companies, especially the most sensible ones, would want to take measures in order to reduce their overall spending. They would want to take up all the opportunities they can to grow, and they have realized that video conferencing systems are a great way …

  • 14 October

    Scars That Last a Lifetime: Comfort Women

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    If you haven’t heard about comfort women, then you should continue reading because this will leave you appalled and informed at the extent governments will go to please their allies in war. This was prevalent across Asia and you will find out who the comfort women were, what they did, who they were, and where they are now. What Were …

  • 13 October

    Comparing Gun Laws Around the World


    Throughout the U.S., the topic of gun laws is considered a hot one. There are some people who choose to own firearms and some that don’t. The trouble is that some who choose to do so believe those that don’t would like to take away their Second amendment rights. While U.S. gun laws are widely considered to be liberal, it’s …

  • 11 October

    Hottest Celebrity Models and their Brand Endorsement

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    As supermodels become more and more famous, they reach a celebrity status and with that, comes great brand endorsement offers. As a matter of fact, many of today’s hottest celebrity models are endorsing top brands all across the globe. It would be impossible to list all the lovely celebrity models and their brand endorsements, but here are four of our …

  • 11 October

    Retail Crime Statistics And The Importance Of Store Security


    The retail industry is a significant part of the UK’s economy, generating total sales of £321 billion last year, according to a report from the Bristol Retail Consortium (BRC). What’s more, retail is the largest UK private sector employer, with over 3 million workers in the industry. Recently, however, there have been growing concerns over retail-related crime which continues to …