On Sunday, May 9, 2010, most American’s will honor their mothers. There are many ways to tell mom thanks, but most people do it with flowers, making Mother’s Day a very important day for the floral industry. In the US, the day ranks as the second highest gift-giving holiday, the busiest day of the year for many restaurants and a peak day for long distance calling. Here’s a look at Mother’s Day by the numbers.
One of the most popular and recognizable foods in the world, pizza is both delicious and affordable. Traditionally,pizza pies were oven-baked, oval shaped and topped with just tomatoes and cheese, but modern variations use ingredients like egg, potatoes and coconut. Not matter what pizza is your favorite, the following facts are sure to spike you interest in this classic cuisine.
Oil has been bubbling up from the floor of the Gulf of Mexico since the Transocean Deepwater Horizon rig caught fire on April 20 and sank two days later. Here are some figures to put the spill in context:
Have you ever considered how many times you'll do one thing in your lifetime? Like how many friends you'll make or how many headaches you'll suffer from? Or even how many hours you'll spend in the shower? Well a new study aims to find out for you by exploring how many times people do certain things, offering an interesting cross section for comparison between what you and every one else does.
Have you ever added a pack of gum to your cart while waiting to check out at the grocery store? If so, you've been a victim of impulse shopping. This infographic visually demonstrates the pitfalls and psychology behind why we do it and how we can avoid it.
Since the conception of the MMORPG, World of Warcraft (WOW) has constantly set itself apart. Starting as a computer RPG, it has morphed true to name into a world all on its own. Here are a few facts to acquaint you with the growing extent of that world.