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No Sitting For 7 Days Challenge

No Sitting For 7 Days Challenge

Hey you, that’s right you sitting there behind your computer or phone screen- get up off your lazy keister! Get up on those feet you bum, because today we’re going to be finding out what happens when you don’t get to sit for a whole week! The Infographics office is as fond of reading about …

Sonic Reacts to the Sonic Movie

Sonic Reacts to the Sonic Movie

Oh, come on! You’re telling me Tom Cruise died filming another stunt? (groans) Christ. Fire up another batch of clones and pay off the crew to keep their mouths shut. No, it’s fine. We’ll just tell the public he broke his ankle or something, that should buy us a couple weeks. (phone rings) Ooh, gonna …

How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

In 1881, doctor William Halsted rushed to help his sister Minnie, who was hemorrhaging after childbirth. He quickly inserted a needle into his arm, withdrew his own blood, and transferred it to her. After a few uncertain minutes, she began to recover. Halsted didn’t know how lucky they’d gotten. His transfusion only worked because he …

Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid is, without a doubt, the most famous caliph. Even those who don’t know anything about Islamic history know the name of Harun al-Rashid. Most of what we think we know about him comes more from exotic imagination and the Arabian Nights than from actual history. Whenever someone talks about a good leader in …

The Real Life of a Gladiator

The Real Life of a Gladiator

Can you imagine the conversation between two gladiators on the morning before they fight in front of thousands of blood-thirsty spectators. It might have gone something like this: “So, what have you got going on today Carpophores?” “Oh, I was signed up for the ‘venationes’ so I’ll just be fighting a wild, vicious beast from …