Every hour of every day, spam emails are making their way to our inboxes. While email clients and special spam filters are definitely getting smarter, so too are the spammers. This infographic is a fascinating look at where in the world these spammers are:
Interestingly, China and South Korea, the top two sources of spam, have been in the news lately for various bitter disputes such as the issue of Japanese and Korean comfort women, as well as island territories in the region.
The infographic also includes a list of some of the top methods spammers employ to get you to open their emails.
The other day, I had a very confusing day, thanks to my laptop going nuts on me. I thought for sure that I got infected by a virus or some malware. No matter what search I did on Google, I always got redirected to search results for “biometrics”.
It didn’t stop there. When creating a new post, the title field and time stamp kept reverting to specific data. It.drove.me.nuts.
And I panicked. I immediately downloaded Avast for Mac and did a full system scan, but everything was clean. [Read more…] about Malware and Viruses: How Infected Are We?
We’ve already covered much of this, but I think there are some new stats here, and it’s always interesting to see these stats about the massive growth of electric cars in the US. So, enjoy this EV Obsession repost! The Wall Street Journal (which…
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There’s no doubt about it – the human race will forever have a fixation on anything superhero-related. Superheroes may take on different faces and have different powers depending on the culture and era, but the concepts remain the same. I suppose that it’s one of the not-so-basic human needs: to have these mythical creatures to look up to. Whether it’s escapism or idealism at work, I don’t really know.
But did you know that ideas from superhero stories have found their way to real life? I’m not talking about Kick Ass (although that’s still not real life, I know), but I just saw this infographic from Visually which showcases real-life technology based on superhero stories, and I think you’ll appreciate it too. [Read more…] about The Real Superhero Power of Technology
Driving a car leisurely provides a feeling of freedom and relief to any individual. When the road is free from traffic and you’re looking forward to sightseeing or arriving at your destination, driving can be a nice experience.
Sadly, not all drivers maneuver their vehicles with utmost care the reason why road accidents occur. Each year, more than one million people worldwide get killed in car crashes. Statistics also show that road mishaps are the top cause of death of young people aged 15 to 29.
Car accidents take place often due to the carelessness of drivers. Common causes are using mobile gadgets, eating, reading, grooming, drowsiness or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
If you often travel to other countries and you’re planning to rent a car and drive it personally, it would be a good idea to learn about some important statistics. Life is precious and it’s just fitting that we value it by ensuring that we drive safely all the time to and from our destinations.
We share an infographic below about countries with fast roads that could be dangerous for drivers. It would be worth looking at it to give you a bird’s eye view on what to expect in your future destinations.