Infographic: Reading Can be Good for Your Health

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Reading might be typically associated with a sedentary lifestyle, but it's not all bad. Canada’s National Reading Campaign released an infographic last week which details how reading can lower your stress level and help you become a better person. It can't do much for one's weight or cholesterol, but for that I would recommend an audiobook and a good ...

The Summharry: All of Harry Potter, in a Single Comic

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Looking for a reason to read through all 7 massive Harry Potter novels again? Then you might be interested in the following comic slash infographic. Artist Lucy Knisley has distilled the entire Harry Potter epic,from staircase to that final scene on the train platform, into a single illustration. Be prepared to lose at least a few minutes this morning ...

Scribd Celebrates the 11 Month Anniversary of its eBook Subscription Service with an Infographic

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The first of October will mark  one year since the launch of Scribd's ebook subscription service, but rather than celebrate its first  anniversary (which coincidentally comes a few weeks after that of the launch of the competing service Oyster) Scribd has chosen to celebrate the 11 month anniversary. Today Scribd has released an infographic detailing what they've seen over the ...

Infographic: The Dutch eBook Market, by the Numbers

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I recently reported that ebooks made up an estimated 6% of the Dutch book market, but what does that really mean? A new infographic from CB Logistics (formerly Centraal Boekhuis) tells us that Dutch-language ebook sales continue to rise, and have just hit 5 million copies sold (cumulatively since 2010).  CB Logistics is the main distributor for Dutch-language books in ...

Infographic: The Fate of the Common Gadget – Life and Death After Usage

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There comes a point with any gadget where it has to be disposed of. Whether it's becasue you've upgraded to a newer device, or the battery has finally died for the last time, or because your smartphone went for a swim, the old gadget has got to go. The following infographic lays out an argument against ...