Throughout the history of the Internet, there has been an evolution of web standards. Due to these transformations, today, “the number of devices connected to the Internet exceeds the number of people on Earth.” Vitamin Talent has collaborated with Eric Meyer and Jeffrey Zeldman, founders of An Event Apart, to create this fantastic infographic detailing the changes of web standards during the lifetime of the Internet.
Month: December 2011
If a child of 1910 could glance at today’s toys, he or she would likely be confused by the endless games consoles, gadgets and TV-inspired toys. Back in the early twentieth century, the teddy bear was the most popular toy, followed by train sets and construction-themed toys. There was not an electronic device in sight!
However, you can see definite themes running through the popular toys of the past 100 years. For example, although the construction-based toys faded from fashion for a while, in the 1980s Lego became a must-have toy. And the board game shot to the top of wish-lists in the 1930s and 1940s, and experienced another surge in the 1970s – and even today, although replaced in many homes by the computer game, board games are still wheeled out when the family gets together for the festive season!
Here at WhitePages, we have spent the last year looking at a variety of different names from a number of categories – sports, food, even Weiner-esque. As we reflect upon 2011, we see that names have indeed played an important part in shaping the year’s events. From celebrities to villans to top Twitterers, here we present to you “The Year in Names”
Despite what many parents may have heard, moving to the southwestern United States or simply hoping the child grows out of the allergy are not the best ways to quell their symptoms. In reality, one of the best solutions to help a child with allergies may be to go against another common myth – that allergy immunization does not work.
The fact is, myths surrounding allergies are rampant, as just as much misinformation ends up reaching the ears of sufferers as quality tips and advice.