2011 was a whirlwind year. And with the explosion of social media outlets like Twitter, it’s been exponentially easier for us to keep up with what’s been going on in the world. With everything from the Occupy Movement, to Osama bin Laden’s capture, to the passing of Apple’s leader, Steve Jobs, we’ve been able to stay informed and communicate with each other, down to the second.
Check out our very first infographic looking at UK burglary statistics over the past few years. It makes for some very interesting reading and may make you think again about your home security and insurance.
Research has shown that in the UK, burglars strike every 40 seconds. Families with children are likely victims and in 56% of these cases, there is someone at home at the time of the crime and, 44% of these cases happen in broad day light. The Burglary Infographic by Tesco Compare also reveals which areas of the UK are most affected and which strategies are most common, the majority of British burglars use doors to break into homes. Have a look at the infographic to find out more!
After hunting down the outfits worn by Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Nominees from 1990-2011, we’ve figured out which tresses and dresses are most and least likely to walk home with an Oscar. Using all the silhouettes, colors, designers, and hairstyles, we’ve formed a few basic categories and figured out the most popular trends over the last couple decades.
- Finance & Insurance – $4.0 Billion (example keywords in this industry include: “self employed health insurance”, “cheap car insurance”, “credit cards for bad credit”)
- Retailers & General Merchandise – $2.8 Billion (example keywords in this industry include “zumba dance dvd”, “proform treadmill”, “weber grill accessories”)
- Travel & Tourism – $2.4 Billion (e.g. “new york hotels”, “plane tickets”, “rental car deals”)
- Jobs & Education- $2.2 Billion (e.g. “accredited online college degrees”, “online certificate programs”, “unemployment benefits”)
- Home & Garden- $2.1 Billion (e.g. “replacement windows cost”, “appliance repair”, “cabinet refacing”)
- Computer & Consumer Electronics – $2.0 Billion (“ink cartridges discount”, “pc memory”, “online video conferencing software”)
- Vehicles – $2.0 Billion (e.g “cheap hybrid cars”, “certified used cars”, “bridgestone tires”)
- Internet & Telecommunications
– $1. 7 Billion (“pre paid cell phones”, “domain registration”, “cable internet providers”)
- Business & Industrial
– $1. 6 Billion (“custom business cards”, “cheap office supplies”, “foam packing”)
- Occasions & Gifts
– $1. 2 Billion (“funeral flowers arrangements”, “flower delivery”, “wedding gift registry”)