Why do people like Donald Trump? [infographic]
Sep29

Why do people like Donald Trump? [infographic]

The mainstream media have never really viewed Donald Trump as a serious contender for the presidency. His brash, off-the-cuff remarks and rude attitude are largely to blame for this as well as his inexperience in US politics. However, at the same time, Trump’s popularity continues to soar. With less than two months to go to the presidential elections, several polls put Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump neck and neck in the race...

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Reign of Terror: A Look at the American Gangster
Apr03

Reign of Terror: A Look at the American Gangster

The 1920s were a deadly time. Prohibition and the Great Depression went head-on, creating a violent battleground of corruption in the US. Passed in 1920, the 18th Amendment banned the manufacturing, sale, and consumption of alcohol, which led to a growth in speakeasies and bootlegging—and plenty of organized crime. We’ve all heard of Al Capone, guilty of murder, bootlegging, gambling, and prostitution operations. The infamous...

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Could You Survive Alcatraz? [infographic]
Apr02

Could You Survive Alcatraz? [infographic]

“You break the rules and you go to prison, break the prison rules and you go to Alcatraz.” You’ve heard of Alcatraz, and maybe you’ve visited. But how much do you really know about the infamous Federal prison? Alcatraz held less than 1% of the total Federal prison population, yet it housed the country’s most dangerous criminals. After 29 years of operation, the prison closed its doors in 1963. In 1972, it...

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The Revolution of Home Security [infographic]
Sep15

The Revolution of Home Security [infographic]

There are your usual home security systems and then there is ADT Pulse. Pulse is revolutionizing home automation by bringing home monitoring and home automation features right to your own fingertips. It works using Z-Wave wireless technology to connect your home appliances. Just open the ADT Pulse app on your Internet-enabled smartphone, tablet or laptop to access the intricate workings of your house right there and then. Whether you...

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How Safe is the US State of Louisianna? [infographic]
Sep09

How Safe is the US State of Louisianna? [infographic]

Louisiana is home to as many treasures as it is dangers. You have good Creole food, diverse wildlife and a blend of rich cultures. And alongside of that is the darker side of Louisiana. Home to about 4.6 million people, the state has the 5th highest rate for property crimes in the entire United States. Each year, there are about 163,000 reported property crimes—the police only resolve an estimated 13% of all incidents. In a state that...

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Renters Just as Likely to be Burgled according to Study
May13

Renters Just as Likely to be Burgled according to Study

Renters are just as likely to experience a home burglary according to a recent survey. It doesn’t matter whether you’re renting a home, condo, townhouse or apartment — the risk is always there. According to recent figures released by Renter’s Alarm, rented households in the US (currently 38,864,600) are just as likely to be victims of property crime with the number of renters increasing by +0.67% each year. Every 14...

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