17 Valentine’s Day Spending Facts That Will Surprise You [Infographic]

If there was ever any doubt that Valentine’s Day is a manufactured holiday this infographic showing that Americans ridiculously big bucks to celebrate should clear all that up. Valentine’s Day spending is no where near as much as Black Friday or the December holiday rush but February 14th is still a huge retail and e-commerce event. With the help of the National Retail Federation, UPS and the American Express Spending & Saving Tracker survey, AdAge brings us Valentine’s Day by the numbers.

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Around The World In 80 Gins [Infographic]

If your only experience with gin is mistaking your grandma’s gin and tonic for your vodka soda (pro tip: the lipstick smear is a dead giveaway) and being thoroughly disgusted, it might be time to revisit the most love-it-or-hate-it spirit. Thanks to the craft cocktail revolution, more and more distillers…

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