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  • July 18, 2014
    This is the table developed by Reed Kennedy detailing how much underwear to pack for a trip depending on the length of that trip, and how many times you'll have to do laundry to keep those underwear clean (provided you don't wear the same pair two days in a row because you got ... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2014
    This is a video of a bunch of old historical photos that have been carefully colored to add new life to the shots. I'm pretty sure I'd already seen a bunch of them before, but it was nice to have them all in video form so you can just sit back and enjoy. Plus there's a little... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    Note: Larger, more legible version right HERE. This is the Delta-V subway map of our solar system created by Redditor Ucarion. What the hell is Delta-V? A copy/pasted explanation courtesy of Wikipedia while I pour iced coffee in my eyeballs: In astrodynamics a Δv or delta-v... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2014
    Note: Larger version of the map HERE. This is a map created by Movoto highlighting the hometowns of major Marvel superheroes and villains. Amazingly, they forgot to include Santa from the North Pole. "Santa is not a Marvel superhero." Oh really? Then how do you explain THI... / Continue →
  • June 6, 2014
    This is a visual comparison of a ton of cartoon X-Men characters and their live-action equivalents. I learned a lot. Mostly about how the live-action ones look way more like real people than the cartoon ones. The cartoon ones look like they were drawn. "You really are a f**... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2014
    This is an infographic of the world's richest superheroes. Is it accurate? No clue. Feel free to argue about in the comments, but please, do it respectfully and don't resort to name calling. Because when it comes to calling names, nobody is better than I am and I will burn ... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2014
    This is a video of what happens inside a dishwasher when you turn it on. SPOILER: it uses water to wash dishes. It was weird watching the middle spray nozzle looking like a sad boner at the beginning though. Like, it was trying SO HARD to get up but just couldn't. Reminds m... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2014
    This is the United States of Embarrassing, a map depicting the strangest Google searches for each state. It was created by Estately after running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms, and questions each state was searching for more ... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2014
    This is a visual comparison of fantasy dragon sizes as compiled by The Daily Dot. As you can see, George R.R. Martin's dragons take the cake. Still, I would have liked to see Falcor, Trogdor and Puff the Magic Dragon on the chart. Man, if I was friends with Puff I would have... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2014
    This is a series of iconic (some less than others) album covers superimposed over the actual locations they were shot at in Google Street View. I have not visited any of those places. Of course, I'm still saving up for my album cover tour of the world. So far I've got a gran... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    This is the interactive map of Middle Earth created as part of the Lord of the Rings Project. You can highlight all sorts of options like roads, towns, events -- even the paths the characters took in the books (I have Frodo and Sam's path highlighted in the screenshot above). ... / Continue →
  • March 27, 2014
    This is a side-by-side comparison of a 31-year old Hugh Jackman in X-Men (2000) vs a 44-year old Hugh Jackman in The Wolverine (2013). Clearly somebody has been hitting the gym app in the Danger Room. Or steroids. I'm kidding, when I close my eyes and imagine Hugh's penis an... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2014
    Heck yeah, ass worship facesitting! In too much information news, PornMD now has a Live Search option (NSFW) where you can watch a constantly updating list of the terms people are currently searching. I just watched for like ten minutes, and let me tell you -- people are into... / Continue →
  • February 18, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE just in case you have one of those home phones with the giant number buttons made for grandparents. This is a flowchart made by the folks at Silver Oak Online Casino (who surprisingly don't just suggest you only play online poker) of how to pick the p... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2014
    Note: Alaska not drawn to scale for some reason. Alaska is almost 2.5x the size of Texas (although California's population is only 1.5x the size of Texas leading me to believe this entire map is a CROCK OF LIES. This is a map of the United States showing the approximate size ... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2014
    This is an animated gif of a chicken wearing a prosthetic tail to counterbalance its weight and make it walk like a dinosaur. It was part of the research conducted by Bruno Grossi of the Universidad de Chile for a recently published paper, appropriately titled, "Walking Like D... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2014
    These are the composite emotional body maps created by researchers at Aalto University in Finland using data gathered from participants who were presented with a series of emotional words and asked to color a human shaped silhouette where they felt increased bodily activity. N... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2014
    Note: Larger, actually legible version HERE. This is the map of the internet cartographered by DeviantARTist JaySimons. I'm sure there's something to learn by looking at it, I just didn't pick up on any of it. Probably because I started daydreaming about how cool it would be... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2014
    Note: This isn't the whole thing, I had to cut it to prevent scrolling-related carpal tunnel, hit the jump to see it all. This is an inforgraphic created by Blizzard to celebrate ten years of World of Warcraft and passing 100,000,000 lifetime players of the game. For referenc... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2014
    This is Amazing Map's United States of Autocomplete, a guide to the 54 states-- "There's only 50." Really? This is the United States of Autocomplete, a guide to the 50 states per the first Google autocomplete result for typing, "Why is [a state] so...". As you can see, most ... / Continue →