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  • 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 →
  • January 27, 2014
    This is a time-lapse of Youtuber and LEGO fanatic Mike (aka BricksNerd) building the new 2,532 piece LEGO Simpsons house set. I don't really have much else to say except 1. I wonder if it qualifies for the BJ contest and 2. I just watched the whole thing and now I don't feel l... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2014
    These are the 'ingredient' lists for all natural eggs, bananas and blueberries. They were made by Australian chemistry teacher James Kennedy to show that you shouldn't necessarily be afraid of chemicals in your food just because their names are terrifying and impossible to pro... / Continue →
  • January 14, 2014
    This is a video tutorial from CrazyRussianHacker (of how to open a can with no tools fame) showing how to make square bubbles with a rig made out of cotton swabs. Don't have any cotton swabs? Then how the hell are you cleaning your ears? And don't tell me you bought that lit... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2014
    This is a Doctor Who infographic showing the first and last lines of each Doctor. It was an interesting read. Plus way shorter than the book my book club chose, so if you want to get together over a beer later and talk about these we could do that. Or just stare lovingly int... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2014
    Note: Larger, more legible version HERE. This is a US map depicting the 124 states that could have been if every time a piece of a state tried to break away from the rest it had been successful. When I conquer and rule the country? One big state: GW-LAND. Yeah, and we're ju... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2013
    Note: Larger, legible version of the chart HERE. But first go HERE to take the Myers-Briggs assessment and get your letters. Remember that Harry Potter character personality type chart? Well here's a Star Wars one, created by Jenny of Geek In Heels. Is it accurate? Probabl... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2013
    This is a video of physics teacher Dan Burns explaining the fabric of space and gravity through the use of a giant piece of stretched spandex and some marbles. I enjoyed watching it. I don't know about you, but I'm a visual learner. Actually seeing something really helps me ... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2013
    Ever wonder how many deaths there have been in George R.R. Martin's 'A Song of Fire and Ice' series so far? This many. After a quick count I estimate over ten. "There are way more than ten." It was a very quick count. Thanks to Pillowfight (you know I'm down!) and Greg, wh... / Continue →
  • November 14, 2013
    Narnia!? This is a video created by NASA's Conceptual Image Lab depicting the 4-billion year evolution of Mars from a water covered, potentially habitable planet to the red shithole wasteland it is today. Wow, Mars -- you f***ed up hard. Reminds me of my freshman year of col... / Continue →