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  • May 3, 2016
    This is a flowchart created by the folks at Sharkbomb Game Design Services to use to see where you fit in for a career in video game development. You can buy a print of the thing HERE in case you're looking for that perfect flowchart to decorate your cubicle wall. My cubicle ... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2016
    This is the chart created by the folks at Food Republic illustrating 40 different kinds of pizza (previously: their hotdogs from around the world chart). I have every intention of trying them all. But, as my tipster Gaz pointed out, breakfast pizza is technically any pizza e... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2016
    This is a retro chart from Compton's Encyclopedia detailing the average lifespans of a bunch of different animals. I had no idea that carp and swans and gooses and rhinos lived so long. Or earthworms! Can they really live almost ten years? That's gonna make it extra sad eve... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2016
    This is a video imagining if the world were just 100 people. Basically they just turned percentages into numbers of people because that's easier for a lot of us bad mathers to visualize. It certainly helped me. Did you know if the world were 100 people that only 44 would hav... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2016
    Note: There is no way you can read all this unless you have a vision-based superpower. Click HERE to see a high-res version. This is a chart showing which actors have portrayed which superheroes. This includes voice work, television and film. And as you can see from the yel... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    This is a video demonstration created by Youtuber Joe_Tutorials of how to fold your very own origami x-wing fighter plane out of a single sheet of paper (alternatively: step-by-step picture instructions HERE). The instructions were so easy even I could follow them. As a matte... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    This is a video created by Vox senior editorial producer Joss Fong detailing some of the vestigial traits that help prove that humans evolved over millions of years and not just the last 200 like my middle school science teacher in Alabama tried to teach us. I learned a lot by... / Continue →
  • March 15, 2016
    Note: Larger version HERE unless you're into squinting or don't give a shit about space, in which case we can't be friends. This is The Chart Of Cosmic Exploration, a poster detailing humanity's space exploration. You can buy a 39" x 27" poster of the chart for $38, or just l... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2016
    This is a Vine video of a cat trying to run in a clothes dryer like a hamster wheel. Allegedly the cat learned it from watching his hamster friend (technically his enemy/desired snack, above) run in his wheel. Of course I don't believe that's what actually happened. I do not... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2016
    This is a video of CrazyRussianHacker showing what happens to marshmallows when placed inside a vacuum. Of course I already knew what happens to marshmallows put inside a vacuum because my high school physics teacher performed the exact same experiment. Or at least I would kn... / Continue →