Video game characters have it easy: they never have to change clothes. Whether they're saving the world or just catching Pokemon, our heroes — Master Chief, Link, Mario, Samus Aran — are always wearing the same damn thing. But their outfits aren't always cheap. Master Chief's get up can cost over a 100 million dollars. Even Link's elf get up rings up over a thousand bucks. Not everybody can just wear a tie and eat bananas like Donkey Kong.
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Lost in all those superhero comic book flicks that hijack too many screens in movie theatres is how in preventing a villain from let's say, world destruction or universe domination, the superhero becomes responsible for a lot of damage to a city. Like seriously, cities get messed up. Imagine being a citizen of a world that has superheroes and like Superman just destroyed your apartment building. That would suck.
Imagine life without Star Wars. It kind of sucks, right? But that's just because we think about not knowing Darth Vader and R2-D2 and Han Solo and light sabers and Death Stars. But imagine not just not having Star Wars in our pop culture but also not having all the things that Star Wars influenced. All the things we love that were made possible by Star Wars would change.
It took a little bit for us to reach Pluto, but what if we had the power of our imaginations in our real-life spaceships? Fat Wallet came up with this neat infographic showing which ships from popular sci-fi movies, TV shows and video games (plus real-life NASA ships) to show which ship moves fastest. It's pretty neat!
Briefly: My freezer sometimes acts as an inescapable frozen pit where food goes to disappear. If I don't want to think about it, just toss it in the freezer. It's a convenient time stopper. But it's not forever. Here's a useful infographic that shows you just how long you can stick different types of food inside the freezer and have it still be good.
Originality is over in Hollywood, says this new infographic, and its verdict is irrevocable indeed. Based on United States box office records from 1975 to 2014, it counts all the original films which cracked the worldwide box office top 10 and compares it to the growing amount of sequels, reboots and franchises.
Briefly: Since I was a kid and I saw James Bond screwing a silencer into his gun I kept wondering two things: What a silencer's inside looks like, and how can it mute the sound of a gun firing so efficiently. Well, the picture above answers the first question and this animated infographic by SilencerCo, the second.
Here's a fact about living on Earth: it's hard to keep track of who boned who. Even comic book superheroes have a hard time remembering who they have had relations with and who they kissed and who they briefly dated. This infographic breaks it down for you, to show you which superhero has been around where in the Marvel universe.
Briefly: This happens to me very often — and I'm sure it happens to you too: I'm watching a movie and one of the characters wears really cool glasses, so I go to google and look for the brand. British opticians Yates and Suddell spare us the work with this neat infographic showing the most iconic movie glasses and their brands.
Space is big, humans are small, and spacecrafts, well, vary more in size than you might think. Redditor Heaney555 has compiled an a chart, to scale, of every rocket, spacecraft, and space station involved in human spaceflight. And man, Saturn V is huuuuuuuge — it's as long as the whole International Space Station.
If you — like me — have already obsessed over every single word written about True Detective, then you will want to obsess over this ridiculous graphic tribute. It's absurd, it's overblown, and it's exactly what the obsessive fan inside me wants to pore over.