The Hitchhikers Guide to Hacking

You obviously know what the title is referencing, but just in case, check it here. The reference can be seen as a long stretch, but once you see the infographic (of sorts) that explores hacking, its history, and how it is relevant to you today, I think you just might be a tad impressed. The […]

Walk Down Memory Lane With These Retro Battlestations

Did you know that video games were invented way back in 1958? We can thank Willy Higinbotham, a physicist no less, who created a video game played on an oscilloscope! It was like a pingpong game, so you can imagine how that went. Needless to say, video games have evolved into so much more, especially […]

Killer Facts and Odds of Dying [Infographic]

It’s not our intention to be maudlin, but if you watch shows like Penny Dreadful, Grimm, Orphan Black, and the likes, you shouldn’t be too put off by the topic of dying. Then there are those phobias which can make the most staid person you know suddenly freak out. (Are you one of those?) In […]

How to Train Your Dragon Hiccup’s House is For Sale! Any Takers?

Don’t you just love how How to Train Your Dragon makes you feel better? I don’t know about you, but it’s one of those movies that just never fails to be a pick-me-upper. No matter what kind of a$$holery is going on around you. Well, what would you give to live in the Isle of […]

The Origins of Smart Tech We Take for Granted

Part of the allure of science fiction is that it has at least some groundings in reality. Though it may take place on alien planets or farther into the future than any of us will live to see, the characters have human qualities that we can relate to. Because of that, it becomes all the […]

What Did We Do Before YouTube?

How much time do you spend on YouTube these days? I think that while I don’t spend all that much time on the platform, in recent weeks, I have been watching way too many movie trailers and Screen Junkies videos. It’s all fun and games, of course, and those short videos are a good way […]

GoT $743,132,880? You Can Buy the Red Keep With That!

Here’s another Game of Thrones goodie for you – an infographic revolving around the (in)famous Red Keep, which is not named that color for nothing. Image source In case you need a refresher: The Red Keep is the residence of the King of the Andals and the First Men, his family and his court, located […]

The History of Captain America and the Winter Soldier

Comic book geeks belong to a class of their own, but we have to admit that comic books and their characters have become quite mainstream these days. With the movie studios cashing in on comic-centric movies, the average person has become more aware of the world of comics. While there may be people who don’t […]

The Anatomy of a Lightsaber

deviantARTist SantiagoJuarez might just have earned himself a place in Star Wars heaven with this detailed graphic of the lightsaber. Called the Anatomy of a Lightsaber, this piece of art will make sure that you know the ins and outs of your favorite weapon. (Click and zoom in on the image for every tiny detail […]

Death, Destruction and The Space Race; 1940s and Onwards [Infographic]

Spoils of War The very earliest attempts at getting man-made objects into space were not taken in the interests of globally beneficial science. On 3 October 1942 the A-4 rocket became the first man-made object to reach space; the A-4 was part of a programme developed by the Germans which resulted in the infamous V-2 […]