Articles with the tag infographics

Do You Know the 10 Urban Myths of Gaming?

Urban myths come aplenty, from crocodiles living in the sewer to human meat found in a McDonald’s meat factory, but did you know that there are also urban myths of gaming? I suppose we were all told at some point in our lives about certain “facts” about some of our favorite games and characters. Some […]

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 […]

The Most Expensive Video Games

How far are you into GTA V? If you’ve not been venturing out of your cave in the past few weeks, then the chances are you’ve gone a long way. I have to admit I haven’t even gotten my copy, but hey, Injustice: Gods Among Us is more than enough to keep me busy. Between […]

The Psychology of the Breaking Bad Homes

The chances are that you all know how the homes of the Breaking Bad characters. From Jesse’s erstwhile residence (not really, but kinda) slash RV to his aunt’s home where the epic body dissolving incident happened to the White’s home (which had rot at some point) – these homes are linked to their inhabitants somehow. […]

The Most Powerful Comic Book Gems

We all like shiny things, to one degree or another. It seems that comic book creators are not exempt from this affinity toward things that give of a nice sheen, no matter what the color is. Of course, when it comes to comics, gems mean more than bling. They actually serve specific purposes and reek […]

Doctor Who Turns 50 [Infographic]

There’s just something about a mad man in a blue box, isn’t there? His choice of companions – male or female – helps, too. For those of us who have fallen to the charms of The Doctor, there is no need to explain. For those who have yet to experience Doctor Who – you are […]

9 Health Problems the Geek Lifestyle May Cause

Everyone seems to be slightly obsessed concerned with health and fitness issues these days. I suppose one could say that it’s the in thing – from running to cross fit to trekking. Do geeks take part in this trend? I am not so sure, but there certainly are health problems that may arise from living […]

If Breaking Bad Criminals Were Arrested

Aren’t they all criminals? Well, not really; but if you extend your imagination a little bit, it’s not hard to come up with the scenario where the Breaking Bad criminals are arrested. And this is exactly what the guys at Instant Checkmate have done. They’ve put together an infographic showing us what would happen if […]

Who Pulled Off the Superhero Look Best?

From Christopher Reeve to Henry Cavill. Who was the best human to portray Superman? Pitting Michael Keaton against Christian Bale. Who comes up on top? Who pulled off the superhero look best? The guys at Direct2tv have created an infographic pitting human actors (and then some) against each other in order to determine who did […]

Only If You Want Your Own Fortress of Solitude

Who am I kidding? Who wouldn’t want his own Fortress of Solitude? Even the ultimate superhero (which, I admit is a debatable point for some) needs his own space from time to time. And he’s not unique in that. Batman has his cave. Iron Man has his basement. I don’t know about you, though, Superman’s […]

The Absurd World of Competitive Texting

Note: Texting may not be our usual topic, but this infographic is certain to bring a little absurdity to your Friday.  Do you think your speedy digits match up to the fastest kids in the world? You’d probably be disappointed if you tried to have a go at these technologically savvy young minds. Competitors around […]