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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 →