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  • THE MAJOR CHARACTERS AND THEMES OF EVERY SIMPSONS EPISODE [Infographic]

    If you’ve watched TV at all in the last 9 days, chances are you’ve watched a few (hundred) episodes of The Simpsons. After a few days of binging, you probably noticed how certain themes repeat themselves every few seasons. Beutler Ink decided to graph how often a “Sideshow Bob” or “Simpsons on the Go” themed episode occur and presented their findings in this oddly captivating infographic. If you’re a Simpsons snob, you may have some issues with how the themes of the episodes were decided, but there’s a thorough description of the process at The Ink Tank.

  • The Most Expensive Movie Props

    Who woul’ve thought there was so much money in movie props. Well some of the most iconic movie set props and clothing are sold for a hefty sum to say the least. Hey if you’re a movie buff and have those kinds of assets lying around why not buy the ‘super solider serum’ from Captain America for $3,959 or James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 for $4,00,000? Here is a list of the most expensive movie props that ever hit the silver screen made by ebay blogs.

  • How Tall Are Your Favorite Superheroes? [Infographics]

    Chances are, if you clicked on this post, then you know a thing or two about superheroes. It’s probably safe to assume that you’re hip to some basic trivia about the most popular cartoon crimefighters. You know…things like their origin stories, classic costumes, catchphrases, famous nemeses, etc. But have you ever noticed that our knowledge in one basic area of superhero factoids “comes up short?” That’s right: Height. How TALL are these guys?! Is Spidey a munchkin compared to Captain America? Do the babes going on dates with Thor need to wear heels? Would Rocket Raccoon and Howard the Duck stand eye to eye? Thirst no more ye parched knowledge seekers! We have your answer. We have gathered the most popular superheroes from The Marvel universe, and amassed them all here in our Superhero Height chart. Be sure to click the image below for a larger, more detailed view:

  • The World’s 25 Weirdest Drinking Customs [Infographic]

    A cultured man is sure to completely delve into local culture when traveling abroad. This doesn’t just mean learning a few words in the local language or eating unidentifiable organ meats, there are also drinking customs that one must take part in while imbibing local spirits (almost certainly anise-flavored). Whether it’s drinking from a shoe in Ukraine or kidnapping a bride in Germany, you’re sure to encounter all manner of pageantry when it comes to getting drunk abroad. If nothing else, it will make you appreciate our plain American ways where when it comes to drinking, all you need to do is drink, swallow, and repeat. Ad nauseam.

  • 8 Mind-Blowing Facts About Famous Businesses [Infographic]

    Designer Noreen from Today I Found Out has put together some interesting facts about eight of the world’s most famous brands, including how gambling away the company’s last $5,000 saved FedEx from going out of business and how the founder of Wendy’s, Dave Thomas, actually helped save KFC as well. These are some of the most mind-blowing facts that founded and saved some of the biggest brands you recognize today.

  • The Infographic We’ve All Been Waiting For: Who Ice Bucketed Who

    The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been going on for about a month now and is showing no sign of slowing down. Considering how much money it has raised for the ALS Association, that’s great news. But as more and more people take part, including many celebrities, we have wondered about the connections between them. It’s an interesting notion, but proved to be a lot of work, so we just hoped someone else would figure it out. And now someone has. DigitasLBi has created this incredible infographic showing who challenged who up to August 22. Click on the image below to see the full size graphic. UPDATE: See the latest “Who Ice Bucketed Who” flowchart updated August 26th here >>

  • Relationship Status Effect On Drinking Habits [Infographic]

    you’ve probably noticed how your drinking habits change depending on your relationship status. The average man who drinks imbibes 8 alcoholic beverages each week. When you’re single, you tend to go out to bars more often, raising that number. When you’re married, you probably don’t party so often and that number drops. When you divorce because that number didn’t drop enough, it skyrockets! See just how much your relationship status affects your drinking in the infographic below. Spoiler alert: Men drink a lot, all the time, no matter what’s going on in their lives.

  • 12 World Records You Can Break In Your Lunch Hour [Infographic]

    It’s a Monday on a beautiful summer day and you are stuck at the office. You pretty much want to do anything but work right now. Well good news! Here are 12 world records that you can beat while you take your lunch. Look through the list, spend the next few hours before lunch gathering whatever you need for your record attempt, then when you come back to the office, spend the rest of the day unwinding because, hey, you just attempted a world record. Even if it was eating doughnuts.

  • The Good And Bad Habits Of Smart People [Infographic]

    If you logged into Facebook at all this week, you probably noticed the IQ test that everyone was sharing. Yoou then probably took it for yourself and found that you, just like all your friends, are a genius with an IQ somewhere around 130. First, give yourself a pat on the back for being such a smarty pants. But before you go off and tackle set theory, why not study this infographic and learn the pros and cons of your newfound genius. You may just find it’s better to feign dullness.

  • What can $1 buy around the world? [Infographic]

    Based on a Facebook survey by Lonely Planet, this graphic shows various products all over the world which you can buy for $1. What will get you one hour of street parking in Los Angeles will get you an unlimited rice meal in India. For the price of %40 of a Starbucks espresso in France you can get a bottle of cheap wine in Italy. See how far the cost of $1 will get you around the rest of the globe in this travel inforgraphic.

  • The Many Mutations Of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Infographic]

    It has been 30 years since the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles made their debut as superheroes in a black and white comic book originally intended as a parody of popular 80s comics Daredevil, Cerebus, New Mutants, and Ronin. What was intended as a one-off joke grew to become one of the most successful franchises with numerous cartoons and movies, including the latest installment from Michael Bay. Revisit the many incarnations of the turtles from the original sketches to the creepy-faced stars of the new movie in the infographic below.

  • There Are Two Kinds of People in This World. Which One Are You? (Infographic)

    There are two definitive types of people in this world. People who drink Coke and people who drink Pepsi. People who eat their pizza crust and people who are repelled by the thought of eating a crusty, cheeseless, sauceless piece of dough that will most likely cut the roof of your mouth. Guess you know what type of person I am. This infographic from FoodBeast breaks down every variable of edible consumption in the history of mankind. Which one are you?

  • The Happiest and Unhappiest Cities in the Country [Infographic]

    The National Bureau of Economic Research released a recent study citing Lafayette, Louisiana as the happiest city in the world. The study used researchers to measure life satisfaction  from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey, and each city after adjusting the results for income, age, race, sex and other categories. New York however came in dead last, infront of St. Joseph, MO and South Bend, IN. Surprising to say the least. Who would’ve thought the most iconic place to watch college football and the most popular city in the world would produce the most unhappy people. I think we need the firm of Venkman, Spengler & Stantz to come check on the pink ooze situation beneath the city. I blame Vigo. Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post

  • How to Throw a Perfect Knuckle Ball

    It may be the greatest mystery of acquired skill in sports. A trait so difficult to master yet so powerful in result only a handful of professionals can achieve success with it. The knuckleball is a pitch that isn’t thrown hard or fairly accurate, but just thrown to perfection in delivery which makes it the most difficult pitch to hit in baseball. Time Wakefield and R.A. Dicky have made quite the illustrious career for themselves by throwing this one pitch more than any other, Wakefield lasting an outstanding 17 years, tenured with the Boston Redsox. Here is a breakdown on the perfect way to throw a pesky knuckler.

  • Notable Haircuts In Popular Music [Infographic]

    People love to blame music videos for emphasis on the looks of a performer rather than the music. But most of those people are bitter uggos. The fact is, image has been an important part of pop music for years, way before the advent of MTV. From the overly-Brylcreemed ‘do that helped Bill Hailey “Rock Around the Clock” to the ever changing outrageous wigs of Lady Gaga, hair is a big part of pop music. Try to see how many of these you can identify before looking at the names and maybe find yourself a new coif in the process. I wonder if I could pull off the Barry Gibb…

  • Get Help Choosing A Summer Book With This Infographic

    Now that summer’s here, chances are you’ll be spending a lot of time sitting around at the beach or at a park, working on your tan. As tempting as it is to sit and stare into nothingness a la David Putty, it just may be a better idea to grab a book. And we’re not talking about airport novels from Dan Brown or James Patterson (as enjoyable as they are). There are millions of books you’re missing out on and choosing one can be a daunting task. So use this chart and find yourself the perfect novel this summer. You may even enjoy it so much, you’ll come back to find another choice. 

  • You Can Tell A Woman’s Personality Based on Her Sandwich Order. Back Me Up Science.

    Next time you decide to go on a date you might be better off taking a lady out to lunch instead of dinner. Food Psychologist Dr Elizabeth Jones, of Mindlab, who conducted the correlation analysis study for Warburtons said: “Personality traits tend to go hand-in-hand with personal habits and routines, which allows us to match the type of bread and filling a woman chooses to have at lunch with a personality group. “Down to earth women go for White bread, foodies prefer Wraps and females who think realistically pick Wholemeal.” The Daily Express said of the research: “Women who were fans of the BLT on seeded bread were ‘opportunists’ who lived for the moment. These BLT women demonstrated common sense and had a good sense of humour, according to the research. Ladies who picked the humble ham salad on white bread were ‘forward thinkers’, constantly seeking inspiration and were inventive and original. Beef roll devotees were ‘impulsives’, being able to work to tight deadlines and enjoy the thrill of spectator sports. Lovers of Cheese and pickle were the ‘brainiacs’, full of ideas, logical and enjoy crosswords.”

  • What Happens When You Drink Coffee [Infographic]

    Are you a caffeine fiend who requires a cup of coffee each morning just to function? You’re not alone, it’s the world’s most popular drink after water. Check out this infographic and learn just how that delicious brew is helping you out with its various benefits. And that part about withdrawals lasting between 2 and 9 days? Sounds like all the more reason to never stop drinking coffee!

  • What to Expect From The Argentina vs Netherlands World Cup Semi-Finals

    Yesterday’s Brazil-Germany game turned out to be one of the most lopsided games to ever be played on a World Cup pitch. Today the Netherlands takes on Argentina in a battle of offensive powerhouses. Can the speed of Robben be enough to take the Dutch past the miniature magician, Lionel Messi? Here’s an everything-you-need-to-know infographic for the matchup. Will the South American hopefuls keep the western hemisphere in the games or will the trophy remain in Europe?

  • Visualizing Joey Chestnut’s Incredible Caloric Intake [Infographic]

    Joey Chestnut first appeared on the competitive eating circuit in 2005. That year, he placed third in Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest, downing 32 hot dogs. The next year he lost to reigning champ Takeru Kobayashi by less than 2 dogs. Then in 2007 he won the famous July 4 contest and has won every year since. Today, while Chestnut hopes to capture his 8th title and the glutton-fest, let us take a look at just how many calories that human vacuum consumes.

  • This Epic Infographic Connects 727 Musicians

    Sure, everyone knows the connection between Nirvana and the Foo Fighters via Dave Grohl or Cream and the Yardbirds via Eric Clapton but this incredibly detailed infographic goes much, much deeper. With over 500 bands connecting over 700 artists, this is the ultimate chart for music trivia enthusiasts. Best of all, you can order the masterpiece as a 39″ x 39″ print on 100 lb archival from Pop Chart Lab for $60. Click on the image below to see the full-size version.

  • This Is How We Do it [Infographic]

    Reddit user Wopsle was a man with a dream: find a flowchart to aid one in doing it in the way the great Montell Jordan described in the 1995 masterpiece “This Is How We Do It.” Unfortunately, no such thing existed. So Wopsle spent 10 hours creating this graphic so when Friday rolls around, we can all make sure we’re doin’ it and doin’ it right. Wait, that’s the wrong song.

  • Timeline Of World Cup Champions [Infographic]

    Since 1930, every four years the world’s greatest soccer teams come together for the World Cup Tournament. Although there are countries that always seem to have one of the top teams, it’s interesting to note that only Brazil and Italy have won twice in a row. And Brazil, often thought of as the greatest with 5 World Cup titles, had their worst World Cup performance in 1966 despite being number 1 in both 1962 and 1970. It’s this unpredictability that really adds to the excitement of the tournament.

  • The Career Paths Of 5 Serial Entrepreneurs [Infographic]

    Are you working on your one big idea, putting all your hope into succeeding from that one single thing? Well that’s probably not the best approach. Out of the 1426 billionaires in the world, 960 are self-made. And of that 960, 830 made their fortune from multiple business ventures. Look at Richard Branson, whose Virgin brand produces records, flies people around the world (and soon into space, too), and sells cell phones. And he’s not alone. Look at the career path of Branson and 4 of his contemporaries in this infographic and start looking for opportunities wherever you can.

  • Journey To The Center Of The Earth [Infographic]

    Summer is here and at some point in the near future you will undoubtedly find yourself digging a hole at the beach. What can you expect to find as you dig deeper and deeper? Giant lizards? Ape-men? Atlantis? Precious dirt? Learn all about what the makes up the Earth as you travel to the core with this infographic.

  • Top 10 Most Expensive Beers [Infographics]

    Are you a beer drinker who enviously watches scotch and wine connoisseurs spend big bucks on their drink of choice? Chin up, for there’s plenty of expensive brews out there for you to blow money on, too! Whether they’re brewed with barley that’s been in space or water from an iceberg or jammed into a taxidermied critter, these 10 beers will cost you considerably more than a case of your favorite macrobrew. But remember, just because they’re expensive doesn’t mean they’re good. Case in point: a PBR is on the list…

  • History Of The American Flag [Infographic]

    On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the flag of the United States. The resolution stated:”Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” Although stars have been added, the striped and overall design have remained the same. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially established June 14 as Flag Day. In honor of Flag Day, take a look at this infographic and learn a little something about the stars and stripes.

  • World Cup By The Numbers [Infographic]

    The 2014 World Cup begins tomorrow, marking the 20th such event since 1930. Brazil, who has dominated the tournament over the years, will be hosting for the first time since 1950. Despite winning the World Cup 5 times, more than any other nation, they did not win at home in 1950. Will this year be different? Will the Netherlands again make it to the finals only to lose out? Will we see more than 2 goals average per match? Jeez, I hope so.

  • World History TL;DR [Infographic]

    Remember all the world history you learned growing up? Let’s see…there were Egyptians…and Greeks…Romans were around for awhile…then Charlemagne had a bunch of knights…damn. Maybe you had too many Jägerbombs in your early 20s. Maybe you never paid enough attention in the first place. It doesn’t matter, because now you can learn world history across all the world’s civilizations with this handy Histomap. Not only does it teach you world history from 2000 BCE up to World War II, the sizes of the different empires on the map at any given time also give you an idea of that empire’s size and power relative to the others. Wow, the Lombards sure had some good years, huh? Click each portion for the full size image.

  • Nothin’ But Net … Worth [Infographic]

    Professional athletes make a ton of money, there’s no denying that, but despite the high salaries, 60% of NBA players go broke after their basketball careers end. The smart players invest their money while they’re making the big bucks so they can still collect a paycheck after they retire. Sure, it’s no surprise that big name former players like Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson are still making plenty of dough, but you don’t have to be a superstar to make a fortune from investing. Just look at Ulysses “Junior” Bridgeman. Who? A dude who turned $4 million from 12 years in the NBA into $400 million, that’s who.

  • The History Of Money [Infographic]

    Humans have been using banks and currency for thousands of years. See how far we’ve come, from bartering to Bitcoins, in this infographic from Mint. How do you think that dude who made the first Bitcoin transaction feels, knowing he spent hundreds of thousands of dollars for a $25 pizza order? And London pizza, at that!