gaming
How Much Does Your Favourite Video Game Character’s Outfit Cost?

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 techy outfit can cost over a £70 million. Even Link’s elf get-up would set you back over close to a grand. Not everybody can just wear a tie and eat bananas like Donkey Kong. Read More >>

transport
Watch a Single Day on the London Tube in Two Minutes

If you live in a city, you've probably experienced stepping onto a crowded train platform and feeling like a fish in a school, with everyone trying to swim the same direction. That's a pretty accurate image, according to this new visualisation of commuters on the London Tube. Read More >>

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The Entire Evolution of Apple’s iOS in One Infographic

From iOS 1 through to the latest iOS 8 build, this extensive infographic from 7DayShop charts the evolution of Apple's mobile operating system, from minor software tweaks to major design overhauls. If there's ever an iOS-based pub quiz round, make sure you've got this saved on your phone somewhere. [7DayShop] Read More >>

space
Every Ship That Has Carried Humans Into Space, in One Chart

Space is big, humans are small, and spacecraft, well, vary more in size than you might think. Redditor Heaney555 has compiled a chart, to scale, of every rocket, spacecraft, and space station involved in human spaceflight. Look at the enormity of the Saturn V rocket – it's as long as the International Space Station. Read More >>

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10 Steps to Getting Away With Committing Murder

This is weird. One of those pages that use horrible graphical lists to get traffic and Google juice posted an image called 10 ways to cover up a murder. It's disturbingly interesting—especially if you're a psychopath looking to commit a murder. Read More >>

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The World’s Biggest Tea Drinkers, Visualised

In news that may make you spit your Earl Grey over the screen: The UK does not top the list of worldwide tea-drinkers. That accolade falls to the Turkish, and the UK comes in at third after after the Ireland in second, as shown by this infographic. Read More >>

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Gorgeous Infographics Show What Made The Beatles Great

Graphic design firm Designbysoap Ltd. is marking the anniversary of the Beatles storming their way over to the US with a Kickstarter collection of gorgeous infographics delving into every detail of The Beatles' first album, Please Please Me. Read More >>

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Google Charts the History of Popular Music as We Listen to it Today

Google's research department just released a fun interactive visualisation called Music Timeline, which attempts to chart the rise and fall of different musical genres in terms of their relative popularity. Watch rock, pop, alternative, and hip hop each rise to the top. Read More >>

science
Which Superfoods Aren’t Actually Super At All?

It's way more fun to finish off a big bar of dark chocolate when you can convince yourself it's good for you. Because c'mon, science says so… in all those random studies you've seen floating around the internet… right? Well, surprise surprise, it turns out there are a load of false facts out there regarding the health benefits of your favourite treats. Read More >>

internet
More Than Half of Internet Traffic Is Just Bots

People attribute a lot of annoying internet stuff to bots. Twitterbot followers, bots that sneak past spam filters, bots that send weird gibberish on messaging services. It sounds kind of tired, but maybe the situation is exactly as bad as everyone thinks. Read More >>

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A Quick and Complete History of Bitcoin So You’re Not Totally Lost

Big news stories usually unfold over months or years, and tackling them can take almost constant media coverage. But all of that distilled information can start to feel overwhelming in itself, and that's where the infographic recap comes in really handy. Read More >>

toys
Wow, Kids Sure do Want Some Expensive Crap For Christmas Gifts

Philadelphia-based Abby Ryan Design came up with this fun infographic of the most popular toys from 50 years of holiday shopping. If you were a child during any of that time, you'll doubtless recognise something. Then you'll scratch your head in bafflement at how damned expensive today's most-requested gifts are. Read More >>

bicycles
The 233 Year History of the Bicycle In One Handy Chart

For those who live and breathe by two wheeled transportation, bicycles are more than just a way to get from here to there. The immediate, wind on your face freedom of pedalling fast is a feeling that just can’t be matched by wandering around, road-tripping, or pretty much any kind of public transport. Read More >>

booze
Instantly Sound Like You Know What You’re Talking About With Wine

If you're not a regular wine-drinker, or even if you are but aren't a connoisseur past the £5 section of your local Tescos, then knowing what all the different types of wine, glass and colouring are is difficult. In fact, it's hard to sound like anything other than an idiot when it comes to the ancient booze. Until, that is, you've checked out this instant beginner's guide. Read More >>