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Photo Series Puts the Size of Random Huge Objects in Perspective

This wonderful photo series comparing the size of things by Kevin Wisbith is a really fun way to earn some brain wrinkles, because it gives you a better sense of the true size of random buildings, ships, machines, and other objects. You get to see things like the Death Star hover over Florida in space, a B-2 bomber stretch across the width of an entire American football field, and the Titanic sitting on top of an aircraft carrier. Read More >>

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Awesome Video Compares the Size of Different Planets and Stars in the Universe

If you want to feel small and get a sense for the awesomely overwhelming scale of the universe and all of its planets and stars and empty space, watch this star size comparison video. It starts with our Moon and then sizes up to planets in our solar system in a line up while also looping in other rocky planets and bright stars to show us how we compare (we don’t). Read More >>

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Bio-Engineered Smaller Humans Could Offset Climate Change

One particularly bonkers method of battling climate change has been put forward by a group of researchers, who suggest that selectively engineering people to be smaller, and therefore consume less and need less in the way of housing and heating, could help slow the planet's race to heat-death apocalypse. Read More >>

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The Size of Earthly Surfaces Directly Under Different Space Objects

If you've ever wondered how much of the Earth's surface actually sits directly beneath the Sun at any given moment, then you probably also gave up on the maths pretty quickly. Luckily, Randall Munroe didn't. Read More >>

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A Size Comparison of (Almost) Everything

If you've always wondered how big, say, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is relative to the Sydney Opera House, then this is the visualisation for you: a size comparison of (almost) everything. Read More >>

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How Big Is the New Enterprise Compared to the Old One?

725.35 metres. A whoppumental 2,379.75 feet. That's how big the new super-sized Enterprise is. Here you can see it compared against the Galactica, the good old Enterprise, the Blockade Runner, and the ISS. Read More >>

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Oh God They’re Actually Making the Galaxy Note Bigger?

You already thought Samsung's Galaxy Note was too big, right? Suitable only for use by elephants? Well rumour has it that the plan is to make it even bigger. Read More >>

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The Old and Next Generation MacBook Pro Compared Side to Side—This Is Just Insane

Compare their size: the old MacBook Pro on the left vs. the next generation MacBook Pro on the right. It's stunning! The entire new laptop is much thinner than the old one's main body. It's really insane. Read More >>

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The Exact Day Phones Will Be Bigger Than Your Penis

Noted penis-blogger John Herrman has dug up a deeply disturbing fact: At the rate we're going, mobile phone screens will outgrow the average human penis length before the end of the year. October 2nd, 2012. This is happening, people. Read More >>

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Use This Awesome Website to Find Out How Big Phones Are

Phone-size.com is a useful little website that compares the size of phones against each other. Can your weeny hands handle a gargantuan Galaxy Nexus? Are your skinny jeans too tight for a Nokia Lumia 800? You'll find out! Read More >>