Topic: Infographics

Test How Loyal a Browncoat You Are with This Infographic of 18 Little-Known Facts About Firefly

Test How Loyal a Browncoat You Are with This Infographic of 18 Little-Known Facts About Firefly

Were you one of the people who first tuned in to Firefly back in 2002, or did you not find out about Joss Whedon‘s incredible space western until the movie Serenity hit theaters? Regardless, this infographic from CarSort is the ultimate way to measure how big a fan (Browncoat) you are: How many of these facts did you already know? Here’s one: Zac Efron had a small cameo in one episode (though we knew that one already). A few of these stumped even us! More »

Infographic: The Evolution of the Geek

Infographic: The Evolution of the Geek

We’re all geeks in one way or another. Tech geek. Book geek. Gaming geek. Geek chic. Gleek. Don’t try to deny it. But it’s okay, because geeks are awesome! But where did we all come from? Turns out every single variety of geek has other geeky ancestors in common. So come on. Join the family reunion. Click through to view the full image charting the evolution of the mighty geek! More »

Infographic: ‘Geek’ = Compliment

Infographic: 'Geek' = Compliment

This just in, just in time for Geek Pride Day: According to a telephone survey of 1,000 adults conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation, the majority of people consider being called a “geek” a compliment. True, there’s an age gap– two-thirds of adults aged 18 to 34 identified being called a geek as a good thing, while only a little more than one-third of adults aged 65 and up thought the same thing; but hey, it’s progress. Embrace your geekiness. Life is more fun that way. More »

Infographic: The Post-Grad Hipster Guide to Inhabitable U.S. Cities

Infographic: The Post-Grad Hipster Guide to Inhabitable U.S. Cities

Imagine that you’re a hipster who’s just graduated college. Scratch that; maybe you ARE a hipster who’s just graduated college. No doubt you are now faced with that all-important question: Where should you live now? Detroit for street cred and something vague about hopeful post-apocalyptic urban gardening? Brooklyn to talk shit about Park Slope and Williamsburg while feeling guilty about your own contributions to gentrification? There are just so many options! More »

Infographic: Six Degrees of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’

Infographic: Six Degrees of 'The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills'

Sometimes it seems like Hollywood is a small town. And nowhere is that easier to illustrate than on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. The six cast members aren’t just connected to each other – within several degrees, they’re connected to everyone from Charlie Sheen to Kim Kardashian to Elvis Presley. With assistance from illustrator Ben Schwartz, we’ve mapped it all out for you. More »