Wonder Woman – A Symbol of Progress (The History of Wonder Woman)

Here’s a brief look at the history of one of comics most enduring legends, Wonder Woman! [Kaptainkristian]

Guardians of the Galaxy: A Brief History [Video]

Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2 hits theaters in just a few weeks. But the team’s history actually goes all the way back to the 1960s. Want to know where they came from without diving into decades of comics? We’ve got you covered. [The Know]

Top 10 Cartoons Based On Video Games

Here are Distractotron’s top 10 list of cartoons based on video games, with one of my favorite, Nintendo’s Captain N: The Game Master, sitting at the #1 spot. Check it out! [DistractotronChannel]

10 Important Words You Need to Know When Visiting Japan [Video]

From Gaijin Tips Japan: When visiting Japan, learning a few Japanese words isn’t a bad idea. We have collected 10 of the most important words to know when travelling through Japan. [Gaijin Tips Japan]

Fahrenheit 451 HBO Movie Gets Lead Cast

HBO has confirmed Michael Shannon and Michael B Jordan as cast members in its long-awaited adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. The project has been in the works for at least a year since the announcement that Ramin Bahrani would direct the show. Jordan, the star of Creed, will take the lead role of Montag, […]

Whole Phrases Hidden in English Words

Why say a whole sentence when just a word will do? You might never have noticed that these English words contain whole phrases within them. [Arika Okrent]

Top 10 Lost Technologies

2000-year-old computers, swords that can slice through steel, death rays, and rain-makers – we may think that we’re at the peak of technological progress, but our ancestors were engineering things that we can’t even begin to understand. Alltime 10s pays homage to these amazing obsolete inventions, in the top 10 Lost Technologies. [AllTime10s]

Museum Displays Thousand-Year GIF

A Finnish museum plans to display an animated GIF for the next thousand years. Its title, As Long As Possible, acknowledges that may be a stretch. The GIF at Kiasma’s Museum of Contemporary Art is the work of artist Juha van Ingen and is designed to celebrate both the 100th anniversary of Finnish independence and […]