Can You Identify Different Time Travel Movies Based On These Graphs?

Graphing time travel tales can be tricky business, but can you identify different time travel movies based on charts of different paths through time? Artist and animator Dan Meth challenges movie lovers with his visual time travel quiz. » 4/07/14 10:30am 4/07/14 10:30am

This quiz pinpoints your American dialect down to the town

There are a bunch of quizzes out there that purport to tell you what American dialect you speak. But now there's one that tells you what city your accent and dialect is from. For some of you, it's an amazing thing that pinpoints your hometown exactly. For others, it'll tell you that, for whatever reason, you don't… » 10/06/13 11:00am 10/06/13 11:00am

Holiday Pop Quiz: Metal Band or Microbe?

It's time to test your scientific acumen — or your knowledge of a very specific musical subculture. Plenty of microbes have seriously badass names. Lots of metal bands have names that sound like weird microbial diseases. Can you tell the difference between Thergothon and Eperythrozoon? Take our quiz! » 12/25/12 12:00pm 12/25/12 12:00pm

Grade Your Life Expectancy When Dealing With Zombies

When the undead rise, will you survive? Rate your life expectancy with a 52-question zombie survival quiz. There actually are some pretty fair questions, such as: "You raid a gun shop, what weapon do you take with you?" and "Which habitat is easiest to fortify (mall, school, etc.)?" My survival instincts were high, but… » 8/05/08 9:30am 8/05/08 9:30am