The Difference Between Where Tourists and Locals Take Photographs

Eric Fischer has made a project of sifting through geotagged information in order to produce beautiful maps of things like tweets. He's taken that one step further, sorting through the information to compare the places in cities where tourists (in red) and locals (in blue) take photos. » 2/09/15 1:30am 2/09/15 1:30am

A ranking system to evaluate the food quality in every country

A new interactive graphic from Oxfam takes a look at the overall food quality in every country. Find out why the Netherlands came in first and Chad came in last. » 1/15/14 8:00pm 1/15/14 8:00pm

This Hugo-winning author is also the most dangerous villain on the…

David D. Levine has been many things, including Hugo-winning short story writer and Martian explorer — but now he's taking on a new role: supervillain. Check out this brand new Dr. Horrible-esque video, in which he delivers a "Letter to the Editor" from the supervillain Dr. Talon, from his story in the anthology The… » 1/24/13 10:38am 1/24/13 10:38am

Great moments in alternate history: World War II

It's finally here — the biggest alternate timeline of all alternate timelines, the alternate history trope to top all alternate history tropes. Today we look at some alternate histories of the Second World War. » 7/04/10 11:00am 7/04/10 11:00am

The BioShock 2 That You'll Never See

An enormous preserved whale pays quiet homage to the undersea world of wonder that was BioShock. In this concept artwork, it looks like a tiger-striped whale on treads is bearing down on our intrepid hero ... or is that thing stuffed and segmented? The image does capture the melancholic feel of BioShock, although it's… » 3/03/08 1:45pm 3/03/08 1:45pm