Afternoon Dubloons: Links In Brief(s)

Stuff which what we found interestin’.

Seven amazing infographics about fitness – (Good Net)

The cast of The Wire: Where are they now? – (Black Enterprise)

A genuine UFO mystery in the skies over Denver – (KDVR)

Seven of the best TV mini-series of all time – (Guyism)


Tom Hardy to star in Splinter Cell movie – (Gamma Squad)

Is Matthew McConaughey taking method acting too far? – (WWTDD)

The best Batman comics you will ever read – (UGO)

Ten bizarre death rituals from around the world – (io9)

3D Printing – An Infographic.

You may already be aware of 3D printing and just how much of a technological advancement it’s proving to be. If not, Mashable posted up this highly informative and visually pleasing infographic to help fill in all the blanks.

In essence 3D printing allows people to quickly and easily produce actual three dimensional objects from their computers. How about body parts? Or discontinued components for your classic car? Actually these have already been achieved. If I was a counterfeiter I’d be very excited right now.



X-Men Character Infographic.

With a total onslaught of super hero movies on the way this year, Captain America, Thor, X-Men: First Class, to name but a few things can get a little confusing for the average cinema goer.

Not die hard comic enthusiasts ourselves we need help every now and then with the history and mythology of these characters and that’s where graphic designer Joe Stone comes in. For he has created this:

A complete infographic detailing each character’s relationship and status to one another. Joe has also designed similar infographics for the Fantastic Four and The Avengers which you can chart a course for HERE. Thank you Joe…you’re our hero.