Because who can ever get enough visual asteroid size comparison videos, this is another from MetaBallStudio featuring a bunch of different sized asteroids, some real, some fictional, but all pale in comparison to the size of Uranus. Literally — the largest asteroid in the video is the fictional Texas-sized one
These are three videos (United States, Europe, Asia) from Business Insider detailing what earth’s coastlines will look like if all the world’s ice melted, resulting in a 200-foot rise in sea level. WATER WORLD — great movie. Of course we don’t actually have to worry about all the earth’s ice
This is another size comparison video from MetaBallStudios (previously), this time comparing the size of various fictional planets found in popular culture from smallest to largest diameter. And also to things that actually exist in reality, like “New York City, Earth, the Earth’s moon, other planets in our solar system,
Because you’re not going to wow audiences with an explosion that looks like my buddy Dave clenching a firecracker between his butt cheeks (classic Dave), this is a video of Tom Scott working with a professional pyrotechnician (my dream gig) to explain why movie explosions look so much grander than
This is another size comparison video from MetaBallStudio (previously), this time comparing the sizes of various fictional watercraft from popular media (including video games). Which was your favorite? There are so many to choose from. Of course a wise person once said, it’s not the size of your ship that
This is a graphic created by Carrie Patrick comparing the weights of various swords to common household objects like cans of chili, loaves of bread, boots, and children. Children thankfully not being that common a household object in my home aside, I learned a lot by looking at the chart.
This is a 3D visualization comparing the size of the largest living versus extinct animals of the same species, with a human standing there for reference/to keep the predators’ attention. In almost all cases, there was a larger species that has since gone extinct. I mean, if you believe the
Size: does it matter? It’s a question that’s been raging on since the days of chickens and eggs. I say it does, but my girlfriend insists it doesn’t, presumably just to make me feel better. This is a visual comparison created by Youtuber MrRanker of some of the largest and