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As Life Expectancy Increases, So Do the Years Spent in ‘Bad Health’ [Infographic]

Human life expectancy is at the highest it has ever been. We now have better access to healthcare, and better healthcare, and life expectancy is it an encouraging high. So we are living longer, but how much of that increased life is spent in good health? This infographic by Medigo illustrates the global numbers for what they call “Bad Health Years”, a number that has increased (on average) for Europe and South America.

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Geek

The (theoretical) cost of building a brand new Millennium Falcon

It would be so truly awesome to actually see space travel. And perhaps when we get things in order there, we could (and someone definitely will) build something like the Millennium Falcon. So what would the Falcon really cost, according to DeAgostini Model Space, it would cost something in the region of $4.5 billion.

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The Many Masks of Spiderman

Everyone recognizes spidey by the conventional mask he wears. In the comic universe though, spidey is no different than the other superheroes and has seen quite a variety of masks over time; including a paper bag. Because that’s just how the amazing spider man rolls. This infographic by Printster.co.uk takes a look at the masks spider man has worn through the years.

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The Reason Happy Couples are Happy [infographic]

Since it is almost Valentine’s Day, here’s an infographic that tries to break into the mystery of how “happy couples” function, and the same for their unhappy counterparts. A big part of happiness is sharing a good conversation, and it seems, reacting very well to the triumphs of your SO, with compliments, enthusiasm, and interest.

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Environment

Vampire Appliances That Suck the Life Out of Your Wallet in Utility Bills

Appliances we use at home are mostly just at “sleep” when not in use, rather than being completely powered off. While in their sleep state the appliances and gadgets don’t consume as much power and electricity as they would while working, they do consume small, yet very well noticeable amounts of power. This is generally given the name of vampire power or standby power.

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Geek

Guide to Star Trek Uniforms [infographic]

If you are a fan of Star Trek, you probably already know the uniforms and what they stand for. Even so, a breakdown according to the uniforms across the Star Trek universe is an interesting thing to see, considering the uniforms vary well through various iterations of Star Trek.

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Automobiles

Infographic Has Some Interesting, Few Quirky Facts About Cars

Going through the long history of cars, this infographic has a collection of some interesting, some quirky and some weird facts about cars.

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Cool

Beer Vs Coffee

Here’s your guide to when you should reach for that mug of beer, or the cup of coffee. Surprisingly enough, the answer is not always.

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Cool

How to Spot If You Are at a Hipster Wedding [flowchart]

Hipster weddings are tricky affairs. Before you know it, you will be neck deep in hipster affairs. Here’s a checklist the good people at Refinery29 prepared to let you know if you were at a hipster wedding. Once you know where you are, you can get your hipster glasses out, or run away, whichever way you swing.

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Automobiles

Infographic Checks Out a World With 100 Cars

Reducing the number of cars in the world to just one hundred, this infographic shows an interesting percentage analysis of cars of the world. They look at several factors like manufacturers, regional breakdown, buyers, car types, transmission, and color of the cars on the street. Checkout the full infographic after the jump.