Cool chart breaks down how Star Wars influenced other movies and TV shows

Imagine life without Star Wars. It kind of sucks, right? But that’s just because we think about not knowing Darth Vader and R2-D2 and Han Solo and light sabers and Death Stars. But imagine not just not having Star Wars in our pop culture but also not having all the things that Star Wars influenced. All the things we… »8/12/15 1:10pm8/12/15 1:10pm

The Dirty, Dilapidated, and Delightful Water Towers of New York City

New Yorkers: How well do you know your local skyline? Enough to be able to tell these 23 water towers apart, and place them in the borough where they belong? It's a day ending in "y" which means—hey look, Popchartlab has a new print out! This time the team has icon-ized a selection of the city's distinctive (and often… »9/30/14 5:00pm9/30/14 5:00pm

A Blueprint-Style Catalog of Man's Greatest Erections

Do you love architecture? Like, really, really love it? The Schematic of Structures is the latest poster by the chronic catalogers at Popchartlab, showing bitty, blueprint-esque icons of famous constructions from Stonehenge to the Burj Khalifa. Owning one and hanging it on your wall would be a great way to publicly… »9/24/14 5:25pm9/24/14 5:25pm

Breaking Down Quotable Movie Lines By Grammatical Construction

Are highly quotable, questionably cheesy lines essential to make an action movie good? Not necessarily—but they will help make them memorable. Long after the fight scenes and blow-'em-up sequences have faded from memory, we will—all of us—still be imitating Arnie in T2. Now you can follow the grammatical construction… »5/18/14 7:00pm5/18/14 7:00pm

Get to Know 63 Styles of Graphic Design With One Simple Poster

This one goes out to anyone who's ever fumbled and bluffed their way through a conversation about graphic design without the foggiest notion about differences between Bauhaus and British Arts and Crafts. The unrelenting creative team at Pop Chart Lab put together this handy—and quite handsome—crib sheet; an… »4/30/14 6:05pm4/30/14 6:05pm