In the shadow of the Super Bowl, unrest and citizen distrust are on the rise in San Francisco. Under the cruel hand of the NFL, the city by the bay has become virtually indistinguishable from the urban hellscapes of dystopian fiction.
Can you identify the science fiction movie/TV show from its operating system? The Radio Times has a quiz with fifteen questions ranging from the obvious to the more obscure.
Today tech companies are infamous for asking silly questions at job interviews. How would I move Mount Fuji? If I knew that I probably wouldn't be sitting here for this job interview, would I, Microsoft?
If you wish to be a highly cultured and truly well-rounded individual, you've got to know your modern classics.
There are a bunch of quizzes out there that purport to tell you what American dialect you speak. But now there's one that tells you what city your accent and dialect is from. For some of you, it's an amazing thing that pinpoints your hometown exactly. For others, it'll tell you that, for whatever reason, you don't…
There is no small amount of artistry that goes into the stunning images of space we see on a regular basis, but can you tell the difference between authentic space porn and artists' renderings of the cosmos?
Mensa—the club for people who know they're smarter than you—is offering its home test for free during the month of January. It's an IQ test that takes 32 minutes to complete and at the end it'll tell you whether you're Mensa material. Although acing this test won't get you admitted to Mensa—that test has to be taken…
Once you've taken our metal band or microbe quiz, check here to find out which will cause festering skin lesions and which are bacteria.Cirith Ungol — True fact: 83 percent of all metal band names are Tolkien references.
It's time to test your scientific acumen — or your knowledge of a very specific musical subculture. Plenty of microbes have seriously badass names. Lots of metal bands have names that sound like weird microbial diseases. Can you tell the difference between Thergothon and Eperythrozoon? Take our quiz!
Some companies are known for their legendary job interview questions — brain teasers, trivia questions, moral thought problems. In the 1920s, Thomas Edison was himself famous for the interview exams he administered to eager job applicants. But could you have passed Edison's test?
Here's a little movie quiz to get your brain moving this weekend. Animator Evan Seitz created ABCinema, a video compiling signature images and sounds from 26 classic films — including many scifi and fantasy movies. There's one for each letter of the alphabet. Can you name them all?
As you might've noticed, new Watchmen prequels — which will be published under the banner Before Watchmen — were officially announced yesterday by DC Comics.
Would you be able to guess the real Sergey Brin, just two years after the company was founded? Game show To Tell the Truth's celebrity panel had some trouble, though kudos to the lady-in-red for her comedy routine. [The Guardian]
1975's Justice League of America 115 featured a quiz in which any non-superpowered Jack or Jane could apply for JLA membership. I imagine Batman had to take this thing at one point. Bureaucracy!
This dude just said the Battlestar Galactica finale was "great storytelling." WTF!? And then his friend started lecturing you about why your phone sucks. Are you starting to hyperventilate? You've got nerd rage! But just how wrathful are you?
Everyone wants to be Tony Stark (or at least his alternate reality doppelganger, Antonia Stark), but how do you know what Iron Man (or Maiden) you are? Take this handy-dandy quiz and find out!
With Kick-Ass in the theaters this weekend, you may be considering superheroics as a career yourself. But wait! What kind of superhero will you be - the neighborhood champion or the deodorant-eschewing, bloodthirsty lunatic? Find out now!