HBO is gearing up for season seven of Game of Thrones with its binge-watching campaign, #PrepareForWinter. HBO Nordic, one of the network’s European services, has taken it one step further with a completely sadistic knowledge test that has no checkpoints or backtracking. You fail once, you die. Here’s how long I made…
Are you jaded? Filled with ennui? A so-called millennial who keeps being told to stop asking for handouts? Then oh boy, do I have a fun game for you—let’s figure out what kind of apathy you have!
Star Wars has some of the most iconic lines of dialogue in movie history. From the first “Use the Force, Luke” to the latest “Chewie, we’re home,” we will be reciting these lines long after movie theaters are replaced by VR implants. But, there’s still a sad truth we must face: Does anyone remember a damn thing…
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.
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!