Posts in the FUN Facts Category

From the Ring to the Screen: WWE Hollywood Takeover

From the Ring to the Screen: WWE Hollywood Takeover

The 31st annual SummerSlam is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more hyped. Did you know SummerSlam is WWE’s second-biggest pay-per-view of the year? To celebrate, we are highlighting 13 of our favorite WWE stars' wrestling careers, which include media endeavors other than wrestling. During their off-time, they stay busy doing appearances in commercials, films and television shows, as well as writing their own books. From Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to John Cena to André the Giant and more, keep reading to see if your favorite wrestler is included in the list!

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Funding Football: The Cost of the Big Game [Infographic]

The NFL's championship game has grown into one of the biggest and most watched events. The game itself and the week leading up to it are quite the spectacle and getting tickets has proven hard to come by. The first such game had empty seats and you could walk up to the box office and pay $12 to get in, which would be unheard of today. In fact, you simply can't just get tickets to the game at face value anymore. Fans typically pay at least three to four times the face value of tickets.

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They’re Good Logs: The Most Famous Logs of All [Infographic]

They’re Good Logs: The Most Famous Logs of All

Twin Peaks is coming back to television, and so many wonderful memories are coming along with it. Wacky, weird, whimsical memories. We were joking about the Log Lady around the office and that branched out to Ren & Stimpy’s “The Log Song”, and then a whole discussion about logs ensued. What can we say? It’s a strange place. So we made this definitive infographic about our favorite logs, from the Lincoln Logs that some of us played with as children to the Yule Log that some of us still watch around the Holidays. Because everyone needs a log, right? After all, they’re good logs, Brent. So many bad log jokes on the “b-log” today, sorry. Anyways, we hope you get a laugh out of it, too!

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Super Anniversaries [Infographic]

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Comic book artists breathe life into new creations each and every year. Some of these new characters might start as a doodle on a napkin, or as a well-thought out addition to a long-standing comic book. It’s such a momentous occasion either way, but why do we stop there? Why do we forget their entry into this world without even so much as a nod of celebration? Well, this infographic looks to change all that by giving us an in-depth view of every major superhero “birth” since Superman first graced the pages of Action Comics back in 1938.

This extensive infographic shows the month and date that each superhero character hit the shelves of stores. It covers characters from Marvel, DC, Image, and even many other big name comic book mainstays. Unfortunately, Jughead didn’t make the list. His exploits as Captain Hero STILL weren’t enough to get him considered as a real superhero. (Sorry, Jughead. You tried.)

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Madden NFL: Evolution of a Video Game Franchise [Infographic]

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August 23rd marks the release of Madden NFL '17, the 29th game in the Madden football franchise. The video game franchise that's been around longer than most NFL players has undergone quite a bit of changes over the years. The original John Madden Football that was released in 1988 didn't even include actual NFL teams and featured graphics that made it difficult to tell which player was holding the ball. Over time, though, the graphics continued to improve and several features were added, such as team and player rankings, new controls, and modes like franchise and owner mode, among many other things. Madden NFL '17 promises to have a bunch of new features relating to offense, defense, and special teams.

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Star Wars: A Licensing Empire [Infographic]

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Remember a long time ago, here in this galaxy, when Star Wars was just a movie? Neither do we! It’s no surprise that Star Wars is one of the most valuable franchises today and it’s mostly due to all the licensed merchandise that’s available out there. Sure, things started small with books and action figures (have you seen how many Luke Skywalker action figures there are?), but it’s grown into a colossal business. You can get Star Wars shoes, purses, slippers, bathrobes, pajamas, toasters, jewelry... pretty much anything you can think of!


If you add everything up - all the way down to Star Wars branded macaroni and cheese - you’ll find that Star Wars merchandise sales exceeded a quarter of a billion dollars last year alone! That’s a whole lot of noodles! As much as we’d like to go into every detail, we’d prefer to use our time to keep watching Star Wars movies on the regular. Here’s a look at amount of Star Wars movies, books, and toys produced since the franchise launched 40 years ago.

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