The Hobbit movies expanded the personalities of the Dwarven characters from J.R.R. Tolkien's original book, but sometimes it feels like you need a chart to keep track of who is who under all that beard hair. Fortunately, the Lord of the Rings Project has made just such a chart.
With ever-brighter skies reducing our ability to stargaze, and ever more bright objects soaring over-head, it's increasingly complicated to identify just what is that awesome thing you're looking at. The League of Lost Causes understands your pain. To solve it, they've produced this handy identification flowchart.
Have you been wanting to dive into the world of Star Trek novels, but aren't sure where to start? Check out the Almighty Star Trek Lit-verse Reading Order Flowchart, which lays out which books should come earliest on your reading list.
Via WaPo's Wonkblog comes the definitive guide to critiquing research findings that rub you the wrong way. And while this chart refers more specifically to studies on things like health and budget policy, it works surprisingly well for scientific studies, as well.
Stephen King's characters have a habit of popping up across multiple stories, sometimes just as a quick reference, sometimes in a larger role. To help keep track of the various denizens of Derry, Castle Rock, and beyond, graphic designer Gillian James has created a handy flowchart.
Wonder where your place would be in the Star Wars worlds? Would you be a Jedi or dancing slave girl? Now's your chance to find out with this handy Star Wars job flowchart.
Which apocalyptic scenario are you most likely to survive? Check out this handy flowchart that dictates which end of the world is right for you, based on brain flavor, Facebook tolerance and bird hatred.
Need help on your chronopunk novel about a journeyman inventor in a post-apocalyptic Antarctica? Look no further than David Malki's Genre-Fiction Generator, a simple flow chart that will have you concocting that perfect science fiction story in no time.
It's the first official day of annual pop culture preview fest Comic-Con. Want to know more? We've created this helpful flowchart showing what most people are doing here. Bonus: We include some tips on getting laid and/or meeting Joss Whedon.
The original Star Trek only managed to make 80 episodes before running out of Dilithium. Not enough! So we mixed up the show's most frequent plot twists, to create a foolproof Trek story generator.