Over the span of 17 years and 11 games the body of Lara Croft, our favourite archaeologist-adventurer from the Tomb Raider series has gone through some changes. Here’s an infographic that shows the evolution of Lara from the voluptuous Minecraft character in 1996 to the 2013 incarnation that ditched the exaggerated features for a more realistic look. Check out the changes to her physique and dress sense through the years in The Many Faces of Lara Croft after the jump.
John D Boswell, the brains behind the Symphony of Science ditches vocals and auto-tune in favour of visuals and music in his latest video. Set to a piece of original music, Boswell uses compiles footage from a variety of documentaries to create Our Story in 1 Minute, a journey that takes us from the big bang over 13 billion years ago to single-celled microbial beginnings to the peak of human endeavour.
We live in an age of wonder where people are able to communicate with each other instantly. Using cell phones, computers, and gaming consoles, to name but a few. We have become so reliant upon these marvels, that to envision living life without them is down-right scary. It has integrated into our very fabric of existence, and it is funny to see how we have evolved with it.
I’m sure all of you, me included, have had a discussion along these very same lines at some point in the recent past. How would life have turned out differently without cell phones? I personally cannot imagine a life without mine. But it’s not just cell phones that shape the way we live; we depend on televisions, refrigerators, microwaves and coffeemakers (who can function without coffee these days?).
Let’s take a look at the comical aspect of how we as humans have evolved along with technology and where inevitably it might lead. Read more after the jump.