Today's Kids Aren't Into Vintage Power Rangers

Kids today just don't appreciate the classics, as you'll see when you watch the Fine Bros' latest video, in which children diss the first iteration of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

Unlike a lot of these videos (which have the kids handling old technology they've never seen before), this time the kids know exactly what they're dealing with—there have been a lot of Power Rangers shows. Still, most of them haven't seen this version before. "It looks like Transformers!" one boy says, while a girl notes that "It looks so cheesy." The kids complain about how the same thing happens in essentially every episode ("Wouldn't you get bored?" one asks), note many times that it's "old," and say that the creators "didn't put as much money and effort into it."

The kids' minds are blown when they find out that Power Rangers is more than 20 years old. When the Fines note that they were "about your age" when Power Rangers came out, jaws literally drop. "I didn't know it was that old!" one girl says.  

They're also pretty surprised when the Fine Bros tell them that lots of the Power Rangers fighting footage comes from the Japanese show Kyouryuu Sentai Jurenja. Some think it's pretty cool, but one girl does cry, "Why would you do that, Power Rangers?!?"

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The Richest Person of All Time From Each State

Looking for inspiration in your quest to become a billionaire? This map from cost information website, spotted by Digg, highlights the richest person in history who hails from each of the 50 states.

More billionaires live in the U.S. than in any other country, but not every state has produced a member of the Three Comma Club (seven states can only lay claim to millionaires). The map spans U.S. history, with numbers adjusted for inflation. One key finding: The group is overwhelmingly male, with only three women represented.

The richest American by far was John D. Rockefeller, repping New York with $257.25 billion to his name. Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Microsoft's Bill Gates clock in at the third and fifth richest, respectively. While today they both make their homes in the exclusive waterfront city of Medina, Washington, this map is all about birthplace. Since Gates, who is worth $90.54 billion, was born in Seattle, he wins top billing in the Evergreen State, while Albuquerque-born Bezos's $116.57 billion fortune puts New Mexico on the map.

The richest woman is South Carolina's Anita Zucker ($3.83 billion), the CEO of InterTech Group, a private, family-owned chemicals manufacturer based in Charleston. Clocking in at number 50 is the late, great socialite Brooke Astor—who, though a legend of the New York City social scene, was a native of New Hampshire—with $150 million.

[h/t Digg]

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There’s a Ghost Hiding in This Illustration—Can You Find It?
Gergely Dudás - Dudolf, Facebook
Gergely Dudás - Dudolf, Facebook

A hidden image illustration by Gergely Dudás, a.k.a. Dudolf
Gergely Dudás - Dudolf, Facebook

Gergely Dudás is at it again. The Hungarian illustrator, who is known to his fans as “Dudolf,” has spent the past several years delighting the internet with his hidden image illustrations, going back to the time he hid a single panda bear in a sea of snowmen in 2015. In the years since, he has played optical tricks with a variety of other figures, including sheep and Santa Claus and hearts and snails. For his latest brainteaser, which he posted to both his Facebook page and his blog, Dudolf is asking fans to find a pet ghost named Sheet in a field of white bunny rabbits.

As we’ve learned from his past creations, what makes this hidden image difficult to find is that it looks so similar to the objects surrounding it that our brains just sort of group it in as being “the same.” So you’d better concentrate.

If you’ve scanned the landscape again and again and can’t find Sheet to save your life, go ahead and click here to see where he’s hiding.


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