Mashable How Much Would It Cost to Be Batman in Real Life? [Infographic]
It’s probably safe to say that everyone, at one point, has fantasized about being a superhero. Let’s face it, who wouldn’t want to know how to fly, possess exceptional physical strength, or even just be able to wear a cape without looking silly? But have you ever thought about how much costs to be superhuman? According to this infographic, it’s certainly not cheap to be someone like Batman. The Batmobile alone boasts a price tag of $18,000,000 and Batman’s arsenal of nifty gadgets are worth over $200,000. And don’t forget investments like special training, and maintaining Wayne Manor. At a total cost of $682,450,750, perhaps being supernatural isn’t quite as spectacular as it seems.
Dognapping On the Rise—Protect Your Pet
Canine owners take note: dog thefts increased by 32% in the last year. Don’t be another victim of pet crime! The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals advises to keep a constant close eye on your pets when outside, even in your own yard. While running errands, avoid heartbreak by visiting pet-friendly areas, or by simply leaving Fido at home.
A Surprisingly Tough Ab Exercise
Looking for the ultimate tummy toner? Search no more. Try the elevated bird dog, a new, more challenging version of the classic bird dog. Unlike its (un-elevated) predecessor, the move puts your entire core – hips, lower back, obliques and all – into overdrive. It’s no simple feat. Learn how by watching the video, and if you can manage the recommended 16 reps on each side, elevate your way to that glorious six-pack.
Signs that he’s genuinely into you
Instead of aimlessly picking petals from a daisy (“he loves me, he loves me not”), consult this expert-approved list of telltale signs to determine whether or not your newest squeeze is in it for the long run. Does he make efforts to meet your friends, and introduce you to his own? Do his eyes focus only on you, even in a crowded room? Congratulations – the affection is mutual. On the other hand, if he’s always relaxed when you’re around or doesn’t remember the first time you met, it’s likely he’s just not that into you.
Why Wrestlers Make the Best Employees
With the Olympics in full swing this week, outstanding athletic ability seems to be on everyone’s mind. Events like swimming, gymnastics and soccer typically attract the most mainstream viewers, but in the business world, one sport in particular grabbed more attention than usual this week: wrestling. In this Forbes article, the author claims that elite athletes, specifically wrestlers, make for ambitious, disciplined and emotionally resilient employees. Wrestling demands more individual commitment than other sports, the author writes. As a result, wrestlers have endured both failure and success on their own, and can appreciate the challenge of meeting high expectations. Do you have any wrestlers working for your company? Maybe you should.