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Cinematic Batman Lips, Ranked

Last night, we got our very at Robert Pattinson suited up as the latest live-action incarnation of Batman. Glimpse is a diplomatic word for it, frankly—softly shot, lit in red, and barely lit at that, we did not get to see much of this new Batman. Not even a full cowl! But we saw enough to rank…Read more...
Tags: Science, Ben Affleck, Robert Pattinson, Christian Bale, George Clooney, Batman, Lips, Warner Bros, DC Entertainment, Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, Adam West, The Batman, Ranker, Robert Lowery, Batman Glimpse


Which public US universities graduate the most funded founders?

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Big revenues, huge valuations and major losses: charting the era of the unicorn IPO Some reassuring data for those worried unicorns are wrecking the Bay Area A lot of students attend public universities to lessen the financial burden of higher education. At last tally, tuition and fees at American public colleges and universities averaged around $6,800 a year, per the federal govern...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Education, California, Entrepreneurship, Tech, Economy, United States, Private Equity, Michigan, West Coast, Illinois, East Coast, University Of California, Federal Government


The Pokémon of Detective Pikachu, Ranked By Their Horrifying Cuteness

When it was first announced, not a lot of people thought a live-action Pokémon movie could work. And then the trailers for Detective Pikachu collectively blew our socks off by presenting realistically-rendered monsters that trade anime cartoonishness for a frankly incredible mix of adorableness and sheer terror.Read more...
Tags: Science, Superlist, Video Games, Cute, Horror, Pokemon, Warner Bros, Pikachu, Ranker, Detective Pikachu


The Many, Many Voices of Batman, Ranked

Many actors have donned the bat-mantle to provide a voice to Gotham’s Dark Knight—the latest example being the delightfully loopy Batman Ninja, out now on Blu-ray and DVD—over decades of film, TV, and games. But who’s done it best? Here’s our bat-ranking of Gotham’s finest voice actors.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Gotham, Animation, Batman, Ranker, Voice Acting


10 Years of Marvel Movie Hero Costumes, Ranked

Ten years ago today, Marvel Studios heralded its grand cinematic universe with the arrival of Iron Man. We’ve spent a decade watching the rise and fall of Marvel’s mightiest heroes and villains, but we’ve also spent a decade judging their fashion choices each movie. So, without further ado, here’s our favorite heroic…Read more...
Tags: Costumes, Science, Marvel, Marvel Studios, Ranker, Scifashion, Underexplained List


A Tribute to Hawkeye, a Character Who Is Definitely in Avengers: Infinity War at Some Point

Avengers: Infinity War features practically every iconic hero from Marvel Studios’ decade of groundbreaking superhero blockbusters coming together in one film. It also has Hawkeye! But alas, we’ve not seen a second of Hawkeye in any of the footage so far. So to honor our absent archer, here are his best movie moments…Read more...
Tags: Science, Superlist, Marvel, Avengers, Marvel Studios, Hawkeye, Ranker, Goofballery, Avengers Infinity War, Hawkguy


The most insane things found in abandoned luggage

Sometimes people leave some amazing things behind and Ranker has chosen the top 3 most amazing things found in abandoned luggage. Buzz60's Tony Spitz has the details.            [Author: Buzz60]
Tags: News, Ranker, Buzz60, Tony Spitz


11 Top Fast Food Franchises to Consider

When it comes to fast food, Americans simply can’t get enough. You don’t have to travel far before you see the familiar sign of a well-known fast-food chain at the side of the road. According to a recent survey by Ranker, Wendy’s is the nation’s favorite fast food brand, followed by Subway and in third place KFC. America’s number one fast food restaurant recently began offering franchise opportunities for investors looking to run a franchise restaurant with a popular and well-known brand. Thoug...
Tags: Subway, US, Sales, America, United States, Kfc, Taco Bell, Franchise, Wendy, Arby, McDonald, Dunkin Donuts, Chick, Ranker, Taco Bell Taco Bell, Ranker Wendy


Wendy’s and Other Top Brands on Fast Food Survey Offer Franchise Opportunities

Americans have ranked the country’s favorite fast food restaurants, and Wendy’s restaurant takes the top spot. The burger joint just recently began offering franchise opportunities to investors as it looked to expand. And it wasn’t the only franchise restaurant that topped the chart. Subway and KFC come in second and third respectively, according to the latest survey of top fast food brands in the country by digital polling company Ranker.com. Those companies, too, are available to investors lo...
Tags: Sales, America, Kfc, Taco Bell, Franchise, Wendy, McDonald, Big Mac McDonald, Ranker, Ranker s Favorite Fast Food Restaurant


Marvel Apocalypses, Ranked

Today, Thor: Ragnarok hits theaters to threaten a chunk of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with apocalyptic doom. In the comics, however, an apocalypse is not nearly as rare an occurrence as you might think, because the Marvel multiverse has faced utter calamity several times in the past. Here are the 10 best…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Ragnarok, Thor Ragnarok, Ranker, Goofballery, Apocalypses


Marvel Superheroes Who Basically Only Protect New York City, Ranked

The New York City of the Marvel universe is teeming with heroes, being home to everyone from Steve Rogers to Peter Parker. With four of those famous New Yorkers teaming up on the small screen today in The Defenders, we decided to rank the finest inhabits of the comic book Big Apple.Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, New York City, Marvel, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Luke Cage, Spider Man, Jessica Jones, Peter Parker, Steve Rogers, Howard the Duck, Ranker, She Hulk, New York City Ranked


All 28 DC Animated Original Movies, Ranked

Now that Wonder Woman has put DC back in the good graces of fans and critics alike, we can turn our attention to the rest of the DC movie universe while we await Justice League. (Please be good. Please be good.) This list contains the 28 DC Animated Original movies released so far, ranked from worst to best on the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Superman, Animation, Justice League, Wonder Woman, Batman, Dc, Green Lantern, Ranker, Dc Animated Originals


The Greatest Spider-Women of All Time, Ranked

Last week, we brought you the definitive ranking of the most superior Spider-Men in Marvel’s comic books—but let’s be honest: who runs the Spider-world? Spider-Girls. In the years since Peter Parker first donned the Spider-mantle, leagues of legendary women have taken on Spider-heroics of their own, and now its their…Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Superlist, Marvel, Peter Parker, Ranker, Spider Woman


The Greatest Spider-Men of All Time, Ranked 

Spider-Man is one of the world’s most beloved superheroes. So beloved, in fact, that far more people than just Peter Parker or even Peter’s clones have taken on the Spider-Mantle. In celebration of Spider-Man: Homecoming’s release, here are the many Spider-Men of the multiverse, judged and ranked for your pleasure.Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Marvel, Spider Man, Peter, Peter Parker, Ranker, Goofballery


io9 Is Proud to Present the Poe Dameron Scale, the Ultimate Star Wars Name-Ranking System

It is well documented that we—we being James and Katharine—are obsessed with the names in Star Wars. We even have our own not-at all-scientific rating system to judge our favorite, comical names from the galaxy far, far away: the Poe Dameron Scale™. And we are proud now to introduce the PDS to the world.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Movies, James, Katharine, Poe Dameron, PDS, Ranker


This Is America's Favorite Comfort Food

After a rough day, there’s nothing quite as cathartic as curling up on the couch for a Netflix marathon with your favorite comfort food in hand. Some of us go straight for the sweets, while others are partial to savory foods — so Ranker took a poll to determine America’s favorite comfort food once and for all. (Well, at least until the next survey is conducted.)A grilled cheese sandwich took the well-deserved top spot. After all, who can resist that gooey melted cheese smacked between two slice...
Tags: Fashion, Music, America, Netflix, Ranker, IMHO


Deadpool 2's Potential Cables, Ranked

Over the last year, we’ve been drowning in rumor after rumor about just who will play time-traveling mutant Cable in Deadpool 2. We’ve had so many at this point, with no end in sight, we decided to do the only thing we could: scientifically rank all of the rumored candidates, in order of likeliness, desire, and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cable, Deadpool, Deadpool 2, Ranker, Goofballery


All of Marvel's Star Wars Comics, Ranked

It’s been two years since Marvel regained the rights to make Star Wars comics, and since then the publisher has released a ton of comics, both ongoing and miniseries. Want some recommendations on what’s out there? We’ve ranked them all, from the must-reads to the ones you should avoid like they were old Jar Jar Binks.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Comics, Science, Marvel, Ranker


The 19 Scifi and Fantasy Movies of Keanu Reeves, Ranked

John Wick: Chapter 2 opens today, and while that film quite doesn’t fit within io9's science fiction/fantasy borders, star Keanu Reeves has certainly devoted a large chunk of his career to those genres we love best. So now seems a good a time as any to remember his oeuvre. His performances don’t always vary much, but…Read more...
Tags: Science Fiction, Science, Fantasy, Scifi, Keanu Reeves, Matrix, John Wick, Keanu, Ranker, Bill And Teds Excellent Adventure


Things Bones McCoy Is Not, Ranked

Leonard McCoy is famous for many things. Mostly announcing that someone is dead and insulting Spock in ways that seem awfully xenophobic for Star Trek. He also famous for explaining, angrily, that he is a doctor and literally nothing else. Here it is, the definitive ranking of things that Dr. McCoy is not.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Movies, Star Trek, Spock, McCoy, DeForest Kelley, Karl Urban, Ranker


23 Years of Power Rangers Uniforms, Ranked (Part Two)

Over two decades of Power Rangers shows have brought us some amazing superhero costumes... and some less amazing ones. As dedicated followers of Ranger fashion, we’re embarking on a mad quest to rank them all, from best to worst—and that quest continues right now!Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Disney, Saban, Power Rangers, Ranker


23 Years of Power Rangers Uniforms, Ranked (Part One)

The Power Rangers may remain on TV until the end of time, but there’s one thing that always changes: their uniforms. Some are stylish, some are understated, some are bonkers—and it’s high time that they were ranked. All of them.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Disney, Saban, Power Rangers, Ranker


Every Single Pinky and the Brain Plan to Take Over the World, Ranked

Are you pondering what I’m pondering? No, it has nothing to do with monkeys and dental floss. We’re ranking every single one of Brain’s schemes—both from the Pinky and the Brain series and their shorts on Animaniacs—and thereby take over the internet! (Enh, we’ll figure that part out later.)Read more...
Tags: Animation, ENH, Animaniacs, Ranker


Roundup: NextChallenge, Ranker, QuantumShift, Comcast, MBDA & More

Here’s a look at news from around Michigan’s innovation hubs: —NextEnergy, Denso, Wells Fargo, and DTE Energy are seeking hardware and software solutions to unmet challenges facing urban areas for NextChallenge: Smart Cities, a global competition designed to inspire innovative technology in smart parking, smart transportation, smart infrastructure, and smart buildings. Submissions will be accepted throug h July 28, reviewed by a panel of judges, and scored according to innovation, qualific...
Tags: Startups, Hardware, Roundup, Internet, Congress, Entrepreneurship, Los Angeles, Trends, It, Software, Comcast, Innovation, Michigan, Kpmg, Detroit, Wells Fargo


Superhero Movies, Ranked

Thus far, 2016 is the year of the superhero. Deadpool and Batman v. Superman both shattered the box office, proving that audiences can’t get enough of costumes and powers. But what’s the best superhero movie of all time? And what’s the worst? Here’s our ranking of all 109 superhero movies to date.Read more...
Tags: Movies, Superlist, Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, Superman, Superheroes, Batman, Avengers, X-men, Daredevil, Hellboy, Editors Picks, Catwoman, Kick-ass, Blade, Ranker


All 31 ThunderCats (and Their Foes), Ranked

In the vein of previous judgments of ‘80s toy and cartoon franchises , we now turn to the ThunderCats, the feline protectors of Third Earth. Here are our scientific and completely unassailable ranking, from best to worse, of both the friends and the foes of the ThunderCats (ho).Read more...
Tags: Thundercats, Ranker


The Characters of Gotham, Ranked from Most Accurate to Utterly Insane

If you’re not a hardcore Batman fan, you might not notice—but believe it or not, there are a few subtle differences between DC’s Batman comics and the proto-Bat universe of Fox’s hit show Gotham. Yes, seriously!Read more...
Tags: Television, Gotham, Fox, Batman, Dc, Ranker