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Amazing Indestructible


You Can Buy


If only we could bid for a Clark Kent-esque supersuit on eBay — life would be pretty awesome if we were invincible. Ridiculous daydreams aside, some people are hard at working developing indestructible materials. No one has succeeded yet,  but while we’re waiting there are a few things you can get your hands on today that come pretty close.

1. Embassy Tactical Pen

2. Kaventsmann Triggerfish Watch

3. Tungsten Ring

4. Yachiyo Metal Rug

5. Hurricane Proof Monolithic Dome Home

6. Bulletproof Suit

7. Bulletproof Public Toilet

8. ioSafe N2 Indestructible Hard Dive

9. Toyota Hilux

10. Indestructible Tires

This video was written by Mike Brown for and reproduced by Writing Is Fun-damental

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Behind the Scenes


That Change

Famous Movies

It’s the sign of a well made movie when we can watch it without thinking about the fact it’s just an actor on screen reading lines. Sometimes, though, there’s stuff that happens behind the lens that completely changes how you see a given scene. For example, did you know that…

 5. RoboCop blew away all those drug dealers listening to a soft rock ballad

The film RoboCop follows the journey of an invincible sentinel of justice and righteous robotic backhands on his journey to discover what it means to be a man and solve his own murder. In one of the movie’s most awesome scenes, RoboCop casually walks into a drug lab and proceeds to shoot, like, 100 guys in the dong with his wicked-awesome auto pistol. There hasn’t been a more one-sided fight scene since Ryu got into a fist-fight with that car in Street Fighter 2 and throughout the whole thing, RoboCop never once seems challenged. Which may have something to do with the fact he was grooving to the dulcet tones of Peter Gabriel the entire time.

You see, the actor who played RoboCop, Peter Weller, admitted in an interview that during that scene, to drown out the sound of all the gunfire, he was actually listening to a walkman hidden below the suit’s helmet. That walkman was, according to Weller, playing nothing but Peter Gabriel’s Red Rain on repeat the entire time.

4. Grand Moff Tarkin was wearing a pair of fuzzy pink slippers when he detonated Alderaan

Prior to being resurrected and becoming a permanent resident of the Uncanny Valley inRogue One, Peter Cushing was best known for his role as Grand Moff Tarkin in A New Hope.Throughout that film, Tarkin establishes himself as a ruthlessly efficient leader and a bit of a dick, what with the whole “committing global genocide” thing he does just to prove a point.

If you watch the scenes Cushing appears in (in the original trilogy), you may notice that he’s only ever really shown from the waist up. This is because for virtually every scene he appeared in, Cushing was wearing a pair of fuzzy pink slippers while portraying Tarkin. Reportedly, because the boots he was given to wear didn’t fit. This means that Grand Moff Tarkin was such a badass that nobody, including Darth Vader, had the balls to call him on not wearing his uniform while he detonated Alderaan.

3. Christopher Reeve’s Superman had a big metal dong

To many people, Christopher Reeve is and always will be Superman, and his portrayal of the Man of Tomorrow is consistently voted one of the greatest interpretations of the character ever. Something that’s made all the more amusing when you realize that for every scene he appeared in as Superman, Reeve’s dong was being cupped by a big metal codpiece.

This is because the costume designer and producers for the various Superman movies couldn’t agree on one rather unusual issue: how big Superman’s penis should be. This argument raged back and forth until it was agreed that Reeve would wear a metal codpiece to give his package an aesthetically pleasing, but not distracting shape. Reeve apparently hated wearing the codpiece, especially because the actress who played Lois Lane would flick it between takes, as she liked the silly metallic twang it made. In other words, when you watch those old Superman movies, the reason Superman’s bulge never moves is because it’s made of metal! Gee, no wonder they call him the Man of Steel.

2. Whenever you see the back of Carl’s head in The Walking Dead, it’s a 29-year-old woman

The character Carl from The Walking Dead has all the personality and charisma of wet flannel wrapped around a stump of wood. He’s annoying, he never really does anything, and his floppy, impeccably coiffed hair breaks all sense of immersion because how does his hair look that well maintained in the apocalypse?

As it turns out, the reason for Carl’s luxurious flowing locks is partly because the actor’s stunt double is of the female persuasion. Yep, pretty much any time you see Carl from the back, he’s being played not by a teenage actor who grew out of his cute phase five seasons ago, but a seasoned female stunt actress who can do cool front flips. Which makes us wonder: why not just cast her as Carl? They already strayed from the comics by adding Daryl to the story, and everyone loved that. Why not double down by making Carl a girl, and have her drop-kick zombies into next week in every other scene? Don’t tell us you wouldn’t find that awesome because we only just thought of it and are already considering starting a petition on to make it happen.

1. Jason Voorhees ends most scenes by apologizing to the people he just killed

Jason Voorhees is one of cinema’s most omnipresent and terrifying villains, and he’s probably killed more teenagers with a big knife than most Call of Duty players. Over the years, Jason has been played by a lot of actors, most of whom are closing in on being 7 feet tall… and all of whom are absolute sweethearts.

The most famous of these is probably Kane Hodder, who portrayed the hockey mask loving immortal stab-man during the ’80s. Since retiring the mask, the cast and crew he worked with on those movies have waxed poetic about Kane’s tenure as the villain and his sense of humor when in costume. Things Kane would do to alleviate tension include ending scenes by excitedly disco dancing when he heard the word cut, and staring at members of the public, standing stock still between takes, to freak them out before walking over to shake their hand.

Another man famous for wearing the mask, Derek Mears, was similarly light-hearted when playing cinema’s most famous machete wielding murder, going out of his way to comfort actors he worked with and apologize for hurting them during scenes he was pretending to violently murder them in. So yeah, the next time you watch a movie with Jason Voorhees in it, there’s a fairly good chance the actor playing him ended whatever scene you’re watching by breaking it just all the way down and throwing out his best dance moves.

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Defeating Superman – WIF Marvel Comics

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10 Marvel Comics Characters

Who Could Defeat Superman

As we’ve discussed, Superman isn’t necessarily the strongest superhero in the DC canon, but he is considered the yardstick by which other physically robust characters are measured. The question is, who from the Marvel Universe would be able to defeat the Last Son of Krypton? Superman has actually met up with some Marvel characters, and went head to head with Spider-Man, for example. We bring this up entirely to point you to the most hilarious image you’ll ever see of Doc Ock and Lex Luthor just having a grand old time.

10. Ant-Man


Out of all the Avengers, Ant-Man seems the least likely to take on Superman and win. However, Ant-Man has some unique abilities that may give him the edge. Sure, Superman is great at beating up people his own size, but he may have a problem fighting a hero who is the size of an insect. For example, try punching a fly and see what happens. Of course, Superman can just swat him, but this is when Ant-Man’s second power comes into play. If Ant-Man were able to bombard the Man of Steel with enough insects, even better if they were covered in Kryptonite dust, then Superman would be distracted enough for Ant-Man to get close.

Once Ant-Man got close enough, he could climb into one of Superman’s ears or up his nose. Ant-Man, who maintains super strength while small, could hopefully start pounding away at the inside of Superman’s head, and again, this would be even better if Superman was dealing with dust covered insects because this would weaken him. If the insides of Superman’s head are as tough as his exterior, then Ant-Man would need to get Pym particles to shrink down a weapon made of Kryptonite and cut away at the inside of Superman’s head. Superman would have no way to get at Ant-Man while he is inside his head, and let’s see him regenerate from an attack like that.

And heck, we haven’t even touched on the fact that Ant-Man can also become Giant Man. So yeah, we’re thinking he’d do just fine against our old friend Clark Kent.

9. The Destroyer


Strictly speaking, the Destroyer isn’t exactly a character; he is more of a weapon. But if he was being controlled by a powerful being, like Odin, then we think he could beat Superman in a physical fight.

The Destroyer was created on the orders of Odin to protect Earth from the Celestials, an alien race with incredible cosmic power. Once he was created, Odin and the other Earth Gods bestowed part of their powers to the Destroyer. With so much power, Destroyer has seemingly limitless physical strength.

Another advantage that the Destroyer has is that his suit is near impenetrable. When Thor, who is one of the strongest Marvel characters, hits Destroyer with his hammer, which is one of the most powerful melee weapons in the Marvel Universe, Destroyer usually doesn’t even show a crack. So it doesn’t sound like Superman and his fists could fare much better.

Also, this is just hand-to-hand combat; Destroyer also has the ability to wield cosmic weapons, like the Odinsword. Finally, the Destroyer has a disintegrator beam, which is a buildup of energy that he fires from where his eyes should be. The beam can supposedly annihilate anything, meaning the Destroyer could conceivably destroy the Man of Steal more thoroughly than Zack Snyder.

8. The Incredible Hulk


A battle between the Incredible Hulk and Superman is like the unstoppable force meeting the unmovable object. The Hulk, who is arguably the physically strongest character in the Marvel Universe, has shown some incredible feats of strength, most notably destroying an entire planet. Also, when Superman was “killed” it was byDoomsday, a very-Hulk like creature from the planet Krypton.

Something else to consider is that as long as there is oxygen, then the Hulk is strong on any planet. Superman doesn’t have that advantage. He is powerful because of Earth’s yellow sun. If they were to fight on a planet other than Earth, in a different solar system, like in Planet Hulk, then the Hulk would definitely get the win.

We should also point out that the Hulk and Superman did meet in 1996’s DC vs. Marvel #3, and Superman was the one who came out on top. However, that is one fight, on one day, and Superman barely edged out the Hulk in that meeting. While he did lose, the Hulk definitely proved that he can go toe-to-toe with Superman, which makes us pretty sure that, on any given day, the Hulk could smash the crap out of Superman.

7. Black Bolt


Luckily for Lois Lane, one of Superman’s powers is his super hearing. When she yells for help, he appears out of nowhere and saves her. However, that very same superpower is a problem when Supes is facing enemies who weaponize sound, or have supersonic powers. For example, in The Dark Knight Returns series, Batman uses supersonic sound to hurt Superman. In Injustice Gods Among Us Year 2 #1, Black Canary yells so loud that Superman’s ears bleed. Finally, Wonder Woman cupped him on both ears with her Bracelets of Submission in Wonder Woman #219 and it completely immobilized Superman.

This is why we think Blackagar Boltagon, aka Black Bolt, might actually have a chance at beating Superman. Black Bolt, who is the ruler of the Inhumans, has a voice is so powerful that even a whisper is enough to physically move the Hulk. Then, in Black Panther Vol. 4 #7, an inaudible whisper completely annihilates the ultra-powerful Apocalypse.

In case you’re wondering, yes, sound can kill a normal, everyday person. An incredibly loud sound, between 185-200 decibels, would cause an air embolism in the lung, which would travel to the brain or the heart. That would be deadly for humans, and Superman’s hearing is even more sensitive than ours. If Black Bolt’s scream is like a nuclear bomb going off, we’re guessing that, at the very least, he could permanently deafen Superman, if not outright kill him with his voice.

6. Jean Grey/The Phoenix


Superman is really good at punching people and throwing them around, but his mind strength is a whole other matter. One of the biggest downfalls of having Superman around is that he might fall under someone’s control and do something devastating. It has happened before when Poison Ivy put him under her hypnosis, and Starroessentially hijacked his body.

In the Marvel Universe, Charles “Professor X” Xavier and Zebediah “The Purple Man” Kilgrave both could probably control Superman’s mind. Once under their control, there are any number of ways they could kill him. They could make him commit suicide, or they could make him a homicidal maniac, which will turn other superheroes against him. Or, they could just make Superman sit and cry in the corner until they’re bored with him.

However, arguably the strongest psychic in the Marvel Universe is Jean Grey. She is an omega level mutant, and her strength is increased even more when she becomes the Phoenix, or the Dark Phoenix. When she is the Phoenix, her powers are at a cosmic level and she can assemble and disassemble objects at the subatomic level. Punch as hard as he likes, there is no way Supes will be able to take on a powerful psychic, especially one that has melded with a cosmic entity with near infinite powers.

5. Deadpool


You may be wondering how Deadpool, whose special ability is regeneration and longevity, may be able to take on one of the most powerful comic book characters ever. Well, to be honest with you, we don’t know. That’s part of the beauty of Deadpool – he is very unpredictable.

What we do know is that Deadpool has an impressive kill list to his name. Notably, he killed the entire Marvel Universe. This includes some notoriously hard to kill characters like the Hulk, Wolverine, Luke Cage, and the rest of the Avengers and the X-Men. One of the main reasons that the Merc with a Mouth is so lethal is because he’s dedicated to killing his targets. Where Superman refuses to kill, that is all Deadpool wants to do. This is exactly why Deadpool is the ultimate anti-hero.

In the end, Deadpool will win because he won’t fight fair; he’ll be clever and deadly. He could do something like trick Superman, get Kryptonite handcuffs on him, and then drown him. Or he may very well shove some Kryptonite into orifices that Superman definitely doesn’t want Kryptonite shoved. Deadpool would probably make a joke while sticking Kryptonite where the Earth’s yellow sun doesn’t shine, such as, “this is how I felt when he watched Ben Affleck’s acting in Batman v. Superman!”

Because Deadpool is so inventive, breaks so many rules, and is just straight up deadly, we’re sure Deadpool will kill Superman if he ever makes his way to the DC multiverse.

4. Dormammu


One of Superman’s biggest weaknesses is magic, and this is why magic users in DC, like Captain Marvel and the Green Lantern, can usually fight it out with Superman. Marvel also has some powerful magical characters, notably Doctor Strange andMephisto, but the strongest of them all is Dormammu. In fact, according to the Marvel website, he is one of the most powerful entities in their universe.

Debuting in 1964, Dormammu is often an enemy of Doctor Strange. He was born in a different dimension and is made up of pure cosmic energy. Not exactly something Superman can clobber the way he normally takes on his foes. Besides just not having a body in the same physical way, Dormammu can change shapes, teleport, travel between dimensions, use telepathy, create artificial beings, raise the dead, and summon demons. These are not exactly the type of problems that Superman is known for tackling.

With magic being such a weak point in Superman’s armor, the most powerful mystical being in the Marvel Universe seems like the ideal being to take Superman down.

3. The Sentry


A relatively new Marvel character, introduced in 2000, Robert “Bob” Reynolds got his powers from drinking a special serum that made him the Sentry. In terms of physical strength, the Sentry is one of the most powerful Marvel characters, and his powers easily rival those of Superman. The Sentry has super strength, he can fly, he is nearly invincible, he can shoot energy fields, and he controls light. In other words, his powers are very similar to Superman’s. The major difference is that the Sentry’s powers seem limitless. In his bio on Marvel’s database, it says that he has the power of 1,000 exploding suns. In World War Hulk, the Sentry and the Hulk go toe-to-toe, and it was ultimately a tie, so the Sentry is certainly as strong as Superman.

But what really gives the Sentry an edge over Superman is that the Sentry’s mind is much more advanced. The Sentry has a heightened sense of consciousness and telepathic abilities, which allows him to do things like remove and implant memories. So not only would the Sentry be able to physically beat down Superman, he could also psychologically attack him. This means that even if the Sentry didn’t want to physically fight Superman, he could still beat him by wiping out all his memories, which would have devastating effects on Superman. After all, would you be the same person if you had no memories?

2. The Beyonder


Not a whole lot is known about the Beyonder except that he is an omnipotent, interdimensional being that lives in a completely different multiverse than the Marvel multiverse. In his, he is essentially God. He is everything, and everything is him.

After a hole opened up in the multiverse, the Beyonder found Earth, which made him curious about humans and the war between good and evil. To satisfy this curiosity, in 1984’s Secret Wars storyline, the Beyonder kidnapped superheroes and supervillains from Earth and teleported them to a galaxy far away, to a plant called “Battleworld.” There, he would make them fight for his amusement, and to understand humankind.

Had Superman been in the Marvel multiverse, or had the Beyonder found the DC multiverse, Superman would certainly have been one of the kidnap victims. After all, the Beyonder kidnapped some of the mightiest of Earth’s heroes and villains, including the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men and Magneto, Spider-Man, Doctor Doom, and Doctor Octopus. If he could kidnap all of them, there is a good chance Superman might not have had much of a chance.

To defeat Superman, the Beyonder would only have to transport him to Battleworld, and without Earth’s sun, he would just be Clark Kent. From there, Beyonder probably wouldn’t even have to defeat Superman himself. Instead, he’d watch a supervillain beat him to a bloody pulp.

1. Galactus


When you compare the powers of Galactus, Devourer of Worlds, to Clark Kent, Superman, it really isn’t fair. Galactus, whose real name is Galan, is the sole survivor of a universe that existed before the Big Bang, and he literally eats planets to survive.

Galan’s process of becoming one of the most powerful Marvel entities began when he flew his ship into the event horizon of the Big Bang. Once there, he merged with an entity called the Sentients of the Universe. After the Big Bang, Galan floated around in space for billions of years before he was accidentally awakened and emerged from his capsule as a being of pure energy. Galan, now known as Galactus, built a suit to contain his body (including one heck of a fancy hat!) and began to consume planets.

Galactus wields the Power Cosmic, which is one of the most powerful forces in the Marvel Universe. Just for some perspective, Galactus gave the Silver Surfer his powers by giving him a little bit of the Power Cosmic, and it is arguable that the Silver Surfer is so powerful that he could defeat Superman.

Also, Galactus has consumed many worlds, including planets with advanced and powerful beings. It would not be surprising if he has already consumed planets with beings as powerful as, or even more powerful than, Superman. The only reason Earth wasn’t destroyed by Galactus was because, during his attempt, the Silver Surfer took pity on humans and helped the Fantastic Four. Even then, they didn’t exactly beat him up, they just threatened him with a weapon the Silver Surfer helped them steal, and Galactus agreed to stay away. When Galactus returned to Earth in Fantastic Four Vol 1 #243, he was weak and tired after being double crossed by Terrax the Tamer. In a weakened state, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, and Doctor Strange were able to defeat him.

The only way that Superman would survive a fight with a healthy Galactus would be because Galactus lets him live.

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