Tag Archives: height

Filmmaker Geoffrey Feinberg’s vertiginous profile of Kirill ‘the Russian spiderman’ and his death-defying (occasionally death-obliging) fellow thrill seekers within Moscow’s ‘roofer’ subculture.

shortoftheweek

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Marvel superheroes arranged by height (seemingly based on their appearance in comic books as opposed to films) by Aleksandra Sobic, brand manager of Halloween Costumes (who’s probably as much of an authority on this as anyone).

inB4u with: Robert Downey Jr? 6’6″? What an actor.

Full size version here.

biotv

All_Countries_Front_small All_Countries_Angle_small All_Countries_Side_smallThe average American, Japanese, Dutch and French male (l-r, top two pix) – drawing on official data from CDC (US), e-stat (Japan), RIVM (Netherlands) and ENNS (France) and Illustrated by The Feed’s Nickolay Lamm.

USA: 29 BMI, 176.4 cm height, 99.4 cm waist
Japan: 23.7 BMI, 171.4 cm height, 82.9 cm waist
Netherlands: 25.2 BMI, 183.3 cm height , 91 cm waist
France: 25.55 BMI, 174.4 cm height, 92.3 cm waist

Much as you’d expect, really.

Screen Shot 2013-10-09 at 10.30.42 AM(Pic: WHO 2008 data)

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