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The Invincible Kung Fu Legs


Spotted in the dregs of YouTube, this spectacular opening sequence from a classic schlock-fu film. I love the opening credits. Stay with it through the vry srs bizness American-English VO around 1:30. I know this stuff is all over YouTube, and has been for some time, but I thought this one was a particularly fun specimen.

Video: The Invincible Kung Fu Legs, part 1.

The uploader has shared a number of other goodies from this same genre, including 8 other clips from that same film.

Soviet kids'-book robots

Will from the Journey Round My Skull blog has been scanning vintage, Soviet-era robot illustrations from Eastern European science fictional kids books -- the pictures are just lovely.

A Journey Round My Skull: Mummy Was A Robot, Daddy Was A Small Non-Stick Kitchen Utensil (Thanks, Dr. Monkey!)

Garden Noam Chomsky

Featured in The Nation's charity auction, this Garden Noam Chomsky sculpture, of a run "probably limited to less than 100".

Gnome Chomsky the Garden Noam (Thanks, Fipi Lele!)

Your World of Warcraft toon on a poster

Ted sez, "This website allows you to create posters of WoW characters. The company allows you to use a variety of backgrounds and designs, as well as inserting a character (in their currently loaded) armor into the poster, with pets and all (this is a big deal to hunters). Paper is high quality stuff."

PrintWarcraft Custom Prints (Thanks, Ted!)