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. Read the rest

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!) Previously:Whimiscal ceramic robots from Nid Kelly - Boing Boing Soviet science fiction illos - Boing Boing Soviet Unterzoegersdorf part 2: Monochrom's retro-sov-kitsch game ... Steampunk Soviet gas-mask - Boing Boing Cosmonauts urinating on a bus - Boing Boing Why didn't Alexi Leonov take that one small step? - Boing Boing Read the rest

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!) Previously:Garden Jawa - Boing Boing Artsy Nazi gnomes, on display and for sale - Boing Boing Animatronic zombie that rises out of your garden and chases people ... Boing Boing: Garden gnomes take £15000 off the value of your home Read the rest

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!) Previously:World of Warcraft and Philsophy - Boing Boing London mapped in Warcraft II style - Boing Boing Giant World of Warcraft tankard - Boing Boing World of Warcraft as everyday life in China - Boing Boing World of World of Warcraft: the future of gaming - Boing Boing Should employers discriminate against World of Warcraft players ... FCC commissioner: Warcraft is a "leading cause" of college ... Read the rest