In celebration of their 40th anniversary, Monty Python has just released “Monty Python: Almost the Truth – The Lawyer’s Cut”, a 3 DVD documentary chronicling the history of Monty Python, including new interviews with the cast.
Boston Dynamics has created the PETMAN prototype, an amazing biped robot that walks like a human and is used by the US Army to test chemical protection clothing. It’s a follow-up to Boston Dynamics’s quadruped robot BigDog. PETMAN is an anthropomorphic robot for testing chemical protection clothing used by the…
illustration by Travis Pitts “We’ve Got Some Work To Do Now”, an awesome Threadless t-shirt design submission by Travis Pitts featuring Scooby Doo and Velma as vampire and zombie hunters. via Boing Boing
The Awl has created a graphic showing the history of weekday newspaper circulation since 1990. Its amazing to see just how much it’s decreased.
National Geographic takes a look at scientists who create 3D brain maps of people taking psychedelic trips on LSD, recording imagery their hallucinogenic experiences. Psychedelics over-stimulate serotonin receptors in the brain, resulting in a blissful experience or a horrifying one. via Huffington Post
image souce unknown Shrinkage Is Good has created an interesting infographic that shows Internet Speeds & Costs Around The World (here’s a larger version). via Zach Klein
Tsuburaya Productions has released a video of their new Gomora animatronic monster suit being tested out in a parking lot. Gomora is one of the Dekaiju featured in the Japanese television series Ultraman. via Pink Tentacle
Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer presents 30 years of hip-hop history in five minutes on the banjo in his latest song “Chap-Hop History”. See Also: Cup of Brown Joy by Elemental & Tom Caruana, A Teacore Rap Song via Boing Boing