Monty Python and the Holy Grail is one of the best and most absurd comedies of all time. But to prove that the way a movie’s trailer is edited can dramatically change the tone of a film, Testudo Aubreii turned the Python’s flick into a serious, and action-filled period piece.
F1 cars are hard enough to handle around a smoothly paved race track, so we can only imagine how much effort it took racer Max Verstappen to muscle his Red Bull F1 car down a ski slope in Kitzbühel – Tirol. Even with chains on the tires, it had to have been a handful.
You never want to get too close to a mound of fire ants. But from the comfortable distance of your browser, they’re neat little buggers. Vox explores some of the fascinating ways in which colonies stick together to form structures, and how they can act as both a solid or fluid.
For no particular reason other than to show off their food artistry and knowledge of cheese colors, TasteMade created a cheeseburger entirely from cheese. But the creation of this burger isn’t the best part – it’s when the burger gets melted down like the Nazis in Raiders of the Lost Ark.
This compact pouch has four pockets, offering up space for a pocket knife, lighter, phone, mini flashlight, pen, and more. It can be easily attached to MOLLE straps or other bags using a sturdy aluminum carabiner, and also has a belt loop attachment. Available in several colors.
Created by nine different animators over the course of a year, each tackling 32 seconds (8 bars) of a song before passing it on for the next artist to continue the story, Lucinate’s title track Big Noise is an awesome collaboration. It’s noir in your eyes and dreamy jazz in your ears.
(Loud) Here’s two minutes of porn for rocket junkies, as private space exploration company Blue Origin tests out one of their BE-4 rockets which can produce 550,000 lb-ft. of thrust. And if you think that looked powerful, keep in mind that this was just at 65% of full throttle.
An incredible promo for Travel Oregon in the style of Studio Ghibli. It looks like idyllic, but we’re sad that there aren’t actually giant bunnies you can ride outside of Portland. Created by Ansel Wallenfang and Nick Stokes. Animated by Psyop and Sun Creature.
(PG-13: Language) The Awesomer’s writing team has long since said farewell to their twenties, but we definitely could have used some of the words from exurb1a’s reference guide, which includes terms which could come in handy to describe the trauma of that youthful decade.
With the passing of astrophysicist and big thinker Stephen Hawking, we decided to bump this back to our home page. So sit back and enjoy his charming performance of Monty Python’s Galaxy Song via his vocal synthesizer. Always look on the bright side of death.
Editor Bill Smith makes the already uncomfortable setting of pitching a business idea on Shark Tank and makes it truly unsettling by removing all dialogue, and just focusing in on the most awkward reaction shots. And Robert Herjavec could use some antiperspirant.