This Week on the Web brings you some awesome Voltron concept art, Bruce Wayne’s sketchbook (spikes!), Apple and Google fighting over your television, a Robocop cutaway diagram, Terry Prachett’s Meteorite Sword, a Sesame Street True Blood parody (really), and more!
Chuck And Tina Spread VD And TB: Chuck and Tina are wrapping up True Blood, and they’re starting in on the new season of The Vampire Diaries. A must-listen podcast for fans. The latest episode is here.
Sesame Street parodies True Blood: How in the hell anyone through this was appropriate, I have no idea.
You are not immortal: a Twilight-themes PSA: I love this. And it’s not another literature classic being desecrated this time. (via AJ Wiswell)
The Bat-Costumes that could have been: (images) Living Between Wednesdays looks back at a comic (that I totally owned!) that purported to be Bruce Wayne’s sketch book. Ah, the ’90s. (via Comics Alliance)
Sir Terry Prachett’s meteorite sword: The author of the Diskworld novels thought he wasn’t living up to his knightly status, what with having no sword and all, so he made one for himself… of of a meteorite.
You want a rally, Glenn Beck? We’ll give you a rally. Two of them, actually. You have your choice of Stephen Colbert’s Keep Fear Alive rally, and Jon Stewart’s Rally for Sanity. If only there was a way to attend both…
Cross sectional diagrams of Robocop and ED-209: You now have fifteen seconds to comply.
A brief history of Mac OS X: From NeXT all the way to the OS we all run and love. And if you’re still a Windows user: may god have mercy on the soul you don’t have. Also: OSX then and now. (via Slashdot)
Apple TV: the DVR of the future?: Speculation that a new licensing deal may mean live TV is coming to Apple TV. Consider my fingers crossed.
Google TV might have movies and shows, too: They made a better phone, let’s see if they can make a better TV appliance.
HTCSense.com: Basically, a remote control for your phone. Search text messages, make your phone ring, even wipe it clean, all from a web browser. Now if I could just figure out how to sign up for an account…
Google will steal ideas from Facebook to make Google Me: From the Department of Wow That’s Obvious.
How to tie the fastest shoelace knot in the world: I’ve linked to the Ian Knot before, but here’s a video of how to tie one.
Three steps to happiness: 1: Write down something that makes you unhappy. 2: Replace this thing with something that makes you happy. 3: Repeat this process next week.
Fate is just the working of random chance: We humans are very good at recognizing patterns… even when they aren’t really there.
The divided mind and the soul: An interesting, easy-to-understand article on how our mind is not a single entity, but a group of interrelated parts, and what that means to the concept of a soul. (via PZ Myers)