cartoons

Disney's Developing Robots That Walk Like Its Cartoon Characters

In an attempt to make its theme parks even more magical, Disney’s Research division is working to develop bi-pedal robots and animatronic characters that walk and move like the lively cartoon characters in its animated films and TV shows.


Cute Short Shows A Digital Animation Vs A Traditional Drawing

Video: Digital animations are great! But so are more traditional drawings! This cute short film by Nata Metlukh pits a digital animation against a traditional drawing and we see the strengths and weaknesses of each as they battle for supremacy. The slickness of digital vs the nostalgia of drawing traditionally. Versatility vs what’s simple. And so on. It’s all very fun.


Watch This Guy Perfectly Recreate Homer Simpson Eating In Real Life

It takes a lot of hard work, a considerable amount of natural talent and a little bit of luck to be able to eat like Homer Simpson in real life. Caolan McArthur and CinemaRaven managed to accomplish the Herculean feat (with the help of a sped up camera) and basically created a live action version of The Simpsons.


Iconic Hairstyles Of Famous Characters From Pop Culture

Our favourite TV show characters and movie stars and cartoons are often remembered for how they look. The outfits they wear, the cars they drive, the weapons they use, the swagger they carry and the hairstyle they have. Here’s an infographic showing 65 different famous hairstyles.


Scientifically Accurate Pinky & The Brain reveals The Cruel Hidden Truth

Video: In following Pinky and the Brain’s hilariously cursed cartoon quest to take over the world, we kids get to see a story about the classic odd couple and the funny hijinks they run into. What we don’t see is the truth that adults wilfully ignore: that lab rats live a miserable life and would totally want to rule the world to punish us.


Watch The Simpsons Couch Gag Get Recreated In Glorious Pixel Animation

Video: Here’s one way to make you nostalgically love The Simpsons even more: add more nostalgia by recreating the entire opening sequence in pixel animation. Animated by Paul Robertson and Ivan Dixon, this 16-bit pixelated rendition of The Simpsons completely nails it. It should totally be an official couch gag for a future episode.


These Google Doodles That Never Ran Are Perfect 

If you happened to type Google.com into your browser yesterday you saw a wintery doodle by one Eleanor Davis, a illustrator who created four seasonal doodles for the search giant this year. These were all fantastic doodles, but her sketches that Google didn’t run are pure gold.


10 Iconic Characters Each Drawn In The Style Of 10 Famous Cartoonists

Briefly: Ten characters (Asterix, Calvin, Donald Duck, Captain Haddock, Batman, Heimo Vesa, Corto Maltese, Moomintroll, Garfield and Lucy) each drawn in the style of 10 cartoonists (Uderzo, Watterson, Barks, Hergé, Adams, Jarla, Pratt, Jansson, Davis, and Schulz) for a total of 100 perfect renditions!


A Brief Look At The History (And Return) Of Homestar Runner

If you’ve never seen a Homestar Runner cartoon, you’re missing out on one of the greatest things to come out of the internet in its short lifespan. But if you’re one of the web series’ existing fans who’s poured over every cartoon and found every secret link, you’ll love this video that breaks down the history of the animated series as much you loved the news that the Brothers Chaps are bringing back the series. (Yay!)


What The Characters From South Park Look Like In Real Life

If you ever wondered what the characters of South Park looked like in real life in the minds of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, wonder no more. Last night’s crazy episode revealed what Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny would look like if they weren’t just cartoons made of shapes and circles but actual humans instead.