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Monday May 29, 2017. 04:44 PM
I'm a huge fan of the fantastically rude improv/current affairs/high fantasy podcast Hello From the Magic Tavern, I've enjoyed it ever since I binge-listened to the first season halfway through. (more…)
The peace and quiet and the camera operator's calm framing of the shot really make it. In a few days this will have gone viral, covered in jaunty music, giant text, and an inane voiceover.
Olivia P. Judson's paper in Nature, The energy expansions of evolution, presents a novel, beautifully written and presented frame for looking at the history of life on Earth: as a series of five epochs in which energy became more abundant and available to lifeforms, allowing ...
There was a time when airline execs were paid based on a mix of on-time arrivals, accurate and timely baggage delivery, and profits. Now it's just profits. (more…)
The Nation's outstanding roundtable What Will Kill Neoliberalism? has many admirable interventions (including a notable one from Paul 'Postcapitalism' Mason), but the one that got me right between the eyes was William Darity, Jr's 'A Revolution of Managers.' (more…)
UK Theresa May called snap UK elections (after promising not to) in order to consolidate power in her own party, shutting up the MPs who didn't fall into line with her policies -- this was the same logic behind her predecessor David Cameron's decision to call a referendum on ...
SciShow’s Hank Green breaks down the details of this month’s WannaCry ransomware attack.
MinuteEarth refutes a common saying with some geopolitical culinary history.
From Nancy Sinatra to Beyoncé, Nerdist uses songs by some of the greatest female artists to salute the most famous female superhero, Wonder Woman. [via The Verge]
Aerial photographer Andy Yeung just released Walled City, a look at how Hong Kong's infamous dense and vertical city within a city resonates in buildings that still stand today. (more…)
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It started when an anonymous Imgur user found an 'old Integra cylinder head laying around the shop, collecting dust,' which they 'dis-assembled and decided to put it to use again.' (more…)
If you are camping during rainy season, or just want a TSA-approved lighter, these plasma torches make perfect travel companions. These gas-free lighters create a small plasma beam that’s safer than butane to use and more environmentally friendly. It creates a super-hot,...
Sunday May 28, 2017. 02:18 PM
If you don’t want to get stuck footing the bill for a hit and run, this dashboard-mounted camera offers up to 2K resolution to make sure you always have a reliable witness, and it’s available in the Boing Boing Store for 30% off it’s usual price.The PapaGo mounts...
Zachary Zmith writes, 'A Kickstarter is funding beautifully-designed and illustrated editions of classic stories, with illustrations from Paul Pope, Yuko Shimizu and Bill Sienkiewicz. They have already met their initial goal to fund a version of Algernon Blackwood's 'The...
Half a million fake, identical anti-Net Neutrality comments were posted on the FCC's docket on killing Net Neutrality, using identities that appear to have been stolen from a voter registration breach. (more…)
Dan Hon (previously) took note of a sponsored tweet in The Atlantic's Twitter feed: 'SPONSORED: The future city: What changes when everything is connected? #MSFTCloud #ad' and decided to have a go at answering the question. The results were fantastic. (more…)
Saturday May 27, 2017. 06:15 PM
Tigerswan, a secretive private mercenary company, was hired by Energy Transfer Partners to run campaigns against Dakota Access Pipeline protesters in five states, including states in which they were not licensed to operate -- the measures they deployed were developed as...
On Friday, a variety of news outlets around the world published the Malta Files, a cache of 150,000 documents leaked 'from a Malta-based provider of legal, financial and corporate services,' revealing, among other things, that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iryExfFgrqI Composited by Sean Doran from images taken by NASA's Juno probe. Previously: Jupiter's south pole.
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