The only thing in the world I hate more than Crocs are Uggs. Evidently, the two have mated, spawning this vile demon bastard footwear spotted recently in Houston. Where it is 100 degrees. (Thanks, Katie)
Reader comment: Samir M. Nassar says,
I might not be a proud Crocs owner, but my feet are happy. I work a
twelve-hour night shift at a hospital. This entails lots of walking to and
fro. After years of suffering at the hands of sneakers and tennis-shoes I put
down my money for a pair of Crocs and my feet have been singing the praises
For the record, mine are black, and don't have the stupid holes on top and I
do cringe when I see them worn out in the street. Tacky!
Brett Burton says,
How did you miss the opportunity to make one of the nearly limitless puns available for your Cruggs post? Say No To Cruggs, Don't Get Hooked on Cruggs... Crugg Abuse ? Anyway, thanks for helping raise Crugg Awareness. It's good to see Boing Boing doing it's part to aid in Crugg Prevention.
Previously:Crocs banned in Swedish hospital for generating a "cloud of lightning"
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
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