Andy sez, "For the past few years I have been building a steampunk pirate ship. We plan to have the ship done by Burning Man 2010. So far all the fundraising has been through donations and the sales of small LED sculptures called 'Tripod Sentinels'. We just finished a video describing the Tripods and the Ship."
I've got one of Andy's wicked Tripod Sentinels right here, and it is truly a thing of beauty. Can't wait to see what the finished pirate ship looks like.
Shivan, a computer science student in Montreal, applied for a job at Amazon; the second round interview was conducted remotely by a proctor from an online service called Proctor U who insisted that Shivan install a remote-access trojan on his computer that let the proctor completely control his machine; then he was made to use […]
Publio Delgado provides jazz guitar accompaniment to an advertisement for Jones Big ASS Truck Rental & Storage: “In my yard, I don’t care!” Here’s the original, which now seems naked and bereft of wonder: See also Publio’s accompaniment to a lady’s unwise attempt to eat a hot pepper raw: Best, though, is his accompaniment to […]
Arthur Boycott borrowed a copy of Dr William B Carpenter’s The Microscope and its Revelations from Hereford Library in 1886 or thereabouts. His granddaughter, Alice Gillett, just returned it. The £7,446 late fine was waived, reports the BBC. Mrs Gillett discovered the book while she was sorting through a collection of 6,000 books following the […]
The Boing Boing Store’s Gift Guide is full of ideas for pretty much anyone in your life like hipster ice cub trays, Xbox controllers, Halo Boards, and even diamond necklaces. As always, all products in the Boing Boing Store come at great discounts, too. Shop by price bucket starting at under $20. Under $20:Bloxx Jumbo Ice Trays […]
Unlike traditional lighters, the SaberLight features an electronic plasma beam that’s both rechargeable and butane-free. This sleek lighter is even approved by TSA, so you’ll never be stuck buying lighters you’ll just have to throw away partially used. For some people, like me, this is a pretty big game-changer. The SaberLight’s beam is actually both hotter and cleaner […]
Holiday shopping is in full swing, and the Striiv Touch is one of the best gift ideas I’ve landed on. Its simple design works for females and males, and its wide range of features makes it suitable for even the non-fitness enthusiasts in your life.Unlike traditional fitness trackers, the Striiv Touch also acts as a smartwatch. It […]