On the Submitterator, reader Parker offers up a Flickr gallery full of great old NASA images for our viewing enjoyment.
Hey BoingBoing - I saw that you recently published some vintage Soviet space images. I thought you guys might also be interested in this huge gallery of vintage NASA pictures I uploaded from an old burned CD I had kicking around. Flickr users have been going through and adding descriptions of the people, vehicles, and more in the images. .....
I'm amused by the Cold War implications of Parker's pitch—never let it be said that BoingBoing is biased in favor of cosmonauts—and doubly amused by the first photo I clicked on, which shows what I believe to be the crew of Apollo 11 enjoying a hearty guffaw with Richard Nixon. This shot just screams, "Caption me!" doesn't it?
In honor of the great director Jonathan Demme who died yesterday, please enjoy this bloopers reel from his classic film Silence of the Lambs. More horror film blooper reels at TVOvermind.
“Quid pro quo – I tell you things, you tell me things.” Edited by Jon Tomlinson; Narration: Andy Geller; Executive Producer: Dustin McLean (CineFix)
Disney is contemplating opening a luxury Star Wars themed resort next to the Hollywood Studios park at Disney World, which could feature multi-day live-action role-playing games that run overnight, with guests staying all night in the park to interact with costumed characters and automated elements (droids, etc) to game out scenarios.
Bamboo has lots of uses beyond just being panda food. Things like bikes, roads, scaffolding, and musical instruments are made from the fast-growing grass. But unless you are participating in a tropical-themed LARP, you probably wouldn’t want a shirt made from bamboo stalks. So why do bamboo bed sheets make any sense? Because yarn extracted from […]
If you want to work in tech, but don’t have any desire to code web apps to help businesses sell things to other business, you might want to consider a career in cybersecurity. Judging from the apparent complete infiltration of Russian hackers in American cyberspace, it seems fair to speculate that there’s a major shortage of […]
All moms are different. But all moms like getting flowers on Mother’s Day, and that’s a fact (not, however a fact we can document in any fashion.) Instead of getting chewed out for forgetting to call her on the second Sunday of May, you can take care of it ahead of time with Teleflora’s flower […]