Artist/sculptor Randy Regier makes one-of-kind toys and sometimes exhibits them in shops that never open their doors. To see them, you must peer through the storefront window. His latest work is a batch of space toys.
I was commissioned to find a lost shipping crate of early 1950's era space toys from a Wichita, Kansas based company called "Wichitoy". The search - most of which occurred in my studio - was ultimately a success
WICHITOY, Where Are You Now?
See previous Randy Regier posts on Boing Boing
Tomomi Kamoshita uses kintsugi to fuse ceramic shards recovered from the sea into beautiful chopstick rests. This handiwork is part of a series called “Gift From The Waves.”
Bruce Sterling’s short story “The Beachcomber of Novi Kotor” is a monologue by a rogue Montenegran artist-roboticist, delivered at the 85th Venice Biennale, in a world where climate change has made venices out of all the world’s low-lying cities, where Montenegro has been plunged into economic collapse by the precipitous departure of the neo-Czarist Russian […]
A judge in Spain has ordered the exhumation of artist Salvador Dali’s body for genetic testing, so that a paternity lawsuit may be resolved. Dali died in 1989; Pilar Abel believes the painter is her father, from an affair he reportedly had with a maid in 1955. From Agencia EFE: Una juez de Madrid ha […]
Despite the upfront cost, electric toothbrushes are much better at removing plaque than those freebies from the dentist’s office. For those who struggle to fill the American Dental Association’s recommended two minutes of brushing time, or anyone with limited dexterity, a sonic toothbrush can give your oral care routine a boost.To keep your chops healthy […]
Learning a new language will give your resume an upgrade, sure, but it will also provide a huge cognitive boost for mental tasks outside of translation and conversation. Bilingual brains have been shown to be better at handling multiple concurrent tasks, and gaining fluency in a new tongue is an amazing way to improve memory, […]
If you struggle to get a good night’s rest, consider replacing your pillows before dropping hundreds on a new mattress. You can give your tired neck a break with a 2-pack of memory foam pillows, available now in the Boing Boing Store.Each of these pillows is stuffed with cooling polyurethane foam that molds to your […]