On Sunday, August 18, Boing Boing: Ingenuity will transform a former Masonic Lodge into a living cabinet of curiosities featuring the likes of Adam Savage, Barn Owl, Seth Shostak, Tom Vanderbilt, Shovelman, Chris Noessel, and many other happy mutants! See the full line-up here! Would you like to be a guest at our mind-bending event celebrating creativity, and wonder?
We have a very limited number of tickets to give away! To enter, please post to the Boing Boing BBS forum about the most ingenious thing you've encountered this week, online or off. Please only enter if you definitely will attend the San Francisco event, Sunday 8/18, from 10am - 4:30pm! We'll pick our favorite posts and email details to the address you used to create your forum account. (Or you can list an alternate address in your entry.) You have until 11:59pm PDT tonight, Thursday 8/8. Good luck. Get illuminated.
Post here to enter to win a ticket!
Boing Boing: Ingenuity in partnership with Ford C-Max.
Thinkgeek is accepting pre-orders for six upcoming 14 oz Star Wars tiki mugs, standing 6.5″-7.5″ tall, with contrast-glazed interiors.
Chloe from Portland’s Reading Frenzy writes, “Six of our favorite Social Justice Kittens are back in postcard form! Next up: MRA Puppies! Postcards by Sean Tejaratchi/LiarTownUSA (previously) published by Show & Tell Press!”
You’ll know Ben Hatke as author of Boing Boing-beloved illustrated kids’ books like Little Robot and Zita the Space Girl, but as this Children’s Book Week video shows, Hatke is a literal fire-breathing, acrobatic, sword-fighting superhero!
White hat hackers get paid to find holes in their own employers’ online systems, and plug those holes before they become serious security risks. It’s a job that pays handsomely…mostly because few job candidates, even experienced IT professionals, have the skills to scamper over firewalls and infiltrate the deepest recesses of a battle-tested network. But […]
Why buy one of those expensive and confusing universal remotes, clogged with enough buttons to launch a space shuttle, when you could accomplish the same electronic control right on your favorite mobile device? The Blumoo Universal Remote, now just $52.99 in the Boing Boing Store, harnesses the audio power of all your household equipment right […]
You may not love Microsoft Word, but you’ve definitely used it. Other than being one of the most ubiquitous programs on the planet, it’s been the go-to word processing system for more than a quarter-century because it’s as basic as it gets. But occasionally, you’ve got assignments that beg for a lot more options than simple […]