This lovely short subject documentary gives some cool insights into the awe-inspiring experience of space travel, as told by several women who have had the honor of doing so. Imagine shedding a tear at the beauty, then laughing as it floats away.
DOT OF LIGHT is the story of three astronauts and their journey to the stars. Through archival footage, immersive imagery of space exploration, and intimate interviews with astronauts Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, Nicole Stott, and Anousheh Ansari, this short film brings to life the stories of women who defied expectations, set records, and pioneered space travel. The film incorporates footage captured with Pixel.
Since it was made in collaboration with Google, you can also get some nifty doo-dads like these phone cases.
• Dot of Light (YouTube / Eliza McNitt)
Back in 2011, The New York Review of Books inducted Daniel Pinkwater’s classic Lizard Music into its canon with a handsome little hardcover edition; today they follow that up with a stylish, jazzy paperback, priced to move at $10.
Over the years, Bruce Gardner has mastered the Japanese craft of hikaru dorodango, polished mud balls that literally mean “shiny dumplings.”
Salem Barker’s kid isn’t afraid of a little hard work. At five, he already knows how to run the hydraulic logsplitter they rigged up at their farm.
The Pry.Me Bottle Opener holds tens of thousands of times its own weight, and you can pick one up now from the Boing Boing Store.This remarkable keychain is considerably smaller than any of your keys, but don’t let that fool you: it can easily open any bottle, and could even tow a trailer full of […]
Guaranteeing your privacy online goes way beyond checking the “Do Not Track” option in your browser’s settings. To ensure that your internet activity is totally hidden from Internet Service Providers, advertisers, and other prying eyes, take a look at Windscribe’s VPN protection. It usually costs $7.50 per month, but you can get a 3-year subscription […]
This project management bundle will help you get organized and learn how to lead a team to success. You can pay what you want for these five courses when you pick them up from the Boing Boing Store.To help you become an invaluable asset for your company, this bundle includes a curated collection of professional […]