A commenter—awarded a temporary suspension after writing that unarmed black teen Michael Brown was to blame for his own killing because he was a violent "THIEF"—writes in.
I was banned from logging in because of one comment I made that was flagged as “victim blaming”.
If I am immediately banned from the discussion for a month just because I have a different, frank point of view, then I feel I can no longer visit or forward any articles for this site ever again.
Thanks very much for the many years of “wonderful things”, but if this site has decided to become a one-sided, close-minded, dishonest, riot-inciting political agent, then I can no longer support this site.
I will miss the old BoingBoing very, very much and it saddens me to see its conversion to misguided radicalism all but complete.
P.S. The image on the contact page is distasteful and irresponsible. It cemented my decision to leave. Encouraging riots, violence and looting by disinformation using an evil-Calvin looking boing boing girl just proves that it's all over for this site.
Yes, he actually downloaded the picture of Jackhammer Jill and attached it to the email, just in case we were unsure.
A fab idea from Rachel Binx, gorgeously executed: skirts and tank tops printed with monochrome maps based on your selected location. [monochome]
Whichever end of the animal coolness spectrum you prefer, there is only doom for the zombie menace. Embedded above, elimination by "a writhing, insatiable mess of maggots"; below, execution at eagle beakpoint.
"The clumsy undead wouldn't have the dexterity to pick off these decomposers, even if they could see or feel them," says naturalist David Mizejewski. "It would just be a matter of time. Stripped off all soft tissue, including brains, the zombies would be reduced to hollowed-out skeletons."
And on Eagles: "Carrion makes up a big portion of the diet of these huge raptors, and nothing intimidates them."
Animals eating the zombies is contingent upon the continued existence of animals. Support the National Wildlife Federation to make sure they're around when the next major outbreak occurs.
Welcome to this year’s Gift Guide, a piling-high of our most loved items from 2014 and beyond. Books, comics, games, gadgets and much else besides!Read the rest