Xeni Jardin

Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: xeni@boingboing.net.

The surrealist photography of Herbert List


Herbert List, b. 1903-1975, Hamburg, Germany.

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“11,” by mysterious Korean artist Hitchhiker: either the best or worst music video ever

Korean recording artist Hitchhiker's new music video is pretty crazy. #seapunk meets #ababa. This bizarre CGI creation is making the viral rounds, and for good reason. Below, here's an equally mysterious video on Hitchhiker's origins.

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Blue-eyed rescue turtle (a photo from the Boing Boing Flickr Pool)


Blue eyes,” a photo by Fred Facker. "One of the rehabbing sea turtles at Sea Turtle, Inc. sea turtle rescue in South Padre, Texas." Shared in our Flickr Pool.

Larry Ellison bought a Hawaiian Island a few years ago and the New York Times is On It

28ellisonisland_ss-slide-5A3T-master1050 (1)In the NYT this week, a photo-licious feature on Oracle founder Larry Ellison's fantasy island, Lānaʻi.

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Red Velvet Corn Dogs exist

img_7857 The Vulgar Chef made this dream a reality. [Link, via @marksluckie]

Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: an homage to photographic masters, by Sandro Miller


A series by artist Sandro Miller in which the subjects of iconic photos are replaced by actor John Malkovich.

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Butts, Boobs, and Pubes: Needlepoint and Embroidery by Sally Hewett


Sally Hewett's needlepoint and embroidery art includes this tender and frank portrait series of erogenous zones: male and female breasts, genitalia, mouths, and rear ends. It's charming, funny, and sweet work.

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Inside Me: 3D scanning and video mapping the “invisible inner world of an individual”

A trippy animated short by Dmitry Zakharov:

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Painting: “Cyber Seascape,” Babaroga Vitomirov


From Sweden, “Cyber Seascape,” Babaroga Vitomirov. More at Saatchi Art, including prints.

Alien Abduction, a photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool


A photograph shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by reader Erik Wilson.

The wonderful GIFs of Erques Torres


Some of the wonderful GIFs of Erques Torres, an artist who divides their time "Between the Canary Islands and Barcelona.

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Anonymous Gods: The faces of deities captured, and blurred, by Google Street View


Artist Marion Balac has collected images of iconic statues captured by Google Street View, which automatically tries to blur out what it recognizes as a human face to ensure anonymity.

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Famous cartoonists draw with their eyes closed


From our archives: “In 1947 the fun-loving editors at Life magazine asked the celebrity cartoonists of the day to wear blindfolds and then draw their famous characters. The results are very pleasing.”

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An epic chart comparing every science fiction spaceship ever


A massive, painstakingly thorough chart comparing the sizes of famous spaceships from TV, film, and games by artist Dirk Loechel.

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Photos: After historic climate march, arrests and outrage at Flood Wall Street

New York City police officers arrest a man taking part in the Flood Wall Street demonstration in Lower Manhattan, New York September 22, 2014. Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday to call attention to what organizers say is capitalism's contribution to climate change, snarling traffic and risking arrest as they sought to block Wall Street. The Flood Wall Street demonstration comes on the heels of Sunday's international day of action that brought some 310,000 people to the streets of New York City in the largest single protest ever held over climate change. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

NYPD officers arrest a Flood Wall Street participant in Lower Manhattan, Sep. 22, 2014. Hundreds marched through the financial district to call attention to capitalism's contribution to climate change, snarling traffic and risking arrest as they sought to block Wall Street. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Today, hundreds gathered in New York City's financial district to protest climate change. Flood Wall Street demonstrators wore blue as a symbol of climate change-induced flooding, and marched in the financial district to “highlight the role of Wall Street in fueling the climate crisis,” organizers said.

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