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.

Teddy bear toast


The "Ernest Bread Pop Up!" is available from Japanese company Tokyu Hands, and comes with three facial expressions so you can customize your bear toast bear. [tokyofinds.com]




Color-organized arrays of food and plants, photographed by Emily Blincoe


Photographer Emily Blincoe's latest photographic series: food and plants meticulously, OCD-liciously organized by color gradient.

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Jackhammer Jill Cosplay


A woman who seems to be dressed in the style of Boing Boing mascot Jackhammer Jill, shared by "SkeezixOtoole." [link, but beware ye of popup ads]

Giant mural made of 1700 color-organized product packages


Artist Gerlinde Gruber of Vienna, Austria made this mural out of roughly 1700 packages from Mayr-Melnhof Packaging.

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DNA tests show that much-praised Chicago cop stuck gun barrel in suspect's mouth

A Chicago police commander frequently praised for his tough approach to crimefighting has been charged in connection with a 2013 incident in which he allegedly placed the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth.

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Pit bull goes bonkers for bubbles

This pittie really enjoys playing with soap bubbles.

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Ever wonder what Ghostbusters' Janine is hunting these days?

Our pal Joe Sabia interviewed Annie Potts, the actress behind one of my favorite "Ghostbusters" characters, for an ongoing Vanity Fair online video series.

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Otter sits and eats at the table like a proper little gentleman

Translated from the Japanese intro: "To eat and lie it always, since had to eat the bait to stand on a chair well behaved unusually, I took the video (^ ^), but I started to eat it lying down ride on the table as usual after all was I have, ha-ha σ ( ^ _ ^);" Video Link.

Kubrick, an art show tribute in San Francisco


San Francisco's Spoke Art gallery is presenting an art show tribute to the films of director Stanley Kubrick, from September 6-27.

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Vases made from hundreds of pencils


Studio Markunpoika transforms hundreds of pencils into a vase.

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Bees and Bombs: beautiful animated math-inspired GIFs by Dave Whyte


Some of the amazing animated GIF artistry of Ireland-based Dave Whyte.

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The Collage Art of Joe Webb


Selections from the wonderful online portfolio of the gifted collage artist Joe Webb.

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Corrections, by Grand Snider (webcomic)


View the full comic here.

Free sea critter-themed wallpapers from Monterey Bay Aquarium


The Monterey Bay Aquarium releases a free desktop/mobile/facebook/etc wallpaper image each month. This month, it's this gorgeous, breaching humpback whale. Here's an archive with more.

Boing Boing at the Village Studio Twilight Sessions: we had a blast. There will be more.

The band Beach Party, performing at the August Village Studios Twilight Sessions, co-hosted by Boing Boing and Audeze.

The band Beach Party, performing at the August Village Studios Twilight Sessions, co-hosted by Boing Boing and Audeze. Photo: Spurgeon James

The August 16th installment of the Twilight Series, a music event held at The Village Studios in West Los Angeles, was a total blast. Here are some photos of the fun and great bands. The next installment is in September, with a fun lineup planned.

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