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.

Beer labels match brewed contents to Pantone color

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Spanish creative agency Txaber created a series of beer packaging labels in which each brew type is presented with a corresponding Pantone color.

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The excellent pencil sculptures of Dalton Ghetti

We've featured Dalton Ghetti's magnificent pencil sculptures in years past, but they're so gorgeous, and new to many.

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Photos of a beloved bull terrier posed in funny, imaginative scenes

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The Instagram photos of Rafael Mantesso, who stages his doggie--a Bull Terrier--in these funny and adorable compositions.

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Caturday, Back to School edition

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A photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by reader James M.

Happy Caturfriday

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A photo shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by reader Mark Moschell. The cats' names: Bert and Kiska. Says Mark, "I am only posting this because This Never Happens!"

A jet interior designed with Nike for traveling athletes

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Seattle-based design firm Teague and NIKE designed an ‘athlete’s plane’ cabin for sports pros: a pre- and post-game training and treatment facility in the sky.

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US officials threatened James Foley's family with criminal charges if they raised ransom money to free him

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Slain journalist James Foley's mom says federal officials threatened the Foley family with criminal charges if they raised money to pay ransom to free him. The "devastating" message didn't surprise her, she told ABC News, but the way it was delivered shocked her.

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Grandparents accidentally tagging themselves Grandmaster Flash on Facebook

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A Tumblog of greatness: Grandmothers and Grandfathers accidentally tagging themselves Grandmaster Flash in Facebook photos. The word detection/photo-tagging assistance function doesn't always work perfectly. "Love, Grampa and Grandmaster Flash."

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Some beautiful Burning Man 2014 photos by Trey Ratcliff

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Check out some of the stunning images photographer Trey Ratcliff captured at Burning Man this year.

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TIL there's an entire subreddit devoted to Michael Bay style GIFs

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Lots of explodey GIFs so explodey they could be directed by Michael Bay.

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Bottled Emotions

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A design project by Taylor Kinser of Chattanooga, TN.

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Top 100 Billboard songs of all time represented with charts and diagrams

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"Dreams, hope, and most importantly, love, mixed with some parties and dranking." The 100 most chart-topping songs of all time represented with charts and diagrams.

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China pushes interns working at American news agencies to serve as spies

Journalists waiting outside the Great Hall of the People during the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing in March. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters


Journalists outside the Great Hall of the People during the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

A paper released by the Foreign Correspondent's Club in China shows that conditions for reporters in the country have gone from bad to worse.

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The animated GIF photography of Julien Douvier

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"Cinematographs," gently animated GIFs by photographer Julien Douvier. Mesmerizing.

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San Diego school district acquires MRAP (basically a tank) from Dept. of Defense

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The San Diego Unified School District police recently acquired a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, through the federal government's surplus military equipment program.

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