Watch: Particle accelerators explained in a wonderful animated short


In this video from The Royal Institution, University of Oxford Accelerator Physicist Dr. Suzie Sheehy explains about how you go about designing a particle accelerator.

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“No Perverts,” The Donald Trump Locker Room Talk Remix Tape


New York-based audio artist Matt McCorkle has created an appropriately surreal remix of the second 2016 Presidential debate last night in St. Louis, MO.

I can't stop listening.

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Sassy Trump: “Tweety Trump”


Peter Serafinowicz produces another disgraceful Donald Trump remix voicedub masterpiece.

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On 'ET,' host Nancy O'Dell addresses Donald Trump's sexual assault boasts

ET host Nancy O'Dell (Shutterstock)

“There is no room for objectification of women, or anyone for that matter — not even in the locker room,” Nancy O’Dell says on "Entertainment Tonight."

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U.S. accuses Russia of trying to “interfere with the U.S. election” through internet attacks


“We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these activities,” said a statement today from the Obama administration about a series of cyberattacks on U.S. political figures and organizations.

Them's fightin' words.

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Coming soon to New York, an underground park: The Lowline

Courtesty of the Lowline, photo: Liz Ligon

Do you like the Highline park in Manhattan? There's a subterranean version coming soon. The Lowline looks like it's going to be amazing.

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World of Dork-craft: This guy's 'South Park' cosplay is seriously fantastic


A sublime incarnation of the WoW-playing "mad gamer" from that epic South Park episode, "Make Love Not Warcraft." The man (can't find his name!) deserves all of the prizes, and I hope Blizzcon rewarded his genius appropriately. Read the rest

Father builds DIY 'American Ninja Warrior' course for daughter in back yard


Lylah, who is five, can now begin training for "American Ninja Warrior" in earnest, thanks to the DIY ingenuity of her most excellent dad.

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Pug Has Serious Case of French Fry Face


“Zoidberg meets Admiral Ackbar.”

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Hurricane Matthew: 339 dead in Haiti, storm threatens Florida and 'Space Coast' sites

Homes destroyed by Hurricane Matthew in Jeremie, Haiti, October 6, 2016. REUTERS

Hurricane Matthew looks like it may become the first major hurricane to directly hit the United States in more than 10 years. The powerful storm has killed 339 people in Haiti, according to updated figures from local officials Thursday night. As Matthew spiraled north through the Caribbean toward the southeastern U.S. coastline, it grew into even more of a monster.

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'Voyage of Time,' Terrence Malick IMAX film with Brad Pitt narration, is an awesome cosmic meditation


You know what America needs right now? A little perspective.

For that, I recommend you head to your local IMAX theater and see Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of Time: The Imax Experience.” It's a psychedelic meditation on the history of the cosmos that's very kid-friendly, and a wonderful reminder of the big, big picture.

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Celebrity "nano-impressions" with master impressionist Jim Meskimen


Our Boing Boing pal Joe Sabia shares this wonderful video his team created for Vanity Fair.

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Southwest plane evacuated after Samsung Note 7 catches fire. It was a recall replacement.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7
In Louisville, KY today, a Southwest Airlines plane that had not yet left the ground was evacuated on the runway, after one passenger’s Samsung smartphone caught fire. No injuries were reported.

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Super cool skull sculpture uses magnets, how do they work?


Ferrofluid is so awesome.

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Time for a puppy party


A family of happy Spanish Mastiffs.

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A Pug In Sheep's Clothing


“Day 15, they still haven't figured out I am a dog.”

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Russia abruptly halts nuclear and energy-related research pact with U.S.

Vladimir Putin. Photo: Reuters

Welp, this does not sound good.

Cooperation between the United States and Russia hit a serious new snag today when the government of Donald Trump's personal hero Vladimir Putin put the brakes on an agreement with the United States in nuclear energy.

On Wednesday, Russian officials announced suspension of a nuclear research agreement, and the termination of a another agreement on uranium conversion.

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