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.

Mr. Good Morning Waffle

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"Who's covered in maple syrup, happy as can be and loves his coffee black? This guy!"

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High Camp on the Moon (photo from Boing Boing Flickr Pool)

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"High Camp on the Moon," a photograph shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool by Ben Leshchinsky.

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Norman Rockwell does Ferguson, by illustrator Anthony Freda

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A riff on Rockwell's "Runaway," from 1958, done in 2014 by Anthony Freda. [HT: @stevesilberman]

For years, NSA shared massive amounts of surveillance data with domestic law enforcement

"The National Security Agency is secretly providing data to nearly two dozen U.S. government agencies with a 'Google-like' search engine built to share more than 850 billion records about phone calls, emails, cellphone locations, and internet chats, according to classified documents obtained by The Intercept." Ryan Gallagher has more.

DIY inventor creates sand-powered animatronic figures

You might call him The Sandman. Video link via Robert Popper, who has just enough of a backstory to weird you out even more.

The GIF art of Péah

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Pierre-Antoine Moelo, a.k.a Péah (peahart): above, "Crossing," 2014.

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Giant stinky Corpse Flower, blossoming: animated GIF timelapse

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The Huntington, a wonderful destination here in Los Angeles, has posted GIFs of the rare Corpse Flower blossoming.

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GIF art: Shadzpixels

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Some of the fine GIFfery to be found on the tumblog of Brazilian designer Shadzpixels.

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Relaxation video for dogs, on world's first cable channel for dogs

"DOGTV is cable's first network created exclusively for canines, and the humans who love them."

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3 minutes of dogs and babies being impossibly adorable

In some countries, you need a doctor's prescription for a mood stabilizer this powerful. [video link]

Rock heads, a band portrait digital photography series

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Photography by Ludovic Ismaël, 3D digital wizardry by Nicolas Delille: a clever series,Rock Heads.

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Massive, intricate cut paper installations by UFO5

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Gorgeous immersive paper work by UFO Cinque (aka Matteo Capobianco, aka UFO5), based in Italy.

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Waiting for Dinner (a photo from the Boing Boing Flickr Pool)

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Boing Boing reader Simon Turkas shares this photograph in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool.

Lauren Bacall on The Dame Edna Experience

Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall died 10 days ago. Somehow, in the flood of tribute videos, I forgot about this appearance on The Dame Edna Experience , which is one of my favorite television shows of all time.

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Little girl plays with a giant fluffy Tibetan Mastiff (video, GIFs)

Simba, a two-year-old giant Tibetan Mastiff, is sweet and friendly with Weiwei. They love to play together.

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