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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.

Americans' support for legalizing marijuana reaches an all-time... high

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In the run-up to 4/20 day, CBS News released a poll that shows 53% of Americans support marijuana legalization.

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Lamb with an extra limb: 5-legged lamb born on farm in Wales

AP: “A five-legged lamb was born at a Welsh farm last week, becoming an internet sensation.

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Like Uber but for shipping stuff: startup Shyp raises $50 million

Photo: courtesy of Shyp


Photo: courtesy of Shyp

“From private rides to hamburgers to marijuana, there is perhaps no better time in history to get anything delivered with little more than a tap of a smartphone button.”

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Wearality: 3D virtual reality glasses for your smartphone

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Wearality is a new virtual reality company that has designed a lightweight VR headset with a large field of view and minimal latency, promising users a new depth of immersive experience.

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Eye-to-eye contact with your dog enhances bonding by upping oxytocin, says science

Please love me. Image: Shutterstock


Please love me. Image: Shutterstock

Dogs may have tapped into a uniquely human bonding mechanism, ensuring our love and care for man's best friend: eye contact.

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Unlike: You can now serve your future ex with divorce papers on Facebook

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Reuters

In New York City, Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper recently ruled that a Brooklyn nurse is “granted permission to serve defendant with the divorce summons using a private message through Facebook.” Make way for the deluge, people.

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Ceres' bright spots return to view in new Dawn spacecraft images from NASA

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The two brightest spots on the dwarf planet Ceres, which have fascinated scientists for months, are back in view in the newest images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft. Dawn took these images on April 14 and 15 from a vantage point 14,000 miles (22,000 kilometers) above Ceres’ north pole.

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Could TV's current acceptance of powerful women help pave the way for Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign?

HBO; CBS; AMC


HBO; CBS; AMC

Some of us have been ready for a female president since we were born. The rest of us may find the idea more normal after an era of powerful women in prominent fictional roles on our favorite TV shows.

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Latinos outgrew Sábado Gigante's racism and misogyny long before it ended

Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco, served as host of Sábado Gigante since the show's debut in 1962.


Mario Kreutzberger, aka Don Francisco, served as host of Sábado Gigante since the show's debut in 1962.

The first ad for an early episode of the show  that would later become Sabado Gigante.


The first ad for an early episode of the show that would later become Sabado Gigante.

The 53-year-old show Sabado Gigante was to Latino American families what no other TV program was, but its ‘humor’ perpetuated outdated racial and gender divides.

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Snoop is pumped about #Happy420 Day, as you can see in this video clip

Little more needs to be said.

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Limited-edition tortilla vinyl: here's what it sounds like on a record player

Magic masa music.

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[By Kyle, via Reddit]

Three children explore the difference between the words 'mean' and 'meaning'

"I'm not mean."

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Random guy at protest for jailed potsmoker makes best argument for legalizing weed

In Australia, smoking weed in public is illegal. Some dude was arrested for it in Sydney. Some other dudes held a protest to draw attention to how dumb this was. And this random crazy guy at the protest was literally the best guy in the world to interview about it. His part starts at 1:20.

tl;dr: Why should weed be legal? Because unlike tobacco cigarettes, it "Kills no cunts."

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[Via Reddit]

Guy wears GoPro to office desk job one day, edits it into Exciting GoPro Fake Commercial

Honestly, it's all about the sound design.

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Corgi attempts to convince human baby to play, fails adorably

Tucker the Corgi and Beau the baby human.

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Here's the 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' official Teaser Trailer

Zack Snyder's 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' is scheduled for release on March 25, 2016.

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Rescue dog hates eating alone, drags bowl across kitchen to eat with other dog

"Rescue dog" is a synonym for "weird behavioral tics," and I know this because I am the proud caretaker of one. But it's also a synonym for "unconditional and fierce love."

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[via Reddit]