Boing Boing 

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.

New Nike kinetic digital art project: Run into a cloud of moving particles

Field” is an interactive running installation that transforms your portrait into “a Force of Nature.”

Using Kinect interaction and a treadmill fitted with custom sensors, the installation takes the runner through a journey of immersive visual effects that amplify the feeling of getting into a running flow. The project was created for the April 2015 Nike Innovation Summit at Truman Brewery, London.

tumblr_nock79w2XF1qav3uso2_r1_540 tumblr_nock79w2XF1qav3uso3_r1_540 tumblr_nock79w2XF1qav3uso1_540

[via PK]

Mad Max Fury Road: Stunning fan-made animated GIF poster

tumblr_nocnwrmOw81qzyw3co1_540

“Excited for the new madmaxmovie, so we made this animated gif movie poster for it out of handmade oil paintings.”

Read the rest

An important safety reminder about Satan

tumblr_noco2pKq5M1qapkmyo1_540

“Carbon monoxide is invisible and dangerous, as is Satan.”

Read the rest

Harry Shearer is quitting The Simpsons. Who will take over his characters' voices?

the-simpsons-12-actors-play-over-100-characters-1421755882.41-9610908

Longtime Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer announced on Twitter last night that he is leaving the show.

Read the rest

America's Bible Belt is also the region that uses the most prescription drugs

the-bible-belt-americas-most-medicated-region-1423059291.23-2313524 (1)

Kentucky, West Virginia and Tennessee: America’s most heavily medicated states.

Read the rest

Bound 2Gether: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian music video is now a Children's Book

1_1500 (1) “A translation of Kanye West's 'Bound 2' music video into a children's book.”

Read the rest

Texas stripper asks police to protect her from conservative Christian state senator and his spying minions

PER CAj-XrcUkAI6j2Y

An Oklahoma woman who dances at a “gentlemen’s club” has filed a protective order against State Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock), the homophobic conservative Republican who compared the “spiritual battle” of God-Fearing Americans to the Holocaust when he was sworn in.

Read the rest

“Congrats, you have an all male panel!”

tumblr_nnzp7tCgrL1uq1a7qo1_500

A Tumblog of Greatness “Documenting all male panels, seminars, events, and various other things featuring all male experts.”

Read the rest

Warning: If you look at these monstrous eyeball sculptures, you won't be able to look away.

stefano-prina-eyes-11

Milan-based architect Stefano Prina makes these crazy eyeball sculptures, inspired by his dog Luchino's eyes. They're hand-painted on a wood shell base, encased in acrylic resin, and "belong to monsters, reptiles, fish, and animals both real and imaginary." [via Faith is Torment]

stefano-prina-eyes-02 stefano-prina-eyes-10 stefano-prina-eyes-08 stefano-prina-eyes-05 stefano-prina-eyes-03 stefano-prina-eyes-04 stefano-prina-eyes-01 stefano-prina-eyes-06 stefano-prina-eyes-07

How to get away with eating all the candy, from a wise little girl in France

Little Miss Capuchine has a great future of sneaking things and eating delicious candy ahead of her. Great life lessons in this here video.

Read the rest

The most complained-about fashion ads: a retrospective

Terry Richardson (of course!) shot this banned Sisley ad in 2001, featuring Josie Maran and a sexualized cow udder. Oh, Terry.


Terry Richardson (of course!) shot this banned Sisley ad in 2001, featuring Josie Maran and a sexualized cow udder. Oh, Terry.

The UK Advertising Standards Agency recently ruled that a Miu Miu ad campaign image featuring Mia Goth photographed by Steven Meisel was “irresponsible and was likely to cause serious offence”.

Read the rest

Just look at these 98 perfect little cubes of raw food perfectly organized into a neat grid

food-cubes-raw-lernert-sander-volkskrant-1

Dutch artists Lernert and Sander cut raw food into 98 perfect 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm cubes, and the result is making me very hungry.

Read the rest

Florida Man with 666 tattooed on forehead causes drunken fracas inside church

tumblr_no783uKTsV1qapkmyo1_500

Michael W. Holman of Milligan, Florida, walked into First Assembly of God Church around 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the arrest report.

Read the rest

The amazing psychedelic GIF art of Bill Tavis

tavis

His art is so mindblowing.

Read the rest

Music Video: 'Darlin Celsa,' by Maestro, directed by Parachutes

“High school memories can be painful.”

Read the rest

“Chasing bears through the woods drunk with a dull hatchet is strongly not advised"

beer

The North Adams police department in Massachussetts has an important message for you.

Read the rest

Film: “1971” tells story of activists who broke into FBI offices to expose domestic surveillance

Airing Monday, May 18 on PBS stations around the U.S.: "1971," a documentary by Johanna Hamilton on a brave group of activists who worked to expose unchecked power and corrupt activities in the Nixon/Vietnam/COINTELPRO era, when the FBI's main job was to suppress dissent.

Read the rest