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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.

Parody video: Star Wars + Louie CK = CHEWIE

Thank you, Nerdist, for making this highly necessary parody happen.

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NASA's Dawn spacecraft captures highest-res images yet of dwarf planet Ceres

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After spending more than a month in orbit on the dark side of dwarf planet Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft has captured several views of the sunlit north pole of this intriguing world.

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Guy who made those wildly popular archery videos made a new one, responding to critics

Remember that very entertaining viral video with the Danish archer purportedly mastering an "ancient archery technique" that involves spraying a whole lot of arrows very very fast?

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'Chase Me,' a '3D-printed film' by Gilles Deschaud

A film by Gilles-Alexandre Deschaud that “follows a ukelele-playing girl who is chased through a dark forest by the monster that emerges from her own shadow.”

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Beautiful video visualizes flight paths of gulls off California coast

This stunning video was created at Point Arena Lighthouse near Mendocino, California.

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Cool browser-based GIF art tool: clickdragclick

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From the wonderful mind of GIF artist Vince McKelvie: clickdragclick.com, a browser-based image generator that allows you to paint with selections of an image like a paintbrush.

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Florida Man flies gyrocopter (containing himself) over US Capitol to protest corruption

Police in Washington, DC report that they have detained a man who flew a personal aircraft known as a gyrocopter through restricted airspace, landing the one-man flyer on the Capitol's West Lawn.

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Critically endangered whale treks nearly 14,000 miles, setting record for mammal migration

Western gray whales were tagged. Photograph by Craig Hayslip.


Western gray whales were tagged. Photograph by Craig Hayslip.

A team of scientists from the U.S. and Russia have documented the longest migration of a mammal ever recorded: a round-trip trek of nearly 14,000 miles by a whale identified as a critically endangered species. The epic journey of the Western North Pacific gray whale raises questions about its status.

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2 year old girl sings heavy metal version of alphabet song

She shreds.

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'90s computer teacher shows you how to use new thing that looks like TV called a computer

“It looks like a television. But it's a computer!”

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Japanese game show in which guys sing karaoke while being pleasured by pretty ladies

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My goodness, this is weird.

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Space Glitter Telescope seeks distant stars and exoplanets

This image shows laser light reflected off of a glitter mirror onto a camera sensor. Researchers tested this in a laboratory as part of the concept of "Orbiting Rainbows," a low-cost solution for space telescope mirrors. Credit: G. Swartzlander/Rochester Institute of Technology


This image shows laser light reflected off of a glitter mirror onto a camera sensor. Researchers tested this in a laboratory as part of the concept of "Orbiting Rainbows," a low-cost solution for space telescope mirrors. Credit: G. Swartzlander/Rochester Institute of Technology

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory publishes news of a proposed technique to use a cloud of laser-controlled glitter to work as a space telescope for imaging exoplanets. It's called Orbiting Rainbows. We approve.

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The low poly psychedelic glitch GIFs of Aaron Hayes, aka Bionikbastard

Mesmerizing animations from bionikbastard.

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Teeny tiny paintings on odd things, by Hasan Kale

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Hasan Kale

Artist Hasan Kale paints incredibly detailed "micro art," but it's not just the size of these delicate little portraits and scenes he paints that blow our minds. It's the choice of surfaces: matchsticks, sugar cubes, lipstick. All things that are inherently transient or fragile, lending further magic to the work. [artist website, Facebook, Twitter, instagram, via Asylum Art]

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Animated GIF version of Avengers: Age of Ultron poster, by AVBH

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Genius transformation by AVBH of the official poster art for Marvel's forthcoming superhero action flick 'Avengers: Age of Ultron.'

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Captain America: “I want YOU to vaccinate your kids”

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An important message.

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FUCK OFF men's slide sandals

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Only $36.

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