Beautiful long exposure of a train

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Keep your eyes on the road, except to look at these signs

Spotted in Tulsa, Oklahoma by Jerrinq, these distracting traffic signs seem to contradict their messages.

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A mural of Seinfeld snubbing Ke$ha already exists

Well, that escalated quickly. Last week, Jerry Seinfeld refused to hug Ke$ha at some red carpet event.

Within 48 hours, mural artist Lushsux had captured the awkward moment on a brick wall in Melbourne, Australia.


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This can choir is crushing it

What puns can be made about a choir made of cans? 

Oh, so many

Seriously, I can't think of a single new one. Soda pressing.

This brilliant display was spotted in the Netherlands.

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I visited an amazing cactus nursery

I'm often asked why I like living in Los Angeles. I tell them it's because LA has a never-ending supply of hidden pockets of wonder. On Saturday I accidentally discovered a wonder-pocket in Reseda, a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley. It's called California Nursery Specialties. It's 1.5 acres of greenhouses filled with 100,000 cacti and other succulent plants. Ranging in size from the tip of my pinky to over 20 feet, the bizarrely shaped and colored plants look like they came from another planet.

The owner, David Bernstein, told me that he started his business forty years ago doing a high school project on desert plants. He sells his plants to other nurseries but opens his doors to the public on weekends. As I spent an hour walking from greenhouse to greenhouse, marveling at the diversity of plants, I experienced a growing sense of awe and joy for life. This is a special place. I didn't get to see everything (I was picking up an order of 30 Christmas tamales from a woman who sells them out of her house a mile away) but I plan to go back with Carla and my daughters. (It is very easy to get poked by cacti, so I don't recommend bringing toddlers or dogs.) I bought a few tiny cacti and I'm going to 3D print some containers for them.

"This is one of the last vestiges of the San Fernando Valley's agricultural roots," Dave said as I snapped his photo.

California Nursery Specialties Open Saturdays & Sundays 11am - 6pm (winter 11am - 5pm)

Location and Directions The Reseda facility is located at 19420 Saticoy, Reseda, CA 91335, 2 ½ miles north of Hwy 101. Read the rest

Alt Right conspiracy image generator

I made a generator to provide images from Twitter after The Fourth Debate. It picks random frames from TV footage and draws conspiracies on them. Reload the page for another set! Read the rest

Like monsters? You'll love the Guillermo Del Toro exhibit at LA County Museum

I was unprepared for the magnitude and quality of stuff on display at LACMA's exhibition of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's monster memorabilia collection. This just might have been the best museum exhibition I've seen. Read the rest

Lost and lonely dildo on a conveyor belt

“How could this happen to meeeee?”

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500 exoplanets to scale in a single image

One day, rich people will visit these worlds! This spectacular poster is the work of Martin Vargic: buy prints at his site.

P.S. latest doppler inferences indicate that planets depicted with of earthlike oceans and atmospheres may contain enormous quantities of halite.

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Kickstarting an exciting feminist steampunk bicycle-racing novel

You may remember Elly Blue from Pedal Zombies, a kickstarted collection of feminist science fiction about zombies and bicycles. Now she's back with a new crowdfunding drive for a feminist steampunk cycling novel called The Velocipede Races. Read the rest

A 6-Piece Set for Photographers On The Go: 8X Telephoto, Fisheye, 60X Microscope & More

This Smartphone Photo Lens Kit arms you with six unique smartphone photography accessories, so you can take high-quality and well-composed photos of any subject from small insects to expansive landscapes.

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Save 39% On The Ultimate iPhone 6/6S Lens Kit today in the Boing Boing Store. 

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Muir Beach, October 11, 2015

As shot.

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Last Chance To Save 83% On A 2-Yr Subscription of Unlimited Icons From The Noun Project

Inspired by the universality of symbols, the founders of Noun Project began to collect thousands of hand-drawn icons. The concept has since transformed into a massive digital collection of 150,000+ unique icons that fuel the work of designers every day. Spend less time crafting icons and more time putting amazing designs out into the world with two years of Noun Project.

Save time creating icons by handDiscover icons for even the most intricate of ideasAccess over 150,000 iconsDrag & drop the icons using the Mac App—no downloads required!Get unlimited use of the icons, royalty-freeReceive SVG & PNG filesSave & organize icons w/ kits

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'ExoMount Touch' Universal Car Mount: $20 With Free Shipping

You won’t need to think twice about going hands-free on the road with Exomount’s easy-to-use car mount. It mounts your smartphone so easily, you literally only need one hand to quickly secure your phone in the perfect position and get driving. Don’t risk a ticket, use the world’s best suction technology to effortlessly mount and unmount your phone on the go.

Attaches & releases your smartphone with one touchMounts to any flat, smooth, textured, curved, or rounded surfaceAttaches to more than just the car; use on a desk or wall Easily rotates & swivels 360 degreesSleek & clean designInstalls in less than a minuteWashable & reusable suction cupWorks w/ a wide-range of devices

Save 33% off the Exomount Touch Universal Car Mount in the Boing Boing Store today.

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The Fastest, Smartest Way to Charge All Your USB-Capable Devices at Once

It’s time for a power upgrade — throw out that tired-out power strip and swap in this family-size USB charger, packed with 6 high-speed ports. With a built-in control chip, Kinkoo optimizes each port to ensure the fastest charging possible for all your devices. The Kinkoo is made from high-grade and durable materials so you can rest assured it will continue to power your devices for years to come.

Made with quality, industry-grade materials & premium circuitryCharges 6 USB devices at a consistent high speed Contains an intelligent chip that detects your device & selects optimal charging speedIndicates when it’s ready for use w/ blue LEDCharges up to 85% faster than conventional chargersCompatible with all 5V USB-charged devicesDesigned for US and international voltages (100-240v)Certified w/ CE, FCC and RoHS, enduring complete safety

Check out the Kinkoo 40W 6-Port High Speed Charger today in the Boing Boing Store.

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Don't Let a Geo-Restriction Stand Between You & Your Favorite Show

Watching Netflix, Hulu or other streaming services can unfortunately be difficult while traveling outside the US. Rather than bypass these restrictions with the help of a complex and slow VPN, choose a faster and simpler solution with Getflix. Instead of rerouting all your Internet traffic through a different server, this handy service only routes the traffic needed so you can still enjoy top Internet speeds. Getflix unblocks more than 100 streaming channels around the world so you can watch movies, TV, sports, and more wherever life may take you.

Access popular global streaming services from anywhere around the worldEnjoy a fast & reliable solution for watching TV, listening to online radio & moreBenefit from easy-to-use Smart DNS technologyGet a free, optional VPN account to encrypt all your trafficUse w/ all of your favorite devicesUtilize the services without needing to install any software

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Save 89% On 5,350+ Cutting-Edge Videos & eBooks on Coding, UX Design & More from SitePoint

SitePoint Premium is the ultimate e-learning library for web developers, designers, and digital professionals. Famous for their web development books written by industry leaders, they’ve expanded their content library to include in-depth video courses and short, handy screencasts partnering with A Book Apart and UX Mastery. Whatever you want to achieve in your web career, SitePoint Premium has the content to get you there.

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