CHP officer who stole and shared nude photos of traffic-stop victim claims "it's a game"

Officer Sean Harrington of Martinez California Highway Patrol says that when he stole nude photos from the cell phone of a woman he'd traffic-stopped and then shared them with other CHP officers, that he was just playing "a game" that is widespead in the force.

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Gender-swapped father-daughter Han-Leia costume


Tom's daughter was bummed that she couldn't be Han Solo for Hallowe'en, so Tom rose to the challenge and offered to accompany her as Princess Leia.

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Haunted Mansion leggings


These Disney Haunted Mansion wallpaper leggings are a limited edition, and sell for $80. (Thanks, Alice!)

Photorealistic bacon scarf


Natalie Luder's "Fou Lard" silk scarf (a play on words; "scarf" in French is "foulard," while "fou lard" means "insane bacon") is digitally printed with photorealistic baconry, for a delicious, drapey accessory that's as lovely as it is treyfe.

Fou Lard

(via Neatorama)

Gremlins Christmas sweater


The Gremlins Christmas sweater ($85) is a joint project of Middle of Beyond (previously) and Mondo Tees. It ships in December.

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DxO and Digital Photographer offer free 'Optics Pro 8'

DxO is the exact opposite of instagram, it removes the lens flare and artifacts that social media finds so desirable. Version 8 is available free until January 2015.

Music: "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered," Ella Fitzgerald (1956)

A favorite.

Caturday: This kitten likes to bat at bubbles with her paws

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Bubble Face,” by Boing Boing reader Avelino Maestas. “Our cat Squishy likes to bat at bubbles with her paws,” he explains. Shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool.

“Point of View,” a collage series by Beth Hoeckel

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From the website of brilliant collage artist Beth Hoeckel, “Point of View.”

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A proposal for a new mandatory shopping label

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Doghouse Diaries, via This Isn't Happiness.

Canadian MPs improvised spears to fight off shooter while PM Harper hid in the closet

Thirteen of the fifteen flagpoles in the Conservative caucus room were snapped off and turned into spears by Members of Parliament who positioned themselves around the door to ambush the Parliament Hill shooter, while Prime Minister Harper was shoved in a closet.

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Mold for producing skull-shaped hard-boiled eggs


Thinkgeek's Egg-o-matic Skull Egg Mold, $10, will take your boiled eggs and mold them into skulls as they cool, so that you can serve them as ghastly breakfast treats.

Classic adventure game hero Gabriel Knight returns for remake

But what can he tell us about Voodoo? Brian Easton hopes for more.

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Werewolf zombie wall-trophy


Thinkgeek's Werewolf Zombie Trophy ($35) is made from hand-painted resin and is 5.5"x7.5"x4.5" -- just the thing for showing off your monster-slaying prowess. I mean, anyone can kill a zombie. Or a werewolf. But a werewolf zombie? That's some shootin', Tex.

Friday the 13th skull-spoons


The Jason Voorhees/Friday the 13th spoons from Black Death 777 are $37 each, made from recycled old silverware. (via Oh Gizmo)