Prankster sends a 419 scammer into a NSFW rage

Kvatch of The Hoax Hotel is masterful at playing rubes who fall for online scams. In this gem, he keeps an "FBI agent" named "Josh" on the line for nearly 22 minutes, riling him up until he's "the angriest scammer I've ever called." Read the rest

An awesome bong packed full of 'frop takes your Slack to the next level

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Ever wonder why J. R. "Bob" Dobbs wears that perpetual smile? It's the habifropzipulops mariphasa lupina in his pipe. When smoked, this remarkable herb, which grows on yeti droppings in Tibet, succeeds where science fails: removing the terror of the The Gods.

When that fear grabs you, grab a bong o' 'frop, my friend!

Bikini bongs not only offer a shortcut to Slack, they look great too! Let other natty psychonauts know you’re flying the flag of cognitive freedom, right in the middle of your very own living room, cell, or bathysphere on the floor of the Marianas Trench! Bongs are great for attracting fellow Discordians, Happy Mutants, and SubGenii, as well as scaring off the pinks and gorps.

Some find power in their bong! Legend has it that Yog-Sothoth, his own bad self, hit the 'frop from a bong fashioned from a yeti skull.

Well mannered 'frop-heads know that being cool is the rule! Revel in your Slack. Embody it. Feel the vibrations of the universe as you vigorously bubble fumes of Klaatu himself though the wondrous head of a grey overlord! Remember your youth, or your future, with a Bikini bong! I know I left mine around here some place...

Remember, with frop as with everything: too much is always better than not enough!

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Watch the short film adaptation of William Gibson's "The Gernsback Continuum"

NSFW: Tomorrow Calling (1993) is a short film adaptation for television of William Gibson's 1981 short story "The Gernsback Continuum," from the seminal cyberpunk anthology Mirrorshades (1986), edited by Bruce Sterling, and Gibson's own Burning Chrome (1986) collection. Directed by Tim Leandro, Tomorrow Calling was first shown on Channel 4 in the UK.

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Awesome guy with NSFW Tourette syndrome uses a power washer

Lewis Qball chronicles his life with Tourette syndrome. He recently cleaned a driveway with a powerwasher, creating the greatest NSFW powerwashing/Tourette mashup in history. Read the rest

Site is calling BS on crappy data visualization and other annoyances

The Principle of Proportional Ink is a great primer on how to avoid what Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West call "visual bullshit," like this craptacular graph above. The rule is very simple: Read the rest

Dashcam: police chase almost ends in head-on collision

Phil Huddy, parked at an intersection, has little time to respond to an oncoming driver fleeing the cops. Salty language ahoy! Read the rest

Now you too can own a 1988 Lincoln Town Car with a stripper pole

The North Hills Auto Mall in Pittsburgh has in its inventory a burgundy 1988 Lincoln Town Car in excellent condition with only 72,000 miles on the block, a 5-liter V8 engine, automatic four-speed transmission, cruise control, power steering, air conditioning, and a stripper pole.

THIS IS A CUSTOM ''CONVERTIBLE'' LIMO WITH A ''STRIPPERS POLE'' IN IT. SOUTHAMTON COACH WORKS, NY, NY. BRAND NEW INSPECTION AND everything works, SILKY ~ SILKY PLAYA. RUNS EXCELLENT.

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69 Cock Lane is yours for £449,950, but is it Britain's naughtiest address?

The Evening Standard's Tom Marshall reports that 69 Cock Lane, a nondescript semi-detached house in Fetcham, England, might be "Britain's rudest address." I beg to differ, but there are sadly no more Gropecunt Lanes in the age of that word's offensiveness. Read the rest

Interview with director of freaky competitive tickling documentary

Bobby Hankinson interviewed director David Farrier about the craziest documentary of 2016: Tickled, which just premiered on HBO. I don't want to say too much. Just watch it. Read the rest

Nicolas Cage emotes

It's from 2014, but it still works: Nicolas Cage Losing His Shit. Warning: salty language. For reference: Jack Nicholson Losing His Shit. Read the rest

Behold the Wall of Genitals

The British have erected a "wall of genitals" so that you may climb upon it. "Ever fancied pulling yourself up a wall by firmly gripping a purple penis? ‘Course you have. Haven’t we all?" Read the rest

Yolocaust: selfies taken at the Holocaust Memorial

Israeli author Shahak Shapira found a use for foolish and disrespectful selfies taken at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin.

A newly unveiled online project called “Yolocaust” delivers a stinging message for those who not only act disrespectfully at a Berlin Holocaust memorial but capture their behavior and share it with their friends on social media. The project, which debuted on Wednesday, was visited by so many Germans that the computer server hosting it crashed, according to reports in the German media, where it was covered with great interest.

You only live once, but we die twice: once when the body fails, the second when we are forgotten.

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Boing Boing Gift Guide 2016

Here's this year's complete Boing Boing Gift Guide: more than a hundred great ideas for prezzies: technology, toys, books and more. Scroll down and buy things, mutants! Many of the items use Amazon Affiliate links that help us make ends meet at Boing Boing, the world's greatest neurozine.

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Bubble porn aficionados keep refining their NSFW art

Bubble porn is where a non-nude photo or video gets a swiss-cheese-like opaque overlay that gives the illusion of nudity. Since its meme heyday, the practice, known as bubbling, now uses translucent overlays that make the effect even more striking. Read the rest

Woman displeased with service at Subway

In a Subway eatery, a displeased customer. Read the rest

Antiques Roadshow, NSFW edition

The popular and long-running British antiques-peeping program is broadening its horizons for a new generation of viewers. "These are quite collectible, you know." Read the rest

Using Machine Learning to synthesize images that look NSFW but aren't

Yahoo has released a machine-learning model called open_nsfw that is designed to distinguish not-safe-for-work images from worksafe ones. By tweaking the model and combining it with places-CNN, MIT's scene-recognition model, Gabriel Goh created a bunch of machine-generated scenes that score high for both models -- things that aren't porn, but look porny. Read the rest

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