What the Internet looks like when it's not a patent drawing


In contrast to yesterday's post about the way the Internet is depicted in patent drawings, check out these photos of the Internet's secret actual infrastructure. Read the rest

Just look at this photo of Last Gasp comix founder Ron Turner holding a banana.


Just look at it.

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Burning Man's public Fleshlight

Some funny stuff from this year's burn. Read the rest

Immortan Trump

Goddess's friend snapped this shot of a perfect piece of timely cosplay. Read the rest

Gallery of deserted Chinese amusement parks

China's exuberant, weird, terrible and brilliant amusement parks sprang up like mushrooms after the Deng reforms, and now many of them have fallen on hard times -- even as Disney makes ready to open Disneyland Shanghai. Read the rest

Nichelle Nichols: Lieutenant Uhura's Starship Enterprise Star Trek workout

In an amazing set of photos from the Desilu studios set of the original Star Trek, Nichelle Nichols (" Lieutenant Uhura") epitomizes grace, athleticism and poise. Read the rest

A tempting offer

Spotted outside Fix Coffee on Whitecross Street in London. Read the rest

Genderswapped Slave Leia with balloon-twisted Jabba


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Dawn at Disney World

From the Boing Boing Flickr pool, Dreggs's stunning photo of the sun breaking over Cinderella Castle. Read the rest

Hoax photos of real events

Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger normally produce beautiful commercial photos, but their hobby is recreating iconic photos -- the Hindenberg's explosion, Nessie 1934, Tiananmen 1989, 9/11, and more -- in miniature, so that their replicas are virtually indistinguishable from the originals. Read the rest

Prizewinning frozen hair

Here's photos from the annual Takhini Hot Pools frozen hair competition, where bathers expose their hair to -20'C - -30'C Yukon air to freeze it into amazing ice-sculptures. Read the rest

First-ever photo of light behaving as a wave and particle

Nicholas writes, "Since Einstein's day, scientists have been trying to directly observe the wave- and particle- aspects of light at the same time. Now, scientists at a Swiss lab have succeeded in capturing the first-ever snapshot of this dual behavior." Read the rest

Ad-hoc museums of a failing utopia

Photographer David Hlynsky took more than 8,000 street photos in the Eastern Bloc, documenting the last days of ideological anti-consumer shopping before the end of the USSR

Long-exposure shot of a rock-climber wearing glowsticks

Redditor Shatteredankle went rock-climbing with glowsticks affixed to wrists and ankles, and took a long-exposure shot of the result -- gorgeous. Read the rest

Star Wars Tree Sweater

This is how they yarn-bomb in Iowa City. (via Ellen Kushner) Read the rest

Sneaking subtle Star Wars references into photos

Toronto photographer Thomas Dagg produces artful shoops of landscapes with subtle Star Wars references worked into them. Read the rest

Physics, or sorcery?

This table is being held up by the weight of the buckets that are resting on it! Read the rest

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