Happy holidays from Boing Boing tv! Continuing in our retrospective of favorite episodes from our first year:
Each year, David Silverman (director of the Simpsons Movie, and longtime director of the TV show) illustrates holiday cards for friends and family. Xeni visits him in his home studio for a re-enactment of the craziest years in holiday cheer, complete with tuba carols.
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Within the space of a week, two women were impaled by giant umbrellas while enjoying a trip to the beach. Both will make full recoveries. British tourist Margaret Reynolds, 67, was hospitalized after an umbrella “went entirely through her angle” on a New Jersey beach. Here’s eyewitness insert4coins, who posted the chilling photo of the […]
Using old toothbrushes, nutrition facts, electronics, vintage beer pull tabs, light bulbs and other junk, pop artist Jason Mecier has created a portrait of Pee-wee Herman. According to Pee-wee himself, some of the materials Mecier used were inspired by the pop culture icon’s first film, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure. The toothbrushes? Those were prompted by the […]
Mercy For Animals is a group that advocates a plant-based diet, and they have put together a comparison of resources needed to support a plant-based diet vs. an omnivore diet.
Summer’s here, which brings not only warmer weather but also the unsettling realization that the year is more than halfway over. So, for those who weren’t as productive as they would have liked during the first half of 2018, we’ve rounded up 5 skill course bundles you can start learning today to help you finish […]
It’s good to be proactive, but when it comes to preparing for an emergency situation, one of the most important items you can pack is a flashlight. After all, whatever else you include in your kit won’t be of much use if you can’t see what you’re doing. The Viper 1000-Lumen Tactical Flashlights not only […]
Chances are you took a handful of language classes in high school, and aside from a smattering of conjugations and vocabulary words, the only things you likely remember are the dry, rehearsed sentences that did little to make you speak like a true native. If you’re still hoping to learn a new language but want […]