Carrie McLaren is a guest blogger at Boing Boing and coauthor of Ad Nauseam: A Survivor's Guide to American Consumer Culture. She lives in Brooklyn, the former home of her now defunct Stay Free! magazine.
A flickr set of Stitch Wars--a Star Wars-themed craft exhibit in Lauderdale, Florida--is now online. I know shit about Star Wars, but this little blue man with the white hat and the dead ram is kinda cute.
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On Thursday May 26, Red Nose Day will return for the second year. It’s all about giving to children to fight hunger, sickness, and homelessness. In the video above, the most famous magician in the world, David Copperfield, has his own magical way of asking you to get involved. There’s going to be a two-hour TV show on […]
Facebook gets a bad rap, but where I live, it has brought neighbors together, and it started because of the things I didn’t want to share.
When the Congressional Science committee wants to talk about the cold weather, and when NASA has to defend their budget by explaining why NASA is important, it can make people who believe in facts… a bit tense.
We’re a latest and greatest kind of culture. We want the newest, shiniest, fastest piece of tech in existence — and many are willing to pay top dollar for the privilege of saying no one owns one better. The reality is that life at the tech pinnacle is incredibly fleeting. Within months, sometimes weeks, even […]
With no movies, concerts, or sporting events to get out and enjoy, the scope of your entertainment universe probably hasn’t strayed too far beyond the edge of your sofa in months. And all that time living life on your A-1 piece of furniture has likely resulted in some unfortunate drink-related accidents. In this couch-based lifestyle, […]
The Avengers. The Justice League. The X-Men. David Blaine. Our world is full of mythical beings endowed with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men. We gaze upon their herculean feats, marvel, and dream. But while we all wish we could fly or lift tons or shoot lasers from our eyes, we’re really […]