The latest thing of beauty to emerge from the Ukrainian cave of wonders operated by Bob Basset, a collective of steampunk leatherworkers, is this "Flapping Push Toy": a leather steampunk airship with flapping bat-wings, brass portholes, and intricate gears within. Bravo!
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My sister texted me and told me to watch the YouTube series called The Reassembler. I was 7 minutes into an episode when I texted her back: “This is the greatest thing I’ve ever seen on YouTube.” I don’t even think I was exaggerating. Each episode starts off with host James May in a workshop, […]
View this post on Instagram Some pools have a small round plate beneath the diving board where the electrical wiring for the pool light is attached. We call them badges. These are highly coveted by pool skaters everywhere. Salba always had a rule that you had to help drain the pool and frontside grind first […]
Union Glacier Camp is a field camp in West Antarctica. It’s a seasonal logistics hub for the people who come to the continent. It’s located on a flat expanse of blue ice, making it ideal for planes to land and take off. In this very well-made video, you will learn about how the camp operates and […]
If you’re a regular visitor to Boing Boing, chances are you’re into cool stuff. So when you’re looking to pick up something fairly generic like a toaster oven or a clock or a lamp, you’re probably also looking for something that brings with it a little personality, a little pizzazz, and a little personal style […]
If you needed any further proof that Americans are finally beginning to accept the bidet movement, consider this: a bidet company has the money to buy naming rights for an NFL football stadium. The company’s bid to rename the Buffalo Bills’ stadium in Orchard Park, New York may not end up happening, even though they’re […]
Usually, when you drop a plant into a glass vase full of water, you’re trying to prolong its life by a few extra days. By giving that freshly cut flower its longest possible bloom, you get to extend your appreciation of its beauty before the effects of its shearing settle in as it finally begins […]