That was fast! It looks like Tom B has passed the first of three portals on his way to winning a restored DeLorean in the Ready Player One competition. To find out more, listen to today's Gweek podcast.
Gweek is back – at least for now! For those of you who are new to Gweek, it's a podcast where the editors and friends of Boing Boing talk about media, science, science fiction, video games, comic books, board games, TV shows, music, movies, tools, gadgets, apps, and other neat stuff. My is co-host Dean… READ THE REST
Our guest this week is Maggie Tokuda Hall. She writes books for children and stories for adults. READ THE REST
Last year's Tropical Storm Isaias may not have made landfall as a full-blown hurricane, but it did enough damage along the U.S. East Coast that power was knocked out to over 2 million homes in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, leaving hundreds of thousands without power for days. Those fears were stoked again earlier… READ THE REST
The debate has raged for decades. Cloth diapers or disposable ones? Convenience or sustainability? Cloth diapers are cheaper, but a whole lot more forgiving on the environment. And then there's the prospect that dyes, gels, and other chemical additives can make disposables downright irritating for some babies. Obviously, the need for diapers will never disappear.… READ THE REST
If you aren't up to speed on the intricacies of knives and knife production, then a Thai Moon Knife might look more like a weapon than a kitchen utensil. With a wide blade that visually looks more like a cleaver than a traditional food preparing knife, it's the product of more than 200 years of… READ THE REST