Glen Wexler's photo of us for Fast Company a couple years ago (right) perhaps led you to believe that we Boing Boingers are masters of the pogo stick. That is true, but sadly we are no match for the Xpogo team seen above in New York City.
West Virginia's Republican-led senate approved House Bill 3293 on Thursday afternoon with vote a of 18-15. Much like legislation passed in South Dakota, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Tennessee, this bill prohibits transgender women and girls from competing in college and secondary sports teams. The bill now heads to the House where, if passed, it will continue… READ THE REST
This video shows a kabura-ya (鏑矢), a turnip-headed whistling arrow, fired by a master kyudo archer at the Albert Park Sports Stadium in Melbourne on 13 February, 2010. Contrary to my jokey headline, they were used mostly in formal exchanges, as signals, or to carry messages, not as terror weapons like the Aztec Death Whistle. READ THE REST
NASCAR will try using trained dogs to screen for COVID at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday. Interestingly, the dogs won't be sniffing around drivers or any of the limited number of fans permitted to attend. From UPI: "We think that these dogs and this capability is going to allow us to rapidly confirm that… READ THE REST
Maybe you're moving into a new place and you're ready to start making more than microwave burritos and frozen pizzas for dinner. Or perhaps you know someone striking out on their own and starting up their own first kitchen. In either case, that budding chef needs a quality blade. Or more accurately, they need a… READ THE REST
For many, playing video games for hours on end is among the most exhilarating ways to spend an evening. Or a day. Or a weekend. But while hour after hour of roaming the Old West, engaging in space dogfights, or swinging through your virtual city like Spider-Man are incredibly fun, it's only happening in your… READ THE REST
You're ready to take over the world with your new project Killer Computers. No, your computers don't actually kill anyone. It's just the name of your new online retail computer brand. Of course, your company needs a website. Unfortunately, getting the rights to the web address killercomputers.com is impossible. Now, nobody ever actually built a… READ THE REST