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.
This @RummysCorner chronology of heavyweight boxing in the 1990s is a delight to watch [h/t @arupar] READ THE REST
Congrats to William Orrell, whose speed stacking time of 4.472 seconds put him at the top of this year's 200 best in their Cycle event. The world record in a sanctioned World Sport Stacking Association event is 4.753 by Chan Keng Ian: Image: YouTube / SeoulCalStudios READ THE REST
Nicholas Wolken and Lars Popp hit the slopes of Mount Baker, Crystal Mountain, and Mount Bachelor in this sumptuously shot in all kinds of precipitation: It's also a slight hint to the predominantly moist weather we experienced on our visit State-side. A trip where our rental car smelled like a pack of wet dogs 24/7,… READ THE REST
Sometimes, you'd really rather just boost the temperature in your bedroom or home office by a few degrees without firing up your central heating and paying to pump that heat throughout the entire house. In that case, you just need a portable heater that can wrap a cocoon of warmth around a relatively small, contained… READ THE REST
Earlier this month, stargazers were dazzled by a rare celestial event as The Great Conjunction offered a view of Jupiter and Saturn huddled close together in the night sky. The planets themselves aren't actually in closer proximity to each other, but just the idea of seeing this optical convergence that hasn't been viewed from Earth… READ THE REST
None of us are getting any younger. And while the ravages of time work differently on everyone, there seems to be one area where everyone from seniors down to the way-too-young start feeling discomfort first. Oh, that aching back. A lot of that may have to do with how many of us spend huge portions… READ THE REST