When Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was caught lying about smoking crack (and after months of smearing people who accused him of doing so as liars), he busted out the most weaselly, stupid excuse anyone had ever heard. To make it clear how unsuitable this level of discourse is in office, Central Fiction's produced this video in which a child deploys the Rob Ford defense about a cracked window.
"Best kid and dog sitting hack ever," from an Australian mom. From Storyful: A New South Wales mother has devised an inventive way to keep a nine-month-old baby and pet occupied, creating a clever hack with her clothesline. Adaminaby mother Kathleen Brittany Egan attached her little boy's Jumper to the rotary clothesline where she had… READ THE REST
More likely than not, your kids are going to be doing a lot of learning from home this school year. What better time to have your children learn some super simply and effective memory techniques to help them remember more of what they learn, right? About ten years ago, my grandmother passed away from Alzheimer's… READ THE REST
The North American Association of Hunter Safety Coordinators created Shoot/Don't Shoot, a series of vignettes that pause and ask viewers if it's safe to shoot a hunting rifle in that situation. This was part of our middle school hunting safety class, and the look and vibe of this film feels very much like the rural… READ THE REST
If you know a kid, then that means you might know a kid who wants a PS5 or an Xbox Series X. There's no question that the new next-generation gaming consoles are true marvels, but beyond playing games, there is another side of this activity that could fire up a kid's imagination or personal ingenuity… READ THE REST
Shopping for quality audio earbuds and headphones on a budget is frustrating, to say the least. With so many brands and models out there, it's tough to know which ones are worth your time and money. So before the holiday hype gets put into overdrive, we pulled together a few dozen quality wireless earbuds and… READ THE REST
Calling all caffeine addicts! There's no reason to pin all your hopes on Black Friday for your new coffee gadget fix. As part of the Boing Boing Store's Pre-Black Friday Sale, you can score a great deal right now on one of more than a dozen different coffee and espresso makers by top brands. With… READ THE REST