Comic Sans was never intended to be the world's most popular typeface. Its success has irritated type-nerds, who've been vociferous about their disappointment. Now, Craig Rozynski brings us Comic Neue, "the casual script choice for everyone including the typographically savvy." It's a free download, too.
Ontario, Canada police busted a motorcyclist after noticing the curious license plate above. "Life free or die," when spelled correctly, is the motto of the US state of New Hampshire and appears on license plates issued there. I find it far superior to the plate below that was confiscated in the same area two weeks… READ THE REST
For two decades, Boing Boing pal Dustin "UPSO" Hostetler has published the print 'zine Faesthetic, a fantastic wunderkammer of art, illustration, and design with contributions from the likes of Shepard Fairey, Tim Biskup, Jemma Hostetler (née Gura), MARS-1, and Tiffany Bozik. To celebrate the 'zines 20th anniversary and the end of a deeply challenging year… READ THE REST
In 1968, Finnish architect Matti Suuronen revealed the Futuro home, a pre-fab fiberglass-reinforced plastic structure just 50 square meters inside. There were fewer than 100 of the homes ever built and 60 to 80 of them survive to this day. (The original Futuro in New Zealand just sold.) If you're seeking a far out vacation,… READ THE REST
It's among the most popular digital file formats in the world. In fact, its creator Adobe figures there are now over 2.5 trillion PDF documents floating around out there. And at times, it's probably felt like you've had to deal with every single one of them. Make no mistake. PDFs are so common because they're… 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