Some recent work by Los Angeles-based artist and illustrator Sean Norvet.
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From 2013, an adorable cross-stitch kit from Adafruit. Read the rest
"He's gonna sing folks, now's the time to go out and get the popcorn." --Bob Hope Read the rest
Boing Boing readers of a certain pre-internet age will recall when viral jokes sometimes took the form of prank phone calls passed around on cassette tapes. Read the rest
A gorgeous shot of a gorgeous piece of knitted art by Tracy Widdess, shared in our Flickr Pool. Read the rest
The original Filesoup torrent-site was nuked from orbit by the entertainment industry, but the domain has been resurrected and provides a single interface to query The Pirate Bay, Kickass Torrents, Extratorrent and Torrentz.eu. Read the rest
Spotted last night at the Trader Vic's in Portland, OR: this dazzling tiki-gourd! Read the rest
"'People have been rushing up to the bears to take selfies and videos with them,' Lisa Herron, a public affairs officer for the Lake Tahoe Basin, told Mashable. 'A bear will come and whole mobs of people will charge up to them to take photos.'"
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“Put information in the right visual form and your audience will immediately get the gist.” – Gareth Cook Read the rest
It's a long-overdue and much-deserved tribute to the hardest-working chroniclers of hacker culture. Emmanuel Goldstein and co have inspired generations of electronic spelunkers and freedom fighters, and they're still going strong -- and have never been more relevant, thanks to the debate sparked by the Snowden leaks. Read the rest
"A new study revealed this week shows that in spite of past claims, marijuana use does not affect IQ. The research, performed by the University College of London, was presented on Tuesday at the European Conference of Neuropsychopharmacology in Berlin." [via] Read the rest
The fine folks at CoverBrowser have curated 150 specimens of the world's worst album covers of all time, covering every genre. Share your recommendations here. Below are a few examples. Read the rest
Laughing Squid: "The Hemingwrite is a writing device styled after 90s word processors that features built-in syncing to contemporary technology, letting writers back up to the cloud and apps like Google Docs and Evernote."
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Puzzle enthusiast Tony Fisher demonstrates a new 3.4 cm-wide cube designed by Matt Bahner. It's half the
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Pocket Money Loans is the latest from prankster/artist Darren Cullen (previously), offering 5000% APR loans to children so that they can "get out of debt with a loan" and "spend each day like it's your last." Read the rest