"A Series of Tweets from the CEO of Frito Lay that He Meant to Type into the Google Search Bar"
Update: an earlier version of this post failed to indicate that the linked item was satirical and not really the Frito Lay CEO. Boing Boing kinda regrets the error. Read the rest
On Crooked Timber, John Quiggin has been rehearsing the arguments from an upcoming book called "Economics in Two Lessons," and the latest installment asks why, if there's no such thing as a "free lunch," we're not all still living in caves? Read the rest
Joel writes, "Humble Bundle is currently offering a massive amount of game development tools for a very tiny price. Several game engines, art tools, asset packs to help make your games, and more are all in the pack for $10-12." Read the rest
Gissur Simonarson shot this in Gjerdrum, near Oslo, Norway. WAY more interesting than watching grass grow. Read the rest
Photo and print dealer Limited Runs is touring a fantastic collection of jazz photos from the archives of Metronome, an influential music magazine that published from 1881 to 1961. Read the rest
Dronestagram and National Geographic posted the winners of their "2015 Drone Aerial Photography Contest." Read the rest
Barcelona's Mari Axel creates many delightful crocheted and knit lovelies, including a whole range of Cthuloid amigurumi: Cthulhu, Steampunk Cthulhu, Minion Cthulhu; Multicolored Pastel Cthulhus, and many more. Read the rest
It's rather a long way to go for this shot, but what a shot it is.
In children, symptoms of sleep deprivation include hyperactivity and impaired interpretation of social cues.
Here's episode 6 of Circuit Playground, a charming show that teaches kids about electricity. It's produced by our friends at Adafruit. In this episode, Ladyada teaches Adabot about electrical grounding.
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Fun with poop and bats and flesh-eating plants of the Pacific.
The Wall Street Journal just discovered what some of us have known for a long time: Moxie Marlinspike is really cool, and the work he does is important. Read the rest
What's worse than cattle-class? Cattle-class in a honeycomb of face-to-face seats where you're knee-to-knee with a sneezing stranger's halitosis. Read the rest
I've taken a couple of lockpicking workshops. It was supremely rewarding when I successfully opened a lock using lockpicking tools. Here's a transparent padlock that shows you how the internal components work, making it easier to learn how to pick locks. It comes with 2 keys, but you need to buy the lockpicking tools separately. It's $(removed) on Amazon.
By the way, my friend John Park is going to be giving the mother of all lockpicking workshops at our upcoming Weekend of Wonder extravaganza on September 18-20 in Riverside, CA! Register here to join us.
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The embattled interim CEO of Reddit, who became all the more embattled after the sacking of a popular admin left unpaid mods outraged, is leaving the company. Read the rest