One of the funny things about Boing Boing is gaining access to the broken ansible in the lair's basement. Due to some as yet untheoretical relativistic cross-wiring, all it can access are random wikipedia articles from the distant future. We've been instructed in no uncertain terms never to use it, and the last editor to do so disappeared in a flash of late 1970s-era BBC special effects, presumably an extremely painful demise. This 24-bit PNG found on their laptop didn't make a lot of sense until lately; here it is for your topical interest.
When President Trump said on Sunday that “‘Progressive’ Democratic Congresswomen” should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” was he violating federal workplace discrimination law? We aren’t lawyers and we don’t know, but here’s something relevant from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website, “Immigrants’ Employment […]
In 1905, Friedrich "Bone Spurs" Trump -- grandfather of Donald -- dodged the Bavarian draft and was ordered deported by Luitpold, the prince regent of Bavaria. Friedrich Trump sent Luitpold a letter groveling and begging not to be deported. Prince Luitpold deported him anyway.
CNN reports that the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, personally received deliveries, potentially including hacked materials related to the 2016 U.S. elections, during a series of odd meetings at Ecuador’s Embassy in London.
With the rising temperatures on tap this summer, the climate is going to be a frequent topic of conversation, and those conversations won’t be happy ones. Luckily, there’s a way to do a little climate change of your own – in a safe and sustainable way. When it comes to personal air conditioners, EvaPolar is […]
Whether you’re using them for next-level selfies or steady tracking shots, gimbals are a must for anyone who wants to maximize the potential of these powerful smartphone cameras we’re all carrying around. But those smartphones are also supposed to be portable, and let’s face it: Gimbals tend to offset that advantage. Weighing in at just […]
It’s too hot for yard sales, but hey: The internet is here for you. Here are the top ten deals on some of the Boing Boing Store’s best gear, just in time for summer. It’s everything from grills to security cameras to MacBook Pros, and they might be as low as they’re ever going to […]