There are near misses and then there's this guy in Oakland, California who got saved just before a subway train creamed him. Wow!
BART's humble hero saves a passenger from fast approaching train. On Sunday, November 3, 2019, transportation supervisor, John O'Connor was working crowd control at the Coliseum Station after the Raiders game when an intoxicated passengers miss-stepped and fell into the trackway. John sprang into action and pulled him to safety.
You might remember that when I’m not blogging for Boing Boing, I can usually be found at my other gig — Children’s Fairyland. Of course, the Oakland, California kiddie theme park is closed now and will be until it’s safe to reopen. But, we do have a skeleton crew of essential “elves” who are on […]
Punk AF music festival Burger Boogaloo has announced its initial 2020 lineup: DAY 1 /////////////////////// DAY 2 … BIKINI KILL ///////////////// CIRCLE JERKS PLASTIC BERTRAND //// BLEACHED PANSY DIVISION ///////// FLIPPER PANTY RAID ////////////// ALICE BAG CARBONAS /////////////// FEVERS YOUNGER LOVERS ////// MIDNITE SNAXXX TWOMPSAX ////////////// and MORE!!! John Waters is emceeing once again and […]
Children’s Fairyland, the mid-century theme park for little kids in Oakland, California, posted this video of their resident donkeys reacting to classical music that is too cute not to share. Fairyland: Donkeys get a kick out of classical music! We were testing out our PA system and Gideon and Chiquita got into it. As Brett, […]
Even if you don’t miss much else about the office right now, there’s a good chance your home laptop is making you nostalgic for the added efficiency of that pair of monitors on your desk at work to spread out your workflow. There’s no telling how long the new normal may continue to be the […]
If you’re looking to become a software engineer or it’s an idea you’ve tossed around half-seriously, there may be no better time than now to take the leap. It’s one of the fastest-growing, most in-demand roles already. And in the midst of the pandemic, between the extra hours you likely have in your day, and […]
Whether you’re looking to create perfect portraits or amazing artwork, if your medium is digital, you know you absolutely must have Photoshop to do your best making. So if you’ve been putting off really mastering the various techniques, tools, and styles it offers for your craft, now is a great time to make it happen. […]