Barrow (aka Utqiaġvik), Alaska is the northernmost city in the United States. It's so far from most civilization that the grocery prices are astronomical. For example, a bag of frozen french fries is $17, cucumbers are $4.50 each, and a carton of orange juice is $12.
Destination Adventure's Dustin Porter visited the 153 Mile Store, a fully-stocked general store in the Cariboo, British Columbia, that hasn't been touched since the shop closed its doors in 1963. Porter writes: This is the 153 Mile Store, and it has sat perfectly preserved – full of unsold merchandise – since the day it closed… READ THE REST
After the beast dies, the private equity parasite will leave its host and slither toward the next. After creditors take what slim pickings they can, another parasite will soon find the corpse. But without a living body to inhabit, all that it can do is remove the beast's hide and wear it like a coat,… READ THE REST
A Manchester family acquired a used ambulance and went shopping in it, lights flashing. The vehicle reportedly pulled into the car lot of a supermarket and everyone just popped out to get some groceries. The ambulance was seized and a man was later charged with a range of driving offences. The 32-year-old is due before… READ THE REST
Your home Wi-Fi router is your conduit to the outside world. It's your portal to the internet, your connection to streaming content, and more and more often lately, your best means of seeing faraway friends and family face-to-face online. But we all know that not far beyond that portal lies demons. Those nefarious forces come… READ THE REST
There are plenty of deals every day here in the Boing Boing Store. More often than not, it's good stuff at a really good price. Sometimes, we even put together several deals into collections of cool stuff like 15 fun pet supplies or 10 awesome laptops. But then, there are those times when we just… READ THE REST
Staying home for birthdays, date nights, or just a regular Thursday used to be boring, but by tweaking your surroundings, just a little bit, you'd be surprised at how different your space can feel, even if it's just your good old living room. If you want to create an ambiance that you'll always remember, these… READ THE REST