Straight from Latvia comes a sweater that, when worn, looks like a cat is hanging off your back and holding on for dear life with its claws. A red heart and the simple word "cat" are there to possibly remind us that our feline friends are to be loved even when they're ripping up our stuff. Made by Etsy shop Rata Blanca Sweaters and is currently sold out.
I got a chill when I learned, just this afternoon, that the Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to stop the census early. The deadline is now today, Thursday, October 15. If you haven't yet filled out yours, get on it STAT: 2020census.gov. It takes 10 minutes to complete. And, spread the word! Alameda… READ THE REST
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Scientists have found there's a danger just as impactful on your health as killers that everyone talks about like obesity or smoking. This one, though, is a lot more subtle. Researchers say that the threat posed by sitting for eight hours a day with little physical activity is just as harmful as some of the… READ THE REST
Your brain really is every bit the supercomputer that you think it is. Scientists found that over the course of your life, your modest human brain will hold up to 1 quadrillion pieces of information. You also have an average of 70,000 thoughts per day. Considering that, it's really no surprise that we can all… READ THE REST
Prime Day week is here, but before you start rifling through page after page of Amazon deals, you should know Amazon isn't the only fish in the sea. In fact, many companies are combating Amazon's Prime Day dominance with some fairly impressive sales of their own. That includes the Boing Boing Store and a full… READ THE REST
If you're feeling a certain buzz of excited anticipation in the air, it's likely because Amazon Prime Day is almost here. As Americans from coast to coast know, it's the day the nation's largest online retailer launches its own self-contained Black Friday, slashing prices on virtually anything and everything they can get their hands on.… READ THE REST