Anyone who's ever gone to Burning Man is undoubtedly already familiar with the N95 mask, the particle filters that also protect from inhaling playa dust. And Burners are also familiar with "radical self expression." So, it comes as no surprise that the happy mutants over at Burner-friendly Grassy Knoll Industries have taken it upon themselves to make an otherwise plain-looking mask better — by turning it into a "Catface." Whiskers and all. They describe it as "Quarantine Couture." Even if you have no plans to "cattify" a mask, you should go read the instructions because parts of it are pretty funny. Cats not your thing? There are other fun mask ideas in their "Social Distancing Can Be Fun" Facebook page.
Turns out, great minds think alike. In my last post, I told you about some fun I had with my own lot in the Sotheby's Boundless Space: The Possibilities of Burning Man online auction. Well, I'm just learning that another lot was created by some Burning Man Project insiders as a prank. Here's what they… READ THE REST
We here at Boing Boing have long been fans of the Codex Seraphinianus, a mysterious surrealist cypher manuscript that first appeared in print in the early 1980s. We first covered it in The Happy Mutant Handbook and have been marveling at it ever since. The book is a faux cypher manuscript modeled after works like… READ THE REST
If you lived in New York sometime between the 1940s and 60s, you may have walked past the legendary Moondog, also known as "The Viking of 6th Avenue. In this video, you can learn about the life of Moondog, born Louis Thomas Hardin (May 26, 1916 – September 8, 1999). Moondog was an American musician,… READ THE REST
Whether you're a professional chef or an at-home cook, you deserve to have the best tools at your disposal, especially when it comes to your kitchen knives. After all, a dull blade is a dangerous one, and you should only be using knives that can cut, slice, and dice effortlessly. You might think that means… READ THE REST
Got an itch to get outdoors and camp (or glamp, for those of us who are super creative)? We get that, and with the weather turning blistering cold before we know it, this is the sweet spot to get the last of your camping trips in (unless you love frostbite, in which case, camp with… READ THE REST
If you had it your way, you'd spend all day, every day cuddling on the couch, giving your favorite little kitty pets and treats forever. Unfortunately, life isn't that simple, and date nights, long days at work, and trips to the store can leave your cat hanging out alone, entering an endless void in hopes… READ THE REST