Jonathan "Song A Day" Mann (Previously) wrote and performed this lovely song about the St. Louis woman filmed waving a gun, finger on the trigger, at protestors getting too close to her mansion. Fast work!
A teacher at Grand Mountain School in Colorado Springs called the police on a 12-year-old Black student after noticing—over a video call—that he was "waving" a toy gun—specifically, a Zombie Hunter Airsoft Pistol, according to The Washington Post. That student, Isaiah Elliott, received a five-day suspension, according to local news outlet KDVR. As noted in… READ THE REST
At The Catapult, writer/artist Shing Yin Khor has an incredibly beautiful illustrated essay about her relationship with peaches and depression — connecting both things back to their own Chinese heritage, and to the fruit's relationship with Confederate white supremacy in America. Khor takes a touching personal narrative and deftly weaves it through and around hundreds… READ THE REST
After a truck was spotted driving around Lincoln, Nebraska, with the words "Fuck the N—–s" painted on it, the owner was soon identified and fired from his job. Cordis told the Omaha World-Herald on Sunday that he drove his 2002 Chevrolet Silverado K1500 to Gateway Mall near 61st and O streets at about 5 p.m.… READ THE REST
With most of the world more conscious than ever about their carbon footprint and the sustainability of the actions they take, it begs an important question — can air travel ever be green? Unfortunately, giant planes provide a giant amount of carbon emissions. In fact, one flight from New York City to Amsterdam produces emissions… READ THE REST
If you're catching the feeling of good cheer and holiday merriment in the air, that's probably because we're smack in the middle of The Boing Boing Store's Three-Day VIP Annual Sale. One of the biggest discount shopping sprints of the year, you can save serious cash on huge collections of the best items we bring… READ THE REST
When we pick up our phones to shoot a video, most of us aren't looking to craft "The Godfather." We just want something that looks reasonably decent that won't be an embarrassment when it gets posted to YouTube or social media. But while not every video needs to reach Spielbergian levels of production, you might… READ THE REST