Mark Pahlow, creator of Archie McPhee, posted this photo of Japanese cigarettes featuring a knockoff Mickey Mouse with a green nose and a green body. I have never been interested in smoking, but if these were available today, I would be tempted to start.
Obvious Plant's Jeff Wysaski made some knockoff Avengers action figures and they're perfectly hilarious in their bootleggedness. See them all here. He put a few for sale, but they've already sold out. Previously: 'Walmart yodeling kid' becomes a one-up action figure READ THE REST
Bootie Mashup's Adrian Roberts is traveling in Hong Kong right now and came across these amusing knockoff LEGO products at the Temple Street Night Market. Click on the images below to look at them closer. photos by Adrian Roberts READ THE REST
This short documentary about Korean fashion is on its surface about the many looks cultivated by Korean designers, but it's especially interesting as an analysis of what late-stage capitalism looks like in a homogenous culture. READ THE REST
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