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Sen Lindsay Graham promises a fine future for "white men in male-only clubs"

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Ha-ha-only-serious: He was speaking to the all-male Hibernian Society of Charleston, making a ribald speech peppered with (telling) humor, when he promised them that under a Lindsay Graham presidency "white men who are in male-only clubs are going to do great." Read the rest

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WATCH: Handmade stop-motion horror from ABCs of Death 2

Fri, 2014-10-31 17:44
"D is for Deloused" by director Robert Morgan contains some of the creepiest handmade horror we've ever seen. A Boing Boing exclusive! Read the rest
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Big Hero 6 jack-o-lantern

Fri, 2014-10-31 16:02

John Edgar Park turned a squat white pumpkin into Baymax from Big Hero 6 using a hand brace with auger bit and a saw blade.

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WATCH: Zaouli dance from Ivory Coast

Fri, 2014-10-31 15:46

"According to most people who show interest in cultures and especially in the culture of Gouro ethnic group, Zaouli, a popular mask dance, was created in the fifties.

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Things Fitting Perfectly Into Things

Fri, 2014-10-31 15:45

Of course there is a Tumblr called Things Fitting Perfectly Into Things! Above: toy food + stacking ring.

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WATCH: Hypnotic drone footage of Mentawai Islands surfing

Fri, 2014-10-31 15:20

This mesmerizing drone footage by Paul "The Bird" Borrud is like a 5-minute vacation. Perfect waves. Perfect locale. Perfect song (Mapusa). Below, some stills. Read the rest

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A warm notice from the Star Hotel in China

Fri, 2014-10-31 15:00

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Swype, smartphone replacement keyboard, available for IOS 8

Fri, 2014-10-31 14:43
Swype, a gesture based keyboard for smartphones, is available for IOS 8. As Android users well know, it is awesome.
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Virgin Galactic test flight crashes, one reported dead

Fri, 2014-10-31 14:17
Problems experienced during a test flight of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo may have resulted in the death of one of its two crewmembers, according to early and unconfirmed reports surfacing on Twitter. Read the rest
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Kitten rescued after getting head stuck in wheel

Fri, 2014-10-31 13:59

The Martin Country Sheriff's Office was called in to rescue a 10-week-old kitten who'd gotten its head stuck in a RV wheel. They successfully exercised "care, precision, and perseverance" to save the kitten.

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WATCH: Origami expert creates "impossible" computer-generated shape

Fri, 2014-10-31 13:49

Mathematician and origami expert Tom Hull created this pleated multi-sliced cone from paper, never before accomplished since Robert Lang designed it via computer. Read the rest

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WATCH: FBI has chat with YouTuber for filming in Speedo on plane

Fri, 2014-10-31 13:09

YouTube star Jerome Jarre decided to have some fun on a flight to Miami, so he slipped into a silly swimming outfit in the lavatory and filmed the hijinks. After being threatened with jail, he had a little talk with the FBI. Read the rest

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Grease Monkey Gorilla Grip gloves: thin, durable, grippy gloves

Fri, 2014-10-31 12:49

I ran across these gloves when I did a bathroom remodel around 2 years ago. Basically, they are a thin synthetic knit glove that has a palm and fingertip area that’s coated in a “polymer.” Traditionally, I’ve worn those cheap rubber dipped gloves when working with tile, but these gloves are far superior.

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Court rules that Touch ID is not protected by the 5th Amendment

Fri, 2014-10-31 11:39

"A Virginia Beach Circuit Court this week ruled that an individual in a criminal proceeding cannot be forced to divulge the passcode to his cellphone as it would violate the self-incrimination clause of the Fifth Amendment. At the same time, the Court held that an individual can be compelled to give up his fingerprint to unlock Touch ID, or any fingerprint protected device for that matter." - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

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Chelsea Handler: Instagram's nipple policy is sexist

Fri, 2014-10-31 11:32

I agree with Handler's statement. If men's nipples are OK with Instragram, then women's should be, too.

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French town bans clowns

Fri, 2014-10-31 11:17
A month-long ban on clown attire and makeup was imposed this week by Mayor Pierre Dudieuzere of Vendargues, France, following assaults by "dressed-up teens." Read the rest
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Why scratching an itch only makes it worse

Fri, 2014-10-31 11:11

You scratch an itch to cause pain, which soothes the itch. Then your body releases serotonin to reduce the pain, and the itch flares up. Read the rest

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The Muppet Show Halloween special with Vincent Price

Fri, 2014-10-31 11:07

Fantastic! Thanks, Heather Beschizza!

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