The 11-year-old son of medical marijuana advocate Shona Banda spoke out in his Kansas classroom to correct his teacher's misinformation about pot; then the state of Kansas raided his house and took him away from his mother. Read the rest
Almost as edgy as the goth-themed Minecraft toys in Hot Topic. Those are pretty edgy, you should check them out. (more…)
I think the ice cream scoop we'd been using for years wasn't really an ice cream scoop. It was a disher, and was more suited for scooping mashed potatoes than ice cream.Read the rest
Broken phones are a constant topic of discussion at Boing Boing. When I saw that Tech21 made iPhone cases out of D30, a non-Newtonian an impact armor, I had to try one immediately.
This compact, foil wand conceals easily in your hand. A simple twist and it magically appears!
The Apple Watch is difficult to take apart, and any repairs -- other than replacing the battery, band, and display -- are pretty much impossible.Read the rest
The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan's first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused nonprofit known as The Second Floor (T2F) was shot dead today by unidentified gunmen in Karachi. Read the rest
Hong Kong anti-litter campaign swipes DNA from trash, uses it to create mugshots of suspected litterers
Katie sez, "This is an article by a friend of mine about a teacher who passed this week from our high school in Ontario, Canada. This history teacher had the students dig trenches, sleep in cold, wet tents, march and "mow down" other students all in an awesome example of teaching. I had already graduated after the first class did this, but it made headlines every year." Read the rest
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The vendor wasn't named by the researchers, David Byrne and Charles Henderson, but they did disclose the password: 166816.Read the rest
Here I am, willing to give M. Night Shyamalan another chance against my better judgment. His latest is a microbudget thriller called The Visit, and concerns the sinister goings-on at grandma and grandpa's house.
Smoke rings are really a lost art.
“The story goes that in 1978, the Cramps made a video, filmed by Alex de Laszlo, for their song “Human Fly,” that featured singer Lux Interior (RIP 2009) in a classic movie-monster transformation scene—but it seemed like nobody saw it, or could even prove it existed.”
It exists, and it's right here.Read the rest
Mikolaj Birek created an opening title sequence for an imaginary 1980s version of HBO's Game of Thrones, presenting it as if it had been recorded on a crappy VHS system. (more…)