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Gender-swapped father-daughter Han-Leia costume

10 hours 43 min ago


Tom's daughter was bummed that she couldn't be Han Solo for Hallowe'en, so Tom rose to the challenge and offered to accompany her as Princess Leia. Read the rest

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CHP officer who stole and shared nude photos of traffic-stop victim claims "it's a game"

10 hours 57 min ago

Officer Sean Harrington of Martinez California Highway Patrol says that when he stole nude photos from the cell phone of a woman he'd traffic-stopped and then shared them with other CHP officers, that he was just playing "a game" that is widespead in the force. Read the rest

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DxO and Digital Photographer offer free 'Optics Pro 8'

11 hours 37 min ago
DxO is the exact opposite of instagram, it removes the lens flare and artifacts that social media finds so desirable. Version 8 is available free until January 2015.
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Caturday: This kitten likes to bat at bubbles with her paws

12 hours 10 sec ago

Bubble Face,” by Boing Boing reader Avelino Maestas. “Our cat Squishy likes to bat at bubbles with her paws,” he explains. Shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool.

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“Point of View,” a collage series by Beth Hoeckel

12 hours 7 min ago

From the website of brilliant collage artist Beth Hoeckel, “Point of View.”

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The Dalai Lama Will Not Return to Lead Tibet (He Has Something Better in Mind)

13 hours 47 min ago
Jason Louv reports on a surprising decision and what it means for Tibet's uncertain future Read the rest
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Haunted Mansion leggings

13 hours 47 min ago


These Disney Haunted Mansion wallpaper leggings are a limited edition, and sell for $80. (Thanks, Alice!)

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Classic adventure game hero Gabriel Knight returns for remake

14 hours 9 min ago
But what can he tell us about Voodoo? Brian Easton hopes for more. Read the rest
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Photorealistic bacon scarf

15 hours 29 min ago


Natalie Luder's "Fou Lard" silk scarf (a play on words; "scarf" in French is "foulard," while "fou lard" means "insane bacon") is digitally printed with photorealistic baconry, for a delicious, drapey accessory that's as lovely as it is treyfe.

Fou Lard

(via Neatorama)

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Mold for producing skull-shaped hard-boiled eggs

15 hours 30 min ago


Thinkgeek's Egg-o-matic Skull Egg Mold, $10, will take your boiled eggs and mold them into skulls as they cool, so that you can serve them as ghastly breakfast treats.

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Gremlins Christmas sweater

15 hours 40 min ago


The Gremlins Christmas sweater ($85) is a joint project of Middle of Beyond (previously) and Mondo Tees. It ships in December. (more…)

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Canadian MPs improvised spears to fight off shooter while PM Harper hid in the closet

15 hours 41 min ago

Thirteen of the fifteen flagpoles in the Conservative caucus room were snapped off and turned into spears by Members of Parliament who positioned themselves around the door to ambush the Parliament Hill shooter, while Prime Minister Harper was shoved in a closet. Read the rest

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Ketamine helps depressed patients temporarily experience pleasure again

Fri, 2014-10-24 18:42

Ketamine, a tranquilizer/anesthetic and recreational drug, can relieve symptoms of depression for up to a couple of weeks, writes psychiatrist Emily Deans.

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Weed prohibitionists caught telling lies

Fri, 2014-10-24 18:18

Carrying on the sleazy tradition of professional liar Harry J. Anslinger (first commissioner of the U.S. Treasury Department's Federal Bureau of Narcotics), weed prohibitionists are stretching the truth and outright fibbing in a desperate attempt to reverse the nationwide trend towards legalization. Read the rest

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WATCH: Bug spray for calm masked robber

Fri, 2014-10-24 17:55

A woman working at a convenience store calmly sprayed aerosol insecticide at a masked robber who, in turn, calmly walked away.

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1955 Chevy Nomad emerges from 40-year hibernation

Fri, 2014-10-24 17:47
Ben Marks of Collectors Weekly says: "Justin Pinchot just sent us a video of his new pride and joy, a 1955 Chevy Nomad wagon. Read the rest
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Selfie from 1909

Fri, 2014-10-24 16:19

Of course, artists have been taking selfies for centuries, but Zinaida Serebriakova was one of the best.

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WATCH: Synchronized windless kite flying

Fri, 2014-10-24 15:43
Matt and Shannon Cyphert of MTP Studios introduce us to the sport, art, and people of windless kite flying in this beautiful trailer. Read the rest
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