The AquaSprouts Garden is a fascinating, self-contained world, and it can even make you salad

It’s not often that life comes into such extreme focus that you can see it all playing out right in front of your eyes. And it certainly doesn’t happen often right on your desktop. Or on a window s… | Continue reading


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Sequence of rear-end collisions causes tanker to gush a brown liquid onto pavement

In this video, a nincompoop driving too fast slams into the back of a vehicle driving too slow. The nincompoop somehow had enough time to futilely flash their lights just before impact. Also, it se… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 hours ago

Listen to "All The Small Things" in the style of a Rick Astley-esque 80s synth pop song

There is weird and profound cultural insight to glean from the zeitgeist trend of “covering popular songs in the style of other popular bands covering that song in the style of their own song… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 hours ago

Check out these 12 learning bundles that are on sale for just $20 apiece

So, how’s this for a plan? We’ve rounded up 12 sets of career redefining training with top-notch instructional material. These course bundles contain guidance in coding with Python, creating … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 11 hours ago

Junji Ito fans, the Uzumaki anime is still on its way! And here is the latest teaser

Junji Ito fans, there is good news and bad news about the long-awaited four-part Uzumaki anime series based on the wonderful, horrific manga series of the same name. (For those not familiar with Uz… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 15 hours ago

Watch Mike Pence speak over hecklers as they shout "traitor!"

Mike Pence got booed and called “traitor” today while speaking to an audience of religious conservatives at the Faith & Freedom Coalition’s annual Road to Majority conference in Orl… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 16 hours ago

Ben Shapiro calls for crime to be banned

Punditry about pundits is about the worst thing on the internet, but I didn’t believe this tweet from Ben Shapiro was real and feel that it’s worth a post. It reminds me of his famous &… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 18 hours ago

A house filled with urine, feces, rotten meat, and dead cats gets offer frenzy at $592,500

A five-bedroom, four-bath, 3,598 sq-ft house in Colorado is listed as a “landlord’s nightmare” on Redfin by the brutally honest listing agent. And that’s the tame part. The r… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 20 hours ago

Newly released video shows pro-Trump terrorist stalk and beat cop during U.S. Capitol

New Jersey gym owner Scott Fairlamb pleaded not guilty to 12 criminal counts including assaulting police and carrying a dangerous weapon into the Capitol. In this newly released video, he is seen p… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 20 hours ago

Watch woodpecker happily destroy wildlife camera disguised as tree bark

Staff at at a nature reserve in Leningrad Oblas, Russia thought they were clever by disguising a wildlife camera as tree bark. It did not go as planned. Video below. Translation of the Nizhne-Svirs… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 21 hours ago

Quiz: can you spot the banned Amazon items?

According to The Markup, Amazon “bans nearly 2,000 items for sale in the United States that fall into 31 broader categories, ranging from skin care products to assault weapons to human organs… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 21 hours ago

Juneteenth: "Emancipation is a marker of progress for white Americans, not black ones"

Tomorrow is Juneteenth, commemorating the freeing of enslaved Black people in Texas on June 19, 1865. That was the day that Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger delivered a message to the people of Galveston, … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 22 hours ago

Watch: This teen's "biggest mouth in the world" can fit a 2-liter bottle of soda in it

When teenager Isaac Johnson says “I have the biggest mouth in the world,” he isn’t kidding. It’s so big, he can squeeze the base of a 2-liter A&W bottle into it. Stretch… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 22 hours ago

Adorable baby gorilla practices beating on his chest

This adorable baby gorilla is gonna be a star someday. I am pretty sure that this little guy dreams big: | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 22 hours ago

Check out this ridiculous and fantastic Honda Civic powered by a tandem bicycle

These ingenious individuals outfitted an old Honda Civic with a tandem bicycle so that the pedaling powers the vehicle. Video below. The fun they’re having is infectious. Know what I mean? | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 22 hours ago

Doctor invents a hiccup-curing straw with a 90% success rate

A neurointensivist from the University of Texas at San Antonio says he was inspired by a McFlurry straw to create the HiccAway, a straw that he claims will relieve 9 out of 10 hiccup sufferers. The… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

MyPillow Guy storms out of Jordan Klepper interview: "You guys are horrible!"

The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper ventured into the MyPillow Guy’s “free speech” rally in Wisconsin to interview the sparse, delusional crowd who still believe Trump will beco… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

What is… the Alex Trebek Open Space?

Tucked away in Los Angeles’s Santa Monica Mountains, between Hollywood Boulevard and Mulholland Drive, there are 62 acres of unmarked trees, brush, and dirt where the public can hike or just … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

Destiny toaster

Bought all the strategy guides, figurines, spin-off media and other merch? Game publisher Bungie is selling a Destiny-branded toaster for the Destiny fan who has it all! $85, ships in December. 10%… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

160,000 condoms are readied for Olympic athletes yet regulation requires they "avoid unnecessary forms of physical contact"

At every Olympics since 1988, organizers have distributed more than 100,000 free condoms to the 15,000 participating athletes who live together in the Olympic Village for weeks. The condoms have be… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

Police chief insists officer accidentally ran over gunshot victim and has excuse for why it wasn't in the report

Springfield police Officer Amanda Rosales ran over gunshot victim Eric Cole and likely killed him or contributed to his death. Police Chief Lee Graf insists it was an accident — the man was lying p… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

Watch Tucker Carlson self-own yet again

Frequent self-owner Tucker Carlson did it again. This time, he talked about how cowardly Simon & Schuster was for canceling books by Josh Hawley, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Candace Owens. He then t… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

LEGO Central Perk, if you liked Friends

The LEGO Central Perk LEGO set may be the first one with minifigs I want to disfigure. LEGO felt the need to give us this reproduction of a set made popular by a TV show people either loved or hate… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 23 hours ago

Connecticut lawmakers legalize marijuana

Possession of marijuana will be legal in Connecticut beginning July 1, with retail sales to follow next year. State Senates voted 16 to 11 Thursday to approve recreational weed; Gov. Ned Lamont has… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Nic Cage's next blockbuster "Pig" is TAKEN with bacon

I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, ski… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

"Stranger Things" is joining the Magic: The Gathering Universe

Gaming company Wizards of the Coast has been expanding the universe of Magic: The Gathering with special “Secret Lair” drops — limited edition expansion packs that transform non-Magic I… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Time echo special effect on a vulture

Enjoy this mesmerizing video of a single vulture processed with After Effects’ “time echo” filter by Jesse Rockwell. There was a time I might have shared this on social media as &… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protestors plead guilty to reduced charges and vow to do it again

Patricia and Mark McCloskey pleaded guilty Thursday to harassment and assault charges stemming from their infamously hysterical meltdown when protestors neared their famously tasteless St. Louis ma… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

14 second clip shows why no-one can trust cops

No-one is shot, killed, beaten, asset-forfeited or knelt on in this 14-second clip posted to TikTok by a homeowner in Connecticut. Not a word is said. There are no threats or warnings, no contradic… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

This dog hammock is the perfect blend of comfort for your dog and protection for your car

Everybody loves the plan. Well…in theory, that is. You pile the whole family into the car, including your favorite pooch, and you hit the road on an adventure. But by the time your fun is don… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Aliens or technical glitch? A Fox anchor's strange on-air silence is baffling

Was Fox anchor Charles Payne’s mind abducted by aliens today? Or were the 20 seconds of bizarre silence in which his eyes kept looking up, as if he was seeing something that was invisible to … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Pee-wee's Playhouse "Jambi" actor John Paragon has died

Mecka-lecka-hi, mecka-oh-no-no. Sad to report that we’ve lost one of the good ones. Actor John Paragon has passed at the age of 66. You probably best know him as Jambi, the sassy genie in a j… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

"Die and go to hell, mother*****er!": Utah Assistant Attorney General's email to city council member who woke him from a nap

Darin Mano, Salt Lake City’s first Asian American council member, was going door to door campaigning on Saturday when he knocked at the home of Utah Assistant Attorney General Steven Wuthrich. Appa… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Here comes the apocalypse: nuclear super villain's yacht being built "for the best and brightest"

In the name of scientific research some people are building $700 million dollar, real world start to the BioShock series of video games. This gigantic remote control with a marble on it is intended… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Good video introduction to digital 3D sculpting

I’ve been teaching myself Blender for the last couple of months but I was interested in seeing what other 3D sculpting apps were out there, so this video by Make’s Caleb Kraft about get… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Watch: Farmers discover lucky possum that was nearly sawed in two

Farmers in Tasmania separate a sawed tree trunk and, amazingly, find a possum burrowed into one of the pieces with its grazed bum sticking out. They then try to help get the very still (probably te… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

New streetwear line with art by legendary Black Panther designer Emory Douglas

From 1967 through the 1980s, Emory Douglas was the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, the revolutionary social justice and political organization founded in Oakland, Califor… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Go back to 1962 in this Bell Telephone film from the Seattle World's Fair

Two perky teenagers ride the monorail to the 1962 Seattle World’s Fairgrounds, enjoying the many exhibits there. If you are wondering why they seem to be inordinately interested in the Bell T… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Jeff Bezos' rocket looks like a giant dick and these Australian news anchors can't stop laughing about it

“Does that look a little odd to you, or is it just me?” asks one of the anchors on this Australian news program. The two anchors can’t keep a straight face while trying to report … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Florida GOP candidate threatens to have opponent killed in secret recording: "She's gonna be gone"

Florida GOP candidate William Braddock, running for a primary Tampa Bay-area congressional seat, threatened to send assassins to make one of his opponents, Anna Paulina Luna, “disappear,̶… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Creepy scenes of Australian town blanketed in spider webs

Flooding in Victoria, Australia this week has driven people, and apparently spiders, out of their homes. The mass arachnid migration resulted in a blanket of webs across East Gippsland. Australia&#… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Aviation geek recreates airline meals at home

Self-described “aviation geek” Nik Sennhauser of Glasgow, Scotland has missed air travel so much during the pandemic that he’s been recreating inflight meals at home. I bet Nik… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

25 million people rely on water from Lake Mead, and it's drying up

A persistent drought in the American Southwest forced the Anasazi to abandon their settlements a thousand years ago. Eventually the precipitation returned. Hoover Dam in Nevada was built in 1931, &… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Watch this brazen Walgreens shoplifter fill a garbage bag with stolen stuff and ride a bike out the door

Remember in October when we posted about a man brazenly shoplifting at a San Francisco Walgreens while TV news was in the store reporting on brazen shoplifting? The craziness continues, again captu… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Congressman Paul Gosar was an organizer of the Capitol riot says sister

Jennifer Gosar believes her brother, Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ), was “absolutely” responsible for the January 6th Capitol insurrection. Speaking to CNN’s Anderson Cooper yesterday she… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 1 day ago

Rep. Andrew Clyde refused to shake the hand of D.C. cop who was beaten and electroshocked by protestors

Image: twitter/kbadds You might remember House seditionist Rep. Andrew Clyde (Q-GA), the congressman who bizarrely likened the January 6 riot on the Capitol to a “normal tourist visit” … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

AI fighter pilots dogfighting with humans in the skies over China

Chinese fighter pilots have been training against, and training, AI fighter pilot software. The quality of the computer combat pilots are compared to that of China’s elite ‘Golden Helme… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

Watch an 82-year-old woman absolutely flog a Porsche GT3 RS around a Monza track

Sonja M. Heiniger is a hero. She is a grandmother who hauls ass in one of the greatest supercars ever made, a Porsche GT3 RS. I have been told stories by folks who are far more into the world of Po… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago