Busuu can teach you your favorite foreign language and you’ll have worldwide help

For all their obvious similarities, language learning apps will often each take unique approaches to teaching a foreign tongue. Or, in the case of many services, a whole bunch of foreign tongues.  … | Continue reading


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I know a kid who will be building the LEGO Ideas International Space Station

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Good price on Calvin Klein T-Shirt 5-pack

I used to buy Gildan T-shirts, but after Carla bought me Calvin Klein t-shirts, I noticed a big difference in the quality of the fabric. The Calvin Klein cotton feels a lot better! And occasionally… | Continue reading


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Man threatens to kill everyone on plane, forcing Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle

“I will kill everybody! Accept it! Die in the name of Jesus!” screamed a passenger Saturday night on an Alaska Airlines flight heading to Chicago from Seattle. Two passengers helped sub… | Continue reading


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Your home office could use some work of its own and these 20 items might just do the trick

Example no. 3,225 why the real world isn’t like The Brady Bunch: your home office. Mike Brady was able to turn his den into a truly groovy cool home office for his architectural work. Mike had a wi… | Continue reading


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Woman reads Trump campaign's unhinged tweets

This woman says that when she reserved tickets for Trump’s rally she also signed up to receive text messages from the Trump re-election campaign. In this video, she does dramatic readings of … | Continue reading


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Often Feel Like You're Missing Eleven Days From Your Life? Blame the British Empire for The Calendar Act of 1750.

Spoken Word with Electronics is an audio series delivering to you a two side recording of unusual stories paired with vintage modular electronic sounds | Continue reading


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How can a disease with 1% mortality shut down the United States?

A 1% mortality rate might not seem like much, but the death rate for COVID-19 is just the tip of a massive iceberg that the US economy is heading towards full-steam ahead. From | Continue reading


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U.S. passports are worthless — "Welcome to the Plague States of America"

“Americans have gone from having access to most of the world to being banned from most of it,” writes Indi Samarajiva for | Continue reading


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With no new cases for two weeks, New Zealand lifts COVID-19 restrictions

New Zealand lifted restrictions on social distancing and public gatherings after reporting no new cases for 2 weeks. They are also keeping their borders closed. How did New Zealand managed to conta… | Continue reading


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Man gets caught in ropes of hot air balloon

What could have been a disaster turns out to be a joy ride for this screaming passenger. Found on reddit, it’s not clear where or when this took place. | Continue reading


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Scientists invent an electronic device that cancels sound coming through windows

published on Thursday in Scientific Reports. The prototype is not yet the most practical device in real world conditions, but it points the way toward the development of technologies that may help … | Continue reading


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Lincoln Project: "law and order" president is the "most corrupt president in US history"

The Lincoln project, a political group founded by Republican nevertrumpers, released an ad this weekend that takes a look at Trump’s claim that he’s a law and order president. Trump’s c… | Continue reading


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Angry folks throw an anti-mask rally in Florida, the state that just broke a Covid-19 record

There’s a reason that the United States has the | Continue reading


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Blinfolded, Big Wendy makes a portrait of Erno Rubik with tactile Rubik's Cubes

I had no idea there was such a thing as tactile Rubik’s Cubes. Here’s Big Wendy, an accomplished Rubik’s Cube artist, making a portrait of Rubik’s Cube inventor Erno Rubik u… | Continue reading


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Ghislaine Maxwell moved to "avoid assassins", claims UK tabloid

Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged pimp and procurer for pedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, | Continue reading


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Investigation launched after Allenton cop filmed kneeling on black man's neck

Police in Allentown, Pennsylvania, were filmed brutalizing a black suspect this weekend. | Continue reading


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Women speak out about Warren Ellis

“Scores of women are publishing details of their relationships with the Transmetropolitan writer, who they say offered mentorship in exchange for sexual contact,” writes Sam Thielman in… | Continue reading


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Listen to this beatboxing Buddhist monk

Now for something completely different. Listen to Japanese Zen Buddhist monk VICE: The 37-year-old went viral in May, after posting his Yogetsu Akasaka | Continue reading


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Washington Redskins to change name

The Washington Redskins will “retire” its name today, according to | Continue reading


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This meditation cushion is the right way to find your zen and feel comfortable doing it

Meditation seems simple. Just sit on the floor, clear your mind, and zen out. But have you tried sitting cross-legged on the floor without moving for even 10 minutes? It starts getting mighty uncom… | Continue reading


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These 10 massage gun deals prove pain doesn’t have to also cripple your wallet

Unless you’re doing a lot better than most of us these days, having a personal masseuse on call isn’t really financially doable. And of course, how many masseurs are still doing house calls or acce… | Continue reading


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Drive-In Raves bring back large-scale live music events

With the cancelation of live events for the foreseeable future, the rave community has been facing serious withdrawals. No hypnotizing light shows to get lost in, no desert playground to run around… | Continue reading


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Tucker Carlson's head writer fired after online harassment and bigotry exposed

The man who writes what Tucker Carlson says was exposed this weekend as a psuedonymous online troll notorious for racist remarks and sexist harassment. | Continue reading


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Not first rodeo for gun-toting St. Louis couple

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Save your summer with these BBQ accessories that’ll change your whole grilling game

It’s almost shocking to say…but there’s actually an incredible amount of manhood wrapped up in how well you cook a steak. Of course, no one would argue your grilling abilities are THAT import… | Continue reading


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Iridescent MS Paint stickers

Apply the aesthetic to anything in your possession with these wonderful | Continue reading


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First-ever virtual Oregon Country Fair is happening this weekend

The legendary turn on/tune in for their first-ever virtual fair — they’re calling it an “experi-meant.” Admission is free but it’s not free to produce, so HERE. screenshot v… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

Jeffrey Epstein’s prison confession, the world’s most dangerous woman, and the end of the world, in this week’s dubious tabloids

The tabloids are suffering a liquidity problem, in more ways than one. | Continue reading


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Proceeds from this "White Claws Not White Pride" shirt/mask go to Black Lives Matter

I tried to stop being a t-shirt guy, and for most of my 20s, it even worked. But for the last few years, I’ve been in the habit of buying more graphic t-shirts than I need, as long as I know … | Continue reading


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The Kömforte Dual Zone Comforter wants to be that happy medium that makes both partners happy

The notion of two people sleeping in the same bed always inspires romantic visions of love and intimacy. However, most quickly realize that the romance of sleeping together is often quickly replace… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

U.S. files superseding indictment against Ghislaine Maxwell

U.S. prosecutors have filed a superseding indictment against Ghislaine Maxwell, former girlfriend, longtime business associate, and alleged co-perpetrator of crimes with the late serial rapist Jeff… | Continue reading


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Trump confirms that US cyberattacked Russia in 2018

• Trump acknowledges for first time that in 2018, he okayed covert cyberattack against Russia’s Internet Research Agency, St. Petersburg-based troll farm that led Russian attacks on 2016 U.S. presi… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

U.S. sets record high COVID cases for 3 days in a row, nearly 69,000 new cases today

On Friday, the confirmed number of new COVID-19 cases rose by nearly 69,000 across the United States on Friday, according to Reuters, which is a new record high — and the third consecutive da… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

NASA satellite eyes Tropical Storm Fay

NASA’s AIRS instrument captured this image of Tropical Storm Fay around 2 p.m. local time on July 10, 2020, as the storm swept through New England. Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech From | Continue reading


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Trump commutes Roger Stone's prison sentence

House Intel’s Adam Schiff: “Trump makes clear there are two systems of justice in America: one for his criminal friends, and one for everyone else. Trump, Barr, and those who enable them pose… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

'Tokri,' a gorgeous stop-motion short 8 years in the making

Studio Eeksaurus eight years to complete. Give it a watch, you’ll see that it was worth the effort. It certainly has earned every single one of the numerous awards it’s won. The Nag on … | Continue reading


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Gary Larson quietly brings back 'The Far Side' after 25 years away

Quirky comic institution The Far Side has | Continue reading


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Iggy Pop's "The Passenger" gets a video after 43 years

On Thursday, on his | Continue reading


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Here's where Donald Trump is dining with rich donors tonight, raising $10 million with tickets at $580,600 per couple

Donald Trump once boasted of being so rich he did not want campaign contributions from wealthy donors. Like everything he says, that was a lie. Here is where Donald Trump is on Friday night, July 1… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 2 days ago

Get you ready for the Internet of Things with this training

Add Internet of Things to the shortlist of those actually benefiting from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. You might not realize it, but the organizing principle that is bringing more automati… | Continue reading


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Trump perfects his gibberish today while babbling about Biden's economic plan

“He plagiarized from me,” Trump told a reporter today on his way to Miami, Florida, referring to Joe Biden’s economic plan. And then, “It’s very radical left, but he s… | Continue reading


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Mousommar: adorable rodent May Queen

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Sarah Cooper lip syncs Trump bragging that he passed a cognitive test

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The Ocushield is more than a screen protector it’s a blue light smashing medical device

We’ve all had those nights where we’re working on a laptop or scrolling through our phone before glancing at the time to find it’s actually a lot later than we thought. Most nights, you’d be fast a… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 3 days ago

How to coil your cables

At the 23:15 mark, John Edgar Park shows you how to add a coil to USB cables so they look like the cables between the handset and base station of old-fashioned landline phones.The process involves … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 3 days ago

In-depth look at a $200,000 wristwatch

The folks at Watchfinder had the opportunity to take a close look at the Patek Philippe Grand Complications 5270/1R, a wristwatch costing $200,000. The way it handles days of the months and leap ye… | Continue reading


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Cory reviews Stepping Stones By Lucy Knisley

Lucy Knisley is one of my favorite cartoonists ( | Continue reading


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