Maskless musical group plays pro-Trump song in front of Tulsa rally venue

The name of this band should be called Down With People. | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

These 60-second 3D modeling tutorials are entertaining and educational

Ian Hubert is the host of the “Lazy Tutorials – For Lazy People, By Lazy People” YouTube channel, which has 60-second videos of Hubert using Blender to create 3D models and textur… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Never-before-heard solo version of Aretha Franklin’s “Never Gonna Break My Faith”

My Lord Won’t you help them to understand That when someone takes the life of an innocent man Well, they never really won because all they’ve really done Is set the soul free where it&#… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Rick Astley covers Foo Fighters' "Everlong" and it's lovely

Rick Astley (yes, that Rick Astley), recorded this lovely cover of Foo Fighters’ “Everlong” from his home studio in London. Well done, sir. | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Trump said some Americans wear masks to “signal disapproval of him”

How out of your mind do you have to be to think that people who wear a facemask aren’t interested in slowing the spread of a communicable disease that has killed over 100,000 Americans but in… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Watch: new ad on Fox features lifelong Republicans from Oklahoma who won't be voting for Trump

The Republican Voters Against Trump coalition has a new ad that interviews two lifelong Republican voters from Oklahoma who voted for Trump in 2016 but will be voting for Joe Biden this November. “… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

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

Today is Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the long-delayed emancipation of enslaved Black people in Texas on June 19, 1865. In the New Yorker, historian and Columbia University journalism professo… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

James Brown sings 'Say It Loud, I'm Black And I'm Proud' 1968

We’ve been treated bad, talked about as sure as you’re born But just as sure as it take two eyes to make a pair, huh! Brother we can’t quit until we get our share Say it loud, I&#… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

'My uncle from Romania just built this out of recycled old parts from everyday objects'

These amazing creations are the work of Mihai Armeanu Rosin, a retired chef turned mad tinkerer in Romania whose nephew posted about them on IMGUR. | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Donald Trump threatens protesters while promoting Oklahoma campaign rally during pandemic

He seems eager for violence. Yes, now Trump is personally threatening protesters with violent harm. It’s very presidential. | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Trump tweets he'll double down on DACA kids after Supreme Court loss, also 'FOX IS TERRIBLE!'

• POTUS says federal government will resubmit papers on DACA • ‘FOX IS TERRIBLE!’ • He’s feeling weak and vulnerable, and he’s lashing out against Fox News. In a series of c… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Peter Thiel's Palantir gets $500 million from Japan, just before expected IPO

Peter Thiel’s Palantir on Thursday said a Japanese insurance holding company, Sompo Holdings, has committed to invest $500 million in the Silicon Valley data analysis and surveillance technol… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Watch: 40 Irish women artists sing 'Dreams' by The Cranberries to raise funds for domestic abuse victims

In this amazing music video, 40 women musical artists from Ireland perform ‘Dreams’ by The Cranberries to raise funds for SAFE IRELAND, which supports women and children affected by dom… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

The Roots teach a 'Schoolhouse Rock!'-style lesson on slavery

The season premiere of the TV show black-ish featured this Schoolhouse Rock!-inspired history lesson about the ending of slavery in America. That alone would be cool but they went the extra mile an… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

The Marshall Mode EQ earphones are everything you’d expect from the Marshall name

When you hear the brand name Marshall, any music fan instantly conjures a single image: a classic Marshall stack. The amp has been synonymous with live performance since the 60s, with music artists… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Google removes 106 malicious Chrome extensions with 32M downloads that collect browsing history and sensitive credentials

Following the discovery and prompting of a security researcher at Awake Security, Google says it has removed 106 malicious Chrome extensions that had 32 million downloads, and which were gathering … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Get a fully refurbished and certified Dell desktop computer at a huge savings

We’re a latest and greatest kind of culture. We want the newest, shiniest, fastest piece of tech in existence — and many are willing to pay top dollar for the privilege of saying no one owns … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Man at coffee shop has temper tantrum over BLM sign

Here’s a guy who didn’t like seeing a Black Lives Matter sign taped to a coffee shop window, so he refused to wear a face mask or leave the service counter and instead threw a little te… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Petition to replace every Confederate statue in West Virginia with Mothman

Hot the heels of the GWAR statue petition to replace Robert E. Lee in Richmond (now closing in on 55K signatures) comes a petition to replace all of the Confederate statue in West Virginia with sta… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

New Adam Schlesinger tribute album features covers by Rachel Bloom, Charly Bliss, Sarah Silverman, Nada Surf, and many many more

Adam Schlesinger has long been a songwriting hero of mine, and I was absolutely heartbroken when I learned that he had passed away from COVID-19 complications in early April. He was someone who gen… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Contact cleaner makes old switches and knobs work like new again

The potentiometers and switches on my various electric guitars, basses, and amplifiers were making bad, crackly, staticky noises. This aerosol contact cleaner, which comes with a straw, is a cheap … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Largest known soft-shell reptile egg discovered in Antarctica

A new article from Nature describes the discovery of a 100-million-year-old fossilized reptile egg with a soft, leathery shell that’s nearly a foot long. It’s the second-largest egg fos… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Car driving on wrong side of freeway is the perfect metaphor for people who won't wear a mask

This idiot driving on the wrong side of a Connecticut freeway has the same mindset as a person who won’t wear a facemask in public during a pandemic: “Screw all of you, I’m doing … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Trump ad uses Nazi symbol to woo voters

The New York Times reports that Facebook took down Trump campaign advertisements that “prominently featured a symbol used by Nazis to classify political prisoners during World War II.” … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Save 20% on the ultimate drink holder for your couch

With no movies, concerts, or sporting events to get out and enjoy, the scope of your entertainment universe probably hasn’t strayed too far beyond the edge of your sofa in months. And all that time… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Almost Famous cast and creators reunite for 20th anniversary podcast series

Almost Famous (2000) is one of my favorite rock and roll moves of all time. Director and writer Cameron Crowe did a masterful job with his semi-autobiographical story of a young teen music journali… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Unidentified object in Japan leaves people asking if it's a UFO...or a coronavirus contraption

Harkening back to simpler times, when concern over something as silly as a mysterious white balloon grabbed a city’s attention, people in an area of northeast Japan were “bewilderedR… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Star Wars Revenge of the Sith 'Siege of Mandalore' fan cut is near perfect

While nothing will vindicate Episodes I and II, Star Wars Episode III is now available in a nearly redeeming cut! Ahsoka and Obi-Wan’s stories are so much deeper and more engaging than Anakin… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Fortnite goes Waterworld

Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 3 is an amazing tribute to Kevin Costner’s epic Waterworld. | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

This absolutely terrible reality tv premise makes for great entertainment

For such a terrible idea Opposite Worlds is shockingly fun to watch. Filmed in 2014 this reality tv disasterpiece has two teams facing off each week. One team has been living in a super modern home… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

John Bolton's interview with ABC: "I don't think he has the competence to carry out the job."

NEW: "I don't think he's fit for office," former national security adviser John Bolton says of Pres. Trump. "I don't think he has the competence to carry out the job.&… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Slow motion video of an Apple Watch ejecting water

The Apple Watch has a function that drives out water trapped inside. This slow-motion video shows it in action. Image: YouTube | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Truck with oversize load scrapes against overpass

In British Columbia, a driver behind a truck carrying an oversized load filmed the truck going under an overpass and scraping it. I wonder what was loaded on the truck? It’s covered with a ta… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

The Lincoln Project's new ad hours after Bolton's book excerpts: Trump begs "like a dog" to Xi Jinping

Just a few hours after juicy morsels from John Bolton’s upcoming tell-all book, The Room Where It Happened, started seeping into the media yesterday, The Lincoln Project whipped up yet anothe… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Return of the Ewok, an unreleased mockumentary starring Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Carrie Fisher

In 1982 during filming for Star Wars Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, Ewok actor Warwick Davis and first assistant director David Tomblin made this mockumentary, “Return of the Ewok,… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Pro-Trump activist kicked off plane for refusing to wear a mask

The Hill reports that a pro-Trump activist named Brandon Straka was kicked off an American Airlines plane because he wouldn’t wear a mask. A New York Times reporter who was also on the flight… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Obsessive-compulsive disorder as practice for COVID-19

People who live with obsessive-compulsive disorder, especially those who have learned to manage it with cognitive-behavioral therapy tools, may actually be psychologically well-prepared for this pa… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Bourbon time capsule discovered underneath a statue of Jefferson Davis in Kentucky

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear recently ordered a statue of noted American traitor Jefferson Davis to be removed from the state capitol. And as workers took the statue down, they discovered an empt… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

A dark fan theory explores the illicit affair between Elmo's mom and his Uncle Jack

The recent Sesame Street seminar on racism has caused quite a stir on the Internet, thanks in large part to a scene in which Elmo’s father, Louie, explains why people are protesting police br… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

TV weatherman uses his green lawn as a green screen

A clever meteorologist in Austin was able to give the weather report from his backyard, because his lawn is so lush that it doubles as a green screen! See the footage at CNN. (Neatorama, Reddit) sc… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Madness performs with a string quartet from their "London lock up"

Madness was supposed to go on a U.S. tour this year but COVID changed that. But, that didn’t stop the English ska band from making music with a string quartet from their studio, all socially … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

A cat who eats like a hungry hungry hippo

Does this cat eating kibble remind you of a certain seventies’ kiddie game? This reminds me of a past cat of mine, Sunny. I rescued the polydactyl runt from a restaurant’s dumpster one … | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

When 8-year-olds redesign famous band tees

Emily aka Angsty X tried to teach her 8-year old how to use Photoshop. She figured that the best way to do this was to introduce her to a few simple manipulation techniques, and let her daughter in… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Say goodbye to Uncle Ben, Mrs. Buttersworth, and the Cream of Wheat chef

Yesterday, Quaker Oats finally retired Aunt Jemima, their brand mascot, based on a racist stereotype, that the company has unsuccessfully attempted to “modernize” for many years. Not su… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Watch Aretha Franklin bring the gospel funk to The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby"

The queen of soul Aretha Franklin brings the gospel funk to The Beatles “Eleanor Rigby” at the 1970 Jazz à Juan festival in Antibes, France. Well, good morning to you too! And here̵… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Trump calls John Bolton a 'Sick Puppy,' and puppies must be fired

He hires only the best people, Trump told us. | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

My trip through the Starmaze: a world in the 9th dimension

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@boingboing.net | 4 months ago

Facebook account that copies Trump's posts gets flagged for inciting violence

Just like the Twitter experiment, and to nobody’s surprise — a Facebook account that copies and re-posts President Donald Trump’s posts word-for-word is immediately flagged for in… | Continue reading


@boingboing.net | 4 months ago