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The KLF's book signing rules of engagement

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The KLF is back. You will follow the instructions, or you will not get your book signed. They also welcome volunteers to the Dark Ages.

Do not boil your underwear in hotel kettles

5 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

You know those "amazing household tips" where you descale showerheads with vinegar and a sandwich bag, or lift carpet indentations with ice cubes, or whatever? Well, I've just found out that a common one in Australia, allegedly, is "wash...Show More Summary

Justice Department to downsize scope of warrant for DreamHost's user data on anti-Trump site Disruptj20

6 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Justice Department will scale back a very broad request for data connected to an anti-Trump website, after accusations he demand violated the free speech rights of politically engaged citizens. (more…)

Trump Afghanistan plan? More air strikes likely, and training Afghan air force

6 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

President Donald Trump's speech on military policy in Afghanistan didn't provide much in the way of specifics about troop numbers or other measures of force commitment or our long-term goals. All that vagueness led to tea-leaf-reading today. Show More Summary

Gook is a movie that explores LA's Korean and black communities in the Rodney King era

7 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Director Justin Chon’s new award-winning Sundance film Gook is hit theaters nationwide on August 18th. The film takes place during the time of the Rodney King riots in LA and tells the story of how people within the black and KoreanShow More Summary

Trump enraged that McConnell won't 'protect' him from Russia investigations: NYT

7 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Buried in the New York Times' extraordinary piece on how Mitch McConnell, Senate GOP leader, privately doubts whether President Donald Trump can salvage his administration? This amazing detail that sure doesn't make Trump look innocent on Russia and corruption. (more…)

Large shipment of Trump ecstasy pills seized in Germany

8 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

"About 5,000 carrot-coloured ecstasy tablets in the shape of Donald Trump's head have been seized by German police in the north-western city of Osnabruck," reports the BBC. Police in Germany say the pills and a large amount of cash were...Show More Summary

Own a jar of eclipse soil, "darkened by the moon", for only $1,029

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The totality of 2017's solar eclipse plunged perhaps 200,000 square miles of America into darkness, but don't be fooled! That soil's worth staggering amounts of money! You can even finance your purchase, through eBay. This is a Jar of soil from the area of greatest duration of the eclipse in Carbondale Illinois. Show More Summary

Please clap: it's how Medium writers are going to be paid

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Medium, the oft-pivoting publisher and platform, recently introduced an alarmingly twee new metric: "claps". If you like an article, you can "clap" for it, or as one might like to say, "give it the clap." And now The Verge reports that...Show More Summary

Steven Mnuchin's wife makes fun of Instagram followers for not being as rich as she is

11 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Mind-bogglingly wealthy Louise Linton, a Scottish actress and wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, posted a photo on Instagram of herself and her husband disembarking from a US Gov't jet. Her caption read: "Great #daytrip to #Kentucky!...Show More Summary

Total Eclipse of the Pug

12 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Best solar eclipse 2017 video ever. (more…)

Candidate Trump's racism strategy is failing President Trump

13 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

When Trump was on the campaign trail, he had a surefire racism strategy: he'd say something horribly racist ("Mexicans are rapists") then refuse to back down (giving comfort to overt racists), then finally back down a little (givingShow More Summary

Giant jigsaw puzzle took 9 months to complete - watch a timelapse

13 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Andre F. completes a 33,600 piece jigsaw puzzle called "Wildlife" by Educa. Dimension of the finished puzzle: 224.41 x 61.81 in. He spent a lot of time just turning the pieces right side up! [via]

What’s wrong with startup culture: A video

13 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Dan Lyons, a former tech journalist who wrote a funny blog years ago called "Fake Steve Jobs" and wrote one of the best episodes of HBO's Silicon Valley ("White Hat/Black Hat") gave a funny 20-minute talk about his horrible experience...Show More Summary

The Trump family's holidays and business trips have used up the entire Secret Service budget

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

By the end of the year, Trump and his family will have spent more of the Secret Service's budget than the Obama administration spent in eight years -- enough to exhaust the Secret Service's entire budget for the year and drive 500 Secret Security agents to quit their jobs in disgust. (more…)

Watch ants shoot acid at a person's hand

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Here's an amazing video of ants covering someone's hand, spraying acid up towards the other hand that is hovering over them. The amount of acid shooting up is incredible, coming from such tiny creatures. They are probably defending themselves...Show More Summary

The far right has its own web, but what use is a site no-one will serve?

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

After Charlottesville and the murder of Heather Heyer, hitherto Nazi-friendly internet companies have found their boots and their banhammers. The angry right has for some time anticipated this eventuality, and colonized or established replicas of key services and platforms. Show More Summary

Calgary airport regrets converting disabled parking spaces into "Lexus only" parking spaces

15 hours agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The Calgary airport authority has apologised for a botched marketing campaign in which it sold Lexus on the idea of designating some of its parking places as "Lexus only" and then, unbeknownst to the car company, used disabled parking spots for the purpose (presumably, they were luxuriously spacious). (more…)

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