Watch the many ways a human and mama duck try to rescue her babies from a swimming pool | Boing Boing

Watch the many ways a human and mama duck try to rescue her babies from a swimming pool | Boing Boing
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Summary: Jumping into a swimming pool is easy for ducks of all ages, but getting out is a different story. Watch the many ways this mama duck – along with a human helper – tries to get her babies out of a s…
Sentiment: positive
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The rise and fall of McDonaldland | Boing Boing

The rise and fall of McDonaldland | Boing Boing
Added 9 minutes ago
Summary: Twenty five minutes of history regarding McDonaldland you say? HELL YES. The folks at Yesterworld did a great job. I had no idea about the lawsuits wherein Sid and Marty Krofft sued McDonald’…
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Get this SanDisk 200GB MicroSD card at a great price | Boing Boing

Get this SanDisk 200GB MicroSD card at a great price | Boing Boing
Added 10 minutes ago
Summary: This SanDisk 200GB MicroSD card is just what I needed for a Raspberry Pi project I’m working on. It comes with an adapter and has an advertised transfer speed of 100MB/s read. I was a disk dr…
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Some people have decided they are always going to wear face masks from now on | Boing Boing

Some people have decided they are always going to wear face masks from now on | Boing Boing
Added an hour ago
Summary: The last few times I visited Japan (pre-pandemic) I observed a lot of people wearing face masks in public. Will this become a global trend as a result of the pandemic? From NY Mag: Lexi McCoy, who …
Sentiment: negative
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Watch this legal expert break down the Matt Gaetz scandal | Boing Boing

Watch this legal expert break down the Matt Gaetz scandal | Boing Boing
Added 3 hours ago
Summary: The LegalEagle YouTube channel takes a 20-minute deep dive into the Matt Gaetz (Q-FL) scandal-within-a-scandal-within-a-scandal. Most of it is about Gaetz’s close friendship and activities wi…
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Watch how MAGA man is against socialism even when he agrees with its values | Boing Boing

Watch how MAGA man is against socialism even when he agrees with its values | Boing Boing
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Summary: Here’s a hilarious moment that highlights how Trump “thinkers” don’t think. An angry man wearing an “Impeach Biden” t-shirt shouts into a megaphone, “The p…
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Otters at the Georgia Aquarium caught Covid-19 from a worker | Boing Boing

Otters at the Georgia Aquarium caught Covid-19 from a worker | Boing Boing
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: Otters at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta had signs of a cold – sneezing, coughing, runny noses – and it turns out it was Covid-19. Apparently the Asian small-clawed otters caught the coronavirus f…
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Are startup unicorns modeled on GI Joe's Cobra? | Boing Boing

Are startup unicorns modeled on GI Joe's Cobra? | Boing Boing
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Summary: A fairly decent argument is made in this video that Cobra looks more like Amazon, or any tech unicorn seems pretty accurate. Free snacks, entitled employees, and an awesome cafeteria go with Elon a…
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Watch – three people explain why they were sent to Disney Jail | Boing Boing

Watch – three people explain why they were sent to Disney Jail | Boing Boing
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Summary: Disney Jail isn’t really a jail, and it’s not officially called Disney Jail. It’s a room where rule-breakers are escorted and questioned. This video has interviews with three peop…
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The MyPillow guy gets duped with a prank phone call, thinking it's Donald Trump | Boing Boing

The MyPillow guy gets duped with a prank phone call, thinking it's Donald Trump | Boing Boing
Added 4 hours ago
Summary: MyPillow guy Mike Lindell tried to launch his new-fangled social media platform, Frank, this morning. But in the end, all he got was a Frank, er, prank phone call. “It’s going to be the great…
Sentiment: negative
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Listen to a spider web being constructed | Boing Boing

Listen to a spider web being constructed | Boing Boing
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Summary: After building a web, spiders sit patiently, waiting for the movements of their prey to vibrate the silk strands beneath them like guitar strings. Seizing upon this analogy, researchers from MIT ha…
Sentiment: positive
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Women banned from Dollar General after trying to use $1m bank note to pay for stuff | Boing Boing

Women banned from Dollar General after trying to use $1m bank note to pay for stuff | Boing Boing
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: Two women in Tennessee were reported to police after one offered a fake $1 million bill to pay for items at the Dollar General in Maryville, Tenn. [she told] the cop that she received the $1 millio…
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $DAILY$UTED

Add this professional-grade blender to your kitchen arsenal for under $100 | Boing Boing

Add this professional-grade blender to your kitchen arsenal for under $100 | Boing Boing
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: If you’re looking for a demarcation point between people who have a kitchen and people who actually use their kitchen, a quality blender might be a solid way of telling the difference between the t…
Sentiment: positive
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North Korea's hacker army "raking in billions" | Boing Boing

North Korea's hacker army "raking in billions" | Boing Boing
Added 12 hours ago
Summary: Ed Caesar charts the rise of North Korea’s hacking army, amassing billions of dollars for the regime through various plainly unprosecutable criminal enterprises. Around 8 a.m., having complet…
Sentiment: negative
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Upgrade your patio for spring and summer with up to 57% off these patio sets | Boing Boing

Upgrade your patio for spring and summer with up to 57% off these patio sets | Boing Boing
Added 19 hours ago
Summary: If it hasn’t reached you yet, then keep an ear out for your doorbell… because outdoor lounging season is coming for a visit any day now. Of course, the brilliant weather for stretching o…
Sentiment: positive
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Electronic "dance" game gives dementia researchers hope for treatment | Boing Boing

Electronic "dance" game gives dementia researchers hope for treatment | Boing Boing
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: An international research team from ETH Zurich has found a glimmer of hope in the treatment of dementia. While no other drug routes have made a dent in altering the course of a dementia diagnosis, …
Sentiment: positive
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Hawk tangled in kite string gets a feather implant | Boing Boing

Hawk tangled in kite string gets a feather implant | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: As my southern mama used to say: “Try to put a new wrinkle on your brain every day.” Today’s wrinkle is my newfound knowledge of “imping,” the implanting of donor feat…
Sentiment: negative
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Luminox watches are more than timepieces and these models are on sale for half off | Boing Boing

Luminox watches are more than timepieces and these models are on sale for half off | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: Back in 1992, Luminox was a fledgling sports watch manufacturer when it began working with the U.S. Navy to create a new watch for use by elite Navy SEALs. After that popular Navy SEAL watch was bo…
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $CRBN

Placerville residents call for the hangman's noose | Boing Boing

Placerville residents call for the hangman's noose | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: Recently Placerville, CA’s city council voted to remove the hangman’s noose from their town logo. Several dozen residents are protesting and demand the city honor this treasured bit of …
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Cryptos: $UTED

New Zealand aiming to be "smoke free" by 2025 | Boing Boing

New Zealand aiming to be "smoke free" by 2025 | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: In a series of proposals known as the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan, New Zealand is striving to eliminate tobacco sales for the entire country. Eventually, the country plans to prohibit the s…
Sentiment: negative
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This hyper-cool, minimalist floor lamp is guaranteed to spark a conversation | Boing Boing

This hyper-cool, minimalist floor lamp is guaranteed to spark a conversation | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: We’re all looking for home furnishings that come with extra gear. Of course, we want basic functionality or a certain decorative flair for that coffee table or piece of wall art or those window cov…
Sentiment: positive
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Poke a hole in the shell for a better hard boiled egg? | Boing Boing

Poke a hole in the shell for a better hard boiled egg? | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: Oh the suffering. How are we meant to endure such catastrophic toil? Peeling eggs is hard (no it isn’t), and when the shell takes some solidified egg white with it, the anguish is palpable (n…
Sentiment: negative
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How Gen X learned to hate marketing | Boing Boing

How Gen X learned to hate marketing | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: We love caffeineWe love sugarBig Wheeling with Mom and Dad involved whiskey and tattoosFuck you The Cola Wars were so awful, and we lost so many friends, marketing will never speak to Gen X. Then, …
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Cryptos: $DONUT$CORN

Check out 9 new deals on vacuums that are right on time for Spring Cleaning | Boing Boing

Check out 9 new deals on vacuums that are right on time for Spring Cleaning | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: With the spring in full force, we have a question. Why is spring the only season that results in cleaning? Sure, we all batten down for winter, so we likely are a bit laxer about straightening…
Sentiment: positive
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This cool $40 humidifier works like a beast and doesn't leave a huge mess | Boing Boing

This cool $40 humidifier works like a beast and doesn't leave a huge mess | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: The humidifier has been around for almost 100 years, going through all kinds of design variations and advancements along the way. Considering all that potential research and development time, it be…
Sentiment: positive
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Retrospective of netbooks, the tiny low-end laptops that lit up the late 2000s | Boing Boing

Retrospective of netbooks, the tiny low-end laptops that lit up the late 2000s | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: Nilay Patel remembers the netbook, the small (9-11″) power-sipping (Intel Atom) and cheap (sub-$500) devices that suddenly exploded in the late 2000s, only to vanish into the fog of tablets, …
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $XVG

Get up to 65% off on 12 gardening tools, planters, and other yard accessories | Boing Boing

Get up to 65% off on 12 gardening tools, planters, and other yard accessories | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: Now that everyone is starting to emerge back out into the world again, this might be the first time you’re really checking out the current state of your home gardening and landscaping in a while.&n…
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $CHERRY

Brave boy stands up to man with confederate flag, tells him that it's racist | Boing Boing

Brave boy stands up to man with confederate flag, tells him that it's racist | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: Caught on a the Nest camera of a man sitting on his porch, a courageous kid on a bike rides up to said man and says, “Can I ask you a question?” He then points to the man’s flag –…
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These 20 air purifiers can help combat allergy season — and they're all on sale now | Boing Boing

These 20 air purifiers can help combat allergy season — and they're all on sale now | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: While the last year has been preoccupied with COVID, let’s not forget there were plenty of good reasons to be concerned about the air you were breathing before 2020. With springtime rolling back on…
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $AUTO$CRBN

I am unsure how I have lived without this bread slicing tray | Boing Boing

I am unsure how I have lived without this bread slicing tray | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: I just want someone to look upon me as adoringly as that woman falling for the bread slices. Anyways, this bread tray is not the one that woman is gooey for, but it suits my needs better. Things I …
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $BRD

Saturday Slow Mo: The IBM Selectric | Boing Boing

Saturday Slow Mo: The IBM Selectric | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: A miracle of modern technology.
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My Life on the Road: Losing it | Boing Boing

My Life on the Road: Losing it | Boing Boing
Added a day ago
Summary: I’ve worked from where ever I’ve called home, for the past eleven years. In my old career, I worked in close contact with the public during Ontario’s SARS outbreak in the early 2000s. Later t…
Sentiment: negative
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I think the Joker's henchman put his car up for sale | Boing Boing

I think the Joker's henchman put his car up for sale | Boing Boing
Added 2 days ago
Summary: This ’67 Valiant is cool enough for Henchman #1 or #2 but certainly not the big boss. Bring A Trailer: This 1967 Plymouth Valiant is a two-door sedan that is powered by a 392ci Hemi V8 paired…
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $ORAN
Cryptos: $DASH

Hog calling contest goes metal | Boing Boing

Hog calling contest goes metal | Boing Boing
Added 3 days ago
Summary: H/t Jay Townsend
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Cryptos: $MTL$XTP$GMT

Watch: dad shows rabid bobcat who's boss | Boing Boing

Watch: dad shows rabid bobcat who's boss | Boing Boing
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Unfortunately, or fortunately, the bobcat in the video was later put down and tested positive for rabies. However, it’s always nice to watch a family man Hulk out and protect his family.
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Cryptos: $GMT

MyPillow CEO's new social media site fails to launch on time with no explanation given | Boing Boing

MyPillow CEO's new social media site fails to launch on time with no explanation given | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Conservatives who were excited to be among the first to participate on Mike “MyPillow” Lindell’s social media platform, Frank, expressed their disappointment when it failed to go …
Sentiment: positive
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Florida lawmakers demand teen genital inspections | Boing Boing

Florida lawmakers demand teen genital inspections | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Nothing says “we care about children” more than forcing them to undergo inspections of their genitals. Bill  HB 1475 passed the Florida House Wednesday by a vote of 77 to 40, with unani…
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Tree beast of Krakow actually a croissant | Boing Boing

Tree beast of Krakow actually a croissant | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: A strange animal seen lurking in a tree led locals in Krakow, Poland, to close their windows and summon the authorities. Animal welfare officers responded ready to contain the mystery beast. They f…
Sentiment: negative
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Battle-axe bisexuals and LGBTQ infighting | Boing Boing

Battle-axe bisexuals and LGBTQ infighting | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: There are a few things you learn to avoid as a pansexual person on the internet: Fruitless arguments with bigoted FaceBook acquaintancesMost Reddit comment sectionsM-Spec Exclusionists  “What’…
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $AXE

The MatrixPad Z10 has all the features of more expensive tablets at just $110 | Boing Boing

The MatrixPad Z10 has all the features of more expensive tablets at just $110 | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Did you know that 2020 was a surprisingly good year for tablet sales? After several years of stagnant growth and losing business to the creep of incrementally bigger smartphones, the tablet market …
Sentiment: positive
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Geometric projection candle holders are super cool | Boing Boing

Geometric projection candle holders are super cool | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: If you are into candles and Sacred Geometry, you will love these candle holders. The candle flame will create stereographic projections onto the surface they sit upon, in the patterns of Flower of …
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Cryptos: $AUTO

Bright Cellars' personalized wine club turned this beer drinker into a wine person | Boing Boing

Bright Cellars' personalized wine club turned this beer drinker into a wine person | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: I consider myself a beer person. My go-to order at the bar is a Miller High Life or Stella Artois. I know the difference between an ale and a lager, and I frequent the local microbrewery. It’s not …
Sentiment: positive
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City of Placerville removes hangman's noose from town logo | Boing Boing

City of Placerville removes hangman's noose from town logo | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Long proud of it’s ‘Hangtown’ heritage, Placerville, California’s city council unanimously voted to remove the hangman’s noose from the city logo. KTVU: Some argued th…
Sentiment: negative
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A toast to frozen margaritas: 50 years young | Boing Boing

A toast to frozen margaritas: 50 years young | Boing Boing
Added 4 days ago
Summary: My hands-down, favorite drink of all time is a zombie. Unfortunately, precious few bars that I’ve run across in my travels stock all of the hooch required to make one. Fewer still are the bar…
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $ORAN

Watch: The upsetting life cycle of a Xenomorph set to the "Up" theme | Boing Boing

Watch: The upsetting life cycle of a Xenomorph set to the "Up" theme | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: via r/videos Everyone loves a good chestburster. Enjoy watching the miracle of life thanks to Bag ingi on YouTube.
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"Island In the Sun" performed by the Muppets' Beaker | Boing Boing

"Island In the Sun" performed by the Muppets' Beaker | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Meep meep. Image: Frank Phillips / Flickr (CC-BY-SA 2.0)
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The Kyvol Cybovac D6 is a robot vacuum and mopper, all in one | Boing Boing

The Kyvol Cybovac D6 is a robot vacuum and mopper, all in one | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: As we continue in our technological march toward Rosie the Robot, we quietly reached a major milestone in that revolution in just the last few years. We’ve been manufacturing robots to handle all k…
Sentiment: positive
4 minute read
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This nixie tube-style clock can be your home's new conversation starter | Boing Boing

This nixie tube-style clock can be your home's new conversation starter | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Everybody’s looking for that utterly unique piece of home decor. It’s the item that every visitor you invite into your house will likely remember long after they leave. If your guests stare and sta…
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Skee-Lo raps 'The Tale of Mr. Morton' | Boing Boing

Skee-Lo raps 'The Tale of Mr. Morton' | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: One of the best from Schoolhouse Rock! Rocks I have heard the song many times, but not seen it set to the OG cartoon. Wonderful.
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Arkansas joins Georgia in passing voting restrictions | Boing Boing

Arkansas joins Georgia in passing voting restrictions | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: On April 13, Arkansas approved of three bills (Senate Bill 486, Senate Bill 487, and House Bill 1715) which, much like Georgia’s own recent legislation, would ban people from providing food a…
Sentiment: negative
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Watch hilarious moment when CBS host Gayle King sees something near guest and asks: "What the hell is that?" | Boing Boing

Watch hilarious moment when CBS host Gayle King sees something near guest and asks: "What the hell is that?" | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: “Dr. Vivek, something keeps popping up on your screen,” CBS host Gayle King said to the US Surgeon General this morning, in a concerned tone that is used often before something really c…
Sentiment: positive
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The unique and hugely influential Canterbury music scene of the 60s and 70s | Boing Boing

The unique and hugely influential Canterbury music scene of the 60s and 70s | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: In my late teens, I went deep down the rabbit hole of “Canterbury bands” (and Canterbury-adjacent). Bands like Soft Machine, Wilde Flowers, Caravan, Hatfield and the North, National Hea…
Sentiment: positive
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Cryptos: $MER$CORN

A look at UFO, Gerry Anderson's first live-action TV show in 1970 | Boing Boing

A look at UFO, Gerry Anderson's first live-action TV show in 1970 | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: We’ve talked about the work of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and their supermarionation shows here on Boing Boing over the years, and we’ve discussed UFO, their first live action series, on…
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Cryptos: $FIRE

Can you dig this groovy berry-colored 1975 computer? | Boing Boing

Can you dig this groovy berry-colored 1975 computer? | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The color palette of Digital Equipment Corporation’s PDP-11/70 16-bit minicomputers surely brought joy to every refrigerated raised-floor room it was housed in. If you can’t live withou…
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Mike Lindell's "free speech" social media platform will ban free speech | Boing Boing

Mike Lindell's "free speech" social media platform will ban free speech | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Big Lie spreader Mike “MyPillow” Lindell is launching Frank, his new “free speech” social network, on April 19. In his video message at frankspeech.com, Lindell hilariously …
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Bernie Madoff, operator of world's largest Ponzi scheme, dead at 82 | Boing Boing

Bernie Madoff, operator of world's largest Ponzi scheme, dead at 82 | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Bernie Madoff, the financial manager serving 150 years in prison after the collapse of his $65bn pyramid scheme, is dead at 82. The former non-executive chairman of the NASDAQ stock market, Madoff …
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Watch hail the size of baseballs crack and blow out a car's windows in Oklahoma | Boing Boing

Watch hail the size of baseballs crack and blow out a car's windows in Oklahoma | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: As Andrew Justin of Oklahoma was driving through a hail storm, the hail grew to the size of baseballs. First his windshield cracks, and then his back window busts open. Although repairing his car w…
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This no-bullshit video perfectly explains why corporations are "embracing" democracy | Boing Boing

This no-bullshit video perfectly explains why  corporations are "embracing" democracy | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Q: “Why are corporations like MLB and Coke and Delta taking the Democrat’s side?” A: “They aren’t.” When sleazy politicians blame corporations on taking sides – …
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Cryptos: $REAL$DELTA

Women claim to have attended parties with cocaine, ecstasy, and Matt Gaetz | Boing Boing

Women claim to have attended parties with cocaine, ecstasy, and Matt Gaetz | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: They came for the cocaine and stayed for the cash payments from Joel Greenberg? Two women have anonymously opened up about parties in Florida with Matt Gaetz and other Republican officials. Daily B…
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Cryptos: $DAILY

CEO gets the last laugh after Fox News called him a "lunatic" for paying all employees $70K | Boing Boing

CEO gets the last laugh after Fox News called him a "lunatic" for paying all employees $70K | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: When CEO of Gravity Payments Dan Price announced in 2015 that everyone in his company would get a pay raise to at least $70,000 a year, and that he himself would slash his annual salary from $1 mil…
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $GZRO

Natas Kaupas from 1990's 'A Reason For Living' | Boing Boing

Natas Kaupas from 1990's 'A Reason For Living' | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: One of the greatest to come out of Dogtown, Natas Kaupas is my favorite street skater. Watching this I am also amazed at how far skating has come.
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Cryptos: $STACY

FBI: Do you know someone who walks like the suspected Washington DC pipe bomber? | Boing Boing

FBI: Do you know someone who walks like the suspected Washington DC pipe bomber? | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The nutcase who placed two pipe bombs near the Capitol in Washington, DC, is still on the loose. The FBI asks if you might recognize the way the person walks in the above video. From NPR: The FBI i…
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $UTED

Teenage Engineering's OP-1 is ten years old | Boing Boing

Teenage Engineering's OP-1 is ten years old | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Teenage Engineering’s wildly powerful yet tiny (yet beautiful (yet weird)) synthesizer, the OP-1, is ten years old. it all started with two prototypes.a clock radio and a synth. well, we deci…
Sentiment: positive
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Watch wonderful new footage of John Lennon and Yoko Ono rehearsing "Give Peace a Chance" | Boing Boing

Watch wonderful new footage of John Lennon and Yoko Ono rehearsing "Give Peace a Chance" | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Just a few days before John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s historic Bed-In-for Peace in Montreal on May 31, 1969, the couple were chilling out in the Bahamas where this rehearsal was recorded. It̵…
Sentiment: positive
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The sound a harp makes when it breaks | Boing Boing

The sound a harp makes when it breaks | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Much scarier than in Merrie Melodies! Harpist Lisa Warren was recording a performance of Amazing Grace when the bottom C gave out: “It scared the daylights out of me. Thought I would post to …
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Stocks: $ETSY

A hilarious commercial for the questionable "Billy Mays' Safety Beep" | Boing Boing

A hilarious commercial for the questionable "Billy Mays' Safety Beep" | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: I do not think the Safety Beep was one of Billy Mays best offers. Billy Mays was amazing. There is so much to love about the commercial, however.
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Las Vegas is making a fake Singaporean hawker food center inside a resort | Boing Boing

Las Vegas is making a fake Singaporean hawker food center inside a resort | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: I’ve been to Singapore three times and Malaysia once, and the first thing I want to do when I get there is to eat at a hawker center. They are usually open-air food courts with a dozen or mor…
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Stocks: $AAPL$CIA
Cryptos: $BLOOD

Man evicted home renters for growing cannabis and then set up his own grow operation there | Boing Boing

Man evicted home renters for growing cannabis and then set up his own grow operation there | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: John Sheahan, 48, of County Cork, Ireland evicted tenants from a home he owns after they set up a shipping container in the back yard as an unlicensed cannabis grow house. He reportedly torched the…
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Cryptos: $THC

Shoppers in Australia find a live venomous snake in their bag of lettuce | Boing Boing

Shoppers in Australia find a live venomous snake in their bag of lettuce | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: An Australian couple bought a bag of lettuce and discovered it came with a free live snake. The 7-1/2-inch-long creature greeted them by flicking out its tongue as it slithered around in the bag. T…
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Good conical burr grinder for coffee | Boing Boing

Good conical burr grinder for coffee | Boing Boing
Added 5 days ago
Summary: I’ve owned this Capresso Infinity Conical Burr Grinder for 10 years or more, and it still runs like a champ. If you’re at all serious about grinding coffee at home, a burr grinder is th…
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Creepy commercials for Omega Mart, a supermarket with a difference | Boing Boing

Creepy commercials for Omega Mart, a supermarket with a difference | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Enjoy Mike Diva’s ads for Omega Mart, a real-life place you can go in Vegas made by Santa Fe art collective Meow Wolf. These segments are perhaps the most perfect examples of that darkly humo…
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Stocks: $ORAN
Cryptos: $NEW$PORTAL

Should you laminate your Covid vaccine card? | Boing Boing

Should you laminate your Covid vaccine card? | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: When you get a Covid vaccination, the person who administered it will give you a card that has information about the manufacturer and date, as well as their signature. It’s important not to l…
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Rep. Matt Gaetz, being investigated for sex with 17-year-old girl, is getting what he wished for | Boing Boing

Rep. Matt Gaetz, being investigated for sex with 17-year-old girl, is getting what he wished for | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: In 2017 Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) bragged on Facebook that he was “the only ‘no’ vote in the entire Congress against legislation that had ‘Human Trafficking’ in the title…
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Penis-shaped dog toy | Boing Boing

Penis-shaped dog toy | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Not Your Nanas Yarn on Etsy sells a squeaky penis dog toy and it can be yours for just $22! My dog absolutely loves squeaking the balls and chasing her penis around for hours. It is like a stick, b…
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The Smashing Pumpkins remixed as an awesome 80s Pop Band | Boing Boing

The Smashing Pumpkins remixed as an awesome 80s Pop Band | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: I would totally listen to to this band.
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Have you ever wanted to spend $1000 to eat a wagyu steak coated in 24-karat gold? Now you can! | Boing Boing

Have you ever wanted to spend $1000 to eat a wagyu steak coated in 24-karat gold? Now you can! | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: A few weeks back, a restaurant receipt went weirdly viral on Twitter, because it was, well, wow. I was personally thrown by the “scare quotes” around the “spaghetti” which a…
Sentiment: positive
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Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz investigated over relationship with 17 year old girl | Boing Boing

Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz investigated over relationship with 17 year old girl | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Matt Gaetz, a loyal pro-Trump Republican representing Florida’s 1st congressional district since 2017, is under investigation by the Department of Justice over his relationship with a 17 year…
Sentiment: negative
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George Jetson hates anime in this Japanese Cartoon Network promo from the 1990s | Boing Boing

George Jetson hates anime in this Japanese Cartoon Network promo from the 1990s | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Here are a few funny promo spots Japan for Cartoon Network, created by a Japanese studio in the 1990s. In one of them, Droopy Dog is trying to cross a busy street but is frustrated by a broken walk…
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Wonderfully strange music videos featuring earnest fellow singing COVID-themed lyrics over familiar rock songs | Boing Boing

Wonderfully strange music videos featuring earnest fellow singing COVID-themed lyrics over familiar rock songs | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: “My mind works in unusual ways,” says soon-to-be YouTube sensation Allan Herrod. “When I hear a song, I frequently think of new lyrics that match my current situation. Once that h…
Sentiment: positive
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What was up with the galactic chaos movie theater carpets of the '90s? | Boing Boing

What was up with the galactic chaos movie theater carpets of the '90s? | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Where 90s chaotic movie theater carpet came from
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Math's incredibly fun "Levine Sequence" simply explained | Boing Boing

Math's incredibly fun "Levine Sequence" simply explained | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: If you love math puzzles, you’ll love this sequence, discovered by mathematician Lionel Levine in 1997. Neil Sloane, founder of the OEIS (On-line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences), explains …
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How Frasier afforded his fancy Seattle apartment | Boing Boing

How Frasier afforded his fancy Seattle apartment | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Gabriella Paiella ran the numbers and found that Frasier Crane would likely have had the savings, from his psychiatry career, to put 20% down on his fancy Seattle apartment. But his new job as a ra…
Sentiment: positive
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Watch the fireworks on Fox "News" when guest calls former Trump advisor a "liar" and a "grifter" | Boing Boing

Watch the fireworks on Fox "News" when guest calls former Trump advisor a "liar" and a "grifter" | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: While debating the idea of “vaccine passports” (or Biden’s Mark of the Beast according to toxic quack Marjorie Taylor Greene) on Fox “News” yesterday, explosive temper…
Sentiment: negative
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QAnon "tearing families apart" | Boing Boing

QAnon "tearing families apart" | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Essential (and bleak) reporting by David Gilbert on how the QAnon conspiracy framework is tearing American families apart: “there is no such thing as a typical Q follower.” Christian ev…
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UK rollout for sweat-testing ankle bands to enforce alcohol bans | Boing Boing

UK rollout for sweat-testing ankle bands to enforce alcohol bans | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Big Brother is licking you. Sweat monitors (aka scram cams) are ankle bands that monitor the wearer’s sweat for alcohol, to enforce court-ordered abstinence. They’re rolling them out na…
Sentiment: negative
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High school moved into empty Macy's department store | Boing Boing

High school moved into empty Macy's department store | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: High school students in Burlington, Vermont are now going to class in a deserted former Macy’s department store. The school’s prior campus was closed after the discovery of cancer-causi…
Sentiment: positive
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God-Man, in "Thoughts and Prayers, in the Air"! | Boing Boing

God-Man, in "Thoughts and Prayers, in the Air"! | Boing Boing
Added 19 days ago
Summary: YOU can buy the two new Tom the Dancing Bug books, Tom the Dancing Bug: Into the Trumpverse, and The Super-Fun-Pak Comix Reader! Information here. “Delve into the dementia, the dread, and the…
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Facing lengthy prison terms, Capitol terrorist suspects are suddenly sorry for rioting on January 6 | Boing Boing

Facing lengthy prison terms, Capitol terrorist suspects are suddenly sorry for rioting on January 6 | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Many of the suspected terrorists who broke into the Capitol seem to have lost the gleeful enthusiasm they had on January 6 when they were attacking police with weapons and tear gas and hunting for …
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Behold the dreaded cosmic horror of this Lovecraft Rickroll | Boing Boing

Behold the dreaded cosmic horror of this  Lovecraft Rickroll | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, because you’re a indescribable non-Euclidean entity who defies all physical comprehension anyway, so prepositions are essentially meaningles…
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Airwolf villain and inept burglar G. Gordon Liddy dead at 90 | Boing Boing

Airwolf villain and inept burglar G. Gordon Liddy dead at 90 | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: G. Gordon Liddy, the retired FBI agent best known for his 1986 turn as Berkeley Case in “Day of Jeopardy”, the fifteenth episide of the third season of TV classic Airwolf, is dead at 90…
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A Kentucky man finds a mysterious "super friendly" monkey on his porch | Boing Boing

A Kentucky man finds a mysterious "super friendly" monkey on his porch | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: A man in Kentucky was amazed when he saw a small capuchin monkey hanging out on his porch. But when he told his son and granddaughter, they didn’t believe him – until they came to his house a…
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VW really is going to become Voltswagen | Boing Boing

VW really is going to become Voltswagen | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: We are awful close to April Fools, but The Verge reports VW is dumping Volks for Volts. The Volkswagen Group is going to change the name of Volkswagen of America to Voltswagen of America, or someth…
Sentiment: negative
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6 apps that will help you read more, smarter, and faster — now an extra 30% off | Boing Boing

6 apps that will help you read more, smarter, and faster — now an extra 30% off | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: As it turns out, those who claimed they were going to spend their quarantine time catching up on books they’d been meaning to read have been doing just that. According to research from Global…
Sentiment: positive
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Chipotle celebrates National Burrito Day by giving away $100,000 in bitcoin this Thursday | Boing Boing

Chipotle celebrates National Burrito Day by giving away $100,000 in bitcoin this Thursday | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Although a few companies like AT&T and Tesla accept bitcoin, Chipotle is doing the opposite on April 1st – it’ll be giving away $100,000 worth of the cryptocurrency. It’ll be just f…
Sentiment: positive
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Ravens stealing food from Anchorage Costco shoppers | Boing Boing

Ravens stealing food from Anchorage Costco shoppers | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: The “ravens of Anchorage” sounds like a viking jazz trio and, as it turns out, are as equally smooth as the musical ensemble name intimates. Actual ravens have been plundering shopping …
Sentiment: positive
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The trailer for Uzumaki based on Junji Ito's horror manga is a true teaser | Boing Boing

The trailer for Uzumaki based on Junji Ito's horror manga is a true teaser | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Horror is my favorite genre of comics and manga, especially the kind where a person’s ordinary life takes an unexpected turn that heads straight toward a nightmare. But it’s hard to fin…
Sentiment: positive
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Toxic QAnon Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says vaccination passports are "Biden's Mark of the Beast" | Boing Boing

Toxic QAnon Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene says vaccination passports are "Biden's Mark of the Beast" | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (Q-GA) who was kicked off all congressional committees for espousing wacky and irresponsible lies (e.g. Jewish space lasers, QAnon) has posted a new video to whip up her…
Sentiment: positive
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The Angle Pro Knife Sharpener's 3-step process makes old knives as good as new | Boing Boing

The Angle Pro Knife Sharpener's 3-step process makes old knives as good as new | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: A dull knife is actually more dangerous than a sharp one. Since a dull blade requires more pressure to cut, there’s a far greater chance that heavy pressure can cause a blade to slip and result in …
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Famous novels' opening lines rewritten for the present pandemic moment | Boing Boing

Famous novels' opening lines rewritten for the present pandemic moment | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: In the New Yorker, Eli Grober rewrote the opening sentences of iconic novels to make them reflect the (sur)reality of today. Here are a few of my favorites: “A Tale of Two Cities,” by Charles Dicke…
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Fortnite! Now with tame-able attack raptors! | Boing Boing

Fortnite! Now with tame-able attack raptors! | Boing Boing
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 has added raptors. They seem really troublesome to tame and unlikely to provide much benefit, if prior experiences with tame-able non-player beasts are at all indicative…
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