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Need a laptop? Get a refurbished Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 for just $400.

Upset driver gives others her thoughts

Start your week with the best bit from a NSFW clip of a woman blocking traffic and abusively declining to move her car into a parking space. Ultimately, she utters an unpleasant remark about Hawaiians and resumes shrieking.

Assume that this person is voting all year!Read the rest

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Chechnya bans fast and slow music, including Russian nat'l anthem

people at concert

Some people really think techno is rotting their kid's minds. Other people think sludge metal is corrupting the youth or something. Chechnya's new BPM limitations appease two birds with one stone. Songs over 116 bpm and under 80 are verboten in the Russian republic, effectively eliminating all dubstep, gabber, nightcore, etc. — Read the rest

The post Chechnya bans fast and slow music, including Russian nat'l anthem appeared first on Boing Boing.




The USDA has 1.5 billion pounds of cheese stashed in caves in Missouri

And 355,000,000 pounds of butter.

Technically, the USDA owns just 300 million pounds of the cheese and is storing the remaining billion or so for a friend. Cave networks in the Kansas City area are naturally climate-controlled and so the USDA, which has a sizeable presence in the area, uses them for cheap cold storage. — Read the rest

The post The USDA has 1.5 billion pounds of cheese stashed in caves in Missouri appeared first on Boing Boing.




Refurb Lenovo Tab E8 Get this ultra-portable tablet for $56.99

refurb Lenovo Tab E8

TL;DR: Make digital magic with this refurb Lenovo Tab E8. For only $56.99 (reg. $119), you'll get up to 10 hours of battery life, Dolby Atmos technology, and so much more!

Some philosophers say that true happiness is found in the simple things. — Read the rest

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Trench warfare art of World War 1

Trench warfare in WWI was infamously brutal, but it also produced remarkably delicate works of art, called leaf drawings. According to the Public Domain Review, soldiers would pluck hardy oak and chestnut leaves, then draw on them with sharp objects like a pin or knife. — Read the rest

The post Trench warfare art of World War 1 appeared first on Boing Boing.




Apple allows game emulators on App Store, finally

Emulators, long forbidden on the App Store unless baked in to a single app or game, may finally do what they're good for: downloading, storing and running retro games, apps and other software written for the emulated system. It comes after the European Union made Apple loosen up a little and comes with a large caveat. — Read the rest

The post Apple allows game emulators on App Store, finally appeared first on Boing Boing.




Capture incredible views and sights with this 4K drone, on sale with $49 off today

4K-ESC Remote Control camera ' RGIO7 F

TL;DR: Start taking amazing aerial photography with this 4K Dual-Camera Drone for Beginners. Usually $119, you can grab it for $69.97 today. 

Whether you love to travel, capture sports or explore your local area, drone photography is the secret to taking the best pictures and videos you've ever seen. — Read the rest

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Tardigrade proteins can protect human cells

Tardigrades are remarkable little creatures. These tiny, eight-legged omnivores can survive in almost any environment. They can be dried out, frozen, boiled, exposed to high radiation levels, and even survive the vacuum of space, although crash landing on the moon may have been fatal. — Read the rest

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  WEB VIEW Headlines from BOING BOING A directory of mostly wonderful things Headlines from the 04/08/2024 edition: Need a laptop? Get a refurbished Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 for just $400. UPSET DRIVER GIVES OTHERS HER THOUGHTS Start your week with the best bit from a NSFW clip of a woman blocking traffic and abusively declining to move her car into a parking space. Ultimately, she utters an unpleasant remark about Hawaiians and resumes shrieking. Assume that this person is voting all year! — Read the rest The post Upset driver gives others her thoughts appeared first on Boing Boing. CHECHNYA BANS FAST AND SLOW MUSIC, INCLUDING RUSSIAN NAT'L ANTHEM people at concert Some people really think techno is rotting their kid's minds. Other people think sludge metal is corrupting the youth or something. Chechnya's new BPM limitations appease two birds with one stone. Songs over 116 bpm and under 80 are verboten in the Russian republic, effectively eliminating all dubstep, gabber, nightcore, etc. — Read the rest The post Chechnya bans fast and slow music, including Russian nat'l anthem appeared first on Boing Boing. THE USDA HAS 1.5 BILLION POUNDS OF CHEESE STASHED IN CAVES IN MISSOURI And 355,000,000 pounds of butter. Technically, the USDA owns just 300 million pounds of the cheese and is storing the remaining billion or so for a friend. Cave networks in the Kansas City area are naturally climate-controlled and so the USDA, which has a sizeable presence in the area, uses them for cheap cold storage. — Read the rest The post The USDA has 1.5 billion pounds of cheese stashed in caves in Missouri appeared first on Boing Boing. REFURB LENOVO TAB E8 GET THIS ULTRA-PORTABLE TABLET FOR $56.99 refurb Lenovo Tab E8 TL;DR: Make digital magic with this refurb Lenovo Tab E8. For only $56.99 (reg. $119), you'll get up to 10 hours of battery life, Dolby Atmos technology, and so much more! Some philosophers say that true happiness is found in the simple things. — Read the rest The post Refurb Lenovo Tab E8 Get this ultra-portable tablet for $56.99 appeared first on Boing Boing. TRENCH WARFARE ART OF WORLD WAR 1 Trench warfare in WWI was infamously brutal, but it also produced remarkably delicate works of art, called leaf drawings. According to the Public Domain Review, soldiers would pluck hardy oak and chestnut leaves, then draw on them with sharp objects like a pin or knife. — Read the rest The post Trench warfare art of World War 1 appeared first on Boing Boing. APPLE ALLOWS GAME EMULATORS ON APP STORE, FINALLY Emulators, long forbidden on the App Store unless baked in to a single app or game, may finally do what they're good for: downloading, storing and running retro games, apps and other software written for the emulated system. It comes after the European Union made Apple loosen up a little and comes with a large caveat. — Read the rest The post Apple allows game emulators on App Store, finally appeared first on Boing Boing. CAPTURE INCREDIBLE VIEWS AND SIGHTS WITH THIS 4K DRONE, ON SALE WITH $49 OFF TODAY 4K-ESC Remote Control camera ' RGIO7 F TL;DR: Start taking amazing aerial photography with this 4K Dual-Camera Drone for Beginners. Usually $119, you can grab it for $69.97 today.  Whether you love to travel, capture sports or explore your local area, drone photography is the secret to taking the best pictures and videos you've ever seen. — Read the rest The post Capture incredible views and sights with this 4K drone, on sale with $49 off today appeared first on Boing Boing. TARDIGRADE PROTEINS CAN PROTECT HUMAN CELLS Tardigrades are remarkable little creatures. These tiny, eight-legged omnivores can survive in almost any environment. They can be dried out, frozen, boiled, exposed to high radiation levels, and even survive the vacuum of space, although crash landing on the moon may have been fatal. — Read the rest The post Tardigrade proteins can protect human cells appeared first on Boing Boing. From Boing Boing, a directory of mostly wonderful things. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook. This newsletter was sent to [email protected] You're receiving this because someone at this address signed up at boingboing.net for an email subscription Forward this newsletter to a friend. to this email, Manage your settings, or . Happy Mutants LLC 775 E. Blithedale Avenue #116 Mill Valley, CA 94941-1554 USA
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