Dan of the Slow Mo Guys had never used a katana sword before, but he did a great job using it to slice 10 plastic bottles of water in half. He said it felt like he was slicing butter.
He also slices through jumbo bottles of colored liquid, which doesn’t look as tricky (who am I to say?!) but makes a pretty picture.
New Maine News [via Cat Valente] is that rare thing online: a local Onion-style satirical news site that is good. It’s great! I feel almost like I live there. From the front page alone: • Over 80% of Maine Fathers’ Affection Is Directed at Their Wood Piles • Heroic Man Saved Dying Pit Party by […]
Edmund Burke wrote that “the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing,” but these are not good men. They’re silent because they’re too close to the catch.
“He proceeded to take all of his clothes off, and get completely naked, and started masturbating,” says one victim. Five women who spoke to the New York Times say comedian and filmmaker Louis CK’s behavior with them crossed a line to sexual misconduct.
Believe it or not, the holiday season is just about here, and to help ease your gifting anxiety, we’ve selected some of our favorite tech products from the Boing Boing Store. And to sweeten the deal, you can take an extra 15% off any of these items when you use coupon code GIFTSHOP15 at checkout. […]
The Treblab X11 Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones deliver superior sound and wireless performance. They’re typically available in the store for $41.99 (reduced from $199.99 MSRP), but today you can get them for $36.99 as part of our Doorbusters week. As to be expected from any high-end pair of earbuds, these include a built-in mic for taking […]
You can definitely increase the breadth of your vocabulary over time by reading constantly, and you’ll probably even get a bit faster if you do it long enough. But there’s a more streamlined way to become a better reader: Vocab1 and 7 Speed Reading EX. These two apps can vastly improve your abilities without sacrificing […]