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Topography of U.S. states in ridgeline (Joy Division 'Unknown Pleasures') style

Topography of U.S. states in ridgeline (Joy Division 'Unknown Pleasures') style

IMGURian @KRANKARTA6 did an awesome topography visualization project in the "Ridgeline Style" that reminds us of the album cover for Joy Division's classic LP 'Unknown Pleasures.' USA states'
Zoom Last Supper

Zoom Last Supper

I don't know who made this, but it's pretty great. [via IMGUR] Read the rest
Trump to sign social media executive order, after lashing out at Twitter

Trump to sign social media executive order, after lashing out at Twitter

Always an aggrieved victim, isn't he. Donald Trump got super mad when Twitter added a little fact-checking note on a couple of his bogus 'voter fraud' disinformation tweets. Next, Trump threatened
Arizona AG sues Google over claims Android user location data was collected even when digital tracking off

Arizona AG sues Google over claims Android user location data was collected even when digital tracking off

• Mark Brnovich (R) sued Google on Wednesday, alleging violation of user privacy. Arizona's state Attorney General is suing Google over claims the company collected Android users' location data even
Members of Flaming Lips and Los Lobos score Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1923)

Members of Flaming Lips and Los Lobos score Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1923)

During Passover last month, I posted about The Ten Commandments, Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 epic silent film version of the biblical Exodus story (plus a related modern story that I never bothered to
U.S. Covid-19 death toll passes 100,000

U.S. Covid-19 death toll passes 100,000

The U.S. death toll of those killed by Covid19 passed 100,000 today, according to The New York Times. Johns Hopkins' tracker, which does not include U.S. deaths aboard cruise ships, placed the death
Easy Electronics book is an excellent introduction to electronics

Easy Electronics book is an excellent introduction to electronics

Charles Platt's growing series of electronics books are the best I've come across. He explains concepts very clearly, and his illustrations are excellent. His latest book in the series is called Easy
White venture capitalist sees black men in shared office building gym, calls 911

White venture capitalist sees black men in shared office building gym, calls 911

a group of young black entrepreneurs have owned a office building in uptown minneapolis for over a year& got racially profiled at the private gym today
Three young brothers made a black widow spider bite them, hoped to become Spider-Man

Three young brothers made a black widow spider bite them, hoped to become Spider-Man

In Chayanta, Bolivia, three brothers, ages 12, 10 and 8, came upon a black widow spider while herding goats. They poked at the spider until it bit each of them. Why? They hoped to become Spider-Man.
The Man Who Knew Too Much! Why China murdered its own ambassador, in this week’s highly dubious tabloids

The Man Who Knew Too Much! Why China murdered its own ambassador, in this week’s highly dubious tabloids

For insightful geopolitical analysis of international affairs, where else would you turn but the ‘National Enquirer’?
KontrolFreek's gaming gear cleaner is great for phones, monitors and laptops too

KontrolFreek's gaming gear cleaner is great for phones, monitors and laptops too

KontrolFreek's CleanFreek foaming cleaner keeps my monitor, controller and iPhone sparkling. CleanFreek's foam leaves no residue or streaking on my cherished 1440p monitor. The grubby kid hand-stains
Father's mind is blown when he learns he is going to have triplets

Father's mind is blown when he learns he is going to have triplets

In this video we see a woman hand her husband a folder with her pregnancy ultrasound results. The husband is in their car with his smiling adorable baby son in his lap. As the husband goes through the
Watch this impressive Lego tapas factory crank out a steady stream of snacks

Watch this impressive Lego tapas factory crank out a steady stream of snacks

The Lego masters at The Brick Wall built this fantastic contraption to crank out tapas. Technical details: 19 Lego PF motors 5 BuWizz Bricks 4 weeks of hard work Read the rest
LG Poland ad showcases phone's ability to take stealth upskirt photos

LG Poland ad showcases phone's ability to take stealth upskirt photos

Phone company LG Poland apologized for its TikTok video ad depicting a man taking photos of a woman in a skirt as she ascends a staircase. From Android Authority: LG Poland recently posted a video on
Open Culture has a new directory of the "Best Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind"

Open Culture has a new directory of the "Best Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind"

Open Culture has a page with capsule reviews of The 135 Best Podcasts to Enrich Your Mind. The list includes "great podcasts on art, music, history, philosophy, plus captivating true and imagined
Real Tested CBD Brand Spotlight – Charlotte’s Web

Real Tested CBD Brand Spotlight – Charlotte’s Web

Boing Boing welcomes Real Tested CBD as a sponsor! Real Tested CBD is known for efforts in bringing information about the CBD products for not only established brands, but the budding brands in the
SCRUBBED:  How to watch the historic SpaceX/NASA launch today!

SCRUBBED: How to watch the historic SpaceX/NASA launch today!

UPDATE: Launch scrubbed due to weather just a few minutes before launch. See you Saturday for another try! Today, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule is scheduled to shuttle two NASA
Dino-killing asteroid hit at "lethal" angle

Dino-killing asteroid hit at "lethal" angle

Researchers hypothesize that the asteroid that gave the world over to mammals and birds hit Earth at a 60 degree angle, kicking up far more atmospheric dirt than a direct hit. The resulting climate
Watch the first ever online Pop-Up Magazine, tonight (5/27) at 6pm PT

Watch the first ever online Pop-Up Magazine, tonight (5/27) at 6pm PT

Pop-Up Magazine is the beloved "live magazine" of eclectic spoken word pieces, storytelling, comedy, and musical performances that exists only on the stage. Tonight though, Pop-Up Magazine takes its
If Sports Illustrated did a swimsuit edition but for facemasks

If Sports Illustrated did a swimsuit edition but for facemasks

Scroll through the carousel below, or check out Not Art on Instagram for more Sexy Facemask Photoshopping (if that's what you want to do). View this post on Instagram In better news it turns out