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Bookmarks tagged with “via:boingboing”

  1. Raph’s Website » The perfect geek age?

    “Was being born in 1971 the perfect time to be born a geek?” Well duh, of course! It’s a well known FACT. (via Boing Boing)

  2. Johann Hari: You are being lied to about pirates - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent

    Interesting, regarding the “West” treating developing countries badly (dumping nuclear waste, catching their fish) and then beginning to suffer consequences. (via Boing Boing)

  3. Indymedia London | Videos | Show | film of police attack on G20 climate camp

    There have been worse examples of police violence, but this still isn’t good. (via Boing Boing)

  4. Back to the Garden: 1958 TV show on Global Warming!

    It’s more than a little galling to see a TV programme from 1958 explaining global warming. We’re only doing something about it now!? (via Boing Boing)

  5. Rockbox - Open Source Jukebox Firmware

    I had no idea there was open source alternative software for MP3 players, including early iPods. (via Boing Boing)

  6. Winner of the Personal Visualization Project is… | FlowingData

    Oodles of pretty and obsessive charting of personal data. (via Boing Boing)

  7. Rule Forty Two - » Welcome to the Future

    Scroll some way through for evaluations of how futurists’ predictions turned out. (Although the futurists I know never called them “predictions” because we know they’re never 100% correct.) (via Boing Boing)

  8. My Collection of Recorded 78 RPM Records - Free MP3 Downloads

    Currently 3,739 free MP3s ripped from one guy’s 78rpm records. That’s a lot of listening. (via Boing Boing)

  9. YouTube - Hitler Plans Burning Man

    Laughing at Hitler feels so wrong, but that’s what I did. (via Boing Boing)

  10. YouTube - 21 Accents

    An actress says more or less the same sentence in 21 different accents. Very good. I’d love to be able to do, well, any accent other than my own. (via Boing Boing)

  11. Food Court Musical at Improv Everywhere

    This video makes me all happy. (via Boing Boing)

  12. Apartment Therapy New York | AT Europe: London Close-up - The Amazing Staircase

    If we ever live somewhere that we can make a new flight of stairs in… (via Boing Boing)

  13. A 15,000 year tour of Manhattan

    Great illustrations of what New York might look like at various points after human life disappears. (via Boing Boing)

  14. The new 7digital

    MP3s from EMI, cheaper than those from iTunes Music Store. (via Boing Boing)

  15. How children lost the right to roam in four generations | the Daily Mail

    Interesting graphic showing one family’s increasing restrictions on their children’s freedom, over four generations. I wonder how child abduction rates have changed over a similar period. (via Boing Boing)

  16. The Science Creative Quarterly » The Social Norm of Leaving the Toilet Seat Down: A Game Theoretic Analysis

    My efficiency theory has always been that everyone shouldn’t move the seat after they’ve finished. (via Boing Boing)

  17. YouTube - Silent Star Wars

    Beautifully done. Makes me unsuitably happy. (via Boing Boing)

  18. Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society » The World’s Longest Diary

    For me to come back to whenever I start documenting my life just that little bit too obsessively. (via Boing Boing)

  19. Doom_1.php

    Graphic illustrating what would happen to Earth if humans vanished.

  20. Imagine Earth without people - life - 12 October 2006 - New Scientist

    What would happen to the world if we all vanished. (via Boing Boing)

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