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Nokia's New App Is About To Make Your Android Phone A Whole Lot Better

Nokia just unveiled its new N1 tablet on Tuesday, but that's not the only Android announcement to come from the Finnish gadget company. Nokia just took its Z Launcher out of private beta, meaning anyone can download the home screen replacement from the Google Play Store starting today.<p>The Z …

67 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas

Since way back in 2007, we've been rounding up our favorite Halloween costumes each year. If you're looking for a costume idea, here are some of the …

Mad Max

21 Extreme Close Ups of the Human Eye

Born in 1976, Suren Manvelyan started to photograph when he was sixteen and became a professional photographer in 2006. His photographic interests …

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sex From the Last 600 Years

Lexicographer Jonathon Green’s comprehensive historical dictionary of slang, <i>Green’s Dictionary of Slang</i>, covers hundreds of years of jargon, cant, …

What 19th-Century Germans Thought Life Would Be Like in 2000

Right around the same time that French postcards were predicting lots of aerial and aquatic activities in the year 2000 as part of the 1900 Paris …

Jeremy Thorpe

15 Jokes From the World's Oldest Jokebook

The oldest recorded joke—a lowbrow Sumerian quip stating "Something which has never occurred since time immemorial; a young woman did not fart in her …

Jokes

11 Ways Big Cats Are Just Like Domestic Cats

Just how much do big cats have in common with the tabby in your home? We asked Susan Bass, director of public relations at Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, …

Pets

Confused Kids Try to Make Sense of the Game Boy

"You don't just turn it on and get the apps?"<p>The latest video from the Fine Bros reminds me of that scene in <i>Back to the Future II</i>, when young Elijah …

Stone Marble

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Riders

The Most ’90s Thing That Could Ever Exist

The zeitgeist summed perfectly in one technological artifact, which is a VHS tape promoting Windows 95, starring Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry.<p>Wow.<p>Just. Wow.<p>This image is bouncing around on Twitter thanks to Jehan Ranasinghe, who dug this thing up, presumably with a time machine, and then …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

Epic 360-degree selfie will give you wanderlust

By attaching a GoPro camera to a long stick, extreme adventurer Alex Chacón documented himself in an astonishing 360-degree video selfie that spans more than 36 countries. In it, he features himself around an impressive list of exotic sites, including the Taj Mahal and the Maya Pyramids of Chichen …

How to Make Scrap Fabric Twine

Whenever I work on a sewing or quilting project, I always end up with leftover bits and pieces of fabric that I simply can’t bear to throw away. (I mean, it might be useful someday!) As a result, I have almost as much scrap fabric in my stash as actual useful yardage. And, it would seem that I’m …

Beatles and Motley Crue Mashed Up Into 'A Hard Girls Night'

In a moment that has to be heard to believed, John Lennon's unforgettable vocal on the Beatles' 'Hard Days Night' fits perfectly into the crunchy …

crue

2048: The new app everyone's talking about

VENICE BEACH, California -- If you haven't heard of the 2048 app yet, you will. The numbers puzzle shot to the top of the top app download chart this week, and has been the talk of the Internet.<p>Like the <i>Flappy Bird</i> craze of earlier this year, it's already produced dozens of clones.<p>The app is like</i> …

Bagan at dawn

Dino-Killing Rock Dwarfed By Colossal Asteroid That Smashed Earth Three Billion Years Ago

If the dinosaurs saw it coming, what they would have seen is a giant asteroid rocketing their way, crashing with the power of a billion Hiroshimas and eviscerating their kind from the surface the Earth (more or less). But that impact pales in comparison with the huge fist from space that smashed …

How 20 popular websites looked when they launched

From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr - how some of today's biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence.<p>Remember the days when the word Google was not interchangeable with internet? Or when every site seemed to have a Netscape icon on it? Or when Flash was still …

Do Scientists Pray? Einstein Answers a Little Girl’s Question about Science vs. Religion

Whether in their inadvertently brilliant reflections on gender politics or in their seemingly simple but profound questions about how the world works, kids have a singular way of stripping the most complex of cultural phenomena down to their bare essence, forcing us to reexamine our layers of …

9 Books So Funny You're Guaranteed To Laugh

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>Thank god for April Fool’s Day and April, period. It’s been a brutal winter; we could all use a good laugh. The only reason you wouldn’t find the books on this week’s list funny is if you’re not a fan of April Fool’s Day or if some dastardly trickster really did put salt …

30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

39 Weird Books That Really Exist

In 2014, the annual Diagram Prize for the oddest book title was awarded to <i>How to Poo on a Date: The Lovers' Guide to Toilet Etiquette</i>. The book …

17 Amazing Facts That Sound Made Up

<b>1.</b> Julia Child concocted her first “recipe” while working as a spy during WWII. It was a shark repellent.<p><b>2.</b> Pythagoras did not believe in irrational …

126 Photos Make Up Single Image of Giant 3200-Year-Old Tree

For the December 2012 issue of National Geographic, photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols journeyed to the Sequoia National Park in California in order to capture this image of <i>the President</i>, a giant sequoia that is the third largest tree in the world, if measured by volume of the trunk above …

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

Nail Art Blog: The Lacquer Legion Reinvention: Perforated Leather and Neon Faux Splatter

I'm so excited this morning because today is the first post day for The Lacquer Legion! I put together this new nail art challenge group to bring the …

15 DIY Shirt Hacks That Are Totally Tee-rrific

With how quickly styles change, it’s not all that enticing to spend $100 on a new top. If you are nodding your head in agreement, we have just the thing for you. Grab some boozy donuts and a cup of hot cocoa and prepare to be dazzled with these 15 T-shirt hacks that are totally T-errific.<p>1. …

The First Photograph of The Moon

One of the first pictures ever taken of the moon by Dr. J. W. Draper of New York, 1840.<br>J. W. Draper—London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images<p>1 of 1<p>At …