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Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose

A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn't follow his lead because they'd be risking death.<p>In April, 15-year-old Yahye Abdi somehow managed to …

Pacific Ocean

Mortal Kombat X Officially Announced With Trailer

Check it out here.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p><b>Update:</b> Mortal Kombat X will be released on PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, according to Warner Bros.<p>Given …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Carrot Pancakes with Salted Yogurt

4 Servings<p>With a texture somewhere between a latke and a pancake, these vegetarian fritters are also gluten-free. (Thanks, chickpea flour!)<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1 pound carrots (about 8 medium), peeled, coarsely grated<p>⅓ cup chopped fresh cilantro<p>¼ cup chickpea …

Pancakes

Arby's New Sandwich Causes Spike in Brisket Prices

<b>Arby's</b> has managed to create major buzz for its limited-time-only <b>Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich</b>, and apparently the menu item is having a major effect on the brisket economy. TMBBQ's <b>Daniel Vaughn</b> estimates the fast-food chain's 3,300 stores use up "<b>a half million pounds of raw brisket per week</b>" to …

Uber Driver Arrested for Allegedly Kidnapping Woman, Report Says

A driver for car-service company Uber was arrested for allegedly kidnapping a woman with the intent to sexually assault her, the Los Angeles Police …

Google moves to boost email privacy by releasing end-to-end encryption tool

Google has moved to encourage more people to encrypt their email, releasing source code aimed at offering an extra layer of privacy protection.<p>The move comes as the tech giant announced its support for Reset the Net, a coordinated day of action set for Thursday to oppose mass surveillance …

Samsung trademarks Galaxy Wear, could be its first Android Wear device

Although Samsung’s latest smartwatches may have been using the company’s tweaked Tizen operating system, Samsung has made it pretty clear that the company would also be releasing an Android Wear smartwatch later this year. We might already have a name for this next range of Samsung wearables, as …

Wear OS

Sony reveals new The Order: 1886 gameplay video on Twitch

A stream shown today on the official PlayStation Twitch channel revealed new gameplay for developer Ready at Dawn Studios' <i>The Order: 1886</i>.<p>Sony teased a "sneak peek" at the gameplay this morning on the PlayStation Blog. The brief gameplay snippet, which streamed at 4 p.m. ET today, begins at the …

16 Fascinating Things You Didn’t Know About Maleficent

Disney's baddest broad has an incredible past.

Here's what a rampage and car chase look like in Watch Dogs

<i>Watch Dogs</i> has been promoted as an action game with a serious story about surveillance, privacy and technology. But beneath all of that, it's an open-world game.<p>Whenever I play a new open-world game, the first thing I do is cause havoc — not because I enjoy wild violence (though, I don't know, …

Filming on World of Warcraft movie is complete

The filming of <i>Warcraft</i>, the live-action movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft franchise, was completed today, said director Duncan Jones on Twitter.<p>"Final day on <i>Warcraft</i> now officially... wrapped," said Jones, who joined the project after Sam Raimi, the original director, moved …

Best matcha, OCD luggage, supreme WiFi router, wireless AC outlet [Gadgets 003]

Gadgets is Boing Boing’s newest podcast! In each episode the editors and friends of Boing Boing recommend technology they love and use. This time, …

How Rich is Bill Gates?

(YouTube link)<p>We know Bill Gates is the richest man in the country, and sometimes the world. In fact, he's spending his retirement giving it away to …

Ever wondered what tattoos look like when you’re old?

Minecraft on Xbox One, PS4, and PS Vita soon!

Update: As of February 25, 2015 this upgrade offer and the DLC content transfer offers are no longer available.<p>Hello!<p>We’re finally able to share news …

How X-Men: Apocalypse Will Be Like a Roland Emmerich Disaster Movie

PS4 Already Profitable for Sony

The company considers the PS4 launch "hugely successful."<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Console manufacturers often sell hardware at a loss with the plan to make …

The Indie Gaming Bubble Might Be About To Burst

Veteran indie dev Jeff Vogel puts into words that niggling doubt in the pit of your stomach.<p>That quote is part of a post Vogel has written on his …

Pornoscanners head to prisons

Normally technology migrates from prisons to schools to airports -- think CCTVs and Pre-Check -- but for the late and unlamented radioactive …

The oldest living things in the world

"<i>The Oldest Living Things in the World</i> is an amazing hybrid," says <b>Carla Sinclair</b>, "part traditional coffee table book displaying gorgeous …

You can possess and control cats in Murdered: Soul Suspect

Supernatural murder mystery <i>Murdered: Soul Suspect</i> goes beyond allowing its specter hero to possess and control people — player-controlled Ronan can inhabit and manipulate the bodies of cats, too.<p>Announced in February last year, <i>Murdered</i> follows the ghost of detective Ronan O'Connor as he attempts to …

25 Movie Heroes You Didn’t Know Were Breaking the Law

10 Problematic TV Characters Who Will Get a Second Chance Next Year

There are so many ways for a TV character to be problematic. Usually, they suffer from being underdeveloped or one-dimensional, but even the best, most nuanced character can find themselves trapped in terrible plot line, sidelined, or misused. That doesn’t mean it has to stay that way. Remember …

TV

Walmart Goes After Photographer's Widow

If you needed another reason to wonder why Walmart might be one of the world’s most evil companies, then the recent story pitting the retail giant …

Here’s That Video Of Morgan Freeman Using Helium That You’ve Always Wanted

I’ve watched <i>Through The Wormhole</i> on the Science Channel, mostly because it features Morgan Freeman and the topics are only slightly crazy. Compared to <i>Ancient Aliens</i>, it’s practically tame.<p>Anyway, it’s coming back for another season and Entertainment Weekly posted this promo clip featuring Morgan …

News Briefs: Spartacus Is Headed to Syfy (Presumably Without the Dongs)

<b>BLOOD AND VENGEANCE OF THE GODS OF THE DAMNED</b><p>... Syfy, home of lost girls, warehouses full of mysterious artifacts, and most importantly, the …

Top Moments: Mad Men Does It Their Way, and Fallon Oils Up and Nips Out

Terry Crews and Jimmy Fallon<p><b>14. Worst Finish:</b> Instead of the traditional cab ride/run to the mat on <i>The Amazing Race All-Stars</i> finale, the Final 3 …