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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 …

Jennifer Lawrence Got Drunk At Oscars After-Party, Puked In Front Of Miley Cyrus

<b>UPDATE:</b> Jennifer Lawrence's interview with Seth Myers finally aired on May 21, and she did indeed recount the story of how she drunkenly puked at an Oscars after-party. Watch above.<p><b>PREVIOUSLY:</b> Jennifer Lawrence may not have won an award at the Oscars this year, but she did go home with the memory …

What To Do With Books Besides Read Them

As evidenced at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Show House, interior designers are obsessed with using coffee table books as decorative objects (of course, that is, after they read them!).<p>Interior design by Mark Hampton LLC.<p>Interior design by Cullman & Kravis, Inc.<p>Interior design by Ingrao …

Interior Design

The Game That Conquered the World

What is the appeal of Minecraft? It’s the limitless creation of one’s own reality.<p>For lack of anything better to do, I tear up a vegetable patch. Thrash, thrash, goes my club of a right arm: green matter flies, satisfyingly. With a <i>pop!</i> a large carrot appears in my hand––so now I’m armed. I mount …

The Human Race - Trailer 1

Eighty strangers from all walks of life are ripped out of their daily lives and forced to participate in a race to the death. There can only be one …

Meet the Smartisan T1, a surprisingly unique Android phone from China

A little over a year ago, a fresh Chinese startup by the name of Smartisan ("smart" and "artisan" combined) showed off its first work: the Android-based Smartisan OS. What caught our attention was its truly unique UI and insanely thoughtful UX features, so naturally, we had very high expectations …

Ghost Stories

Since we met Chris Martin 14 years ago, he’s been a trusted emotional shepherd, nudging us to hear the clanging bells, marvel at the stars, glow in …

Music

How the Rolling Stones became music's biggest business

1 Don't be reliant on one man<p>For all the talk about how the late Prince Rupert Loewenstein masterminded the Stones' business affairs – and he did – he wasn't alone. The Rolling Stones are actually a number of businesses: touring, recording, publishing, sponsorship, synch and so on. As Fortune …

A Brief History of the Chocolate Chip

Celebrating National Chocolate Chip Day—not a federal holiday, at least not <i>yet</i>—should be easy enough for all the classic dessert lovers and cookie …

31 Craziest Moments From the Cannes Film Festival

Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber, and Viggo Mortensen, oh my!<p>Last week, dozens of our most prized possessions (famous people) gathered in Cannes, France to publicly celebrate and privately get hammered at the Cannes International Film Festival. The festival, which continues until next Sunday, is …

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …