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John W. Jones: The Runaway Slave Who Buried Nearly 3000 Confederate Soldiers

John W. Jones was as close to a sinless man as you could find—with the exception of the time he lied to his mother.<p>It was a late June evening in 1844 …

Great Depression

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Underground Farm That Delivers Rare Herbs to New York’s Top ChefsBespoke greens and flowers are grown-to-order in Manhattan.by John …

Movie, Music, Video Games, Comic Book News and Videos

<p>Top Stories<p>Thus far, Doctor Strange: Damnation has been one of the most tightly composed Marvel events in years, thanks in large...<p>Apr 6, …

Comics

Broken bones and zero gravity: 15 movie stunts that almost killed Tom Cruise

Terracotta heater

<b>IKEA items</b><br>Ingefära – Plant pot with saucer, terracotta 12 cm<br>Ordning – Cutlery drainer 13×13<br>Scented candles in metal cup1. Get your supplies from …

Ceramics

How To Dodge Burn Effectively in Photoshop

The traditional Dodge and Burn tools found in Photoshop require us to use destructive workflow, while over-saturating the colours in our image. There …

Black pudding and haggis hybrid escapes from high security butchers

<b>A THING that is both black pudding and haggis has escaped from a high security butcher’s shop.</b><p>The meat-based abomination, known by its creators as …

The Companies With the Most Part-Time, Work-From-Home Jobs

If you’re looking for a part-time, flexible gig you can work from the comfort of your home, these are the 35 companies you want to take a look at …

How Person of Interest Became Essential Science Fiction Television

This past Tuesday night saw the season finale of <i>Person of Interest</i>, a show that premiered in 2011 as basically just a high-concept vigilante show. By …

Sign Up for the Chrome Beta on iOS

iOS: Fancy yourself a fan of Chrome on the iPhone and iPad? Like other versions of Chrome, you can check out new beta versions, you’ll just need to …

Google

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Lovely Weekend

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Android Phones

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56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using

In 1909, writing under the pseudonym James Redding Ware, British writer Andrew Forrester published <i>Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary</i> …

Ian Fleming

Derelict Metropolis

Get Debt Collectors Off Your Back with These Sample Letters

We've discussed some ways to get debt collectors to stop bothering you in the past, but the folks at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau put …

Personal Finance

Armageddon 2419 A.D., first appearance of "Buck Rogers"

As a kid I loved <i>Buck Rogers in the 25th Century</i>. What an incredible TV series! TWIKI, Buck, Wilma, Doctor Theopolis and some incredible dance moves …

Hitler finds out Boing Boing is killing comments, moving to Discourse

[Video Link] Created by Xeni and Dean with the "Hitler Finds Out" video generator. Roll your own Hitler video at downfall.jfedor.org.<p>Previously.

Police chief upset by 1988's "Fuck tha police"

Straight Outta Cape Cod: "an incident involving Police Chief Jeff Jaran and a rap song about police brutality playing at a restaurant he was at on …

Digitize Your Slides and Negatives on the Cheap with a Flatbed Scanner and a Piece of Paper

Film and negative scanners are expensive. DIY options are sometimes complicated. This option only costs you only the price of a piece of A4 silver …

CG Star Wars Versus Star Trek Battle In San Francisco

This is a computer graphics clash between the forces of Star Wars and Star Trek in and above San Francisco. Who wins? I'm not saying, that would be a …

38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent

Sometimes we must turn to other languages to find <i>le mot juste</i>. Here are a whole bunch of foreign words with no direct English equivalent.<p><b>1.</b> …

Sci-Fi Horror in Norwich!

We warned you. But did anyone listen? Apparently not, as now the inevitable has happened. Supporters of rival sci-fi groups have clashed in Norwich …

How to Supercharge All Your Favorite Webapps with ifttt

Wouldn't it be handy if every time someone tagged a photo of you on Facebook, that pic were automatically added to your Dropbox folder? If items you …

How to Never Miss a Deal with IFTTT

If This Then That is one of our favorite automation services because it can do almost anything you tell it to. One of the things you can do is set up …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Linux

The Cleverest Geeky Windows Tricks Everyone Should Know

Anyone can sit down at a Windows PC and get along fine, but with the right tips and tricks, you can get around <i>much</i> faster. Here's a handful of clever …

Tutorials

This Week's Most Popular Posts: April 19th to 26th

This week we tipped our hat to MacGyver with our favorite self-explanatory hacks, stopped parking like idiots, discovered some under-the-radar music …

City poet Tom Chivers chooses his five secret London spots – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, March 14, 2013 in Secret London<p>We’ve been inspired by many things in our time at the Time Out blog. Usually they are things …