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Good grief: Charlie Brown's Halloween special not airing on TV for the first time since 1966

For over 50 years, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, the Peanuts Halloween special, has aired annually on network television. Starting this year, this classic will move to Apple TV+. From Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, it will be available to view for free ("as a special treat") on the streaming service who just announced they bought the rights to Peanuts programming. — Read the rest
Tags: Apple, Halloween, Post, News, Charlie Brown, I Got A Rock, We all got rocks


Working from home might be wrecking your back and this gel cushion could change all that

Which part of working from home has already been chafing on your very last nerve? Many of us are going through it, so we know there's something. Maybe it's the constant interruption of family or roommates. Maybe it's not having access to all the resources you usually have back at the office. — Read the rest
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Bon Jovi to campaign with Joe Biden

The '80s rock icon Bon Jovi is set to campaign this weekend with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Pennsylvania, reports the Biden campaign late on Friday. Bon Jovi's new album '2020' is out now. New: @BonJovi will join @JoeBiden and @DrBiden during a trip to Pennsylvania tomorrow, per the campaign pic.twitter.com/ZL69HZTb2d — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, Politics, News, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Biden, Election, Bon Jovi, 80s, 1980s, Eighties


Bon Jovi to campaign with Joe Biden in Pennsylvania Saturday October 24

The '80s rock icon Bon Jovi is set to campaign this weekend with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Pennsylvania, reports the Biden campaign late on Friday. Bon Jovi's new album '2020' is out now. New: @BonJovi will join @JoeBiden and @DrBiden during a trip to Pennsylvania tomorrow, per the campaign pic.twitter.com/ZL69HZTb2d — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, Politics, News, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Biden, Election, Bon Jovi, 80s, 1980s, Eighties


Senate panel to grill Facebook, Twitter CEOs on 'anti-conservative bias' because they blocked Hunter Biden laptop disinfo stories

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said Friday that Twitter and Facebook's CEOs will testify before the panel on November 17. The panel is demanding to know why both platforms decided to block stories that made claims about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden. — Read the rest
Tags: Facebook, Post, News, Senate, Joe Biden, Facebook Twitter, U S Senate Judiciary Committee, Hunter Biden


Fenwick Bike Sticks attractively get your bike off the ground and out of your way

With the cost of gas, greenhouse emissions, and all sorts of other concerns, it's one of those transportation issues you seldom consider. But for environmentally friendly commuters and weekend adventurers alike, the question remains: how the heck do I store this big bicycle? — Read the rest
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How an overabundance of frozen turkey begat the TV Dinner

As a child in the 1970s, I loved Swanson's TV Dinners although we very rarely had them. Reflecting back, I think I liked the idea more than the taste. I also recall being quite disgusted and upset when the peas and carrot would leap the foil barrier, contaminating the cobbler. — Read the rest
Tags: Food, Post, TV, News, Swanson, Convenience Foods


Trailer: "The Donut King" is the rags-to-riches-to-rags story of a refugee who cornered the west coast donut market

Ted Ngoy came to Los Angeles from Cambodia in the 1970s with a dream. He soon created a donut empire that even Dunkin' Donuts found it too difficult to break into the market. At his high point, he was worth $2OM. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, Documentary, Los Angeles, Cambodia, Dunkin Donuts, Ted Ngoy, Rise And Fall, The Donut King, Rags To Riches To Rags


Bongo Cat: perfectly simple online noise maker

Bongo Cat is a simply-drawn yet adorable cat that plays the bongos, the keyboard, a marimba, or various other noisy instruments. Just bash the keys and enjoy!
Tags: Post, Music, News, Web, Cool, Bongo Cat


Interview with Ramona Pringle about her favorite tools

Kevin Kelly and I recently interviewed researcher and journalist Ramona Pringle on the Cool Tools podcast.  Ramona's work focuses on the interactions between humans, technology and the world around us. She's a contributor to numerous media outlets, including tech columnist with the CBC (Canadian broadcasting corp), and Director of the Creative Innovation Studio at Ryerson University, in Toronto. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Podcasts, Cool Tools, Cbc, Kevin Kelly, Ramona, Ramona Pringle


This simple timer makes it easy to see how much time you have left

Pomodoro fans and people who need encouragement sticking to a task might benefit from this nifty 60-minute timer. Just turn the dial to the desired amount of time, and you get a slowly-shrinking red-colored pie wedge that shows how much time you have left. — Read the rest
Tags: Productivity, Post, News, Tips, Useful Stuff


Spitting anti-masker unceremoniously removed from bus

A maskless bus passenger expressed her displeasure at another rider by spraying him with her saliva, which prompted the target of her disdain to push her off the bus, causing her to land on the sidewalk in a heap. Watch the video here.
Tags: Post, News, Rat Lickers


The Pentagon wants to spend $100 billion on a new nuclear arsenal

From ABC News: The Pentagon has raised to $95.8 billion the estimated cost of fielding a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles to replace the Minuteman 3 arsenal that has operated continuously for 50 years, officials said Monday.The estimate is up about $10 billion from four years ago. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Climate Change, Department Of Defense, Nuclear Weapons, Pentagon, Abc News, Nuclear War, Nukes, Minuteman, Congressional Budget Office, Nuclear Warfare, Nuclear Bombs, Your tax dollars at work, Squandering Tax Dollars, Playing With Nuclear Fire


Why American public transport is so bad

This video explainer from Vox looks into why most Americans have to drive everywhere to get anything done. It's a grim history, but a grimmer future as environmental catastrophe threatens. This sealed the country's fate as a car culture, and today we're seeing the results. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, History, Mistakes, Vox


Ingenious mechanical ad blocker

"This is how my Auntie blocks ads from her computer screen…" writes Redditor itswallsss. Popups? "She just closes her eyes until it's over." ( )
Tags: Post, News, Funny, Hacks, Adblocking, Blended reality


Moog limited-edition theremin

The theremin is 100 years old, and Moog's celebrating the anniversary with a limited-edition model that looks like a 20th-century conversation piece. Claravox Centennial is the most versatile Moog theremin in history. Switchable Traditional and Modern performance modes allow players to select between classic heterodyne analog oscillators and multimode DSP oscillators (sine, triangle, saw, wavetable) with assignable scales, quantization, and octave ranges. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Moog, Theremins


Bodum coffee grinder handle hack

They all laughed at me at the invention symposium (that I dreamed up in my head) when I showed them that it could be done! I installed a handle to my coffee grinder and emerged vindicated and victorious. The handle was real. — Read the rest
Tags: Coffee, Post, News, Switzerland, Invention, Ace Hardware, BODUM, Life Hack, Coffee Grinder, Handle


Man seeks police help in finding his bag containing $47,000 in cocaine

Darren Barnwell, 20, was toting a bag containing $47,000 in cocaine from Dublin to Cork, Ireland when he exited a train without his duffel. Security staff refused to allow an unsurprisingly upset Barnwell to re-board the train to retrieve it, so he called police to report the missing item. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Justice, Drugs, Courts, Dublin, Cork Ireland, Barnwell, Smuggler's Blues, Darren Barnwell


Miyazaki visits the Ghibli Museum in Tokyo and draws some cute characters

Anime director Hayao Miyazaki visited the Ghibli Museum in west Tokyo, much to the delight of the staff. He sat in front of the cafe and sketched the sign, adorning it with little characters.
Tags: Post, Japan, News, Tokyo, Anime, Miyazaki, Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, Ghibli Museum


Patreon bans conspiracy theorists

Patreon was key to the rise of late-2010s right-wing personalities, facilitating a recurring income for stuff published elsewhere on the 'net. The place where bigots, grifters and harceleurs took money was no longer the place where they earned it, a form of jurisdictional arbitrage that allowed them to play by one set of rules for performing and a different set of rules for profiting. — Read the rest
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Two opposing political candidates came together for a refreshing joint ad about civility

Utah's incumbent Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, a Republican, and his gubernatorial opponent, Democrat Chris Peterson, just released a new joint campaign ad, where they both commit to civility and a peaceful transition of power, despite their political differences — all while standing six feet apart from each other. — Read the rest
Tags: Utah, Post, Politics, News, Mormons, Mormonism, Civility, Campaign Ads, Attack Ads, Spencer Cox, Political advertising, Campaign Tricks, Chris Peterson, Political Ads, Civility Politics, Political divisiveness


Surprisingly good: A Pee-wee's Playhouse Halloween Special made by a kid and his family

The secret word of the day is "treat." It's about time. Finally there's a Pee-wee's Playhouse Halloween special. I ain't even mad that it's unofficial, done by a kid and his family. While clearly low-budget, the attention to detail in Roosevelt's Playhouse Halloween Special is astounding and will be a real joy to watch for Pee-wee fans. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, Paul Reubens, Pee-wee Herman, Roosevelt, Pee-wee's Playhouse, I love that story, I know you are but what am I, Halloween Special


Check out 10 of the Boing Boing Store's most popular CBD products at up to 60% off

If you suffer from chronic pain, anxiety, sleep disorders or even something as insidious as cancer, you've undoubtedly heard of the effects of CBD. Or maybe you're a regular CBD user already who's often experimenting with better, more efficient means of receiving your dosage.  — Read the rest
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Watch a room fill with water until it collapses into the room below

In this experiment, a room is filled with water until the weight of it overwhelms the floor and falls into the room below. The house is all but completely destroyed, seemingly in minutes. Science!
Tags: Post, News, Experiments, Water Damage


"Pixel Therapy" is a new podcast about marginalized people using video games to help their mental health

Pixel Therapy is a brand new podcast "where emotional intelligence is a critical stat." Every two weeks, hosts Spencer Icasiano and Jamie Siebenaler bring in a new guest to talk about the impact that video games have had on their lives, with a keen eye towards centering centering the experiences of queer folks, trans folks, people of color, disabled folks, and other marginalized players have with games. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Podcast, News, Podcasts, Video Games, Mental Health, Lgbtq, Video Game Art, Queer Theory, Postcolonialism, Pixel Therapy, Spencer Icasiano, Jamie Siebenaler


"Gosh!": Lord of the Rings warrior Orcs but with nerdy guy voices

This short video by BurtBot puts ordinary human voices on Uruk-hai Orcs and it's making Middle-earth funnier than it should be. screengrab via BurtBot/YouTube (Born in Space)
Tags: Post, Video, News, Middle-earth, Lord Of The Rings, Lotr, Man-flesh, Orcs, BurtBot, BurtBot YouTube Born


No evidence for Trump claim that Joe Biden earned money in China, according to the Wall Street Journal, contradicting its editorial section

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the final presidential debate against U.S. President Donald Trump at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Wall Street Journal found no evidence to support President Trump's claim that Joe Biden did business in China. The Journal's reporters reviewed corporate records, emails, and text messages. Trump's claim, during Thursday's debate, came the same week it was revealed he ...
Tags: Post, New York Post, Politics, News, China, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Trump, Hunter, Nashville Tennessee


Learn how to effectively invest in stocks and cryptocurrency with these online classes

If you thought the fear and instability that the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic unleashed on world financial markets would send investors scurrying for the sidelines, think again. In fact, the individual investor has jumped into this new economic landscape with both feet in 2020. — Read the rest
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Trump and Biden face off for final Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off tonight for the final presidential debate. President Trump began his remarks by saying that the coronavirus spikes will soon be gone. "I was in the hospital, I got it, I got better… I got better very fast… and now they say I'm immune." — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


This field-tested light brings big illumination to your work site — along with a few surprises

Fix-it projects don't always fit to your schedule. In fact, it often feels like projects or even emergencies that require your attention often come at the worst possible moments. That's why it feels like every time there's a leaky pipe or a problem underneath a vehicle or a wild animal stuck underneath your house, it happens at night when you can't see a darn thing. — Read the rest
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