Mysterious lost city underneath the Grand Canyon
t t t t t t t t t t t t image: Sierralara/Shutterstock t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tCould there be a mysterious lost city underneath the Grand Canyon that can only be accessed through a cave opening "almost 1486 feet down a sheer canyon wall"? According to a ...
Watch: Concerned dog monitors closely as toddler goes down slide
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tSet to the Mission Impossible theme song, an astute golden retriever nervously tracks her human sister's every move as the toddler goes down a small plastic side. In the end, the dog rushes over to make sure the child did not self-destruc...
You can build one of these perpetual motion machines and amaze your friends
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tPlace a metal ball on the white circular track and watch it go around and around with no visible means of force. How does it work? Inventor Greg Zumwalt reveals the secret at Instructables, where he also shows you how to build one of your...
RIP: Say goodbye to New York City's last payphone as it gets carted away from 7th Ave (video)
t t t t t t t t t t t t Image: Tooykrub / shutterstock.com t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tNew York saw the end of an era on Monday when its last public payphone was plucked from 7th Avenue and carried away (video below). Outdoor payphones made their US debut in...
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t t t t t t t t t t t t Covid, Inc's 4K (plenum and non-plenum) and 8K (plenum) HDMI AOCs (Handout) t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tGood news Covid is coming to Las Vegas this month! Stop by booth W1847 at InfoComm and learn how Covid supplies "the education, co...
Watch this woman repeat her stupid human gum trick from 28 years ago on Letterman
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tAnabela Gutierrez (nee Almeidia) was a New Jersey High school student when she appeared on David Letterman's show 28 years ago to demonstrate her unique stupid human trick. She was able to spit her gum out and then inhale it back into her...

Scientists design gel that "pulls buckets of drinking water per day from thin air"
t t t t t t t t t t t t Zeljko Radojko/Shutterstock.com t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tA single kilogram of this gel, made from cellulose and a food additive called konjac gum, can pull 3.4 gallons of drinking water daily from the driest desert air, say Researc...
NASA says "something weird is going on" with the cosmos
t t t t t t t t t t t t NGC 7541 as viewed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Image: NASA (handout) t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tIn a recent press release containing new images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, the National Aeronautic and Space Adm...
Great deal on a set of 6 small Craftsman screwdrivers
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tThis 6-pack of Philips and flathead drivers for small screws will open many small electronics cases. I have a set and use them frequently.Here's what you get:1 flathead 1/16" diameter, 1 3/4" length1 flathead 5/64", 2"1 fl...
Police and local news were impressed with a license plate flipper commonly available on Amazon
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tI am frequently amazed at how ingenious people are too, typically however it takes a bit more than clicking "Buy Now." If you want cops to marvel at how clever you are when they arrest you… have at it.License plate flippers on AmazonImage...
Einstein's "extremely aggressive and litigious" estate makes $12.5m a year in image licensing fees
t t t t t t t t t t t t Did the manufacture of this Einstein flower pot pay a licensing fee? Andrii Kozak/Shutterstock.com t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tWhen Albert Einstein died in 1955, there was no such thing as publicity rights. Those came along much later...
JPMorgan still has confidence in the cryptos
t t t t t t t t t t t t Image by Orpheus FX / shutterstock.com t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tCrypto, the most perfectly designed way to separate a person from real wealth, is still high on JPMorgan's list of things to gamble on. They feel bitcoin is massively ...
Male journalists in Afghanistan cover their faces on TV in solidarity with women colleagues after new Taliban decree
t t t t t t t t t t t t Image: G.Tbov / shutterstock.com t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tLast Thursday, the Taliban in Afghanistan ordered women reporters to cover their faces while presenting the news on television. And to show solidarity, their male colleagues...

Glenn Bray's 800-page book of comic book, pulp magazine, and book covers is available for pre-order
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tI just pre-ordered a copy of Library, which is being crowdfunded by publisher and art collector Glen Bray. This 800-page book reprints covers of "thousands of books, magazines, and pamphlets printed over the last century. ...
Volcano "full of sharks" erupts
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tBack in 2015, a group of researchers discovered a volcano full of sharks. Dubbed "Sharkcano," the underwater magma crater heated up the water around it and rather than kill off the local marine life, it mutated them so they could survive ...
Instead of eliminating school shootings, Fox News hosts suggest turning schools into heavily armed obstacle courses
t t t t t t t t t t t t Image: Boing Boing/midjourney t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tOh, FOX. Armed patrols, man traps, and bulletproof blankets are all on the list of ineffective solutions FOX suggests as a response to shooting in our schools. Rather than focu...
Sacred Seltzer is a new booze made with blessed Holy Water
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tFrom the Sacred Seltzer website:Get crunk on Christ! Sacred Seltzer contains 95% real holy water* and 5% alcohol.*Blessed according to the official Catholic procedure on March 31, 2022 in LA County, CASacred Seltzer is a product of the ar...
The Clear Craze of the 90s: remembering Zima
t t t t t t t t t t t t Image: Boing Boing/midjourney t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tI have no wistful story about how I once drank Zima and malt liquor changed my life. Mickey's was my jam if I was enjoying malt — I liked solving puzzles. I can not remember ev...
Tesla loses bid to move sexual harassment claim to private arbitration: victim was "improperly pressured", says judge
t t t t t t t t t t t t Image: Kevin McGovern / shutterstock.com t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tThis one's gonna cost more than a horse.In a written opinion released on Tuesday, Kaus said Tesla had improperly pressured the plaintiff, Jessica Barraza, to sign an...
Camping on public land to become a felony in Tennessee
t t t t t t t t t t t t Thomas Pajot/shutterstock t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tThere are a number of ways to help people suffering from homelessness in America, and banning camping in public places is not one of them. Apparently, Tennessee lawmakers think ban...

State Farm Insurance backs off support for kids' "GenderCool" book program after pressure from conservatives
t t t t t t t t t t t t Photo: Natasha Kramskaya/Shutterstock t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tState Farm supported a book program for trans, nonbinary and queer youngsters. But conservatives complained and threatened it, so State Farm is no longer supporting it....
CNN: Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was "killed in targeted attack by Israeli forces"
t t t t t t t t t t t t Shireen Abu Akleh reporting for Al Jazeera (screengrab) t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tShireen Abu Akleh, a prominent and well-respected Palestinian-American journalist reporting on the Israel-Palestine conflict, was shot dead two weeks ...
Enjoy a collection of grindhouse trailers
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tEven though I wasn't there, I miss the 70s. There's nothing about the era that doesn't appeal to me. Comic books only ran you about 70 cents, George Carlin and Richard Pryor ruled the stand-up world, and punk rock and rap were born only a...
Here's a weird 1970s animation that bashes cable TV
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tStreaming services run just about everything nowadays. The number of services that I pay for in hopes of keeping up with the conversations at the water cooler is crazy. Despite how costly all of the combined streaming services are, they'r...
Trump-backed MAGA man thrashed in Georgia's Republican primary
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tEx-president Donald Trump wanted to dethrone Georgia's Republican governor Brian Kemp, who refused to play along with Trump's plot to overturn 2020's election results. In yesterday's primary election his manDavid Purdue, a...
Superman's history through animation
t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tBeing a modern fan of Superman isn't great. Outside of navigating the hailstorm of hatred the character generates, you have to make peace with the fact that Warner Brothers' execs can't figure out how to make Superman media work. Meanwhil...
Finland brewery releases NATO-themed beer
t t t t t t t t t t t t Image: Olaf Brewing (handout) t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tFinland, along with their Nordic neighbors in Sweden, have recently made the bid for official NATO membership. To celebrate this news, the Olaf Brewing out of Savonlinna, Finla...

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t t t t t tTWO Tom the Dancing Bug books! Tom the Dancing Bug Awakens; and Tom the Dancing Bug, Without the Bad Ones! Last chance to get them under current offer for signed/sketched copies: RIGHT HERE AND NOW."Behold the wondrous, whimsical, witty world that is Tom the Danci...
QAnon gains mainstream appeal with tens of millions in GOP funding
t t t t t t t t t t t t Mark Frauenfelder t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tAccording to a new investigation by Grid, there are at least 78 QAnon candidates, backed by tens of millions of GOP dollars (20 million in this cycle, over 30 million since 2018), running ...
Uvalde, TX elementary school shooting: conspiracy trolls say it's a "psy-op"
t t t t t t t t t t t t Mark Frauenfelder t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t t tThe conspiracy trolls are already out, calling the Uvalde, TX elementary school massacre a "psy-op" that was "completely staged," and saying it's "looking like Sandy Hook, part 2." Some co...