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  1. Weekend Tunes: Lady Rouge - I'll Be Seeing YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Boing Boing

    I visited Montreal as it was kissed by the ass end of a major Atlantic storm system and attended my first industry-related function where, because of my diet, I was unable to drink. Upon returning home, I went under the knife for a vasectomy - I've been icing my bits for days.

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  2. LA libraries replace fines for young readers with in-library "read-offs"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Boing Boing

    Stan Rehm writes, "An uncommonly sensible new policy in Los Angeles libraries now allows children with overdue book fees to 'read off' their fines in the library." Since "Read Away" went into effect, the county library system has cleared 3,500 blocked accounts... When charges accrue on a young person's account, generally, they don't pay the charges and they don't use the card," Hastings said.

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  3. Cool video by Kodacrome uses marionettes and miniature setsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Boing Boing

    "What began as a simple concept," says the band Kodacrome , "snowballed into an all-consuming project, consisting of nine sets, electrically-wired lights and motors, and a borderline-obsessive stockpile of dollhouse-sized set pieces." Dolores O'Riordan drowned in the bathtub after drinking too much and was in "good spirits" before her death, according to an inquest held in London.

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  4. A lovely little story about a sentient tank that attends a comic-conRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Boing Boing

    John Wiswell's story " Tank! " tells the sweet, sad story of a fannish tank that wants to attend a comic-con and is confounded by their nonbinary gender, their social awkwardness, and the fact that no one will believe that their main gun has been peace-bonded. Stan Rehm writes, "An uncommonly sensible new policy in Los Angeles libraries now allows children with overdue book fees to 'read off' their fines in the library."

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  5. LA libraries replace fines for young readers with in-library "read-offs"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Boing Boing

    Stan Rehm writes, "An uncommonly sensible new policy in Los Angeles libraries now allows children with overdue book fees to 'read off' their fines in the library." Since "Read Away" went into effect, the county library system has cleared 3,500 blocked accounts... When charges accrue on a young person's account, generally, they don't pay the charges and they don't use the card," Hastings said.

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  6. The Copenhagen Letter: a set of principles for ethical technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Boing Boing

    The techlash has sparked a most welcome interest in the ethics of technology and with it, a bustling cottage industry in the formulation and promulgation of "statements of principles" meant to guide technologists in their work. The Copenhagen Letter is a set of five admirably compact and well-chosen principles that cover a lot of bases: democratic accountability; transparency and auditability; progress harnessed to public service; and an eye for the social dimension of technological decision-making.

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  7. Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan died in accident, reports inquestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Boing Boing

    Dolores O'Riordan drowned in the bathtub after drinking too much and was in "good spirits" before her death, according to an inquest held in London. She had no injuries or evidence of self harm, and had drunk an excessive amount of alcohol, expert witnesses said.

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  8. To do in LA this weekend: Scottworks, celebrating visionary composer, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Boing Boing

    Cory Councill writes, "Musician, inventor, and visionary Raymond Scott will be feted on September 8 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, CA . As influential today as he ever has been, Scott's musical and technological achievements have become more widely known over the past 20 years."

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  9. Burbankers! There's a Save Magnolia Park meeting on August 13th at Geeky TeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Boing Boing

    The wonderful Aquabats, nearly killed when the network they'd signed with went out of business, are back, and they want to produce a new TV special episode of Super Show! with a new album to go with it.

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  10. MyHeritage leaks data of 92 million who use the genealogy and family tree websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Boing Boing

    A security breach affected the MyHeritage website, and leaked the personal information of over 92 million users, the Israeli company said Tuesday. In a blog post today , MyHeritage publicly disclosed for the first time that a breach happened on October 26, 2017.

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  11. Enjoy this hypnotic video of Krispy Kreme doughnuts being madeRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | Boing Boing

    INSIDER takes you inside the doughnut making process at a Krispy Kreme location in Burbank, California. It's enough to make you want to order a whole bouquet of doughnuts .

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  12. Christmas is under attack: vandals steal Satanic Temple's tree-topper ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | Boing Boing

    Christmas is under attack: vandals steal Satanic Temple's tree-topper from San Jose's Christmas in the Park event Christmas is under attack! The Satanic Temple was one of the many faith organizations who applied to put a tree at the record-breaking Christmas in the Park event in San Jose, an event that in no way abridged the separation of Church and State because it allowed any religion to participate. The Satanists' tree was topped by a gorgeous, reverent likeness of Baphomet, his Capricious Majesty, created by a local artist and held sacred by the faith organization.

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  13. Hey, Kitchener-Waterloo, I'm headed your way next MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Boing Boing

    I was honoured to be invited to address the University of Waterloo on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Cheriton School of Computer Science; my father is a proud Waterloo grad , and so this is indeed a very special opportunity for me. Moreover, the kind folks at U Waterloo worked with the Kitchener Public Library to book a second event that morning, at the 85 Queen branch.

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  14. Celebrate Xmas with your little makers with conductive play-doh kits from Technology Will Save UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Boing Boing

    Back in July, I blogged the Kickstarter campaign for Technology Will Save Us's Dough Universe kits: kits for 4-7 year olds that use conductive dough to make squishy circuits that can power all kinds of electronics projects. There's three kits in all: Bright Creatures , Techno Sounds and Electro Machines .

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  15. Melt a Nazi with the Major Toht candleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Boing Boing

    The kind folks at Dark Delicacies, my local specialist horror bookstore here in beautiful Burbank, California have volunteered to fill orders for my novels; since they're walking distance from my front door, I'll be popping in there a couple of times every week between now and Xmas to sign and inscribe any orders you place; [] Luminaire's Piano Coat Rack hangs up to 48 garment from pegs that swing in and out of the piece, made from beech, oak, or walnut; it's a clever, space-saving, beautiful design, but at $1800-$4100, it exceeds my coat-rack budget by more than an order of magnitude. John H, a prop sculptor, sells handmade, $83 Alice in Wonderland doorknobs, which can either replace your existing knobs or fit around them.

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  16. How to get a signed, personalized copy of any of my books, shipped anywhere in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Boing Boing

    The kind folks at Dark Delicacies , my local specialist horror bookstore here in beautiful Burbank, California have volunteered to fill orders for my novels; since they're walking distance from my front door, I'll be popping in there a couple of times every week between now and Xmas to sign and inscribe any orders you place; they make fabulous gifts and also excellent firelighters! Call them at +1-818-556-6660, or email darkdel@darkdel.com . Luminaire's Piano Coat Rack hangs up to 48 garment from pegs that swing in and out of the piece, made from beech, oak, or walnut; it's a clever, space-saving, beautiful design, but at $1800-$4100, it exceeds my coat-rack budget by more than an order of magnitude.

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