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by mark frauenfelder

In the latest episode of Scam School, Brian Brushwood shows you how to always beat a sucker in a card order guessing game....
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Brian says: "I thought you’d dig this Chrome Extension that I made. Basically, it takes instances of President Trump, and changes them to “President” Trump. It’s a subtle reminder to the illegitimacy of his presidency."...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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I paid $22 for my FryDaddy electric deep fryer, but it's on sale on Amazon for $17 (free Prime shipping) right now. This thing is awesome -- I use it a couple of times a week to fry sweet potato, butternut squash, and Brussels sprouts chips. (Here's...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Chinese government "fabricates and posts about 448 million social media comments a year," according to a study conducted by researchers at Harvard, Stanford, and the University of California San Diego. The Chinese government has long been suspected...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Jim Lewis made a beautiful marble machine Turing complete computer. He says, "For several years I've been thinking about building a mechanical computer that demonstrates the Rule 110 principle. In this video I'll show my marble machine which I call the...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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These organic gummy cherries may look gross, but I heard they are very teste. [via]...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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This looks like it will be a great show for people with a strong enough stomach to listen to criminal monster Bernie Madoff explain how he pulled off a $65 Ponzi fraud. 'Ponzi Supernova,' is a six-part, original series hosted by Steve Fishman. It's produced...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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From Rare Historical Photos, this 1934 snapshot of the Italian Fascist Party Federation in Rome. The building in the picture is Palazzo Braschi in Rome, the headquarters of the Fascist Party Federation (the local one, not the national Party headquarters)....
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Global News reports that an arena roof caved in during a game. Here's a scary video. No one was hurt. It is not clear why the roof suddenly collapsed, arena designer Tomas Fris told reporters, adding that all construction standards were observed. There...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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John Park made a couple of videos with instructions on how to make two very cool mystery boxes. One is a wood box that opens only when you place a special item on the lid. The other is a deck of cards that makes a Morse Code sound when deck is in free...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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https://youtu.be/cBQ2e7KR9B0 High school teacher Joe Howard (the guy who made the "How loud would it be if all of the cats in the world meowed at the same time?" video I posted a couple of weeks ago, is back. This time, he shows how to come up with a...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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