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by rob beschizza

Mr. Grabher's personalized plate, GRABHER, has never been a problem until this year's renewal. The BBC reports that the Nova Scotian motorist was refused permission to plate up his own name—of fine German vintage—by the local transport department....
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-W4-BIqFws After an escalator malfunctioned and reversed its course at high speed, sending shoppers sprawling into a mall concourse, two engineers called in to investigate were themselves arrested and charged with tampering...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A weirdly fascinating single-serve site: How many places are named Pittsburgh? (Spoiler: three!) There are 15 New Yorks, 29 Londons, 53 Parises, 248 San Franciscos and 320 San Antonios. But there is only one Truth or Consequences....
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Flag Waver accepts uploaded images or URLs and turns them into an on-screen waving flag. There are advanced options for wind and hoisting! Sadly, you cannot export or save animations....
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Monday, March 27, 2017
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oBHeoF2nOc This is presented on the viral internet as a clever 1991 cigarette commercial for "Sutaffu" cigarettes, but it appears to be from Topknot Detective, an Australian entry in the annals of Steve Oedekerk-style...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Monday, March 27, 2017
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KodyXO's video has everything going for it, from landscape-oriented 60fps footage to elderly ladies refereeing a wrestling match in a grocery store between a store manager and an alleged shoplifter. There's even an annoying photobomber! EMPLOYEE: "You're...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Anyone familiar with Star Wars or even the modern art of movie-making will know what's coming as soon as Rey says it, but it's a brilliantly effective joke....
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Call it The Landmaid's Tale: two girls were barred from boarding a flight by a United Airlines agent Sunday, and the airline confirmed that leggings are against a dress policy it applies to people traveling on passes issued to employees and their dependents....
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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This brainfart from the Republican speaker of the house dates to 2013, not the aftermath of his failure to pass his widely-disliked Obamacare replacement plan. Snopes: WHAT'S TRUE House Speaker Ryan said he would not give up on destroying the United...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Sunday, March 26, 2017
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The AP reports that Jeremy Putnam, 31, was arrested in Winchester, Virginia, and charged with "wearing a mask in public," a felony in that state. He was armed with a "sword" in public, which apparently alarmed residents. But they haven't charged him...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Saturday, March 25, 2017
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Enjoy this simple and surprising tale from The Games Room Company, who were tasked with restoring a roulette table operated in Chicago throughout the 1930s: "we found that it had been completely rigged to defraud people and increase the odds of the house...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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The operators of the ocean-floor exploring vehicle E/V Nautilus chanced across this absolutely adorable googly-eyed purple cuttlefish, so what they they do? They spent the next five minutes making fun of it! [via Reddit] The team spotted this Stubby...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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