It Was 28 Years Ago Today • Girl Goes Deaf After Sloppy Smooch

• John Lennon was murdered 28 years ago on this day and Yoko Ono has released one of the pictures of Lennon shortly before he died to Boing Boing. • A new study suggests that domestic dogs can experience a simple form of envy. • A Florida man who plays the part of a Santa for pets has been peed and pooped on by various … » 12/08/08 5:20pm 12/08/08 5:20pm

Message In A Bottle

Remember during Britney's darkest days, when she was washing down sedatives with "purple drank?" A company has capitalized on Brit's quest for oblivion, and is now marketing something called Drank, an "anti-energy drink," and according to BoingBoing, "The grape-flavored drink is fortified with melatonin, valerian root, and… » 6/05/08 1:45pm 6/05/08 1:45pm

As Computers Diminish In Size, So Does Their Feminine Ideal

How times change. Take this image from a recently-released archive at UCLA showing a computer-created rendering of "Miss Formula", the 'perfect female'". Published in the LA Times in July 1964, "Miss Formula"'s curvaceous (and presumably, life-size) ideal has, of course, morphed into something a little more boyish and a lot … » 5/15/07 4:20pm 5/15/07 4:20pm