what is it with conservative news sources making the things they oppose sound insanley attractive and cool.

why yes, i do wish to join in the the psychedelic rave nature cult to save the earth

Animal magnetism might sound great, but I’ve got all these woodland creatures stuck to my legs. They have claws

Hello Google? I would like to report that you have images of a porcupineapple. On your server.

No, I'm very happy. I just thought you should know.

The Seikilos Epitaph is the world's oldest surviving complete musical composition (including notation), from the 1st or 2nd century AD. This Ancient Greek musical notation was found inscribed on a memorial monument in a Hellenistic area of what is now Turkey.

An English translation of the lyrics:

"While you live, shine
have no grief at all
life exists only for a short while
and Time demands his due."

And this same sentiment has carried on in song through to the 20th century:

@natecull I guess about the same as the Department of Typography at the University of Reading.


@dredmorbius ISO 9000: the process for filling the glass is well documented.

america is keeping children unwashed and malnourished in cages

fuck your july 4th


Can I use Adobe Behance if I am neither enhanced, behaving, or Beyoncé

I'm very excited to announce Bloom: A free and open source ‘Google’

Our mission? Empowering the world with open technologies 🚀

Why? How? What? 👉 kerkour.fr/blog/bloom-a-free-a

🌐 Website: bloom.sh
📱Android App: play.google.com/store/apps/det
👩‍💻 Code: gitlab.com/bloom42

Let's spread freedom 🤩

@natecull Flatheads were naff, phillips heads were pretentious. I had torx for my face screws.

Can confirm, ALL the cool kids in 1985 were prying their faces off with shop class screwdrivers in the lunch hour and going 'whoo look at me circuits' and frankly it all got a bit wearying and then of course there was a big stink from the parents and they banned doing it on school property


So Gab has decided that their own code that they spent $5M of investor money developing is so unsalvageably bad that they're going to use Mastodon's code instead, with the added bonus of leeching off of our apps (with Gab apps being banned from app stores)

This is an early warning to fellow admins to be vigilant and domain-block them on sight, when/if they appear (unconfirmed whether they intend to federate), and to app devs to consider if blocking Gab's domains from their app is necessary.

@trebach @Gargron I'd have suggested that Eugen posts this wonderfule PSA XKCD, but that'd probably cause free-speach fedi to implode xkcd.com/1357/

A creature claiming to be a god travels to Earth to mock humanity. In the past, a god was nailed to a cross and since then we've become even more creative in disposing of gods. We are having a hard time keeping a straight face and the creature is starting to sense that something is not right.

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