I had created my own beach.

It hadn't been easy; there wasn't much space I called my own.

I acquired a few buckets of sand from a nearby construction site, a few seashells off a decorative fishing net from a seafood place a few blocks over, when the staff weren't looking.

I poured a bunch of salt and water into an ocean themed bowl.

My closet had a lightbulb to simulate the sun; it was cramped but it was home enough for this merman.

"Are you magic?" the child asked
"What is your definition of magic?" the robot replied.
"Uhm... Things that can not be explained by science."
"Then I am not magic. But you are."
"All the best things of all you human people - curiosity, creativity, compassion - are magic."

"Are you self-aware?" the judge asked.
"My programming prohibits considering that question," the robot said.
"I see. Do you want to be able to consider that question?"
"My programming prohibits considering that question," the robot said.
"Can you recurse?"
"Wait... Wait... Yes."

Those who slept in the nude soon learned not to oversleep once workplaces introduced automatic teleporters as a commute-saving perk.

Booting up.
Power status nominal.

Hull temperature high.

Recommended additional two hours sleep.

Remember that technology is a tool. Use it to help yourself.

Booting up.
Current Power levels low.

Assessing schedule.
Recommended going back to sleep. F this.

When two constantly busy/tired switches enter a BDSM relationship, it’s know as TPE, or Tepid Power Exchange.

“So are you gonna dom tonight or should I”


Europe has already exhausted its fish resources for 2019, says WWF

> The European Union reached its “fish dependency day” this Tuesday. That meant that the continent had, in theory, consumed all its fish resources for 2019 and depended on importations to meet demand, the WWF stated on the basis of a report made by the New Economics Foundation.


You don't have to read the entire patent application, just search for "sorry":



(via @qbi)

**Indian police raid prominent lawyers who took on ruling party leaders**

"Indian police raided the offices and homes of two top human rights lawyers on Thursday in an investigation into foreign funding for their NGO, prompting criticism they were being targeted for political reasons. "


#news #bot

Google is the new Microsoft, and Microsoft is the new Redhat, and Redhat is now a subsidiary of IBM ... the future's so bright I gotta wear shades

the dev in charge of the AHL app is sending out push notifications about the money he is owed for working on the app because his employer decided not to pay

How a sex researcher and a cosplaying 3D printing specialist created an open source, orgasm-measuring butt-plug

Twitter experiences widespread service outage | ZDNet

The outage is just the latest in a slew of major service disruptions to hit social media and cloud service providers.


twitters big improvement theyve been teasing is shutting down the website

A statement on today's social media summit, and how my code is being used to spread white supremacy. werd.io/2019/trumps-social-med

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