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Another greatest hit from blinkist: "oops, you tried to make a highlight but the app is literally refusing to let you do it."

Ever wonder about the quality of blinkist books? "This is a false economy"

@Sibylle that is wild! I'm in Maine where knapweed is listed as a pest and removal recommended.

Meanwhile there a place with blazing star, the "good" one, that some people celebrate as one of the most beautiful nature spots in the world.

Left: the northern Blazing star. Celebrated, cherished, considered a treasure.

Right: knapweed. Reviled, and depending on where you live, it's considered an invasive weed.

It's nice when your very very very very first interaction on a chat room is to have someone say something about how you don't belong there

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WTF DOES THIS EVEN MEAn. SPEAK WORDS THAT MEAN THINGS. HOW IS MACROHARD THIS BAD AT LITERALLY EVERYTHING?

Incredibly grim notes in this British WWII propaganda short from 1940, before USA had entered the war.

"They know that thousands of them will die. But they would rather face death than kneel down and face the kind of existence their conqueror would impose upon them."

This show is very committeed to the idea that a nose is a corner of 8x11 paper jutting out of a persons face

@amateurhour@skull.website @spineberg rich and marty are cool they show Science Can Be Fun

What's not awful is that Facebook watch has a handful of real shows that are basically free: Limetown, The Birch, and Sorry For Your Loss.

Limetown is solid. The conspiracy is really generic I thought, but atmosphere and acting was great.

The Birch was cool. It's kinda genre bending in that it's very young adult in some ways but very gory and violent at other times. It's fun if you just accept how absurd it is.

Facebook Watch, tasers 

Facebook watch knows what its users want: a lot of reality TV and violence. The first thing I saw when going to the Watch page was a video showing off how tasers subdue people.

I guess it's supposed to be raw red meat to people who get off on toughness. All kinds of practiced one-liners from the Tough Guy Cop that of course made the final edit for the video. awful

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