also: did you know that the idea that humans have a poor sense of smell (compared to e.g. dogs and rodents) is a 19th century myth derived partly from religious politics of the Catholic Church in France
yes seriously
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/

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"How to Tame a Zombie Fungus: Cicadas have repeatedly turned the infamous cordyceps fungi into indispensable allies." theatlantic.com/science/archiv

(by Ed Yong, whom I met through the science-blogging world, way back in the day)

An emulated SNES put in a NES cartridge and some more shenanigans to play SNES games on an original NES.
youtu.be/ar9WRwCiSr0

In the "weird papers" section for today:

journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol

Jonas E, Kording KP (2017) "Could a Neuroscientist Understand a Microprocessor?" PLoS Comput Biol 13(1): e1005268.

From the abstract: "โ€ฆ here we take a classical microprocessor as a model organism, and use our ability to perform arbitrary experiments on it to see if popular data analysis methods from neuroscience can elucidate the way it processes informationโ€ฆ"

Hahahaahahaha holy shit. Hiveway is a fork of Mastodon with blockchain slapped on top, selling ICO tokens, and John McAfee is involved. Wew lad

Here's a user stylesheet snippet you can use to replace hamburger menus with hamburgers:

.fa-bars:before {
content: "๐Ÿ”" !important;
}

It doesn't work on everything, not even all websites using Font Awesome (you wouldn't believe how many ways people find to implement the hamburger...) but it occasionally pops up in hilarious places

Have you tried plain text?

Itโ€™s an awesome new format thatโ€™s fast and future proof with excellent backward compatibly

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