so ['fɔɪ.bɫ] (phoible) has a list of phonetic segments (sounds) used in all the world's languages. There's approximately 2,160 segments.

1,800 of them are in less than 1% of the world's languages.

Only 19 of them are in more than 50% of languages.

phoible.org/parameters

Any movie with Alan Rickman is a Christmas movie

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the MCU is absolutely doofy enough that they could-a got away with Thanos fancying a sexy skeleton too much

Ich habe 99 Probleme und sie sind alle Luftbalonnen.

@hellojed do you bleed weekends and shit hours? Is your hair on fire constantly?

I had to draw a little fanart of @jk's childhood drawing of God (mastodon.social/@jk/1008206323) because God as an orb covered in eyes is honestly an amazing concept.

The spikes you see on stars in some astronomical images are diffraction spikes caused by the supports that hold the secondary mirror.

When you're browsing on Firefox and you accident open in a new window instead of a new tab.

300 Ruined Cinematography forever. Now every action film needs to have normal motion to slow motion shot. Videogames too. damn.

i just saw a comic panel where a character was reflected in a piece of metal, and their speech bubble was reflected too

i'm not sure why, but i think that's like the coolest thing i've seen? idk why i've never seen it before!

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