A new fossil bed along the Qingjiang River in China, dating back to the Cambrian era (slightly earlier than the Burgess Shale), has turned out to be a treasure trove. Half the species found there haven't been previously described, and an incredible amount of soft tissue has been preserved, yielding unprecedented detail: arstechnica.com/science/2019/0

fun tip: scamming amazon is a victimless crime

Antlr says: "missing 'namespace' at 'namespace'" when parsing a trivial test document. Go home, Antlr, you're drunk.

I need to build a canal to my house. That would let me swim home.

Today I unironically used the term "wine-dark sea". What have I become?

The more I deal with the ActivityPub API, the more I hate it.

Today I discovered that most fields seem to be repeatable. They can just be singular, and the docs don't explicitly mention that. It's apparently part of JSON-LD that nobody should have wanted.

Kiam vi ne certas, ĉu hupo estas en Esperanto aŭ mallaborema hispana.

Work, negative 

Work, negative 

Are people who wear snowsuits called flurries?

Motorcycles with training wheels apply for patent

La patro de via geedzo estas la bopatro.
La vino de via geedzo estas la bovino.

Turns out I was looking at the regional power authority instead of the municipal power authority. Talk about egg on my face! Anyway, 2.5 hours left.

Power outage at my house entering the third hour. The power company has no listing for the outage on their website. It could last until 8pm, seven hours from now.

The Babe movie, but Babe is a coal miner who founds a union and then struggles to create a socialist workers party and enact broad labor reforms across the whole of the farm.

If I had words to make a society
I would sing one classless and free
We would work for the welfare of all
And by our sweat glorious we'll be

Just being all "A star shines on the hour of our meet'n, donchaknow."

I want fantasy games using a wider range of accents. Like forest elves using Kentucky style accents and frost elves talking like Minnesotans.

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