Apparently there was a transformer meltdown in New York last night. The whole sky lit up bright blue and social media went straight to aliens - when my wife showed me the video I started gibbering "Ooh, big fault! Arcing! BIG FAULT!"

So to understand this news, and to understand why this is so rare, and to understand the post-19th Century world in general, how DOES a transformer work, anyway? Well...

@ifixcoinops

> to understand this news, and to understand why this is so rare, and to understand the post-19th Century world in general

TOO MUCH

CAN I PLEASE UNDERSTAND MY BREAKFAST CEREAL FIRST

(<3 jk)

@sydneyfalk reciprocal <3 but also on the subject of breakfast cereals OMG WHY ARE AMERICAN CORNFLAKES SO BAD. The Kellogg's in the UK is fine and I assumed the same brand would be good in the US too, but they're DREADFUL! They're tasteless and gritty like the nastiest 30p-a-box supermarket own brand crap. I have to buy the expensive organic cornflakes from Trader Joe's to get what I'd consider bog-standard Kellogg's quality. HOW IS THIS HARD I THOUGHT CORN WAS AMERICAN

@ifixcoinops

because this is the United States, we have a film to explain

you see, Road To Wellness was a historical documentary, and John Cusack invented corn flakes by accident purely to make money after vilifying masturbation, and

...

okay, so the important part is that you have to remember the United States is basically shite start to finish, and if our elected representatives can get extra money for letting corn flakes have lead or asbestos in them they will, because

money money money

@sydneyfalk @ifixcoinops Sorry to be pedantic, but did you mean The Road to Wellville?

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@sydneyfalk @starbreaker Wasn't there another film in the 90's called The Cornflake King or The Cornflakes Man or Mister Cornflakes or something?

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@ifixcoinops @sydneyfalk Probably, given the copycats infesting Hollywood, but it isn't ringing any bells. However, "The Road to Wellville" dropped in 1994.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0111001/
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