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It's 2019.

We're now exactly halfway between y2k and the 32-bit Unix time overflow.

My favourite thing about Google captchas is the unavoidable feeling that it’ll be done gaslighting me when I’ve taught it enough to do a better job of gaslighting the next person.

Bigger problems in the world, obviously, but .

Me: “wanna play some halo?”
Friends: “yes!”
Appliance whose only job is to play halo: “no.”

The thing where you can’t play a video game without a day’s worth of console and game updates is really terrible and frustrating when you only get together with your friends a few times a year.

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"there is no AI, it's just privileged people's choices" ~ Le RESET #Feminist hackerspace

"Feminist perspectives" panel at #35c3

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tony stark putting the iron man armor on while the guy he was fighting just stands there and watches is *exactly* a magical girl transformation sequence

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Interesting historical factoids Show more

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RT @TylerHuckabee@twitter.com
@charliekirk11@twitter.com Mary and Joseph's refugee status comes not from Bethlehem, but from the subsequent flight to Egypt. In fact, in Matthew 2:13 (“Arise, and take the child and his mother, and flee into Egypt...”) the word for "flee" is "pheuge" — from which we get the word for "refugee."

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RT @lauraehall@twitter.com
Capybaras chilling in a hot yuzu bath in winter is the most soothing scene imaginable, please enjoy

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RT @mcjude@twitter.com
Some of you out there may recall that in 2016 I played an excellent Christmas prank on my long-suffering Dad. It worked a treat.

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kickstarter for awesome LGBT2Q+ kids' books Show more

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IKEA’s cafeteria sells beer.

I’ve been in some grim places but... geez. Day drinking in an IKEA is a pretty dark hole of a mood.

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Charles Pierce's scathing indictment of the NYT podcast episode headlined "The Rise of Right-Wing Extremism, and How We Missed It", which "got dragged like Hector's corpse" on Twitter: "'We' Did Not Miss the Rise of Right-Wing Extremism. You Did." esquire.com/news-politics/poli

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New research on wolf packs at Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota is challenging the conventional wisdom on wolves: Their diets are a lot more varied than scientists previously thought.
n.pr/2QP7Dg4

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