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While discussing Halloween costumes my family has decided that a "Chewbacca purse" is the correct term for the thing Chewbacca wears.
« Okay...on second thought, don't make any more phone calls, you sociopathic pile of garbage. https://twitter.com/WPLGLocal10/status/920428488989073415 »
Current status: Trying not to laugh whole 6yo throws a tantrum because he is yelling "That not expected! That is not expected!"
TIL There's an ISO standard for brewing tea
"ISO 3103 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (commonly referred to as ISO), specifying a standardized method for brewing tea, possibly sampled by the standardized methods described in ISO 1839"
And Ireland wasn't happy because it omitted prewarming the pot:
"Ireland was the only country to object, and objected on technical grounds"
Birds are noisy today
< insert entirey predictable comment about my appreciation of coffee here >
Today I learned that a bird's tongue can activate a touch screen...
6yo is watching a Lego Ninjago episode named "Pirates vs Ninjas" and keeps asking me "Who do you think will win?"
« I love this thread. https://twitter.com/rosemarymosco/status/920101522276483073 »
Just got a frantic call from a family member who couldn't get her Amazon Echo to turn off an alarm. I've never heard someone so desperate.
« The most recent text you sent is now your 2020 presidential campaign slogan.
Reply your results. »
Ya know how a dog will chase a laser pen or light reflected from a watch? Turns out cockatoos do too.
Look, I don't care what coding style you pick, but please pick one. It is damned hard to read code that isn't consistent.
Feathers (lovebird) doesn't want attention until Poppy (cockatoo) gets some... then it's all "SQUACK SQUACK SQUACK SQUACK!!!!"