"I'm just going to look this one thing up real quick on wikipedia"

I can't believe there are people who see shoplifting from big corporations as a bad thing

Hypothesis: Anything a philanthropist can give the world as a gift, the world should have had by rights

Boss makes a dollar
I make a dime
That was a poem
From a simpler time

Boss makes three dollars
The economy's lit
I make a penny
And I haven't got shit

"I believe it’s unfair to presume that people are increasingly narcissistic for using these platforms. There’s a multibillion-dollar industry pulling us into our smartphones, relying on a longstanding human need for communication. (...) The urge to be present on social media is much more complex than simply narcissism"
- aeon.co/ideas/the-urge-to-shar

Plant Microbial Fuel Cells let you enjoy both plants and solar energy at the same time!

Plants use light to produce sugars, and some of those sugars get deposited into the soil via the plants' roots. There, the plant sugars nourish soil bacteria, and with some clever use of electrodes, you can steal a little of the metabolic energy from those bacteria.

Essentially, you're using a living plant as a solar cell. It doesn't give you very much electricity but it's cool. πŸŒ±β˜€οΈ

I think something is draining the magic out of the world

Mathematicians of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose, but your global boundaries!


You can expect society to perform suboptimally and find low-hanging unsolved problems in areas where:

- Decision-makes have little to lose or gain personally from making improvements.

- Decision-makers can’t reliably learn the information they need to make decisions, even though someone else has that information.

- Systems that are broken in multiple places so that no one actor can make them better, even though some magically coordinated action could move to a new stable state.

Una pΓ©rdida gigantesca para Brasil.
Para la cultura.
Y para la humanidad.
#LutoMuseuNacional πŸ˜”

"I am not a progressive. I think the idea of progress an invidious and generally harmful mistake. I am interested in change, which is an entirely different matter."

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