Man, I really want to be Crown Steward and Bailiff of the three Chiltern Hundreds of Stoke, Desborough and Burnham.
Why It's Illegal to Resign from the British House of Commons
ha Titans of the Earth (heavy equipment nature documentary) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6QXadkl5Dc
The story of "synthetic cannabinoid" JWH-018 and its descendants. WAY more efficient to manufacture in China than growing plants. Overdoses have killed 10s of thousands of people world-wide: https://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=678396645
Incidentally JWH are also MY initials, so apparently I can't become a synthetic chemist. My initials are already in/famous.
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The big hospital bill arrived. My new rap battle name is "ANESTH, ANORECTAL SURGERY (qty: 11)"
Apparently Aetna and Nebraska Medicine are having a spirited debate over $23K of the billing...
Anyone here running a #webcomic Patreon with some tips to share?, I'm thinking on start one but not sure how to run it, mostly because I'm already posting the comics somewhere else :P
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GAH SO MUCH Orange 45 in Mastodon today w/o CWs.... sob
A California judge has ruled that law enforcement cannot compel a person to unlock their phone with face or finger biometrics. Until now, courts have found that the 5th Amendment protects passcodes but not biometrics — though they are functionally equal. https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2019/01/14/feds-cant-force-you-to-unlock-your-iphone-with-finger-or-face-judge-rules/#50f0e3d542b7
Holy crap. "Adaptive optics": Declassified military tech where telescopes shoot reference lasers and then adjust a deformable mirror up to 2000/second to counter-act atmospheric distortion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AnZJmw-z_w&t=3600
The End Of The World with Josh Clark is an amazing podcast series you should listen to. e.g.: the AI episode https://www.theendwithjosh.com/podcasts/ep05-artificial-intelligence.htm
Wow. It never ceases to amaze me how high rents are in San Francisco. https://mastodon.social/@ndaught/101388518537486515
One of my favorite podcasts, here's an intro video about who the "DrunkExPastors" are and what they do :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYsYe6kN0e4
If you enjoy the podcast, you can help fund snacks for future episodes: https://www.patreon.com/jayflaunts :)
New episode: Dungeon World 1. It's like Dungeons and Dragons, but TWO gods resurrect our fierce fighting chicken #spoilers http://jhannah.github.io/jayflaunts/2019/01/08/dungeon-world-1.html
Another Earth (2011). A good movie. You should see it. :)