*the world as I knew it is rapidly descending into authoritarian violence, a global pandemic, passive and active genocide and ecological devastation *
mom: ah yes, some therapy should help you emotionally process this
...until that number comes back up again then suddenly that number is real again. Humans are fascinating.
afaict physical metals people want to (1) believe that their metal is worth whatever the paper market says its worth, to the minute / penny (2) unless what the paper market says is "too low" in which case you can't physically buy it anywhere because nobody lowers their prices to match whatever the paper market says (the physical price actually goes UP), and everyone vaguely hand waves about how the paper markets don't mean anything at all ("it's all fake")...
Santa left those presents. I don't believe in Santa, but Santa left those presents. Also, Bitcoin is fake. Buy Bitcoin.
"Gold and silver are God's money. God made them. I'm not real religious, but God made that money."
Followed immediately by changing his mind (the slides vs. what he says) about God making crypto.
wow, 165 vaccines in the pipeline https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/science/coronavirus-vaccine-tracker.html
"Researchers around the world are developing more than 165 vaccines against the coronavirus, and 26 vaccines are in human trials. Vaccines typically require years of research and testing before reaching the clinic, but scientists are racing to produce a safe and effective vaccine by next year."
In case you were wondering if American health care is fucked, I received a phone call this morning that they're sending me to collections for an unpaid medical invoice. That I had received 0 notices of. Apparently after arguing with my insurance for a couple years they gave up and decided to come after me personally. The surgery was in 2018.
English pub owner installs electric fence to keep customers at a safe distance
I emailed 'em last week, they've fixed their link to "State of Nebraska COVID-19 Dashboard" https://covid19.dogis.org/
Oh wow these interleaved personal stories... what a powerful effect https://pca.st/podcast/38c91660-a901-012e-58e0-00163e1b201c
"Hear from people who escaped high-control groups, survived mental health emergencies, used kindness and patience to reach out to loved ones with harmful beliefs, and those who just plain find comfort in re-listening to the pee episodes. Be aware: there’s some heavy stuff in here, but ultimately, there is tons of hope. We’re honored to share these stories..."
Ah. Apparently Mitica Cana de Cabra (from Spain) looks like this even when brand new fresh https://www.gourmetfoodworld.com/cana-de-cabra-11392
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