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The ritual complete, the demon appeared in the pentagram.
"You did not summon me last week," it rumbled.
"I'm sorry. The kitchen flooded-"
"I finished the book."
The demon held the book out for her sigil-bound hand.
"Did you like it?"
"I did. I would like to discuss it."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Jurassic World Evolution

I may or may not have already clocked in 29 hours of game play, unlocked 55% achievements and four islands out of five. The game came out on Tuesday, I'm not sure whether I should be proud or ashamed of these stats.

This may be my favorite Jurassic World Evolution screenshot so far (get this game, it's fun).

The latest edition of the Hospital Podcast is hosted by Bop, whose music explores the unexpected intersection of techno and drum'n'bass, and of course it's almost an hour of strange minimal drum'n'bass. Enjoy:

Anyone have a suggestion for an automated profile backup for Mastodon? A tool I can use to automatically back up my profile/content in case things go sideways?

Me: I love summer and I want it to never go
Calendar: The solstice is next week tho
Me: So?
Calendar: It's the day with the longest daylight hours of the year
Me: I don't see your point
Calendar: The days are only getting shorter from next week onwards
Me: nOooOOoo

Regular person: *makes a shitpost about Marx being a capitalist because he wrote a book called “Capital*

“Haha, what a good shitpost”

Famous person: *makes a shitpost about Marx being a capitalist because he wrote a book called “Capital*

“Haha, he actually believes that, what an idiot”

For non-French speakers who are interested in basic income and similar things, reminder that the excellent video by Usul about lifelong salary has English subtitles (as well as Esperanto ones, but that's another matter entirely ^^) :

so apparently telling musk to that if he really cares about freedom he should turn his business into a workers coop is a violation of twitters rules

"City of Anarchy": A high resolution schematic of Kowloon Walled City by Adolfo Arranz for SCMP

It uses information and #photography from "The Darkness City: Life in Kownloon Walled City" by Greg Girard and Ian Lambot as well as the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of Hong Kong

This location was the origin of many #Cyberpunk tropes

Higher resolution version is available here:

If every octodon user donated $1/mo to @CobaltVelvet, our instance mommy would make +$121,000/yr and her taxes alone would buy school lunches for a gazillion kids and paint 10 miles of bike lanes. Support society, make @CobaltVelvet rich.

"My name is Gideon. I am a 9 year old boy who likes petting dogs. These are pictures of dogs I’ve pet."

This is so pure:


C'est parti pour une heure de Cities: Skylines. La population a fait un bond de 10000 habitants au précédent épisode, maintenant il faut s'assurer que les services suivent.

En direct sur Twitch et les épisodes précédents sont sur YouTube

Amenra - A Solitary Reign // // post black metal, post sludge, post life // Belgium // 2017

#NewWord "cofused", the opposite of confused, denoting greater understanding that results from integrating new information. Usage example: "I'm cofused. You said that fungi are more like animals than plants, and I looked that up, now I understand that life is divided into more than two major kingdoms".

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more