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I know many people here probably couldn't afford it, but Frontier Dev (Elite, Jurassic World, Planet Coaster etc) are about 19 hours into a 24 hour stream in aid of the charity "Special Effect", who build custom accessibility game devices for physically handicapped folk, and those who've had accidents that means they can no longer play.

But if you can:

Stream is at: twitch.tv/frontierdevelopments and donation at justgiving.com/frontier_develo
Special Effect are at: specialeffect.org.uk

"Earthworm Jim 3D didn't have scripting for levels so instead there are invisible washing machines in the sky moving along defined paths triggering things as they pass certain waypoints"

Doom was released 25 years ago today. It was about 2.39 MB, the size of an average webpage today. News sites average closer to 8 MB.

Please shotgun the javascript demons and make more efficient & accessible websites.

@jkb Apes (and humans) are more closely related to old world monkeys or circopithecidae which have non-prehensile tails. New world monkeys or atelidae have prehensile tails and are evolutionarily more distantly related to humans. So I would think humans would have non-prehensile tails more similar to macaques and baboons rather than the prehensile tales of spider monkeys. But if we did have tails they would interfere with our upright bipedal gait and big butts.

Would a human tail be prehensile? Would we use it to maintain balance? In those cases a sleeve might be quite uncomfortable.

If we used our tails to communicate, like dogs do, would we be able to "read" a clothed tail? I think so.

If you ever wondered if there is anything useful you can do with DRM. Signal actually found a use-case.

signal.org/blog/private-contac

Use it to verify that the server-side code is the code you expect it to be. It's still not perfect, but a very interesting way to use it.

#DRM #Signal #freeSoftware

If humans had tails, would we have holes in our trousers, or would we have an extra sleeve to put the tail in?

Apes are tailless so it's kind of hard to image how long, how thick, or how fluffy a humain tail would be.

God Is An Astronaut - All is Violent, All is Bright // youtube.com/watch?v=yhXHH2sZlQ // post-rock // Ireland // 2005

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People are converting Bird/Lime scooters into personal vehicles for $32. 🛴

1. Steal a Bird off the street (easy)
2. Buy a $32 kit on eBay
3. Rip out Bird's board, replace with yours
4. Profit

scootertalk.org/viewtopic.php? twitter.com/nickabouzeid/statu

Joker: Do you want to know how I got these scars?

me: I don’t see any

Joker: they’re emotional

me: oh

Joker: my father you see-

me: isn’t there a therapist you could be seeing for this?

Joker: I was but it got to where I couldn’t afford it. It’s that or eating, you see?

me: damn ain’t that some shit

Joker: why do you think I steal?

me: I guess the real joke was the American healthcare system all along

[Reading] "Write good git commit message", Matej Jellus (@juffalow@twitter.com) juffalow.com/other/write-good-

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