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Good morning, 1000 years ago there was a woman in Germany making illuminated manuscripts using incredibly precious lapis lazuli, and we know this because we looked at the tartar on her teeth theatlantic.com/science/archiv

Ha, this is great. From CBC:
How a pair of men in St. John's survived the last duel fought on Canadian soil.

"Augustus Healey and Denis Dooley were longtime friends. Then they both fell in love with the same woman."

cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundlan

Using technology to track poachers? Oh, yeah. This is so satisfying:

From the Washington Post: These fake turtle eggs could crack a black market in animal poaching.

washingtonpost.com/news/animal

BBC article: 'Rare' samples hold North Sea-bed's Doggerland secrets.

bbc.com/news/amp/uk-england-no

OK, this is the kind of news I like best. It's got and content. What more could you want?

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"Library Extension" Helps You Find Books At Your Local Library While You Shop for Books Online bit.ly/2iFr3zQ t.co/yTqG9AqFjn

So now Medium is changing their rules, and so many who published their content on Medium are upset.

Where have we seen this before? Um, on every "free" service that is controlled by some corporation instead of by users.

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Winnipeg woman gives eggnog and gingersnaps to burglar

"The 17-year-old who looted her home has a new friendship with the homeowner she burgled"

cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/gi


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Survived shift with minimal mishaps. Not nearly as dangerous as Friday but roads still a bit iffy. My handmade pogies were very effective!

Dear friends on Mastodon: I wish you would not have animated avatars. It's so distracting.

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