terrorism I can sink my teeth into
I think I got most of the errors, let me know if I missed any. -steele
Monday, 20 May 2024

Priss Fotheringham: London’s Second Best Whore

quote [ At the corner of Whitecross Street and Old Street in East London, on the walls above Jane Roe Kitchen, you’ll see a commemorative blue plaque dedicated to a certain Miss Priss Fotheringham, who has laid claim to the rather salacious title of “the second best whore in the city.” ]

Join the chorus of the second best (second best)
[NSFW] [history] [+1 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:05amGMT] [0 comments]

Homeland - Season 8, Episode 4

quote [ Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and others have been found dead at the site of a helicopter crash Monday after an hourslong search through a foggy, mountainous region of the country’s northwest, state media reported. Raisi was 63. ]

Really unfortunate. I'm sure conspiracy theorists are having a field day with this.

Archived link and full article in extended.

[SFW] [politics] [+1 Informative]
[by damnit@4:53amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 19 May 2024

How men evolved to care for babies — before society got in the way

quote [ Hrdy argues that men were more involved in childcare before the invention of agriculture, and the ethnographic data from contemporary hunter-gather populations support her conclusion. Once agriculture was adopted — bringing with it the need to protect resources such as land and livestock — men tended to remain near their kin, whereas women moved away from their families when they married. ]

Interesting research on the history of parental roles
[SFW] [history] [+1 Interesting]
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Crew trapped on Baltimore ship, seven weeks after bridge collapse

quote [ Morale is low for the Dali's crew members, who are stranded on board by the ongoing investigation into the tragedy. ]

Y el puente de Key Scott (Francis Scott Key Bridge) me lleva a Rosslyn, a tu ayer
[SFW] [people] [+3 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Saturday, 18 May 2024

Copyleft licenses are not “restrictive”

quote [ Permissive licenses do not provide any checks on this power; generally they preserve moral rights and little else. ]

Interesting opinion piece from the Sourcehut head. thumb via Clawmarks
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Good]
[by Paracetamol@4:00pmGMT] [0 comments]

The Creator Of 'Magic: The Gathering' Knows Exactly Where It All Went Wrong

quote [ When they were still in arts school in Seattle in the early 1990s, Jesper Myrfors and Sandra Everingham would sometimes look for inspiration by exploring Fort Worden, an abandoned 19th-century military base at the entrance of the Puget Sound. To them, it felt like a dwarven ruin. One day they found a trap door hidden […] ]

Magic the Gathering pull out my Vorpal Sword

[SFW] [games] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 17 May 2024

Press, Pause

quote [ Beyond misunderstanding its iPad consumer base, Apple’s infamous “Crush” ad deeply misunderstands the role of the hydraulic press in meme culture. ]

Can I have my iPad please
[SFW] [business] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Thursday, 16 May 2024

Same as It Ever Was?: Eternal Recurrence in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy

quote [ While Friedrich Nietzsche popularised the notion of an “eternal return” — in which one’s life would occur again, forever, exactly as it did before — the concept was itself a repetition. Claire Hall explores various shades of this idea in ancient philosophy, from Pythagorean metempsychosis to Stoic predictions about a cosmological reset. ]

Locked in an eternal recurrence, we are the wanton servants
[SFW] [history] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:47pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 15 May 2024

Raw milk sales spike despite CDC's warnings of risk associated with bird flu

quote [ From 1998 to 2018, the CDC documented more than 200 illness outbreaks traced to raw milk, which sickened more than 2,600 people and hospitalized more than 225. ]

And raw whole milk that's nature's treat
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [5 comments]

Tuesday, 14 May 2024

What I Think About When I Think About Tennis

quote [ What does it feel like to lose, and then rediscover, the game of tennis? Photographer Josh Skinner takes the shots. Writer Peter Short returns the serve. ]

Let's go down to the tennis court and talk it up like, yeah (yeah)
[SFW] [sports] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:47pmGMT] [4 comments]

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