your dongle is not unlike a cownipple
Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Eat, Prey, Love: A Day with the Squirrel Hawkers of East Texas

quote [ The ancient art of falconry is alive and well. ]

Live gallantly gallantry fallacy falconry alchemy self-esteem helping me
[SFW] [people]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 25 October 2021

Exploretalent & the phenomenon of failed aspiring entertainers of the Right

quote [ Thread by @nicole_chenelle: Mega #thread on #exploretalent & the phenomenon of failed aspiring entertainers of the Right Some context: in the late 90's-early 00's, there were numerous nationwide talent searches tha...… ]

https://mobile.twitter.com/nicole_chenelle/status/1422449854224031745 - for the actual thread/more photos, etc.

I haven't dug too much into this as a disclaimer and it is both "Well, that makes sense because it's always projection" and "This is bad shit insane conspiracy stuff and I don't have time to make sure it isn't complete batshit insane stuff."

And uhh... I guess Happy Monday!
[SFW] [politics] [+2 Interesting]
[by conception@7:21pmGMT] [0 comments]

Figures of Babylon: oldest drawing of a ghost found in British Museum vault

quote [ A 3,500-year-old image tablet of a ‘miserable male ghost’ gives up its secret ]

kepping hi the ghost drawing eye
[SFW] [art] [+1 Classy Pr0n]
[by ScoobySnacks@3:02pmGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 24 October 2021

Clash Rules Everything Around Me

quote [ So the most interesting thing about Clash isn’t how it’s an allegory for late capitalism. (Isn’t everything? Isn’t that the point?) It’s that Clash makes especially clear how everything is interchangeable under such a system. ]

Cool article with some numbers and opinions on the mobile games market.
[SFW] [games]
[by Paracetamol@2:40pmGMT] [0 comments]

The animals that may exist in a million years, imagined by biologists

quote [ Fully aquatic whale-rats. Praying mantises the size of dogs. Scientists imagine the future evolution of life on Earth. ]

A molecule with the simplest ability to unlock the door to another dimension
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Funsightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]



Saturday, 23 October 2021

Stop Shopping

quote [ Despite those concerns, few seem willing to acknowledge that the record amount of stuff being brought into the country isn’t merely disappearing off store shelves. We know where it’s going, and we know who’s buying it all up. They—and maybe you—could simply knock it off. ]

Is it Buy Nothing Day again already?
[SFW] [business] [+1 Underrated]
[by Paracetamol@7:32pmGMT] [3 comments]

Meet the Ghosts Behind a Japanese City's 'Haunted' Coffee

quote [ These yokai make a scary good brew. ]

Haunted like the coffee found inside the book your left and Look inside your soul
[SFW] [food & drink]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:26amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 22 October 2021

COP26: Document leak reveals nations lobbying to change key climate report

quote [ Countries are asking the UN to play down the need to move rapidly away from fossil fuels. ]

It's kind of an open secret that most Climate Change reports already have to err on the conservative side if they want to be published which is why it's kinda fucking terrifying when the IPCC's report for avoiding the worst case scenario requires the scaling up of technology that's basically vaporware to offset the fact we're not dialing back our fossil fuel usage and they're still being asked to tone it down.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3 Sad]
[by steele@8:01pmGMT] [5 comments]

‘Pristine wilderness’ without human presence is a flawed construct, study says

quote [ “Mounting evidence confirms that Indigenous Peoples and other rural rights holders possess the knowledge and ability necessary to successfully conserve and manage biodiverse ecosystems more effectively than governments and at a fraction of the cost, particularly where their rights are recognized, respected and supported.” ]

A good read about concepts like national parks and sustainable agriculture.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@6:00pmGMT] [0 comments]

The Untold Story of the Portuguese Diplomat Who Saved Thousands From the Nazis

quote [ As the German army marched across France, Aristides de Sousa Mendes faced a choice: obey his government or follow his conscience—and risk everything ]

Don't leave the story untold
[SFW] [history]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:31amGMT] [0 comments]



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