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Saturday, 28 January 2023

The Bloody (and Haunted) History of the Missouri State Penitentiary

quote [ Time Magazine called the prison “the bloodiest 47 acres in America.” ]

Straight from the state penitentiary
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 27 January 2023

A robot was scheduled to argue in court, then came the jail threats

quote [ The man behind a startup called DoNotPay planned to use AI to help fight a traffic ticket. But professional lawyers shut it down. ]

The lawyers tell me that there are no prohibitions
Against robots making life or death decisions
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:00amGMT] [13 comments]

Thursday, 26 January 2023

Farmer, the World May Not Be Your Oyster

quote [ Despite the desire for local and sustainable seafood, oyster farmers and communities from New York to Rhode Island are clashing over public access and ocean views. ]

Picture this on them ocean views
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:02amGMT] [4 comments]

Wednesday, 25 January 2023

Jacques Charles And The First Hydrogen Balloon

quote [ On June 4, 1783, the Montgolfier brothers gave the first public demonstration of a hot-air balloon in southern France. The balloon, made of tightened sackcloth padded with paper, rose to nearly 2 kilometers and remained airborne for 10 minutes. ]

untill I found Balloons, balloon's time, hydrogen balloon time
[SFW] [history] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:04amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 24 January 2023

The Dismantling of Belleville: A Parisian Village Lost to the Wrecking Ball

quote [ The history of Belleville, the Parisian neighbourhood where legendary French singer Edith Piaf lived and called home, is a dazzling mix of folklore and fact, like all the best places to visit. ]

Looking out on a Belleville crowd
[SFW] [travel] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 23 January 2023

When Money Doesn’t Look Like Money

quote [ A roundup of unusual types of currency, many of which don’t properly fit into a world of dollars and cents. Would you like your change in tea bricks or stones? ]

We getting different money
[SFW] [history] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 22 January 2023

In a Famed Kenyan Game Park, the Animals Are Giving Up

quote [ As a climate change-induced drought wears on, it’s putting more pressure on wildlife, livestock, and people. ]

The sun is rising over mount Kilimanjaro
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 21 January 2023

The Mystery of the World’s Oldest Billboard

quote [ No one knows what it says. ]

and then put it on the billboard
[SFW] [history] [+1 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:49amGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 20 January 2023

Lasers used to guide lightning strikes to a safe target

quote [ Lightning strikes flow along laser's path for tens of meters. ]

Laser beams and lighting
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:05amGMT] [2 comments]

Thursday, 19 January 2023

David Crosby, Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash Co-Founder, Dies at 81

quote [ Singer-songwriter-guitarist David Crosby, a founding member of two popular and enormously influential ’60s rock units, the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash (later Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), has died, his representative says. He was 81 years old. ]

And then it chewed on David Crosby but it spit him out
[SFW] [obituaries] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:28pmGMT] [2 comments]

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