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    Snail Mail Security

    When held up to the light no useful information can be gained through a security envelope....

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    What if we designed a game show after a deadly fiction game show?

    Inside Netflix's 'Squid Game' Reality Show Disaster: 'The Conditions Were Absolutely Inhumane' [Variety]. What could possibly...

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    'My work feels more like that of a detective than an editor'

    Lucy Scholes (Prospect, 01/25/2023), "Meet the archive moles": "There's a growing band of people digging through...

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    Stacy's Aunt is Really Kind of Hot...

    Anadvora is an adorable nerd person on Youtube who posts songs, video essays and other stuff...

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    I cannot handle my son’s crying. I’m an adult male btw.

    Love this personal essay about the stress of parenting This is the only advice we've ever...

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    Drug Decriminalization in Oregon

    After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization In November 2020, Oregon voters passed Ballot...

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    thirtysomething Bobi is a good old dog

    A 30-year-old Portuguese dog has been named as the world's oldest ever by Guinness World Records...

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    Some Days, the Viewing Felt Like a Curse

    I watched Groundhog Day every day for a year. Here's what I learned 'We bow at...

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    TGA approves psilocybin & MDMA for use in treating Depression & PTSD

    Therapeutic Goods Administration approves psilocybin & MDMA for use in treating Depression & PTSD. Australia's medical...

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    Get closer to Johannes Vermeer with Stephen Fry

    Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, in collaboration with the Mauritshuis in The Hague, has organized a blockbuster exhibition this...

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    On learning te reo Māori

    A growing number of non-Māori New Zealanders are embracing learning te reo – but there's more...

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    Remember Y2K? A similar issue will happen in the year 2038.

    The wikipedia article is an good overview. TLDR: some computers keep time by tracking seconds since...

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    The Cage Gauge

    The Cage Gauge. Every Nicolas Cage movie, ranked.

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    Gaming Like It's 1927!

    That's A Wrap On The Public Domain Game Jam! Techdirt has just concluded their fourth annual...

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    Saving Icarus

    On the 20th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, Ars Technica published two articles; the...

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    Google Curated

    Wonders of Street View Use the "Link" button to link to a specific image, or to...

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    Let's Talk About Menopause

    Women have been misled about menopause Hot flashes, sleeplessness, pain during sex: For some of menopause's...

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    how we got this national fable

    Jeanne Theoharis, author of A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of the...

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    Into the Heart of Me

    Artifact, Relic, and Monument The story of Coil's 'Tainted Love,' the first musical AIDS benefit and...

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    A Conversion of the Dodoes

    By 1681, Didus ineptus would be gone, by 1710 so would every last settler from Mauritius....

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    The British MP who faked his death and ran away to Australia

    Philanderer? Fraudster? Spy? The British MP who faked his death and ran away to Australia. He...

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    Overall The Place Really Blew

    There's no way you could write a script so tedious and lacking in drama as Tape...

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    Police Save Baby Ducks. Often.

    [Warning, some links have autoplaying video/sound] Police Save Baby Ducks. Police Save Baby Ducks. Police Save...

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    I Cut 100 Foods with a Pizza Cutter

    Receipes you can make with a pizza wheel [slyt] Come for the review of how well...

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    We've Lost the Plot

    We Are Already in the Multiverse (Megan Garber for The Atlantic)

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    An unusually close glimpse of black hole snacking on star.

    The Moon doesn't currently have an independent time. It's time for another look at humanity's exploration...

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    John Markoff discusses his biography of Stewart Brand at The Well

    "He has stood his ground, but it ended a number of close friendships including his association...

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    Making Math into Art

    A series of posters that visualize all three-digit prime numbers through geometry and color.

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    Mac & Cheese Blue

    "Kraft has seen the American people through economic hardship, world wars, and social movements. It is,...

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    The Quizzing Equivalent of Holey Moley

    A few weeks ago, Yogesh Raut (previously on MeFi) walked onto the Alex Trebek Stage and...

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    Gone Fission

    Hello, Monday, it's dear friends. Hi, yes, I'm totally awake, and I have a short quiz...

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    this is the last one this is the last one this is the last one

    I've spent much of my adult life doing what I loved as a child: asking questions...

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    Our work is #15

    WHOPPER WHOPPER WHOPPER WHOPPER | JUNIOR DOUBLE TRIPLE WHOPPER | FLAME-GRILLED TASTE WITH PERFECT TOPPERS |...

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    Secret of the Spartans finally revealed

    How Often Should You Do the Spartan 300 workout? ...answers your questions about the Spartan 300...

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    It's a bird, it's a plane, it's freedom of speech at 1090 MHz

    ADS-B Exchange has been sold for 20 million to private equity Jetnet and the volunteer data...

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    Well, that's rich. Or is it?

    What does it mean to be rich in America, where the elite need to re-earn their...

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    Regional textile economies (aka soil-to-skin)

    Each year, the United States produces enough wool to create millions of sweaters. But a big...

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    In 1183, a Chinese Poet Describes Being Domesticated by His Own Cats

    In 1183, a Chinese Poet Describes Being Domesticated by His Own Cats. In Korea cat owners...

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    This Is Not Laid Back

    Almost ten minutes of a cutesy depressed anthropomorphic bread undergoing existential torture, a daily occurence for...

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    Time Sync

    CERN engineer Daniel Valuch discusses synchronizing a pendulum clock with the ALPHA Cesium Fountain Atomic Clock.

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    Is Yunchan Lim’s Rachmaninoff 3rd Concerto the greatest ever?

    Yunchan Lim is South Korean pianist who June became the youngest ever winner of the Van...

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    The Violin Doctor

    He's trusted to repair some of the world's most fabled — and expensive — instruments. How does John Becker manage...

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    Monterey Park & Half Moon Bay: One week

    LATimes has many news articles about what happened at Monterey Park: honoring the victims' lives, how...

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    Low-income people need ‘15-minute cities’ the most

    "Those who think "15-minute cities" are for wealthy urbanites should consider this graph from a recent...

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    Free pedicures at the beach

    Mitchell Varela gets his pedicures done by one of the most unlikely sources: a cast of...

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    Chronophoto

    Chronophoto is a game in which you guess the dates of some photos — the closer...

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    They're all good dogs.

    The 2022 Dog Photography Awards. Be sure to look at the Finalists tab for lots more...

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    ...a thrill similar to flying an F-4 fighter jet, but, um, on the ground

    The Rezvani Vengeance is a quarter-million dollar SUV designed exclusively for idiots [Kotaku.com] "You know where...

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    The horse has a sensitive digestive system

    Farmer, artist and writer Lynn R. Miller on working horses: "There are fewer rules to working...