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Not only this article, but the entire site is well worth pursuing.

Not only this article, but the entire site is well worth pursuing.



Originally shared by John Samuel

He thoroughly deserved this.
https://indigenousx.com.au/we-dont-want-you-as-our-envoy/

Via Diane Attaway

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Via Diane Attaway

Originally shared by Diane Attaway

The usual rules apply.

The beauty of this is just how simple the mechanism is.

The beauty of this is just how simple the mechanism is.

Originally shared by HACKADAY

A purely mechanical binary counter. All the processing power of your index finger.

If you are familiar with binary, what would you need to teach someone who only knows decimal? If you do not know how to count in binary, let us know if the video below the break helps you understand how the base-2 number system works. If learning or…
http://hackaday.com/2018/09/25/a-nibble-and-a-half-of-wooden-bits/

A line in the sky

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A line in the sky

I applied this hack to our #gosungo units, GoSun .

Just another sellout #pmj show.

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Just another sellout #pmj show.

If there were an opposite to #captainobvious this would be their fault!

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If there were an opposite to #captainobvious this would be their fault!

Originally shared by Steven Vaughan-Nichols


Could have fooled me.

This will make your day.

Originally shared by John Samuel

This will make your day. Adorable, but I felt it was somewhat poignant at the end. Really do take the two and a half minutes to watch this.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byAfC5yW_hw
Welcome Mermaid Spirit !
Welcome Mermaid Fénicia!

Following up on the Planetary Response Network reshare.

Following up on the Planetary Response Network reshare.

Alicia Smith just pointed me at this page
https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/vrooje/planetary-response-network-and-rescue-global-caribbean-storms-2017/about/results

This discusses the effect we - common folk over the world - had on the the rescue and recovery efforts following Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year.


https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/vrooje/planetary-response-network-and-rescue-global-caribbean-storms-2017/about/results

I have also received notification from the PRN, and really hope they don't have to kick into gear.

I have also received notification from the PRN, and really hope they don't have to kick into gear.

But if they do, I'll help out as much as I can.

For those not already signed up with Zooniverse, one of us will send out a note if they fire up the system.


Originally shared by Alicia Smith

So I just got this email because I was a volunteer with them the first time. And I teared up a bit, because it's wonderful that I can basically be International Rescue in my lounge room.

If you ever wanted to be John Tracey up in Thunderbird 5 as the eye in the sky helping rescue people go over to zooniverse.org and get yourself a login.

And if they don't end up launching the Planetary Response Network, there's heaps of other cool stuff to help with.

"Hi there,


We'd like to give you a heads-up that we may be launching the Planetary Response Network again in the coming days in response to possible destructive storms making landfall in the Caribbean. Fingers crossed the storms …

r/comics - Encourage.exe

Seriously? WTF Australia? I had hoped we were better than this.

Seriously? WTF Australia? I had hoped we were better than this.

Even worse, the heck IT&Comms??? We're theworst industry for harassment??


http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-12/human-rights-commission-report-reveals-sexual-harassment-at-work/10231480

Wow... I wonder how big the glue tube is!

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Wow... I wonder how big the glue tube is!

(And, as someone pointed out in the original post, not just a guy thing!)

Originally shared by Will James

A guy thing!

Note to self: 'Road rage' does not mean hardcore punk music videos on billboards.

Note to self: 'Road rage' does not mean hardcore punk music videos on billboards.

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Via Boing Boing is this rather odd drink. I want to try to make it now!

Via Boing Boing is this rather odd drink. I want to try to make it now!

I give you Chaos Soup.

Served cold, 55% tomato, 12% peach, and probably around 5-10% cream cheese and the same in sugar. Oh, and mint. Peppermint.
https://www.kirin.co.jp/products/softdrink/kitchen/products/product_detail35.html

Via Shar Banning

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Via Shar Banning

Although let's pay a bit more attention to the last character - Tapputi.

Tapputi get a bit of a short shrift in her representation, so let's have a bit of a read about this amazing inventor of many of the modern world's chemical techniques.

https://deathscent.com/2016/03/08/the-lost-history-of-women-in-chemistrythe-first-perfumer/


Originally shared by Polynomial -C