First LED bulb to burn out. It wasn't completely off like an incandescent or flickering like a fluorescent bulb, but it was just very dim. The crack is weird.


"In true pop-up-art fashion, a nearly 7-foot-tall monolith made of gingerbread mysteriously appeared on a San Francisco hilltop on Christmas Day and collapsed the next day. "

Among Us, food 

covid, competing headlines 

Had to do a double-take when looking at the updated website control panel to realize they just had an unfortunately placed line break in the list.

Anyone know what the dots in the upper right and lower middle of the Pixel 5 camera square are? The upper middle is the flash, and the two sides are the regular and wide-angle lenses. In guessing the upper right is the microphone for shooting video with the rear camera, and the lower middle is a light sensor, but they're not identified on the reference page I found.

Alc reference 


The problem with multiple video chat appointments in the same household at the same time.

Covid mask PSA spotted in the wild. It's in a nearby city that I don't normally go to (or through) these days, so I hadn't seen the slogan before.

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