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In case you all haven't seen this yet…this TV news reporter demonstrates perfect wildlife encounter technique:

🔁 @DeionNBCMT@twitter.com: There was a herd of bison walking right toward me at Yellowstone NPS today! twitter.com/DeionNBCMT/status/

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This article is sticking in my mind and refuses to leave, I uncover new levels of the absurdity of the human condition each time I reconsider it, this is my L'Etranger, this nameless journalist is my Camus, this is the impetus for my existentialist awakening

RT @ihmerst@twitter.com

Someone translated Dracula into Icelandic and it took over 100 years for anyone to point out he just made a fanfic-rewrite of what he wanted the story to be.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/ihmerst/status/104

FOSS, jerks 

There's a Chinese electronics brand called "Greatlizard."

What a truly charming outcome of naive translation!

A line of spotted in the wild:

if fields:
fields = [field for field in fields if field]

Today at work I successfully marshaled a survey of our user base and got permission to officially strike my least-favorite anti-feature from the design. I am a very happy right now.

Part of me appreciates #balenaEtcher, but I've been using computers long enough to know that an Electron app for formatting SD cards will someday erase all files on my computer.

@phildini followbot@search.fedi.app is following the world, not respecting (contrary to its bio) and generally seems SUPER suspect in combination with its URL. Needs to be blocked, possibly domain-blocked.

uspol 

Don't act like half the fight scenes aren't absolutely contrived either

Just do a string replace for "trial by combat" and insert "trial by dance-off"

The story makes just as much sense

ACAB 

corporate BS, techbro 

You know what’s fun, is when the CDC says to keep at least a 2-week supply of prescriptions for emergencies...

...but your insurance won’t let you get a refill until you only have 3 days left

birdsite, hot rightist nonsense 

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