I'll finally get to see Black Panther today. I'm grateful for CWs here, but I keep forgetting the rest of the internet doesn't work that way so it's been a week of averting my eyes.
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The Entirely Unnecessary Demise of Barnes & Noble
I don't *love* B&N, because they are partially responsible for killing off independent booksellers in much of the US. But the nearest BN to me is actually a really nice browsing experience and a comfortable place to spend time. These layoffs make it pretty clear that the company does not plan on staying in business much longer.
Sweary biking rant Show more
My friend Michelle has got a motorbike, and is learning biker vulnerability the hard way: https://michelle-g.co.uk/car-van-drivers-dangerous-rant/
Happy Resist The Commercial Pressure To Buy More Tat Day.
It hurts to see a trusted friend having a breakdown right when you need them the most.
Get well, washing machine. You know I've always loved you. I hope you'll be able to wash my laundry again soon.
So...Remember that thing I said yesterday?
This article is So Good??? https://medium.com/@Boringstein/a-style-guide-for-writing-about-the-rich-11d3c6c9ca19
If you get the chance, I recommend watching the documentary 8 Borders, 8 Days.
Facebook's Desperate Smoke Screen
(submitted by mengledowl)
Why Blocking Ads is About Security, and Always Has Been: https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/02/05/blocking-ads-security-always/
This is spot on, and exactly why I don't disable AdBlock Plus and NoScript.
I'd like to know who Elon Musk's favourite Bond villain is, so we can plan accordingly.
This thread really resonated with me & has some good advice.
Here is a thing I was thinking about today: It's very easy, as an artist or writer, to get to a place where you thrive on overworking yourself and it actually becomes an addiction. When I feel anxious, work calms me. This is... not good.