Is this Silicon Valley inventing the union?
If you didn't know information is like snacks, money, and drugs to the brain well now you do and maybe you are also experiencing a drug-like stupor in which case you are welcome http://newsroom.haas.berkeley.edu/how-information-is-like-snacks-money-and-drugs-to-your-brain/
@irina I'm not sure, but as a Brit I would tend to use sledge.
Lincolnshire Police have released an update of properties affected by the flooding. https://www.lincs.police.uk/news-campaigns/news/2019/update-on-wainfleet-new-risk/
East Lindsey District Council also have a page of advice and contacts for those affected: https://www.e-lindsey.gov.uk/Flood2019
I live in quite a cute part of the world. This SSSI is only 7 miles out of Louth: http://www.loutheye.co.uk/red-hill-nature-reserve.php
An incredibly detailed lifesize octopus cut from one sheet of paper by artist Masayo Fukuda - "At first glance, the beautiful artwork looks as though it was rendered using fine-tipped pens, but Fukuda carefully cut every detail from one sheet of paper."
@shonalika Thank you. That's really accessible and well explained.
There's a long way to go with making the internet more environmentally friendly. So it's good to know my host is actually acting on these issues, according to their report: https://www.ionos.co.uk/environment
@derek Having once lived in the village of N Cockerington, I'm immune to the hilarity. The curse of Britishness.
"There is no consent under capitalism" is quite the zeitgeist-y tagline for a sf novel. https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781250216151
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Given the timetable for the EU presidency and commission, and the need for new MEPs to have some orientation, I wonder how much regular parliamentary business UK MEPs will manage before the UK leaves on October 31st? http://www.europarl.europa.eu/resources/library/images/20190430PHT43602/20190430PHT43602_original.jpg
@theoutrider Increasingly they want to squash them in sardine-style, with tiny gardens and little space between neighbours.
@theoutrider It's to do with the right to privacy. The guideline the planning authority where I live is a 20m window-to-window distance between an existing property and a new build. But it doesn't apply to to walls where there are no windows or negligible/shaded ones like your tiny bathroom ones. It's planning for future building, rather than prioritising the look of the homes.
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RIP Glen Mehn. He was a thoroughly decent bloke, taken too soon.
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It's polling day for the Euros, and I've just voted. Beautiful voting weather where I am, but the turnout is probably going to be very low.
I just did the Friends Against Scams e-learning. If you haven't done the training before, it's 20 minutes well spent - it could save you or someone you know thousands. https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/training/friends-elearning
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