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Pantera and David Bowie - “5 Minutes of Fame”
‘Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields’ | Official Trailer | Hulu
MeFi: What if climate change meant not doom — but abundance?
Rebecca Solnit: How to meet the climate crisis? Redefine ‘abundance.’ [ungated] - “Much of the reluctance to do what climate change requires comes from the assumption that it means trading abundance for austerity, and trading all our stuff and conveniences for less stuff, less convenience. But what if it meant giving up things we’re well rid of, from deadly emissions to nagging feelings of doom and complicity in destruction? What if the austerity is how we live now — and the abundance could be what is to come?”[1,2,3,4]
Why most plastic can’t be recycled
With only 9% of annual plastic waste recycled, the myth that we can recycle our way out of a mounting plastic pollution crisis doesn't add up.
You could always count on Lance Reddick
The actor was a symbol of steadfast authority that could hold his own in any scene
Tim Berners-Lee famously designed the web for all people, whatever their hardware, software, language, location, or ability. As mobile devices become ubiquitous, yet controlled by a de facto duopoly, how can we ensure that the web remains open, affordable, and accessible for our 3 billion neighbours who are as yet unconnected? Talk by Bruce Lawson.
Design notes on the 2023 Wikipedia redesign
by Alex Hollender
‘Everyone should be concerned’: Antarctic sea ice reaches lowest levels ever recorded
With the continent holding enough ice to raise sea levels by many metres if it was to melt, polar scientists are scrambling for answers
Axe-con 2023 Schedule
conference that welcomes developers, designers, business users, and accessibility professionals of all experience levels focused on building, testing, and maintaining accessible digital experiences.
17 Real-Life Would-You-Rathers I, a Woman, Have Had to Ask Myself
1. Would you rather have a career or a family? 2. Would you rather be perceived as likable or competent? 3. Would you rather be told to smile or to calm down?
Norway rolls back EV incentives while boosting walking and cycling
Norway is set to make another move toward a greener future by rolling back EV exemptions while promoting walking, cycling, and taking the bus.
Rural populist party emerges as big winner in Dutch elections
Success of Farmer-Citizen Movement in provincial vote is heavy blow to Mark Rutte’s four-party coalition
I have no words.. :-(
Can We Make Bicycles Sustainable Again?
Cycling is the most sustainable form of transportation, but the bicycle is becoming increasingly damaging to the environment. The energy and material used for its production go up while its life expectancy decreases.
Our mission is to fight devastating ignorance with a fact-based worldview everyone can understand.
Slayer-Raining Blood(Jazz Version)
'Father Of Gynecology,' Who Experimented On Slaves, No Longer On Pedestal In NYC
J. Marion Sims perfected a new surgical procedure by repeatedly operating, without anesthesia, on enslaved women in the 1840s. New York City is moving his Central Park statue to a cemetery.
A Visual Studio Code extension to make your code spaghetti. 🍝
The EU's new Cyber Resilience Act is about to tell us how to code
The EU is going to task a standardisation body to write a document that tells everyone marketing products and software in the EU how to code securely.
Ancient DNA upends European prehistory
Genes reveal striking diversity within similar ice age cultures
Explainer: How gender inequality and climate change are interconnected
Gender inequality coupled with the climate crisis is one of the greatest challenges of our time. It poses threats to ways of life, livelihoods, health, safety and security for women and girls around the world.
Migrating from Eleventy to Kirby
I decided to migrate my site from Eleventy, a static site generator to Kirby a file-based CMS written in PHP.
List of inventors killed by their own invention - Wikipedia
These Stupid Trucks are Literally Killing Us
ELEMENT NAMES: The etymology of the periodic table
Stephen Fry: Willem and Frieda – Defying the Nazis review – oh, what an astounding story this is!
Fry lovingly brings to life the incredible adventures of two war heroes, whose all-night forgery parties fuelled by booze and amphetamines saved thousands of Jews
The Godfather and Frank Sinatra's Real History with the Mafia
The Godfather’s Johnny Fontane was a mix of a few Italian singers, but only one chairman of the board…
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Ellen Barkin Recalls Being 'Ripped Apart Physically' Early In Her Career
The "Poker Face" actor isn't afraid to speak about her awful experiences in Hollywood. "I am 68 years old," Barkin said. "I'm fresh out of all my f**ks."