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Tuesday, 12 November 2019

The Bolivian Coup Is Not a Coup—Because US Wanted It to Happen

quote [ Generals appearing on TV to demand the resignation of an elected civilian head of state seems a textbook example of a coup. ]

Bolivia mayor has hair forcibly cut by crowd of protesters

Bolivian Coup Comes Less Than a Week After Morales Stopped Multinational Firm's Lithium Deal

Bolivian Army to Repress Protesters Rejecting the Coup

Twitter feed on the coup worth watching.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by steele@6:57pmGMT] [7 comments]

Loie Fuller and the Serpentine

quote [ With her serpentine dance — a show of swirling silk and rainbow lights — Loie Fuller became one of the most celebrated dancers of the fin de siècle. ]

Pendant que, sur mon mur, dansait la Loie Fuller
[SFW] [people] [+3 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:01amGMT] [0 comments]

Farmers Say NYPD Mistakenly Confiscated 106 lbs of Hemp

quote [ NYPD bragged about the alleged bust, posting pictures on social media with photos of the hemp in bags. ]

Still not aware of any mistakes made
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+1 Funny]
[by satanspenis666@2:41amGMT] [5 comments]

Monday, 11 November 2019

Matt Bevin’s Libertarian opponent says the Kentucky election just proved his point

quote [ John Hicks told me that Kentucky’s election was a “sign that people are getting sick and tired of the two-party system.” ]

Efficient campaigning for ranked choice voting to say the least. libertarian party is bragging about splitting the vote and having a dem win.

[SFW] [politics] [+2]
[by biblebeltdrunk@8:51pmGMT] [1 comment]

“These Shells, They Travel.”

quote [ Collecting seashells is as old as humanity. What we do with them can reveal who we are, where we’re from, and what we believe. ]

And the seashells are listening
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:58amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 10 November 2019

World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

quote [ we present a suite of graphical vital signs of climate change over the last 40 years for human activities that can affect GHG emissions and change the climate (figure 1), as well as actual climatic impacts (figure 2). We use only relevant data sets that are clear, understandable, systematically collected for at least the last 5 years, and updated at least annually. ]

In case the XKCD summary wasn't sharp enough.
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@5:00pmGMT] [13 comments]

Just The Fax, Ma’am

quote [ Newspapers once saw fax machines as an opportunity to distribute breaking news to the masses—then they saw it as a way to reach the niches. Neither worked out. ]

Turn your fax on
[SFW] [history] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@10:18amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 9 November 2019

On This Day 75 Years Ago, Disney Animation Changed Forever: The Disney Artists' Strike of 1941

quote [ The Walt Disney Company loves to acknowledge anniversaries and milestones, except for this one. ]

One for the steele, with some infos on current studio practices.
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+4 Hot Pr0n]
[by Paracetamol@8:29pmGMT] [0 comments]

Everything is Amazing, But Nothing is Ours

quote [ If the current trend of technology is sweeping us in a direction of “everything is amazing, but nothing is ours”, Technology that’s Actually Yours could be the next great counter-trend. ]

Opinions on dependance.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@2:19pmGMT] [2 comments]

Alfie - NSFW webcomic with lots of hobbit vagina

quote [ Such a gentleman. Surely you must secretly be a prince in exile. Such impeccable manners. ]

Story about acceptance, loyalty, deviation, and weird horn-eared elves taking it up the butt for ten pages.
[NSFW] [art] [+8]
[by cb361@12:04pmGMT] [10 comments]

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