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Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Male and female friendships are maintained by different psychological dynamics, study finds

quote [ “[…] One is not better than the other — they are just different ways of achieving the same long-term goal. But it does mean that both sexes need to be aware of that and make the appropriate allowances.” ]

You would've guessed the outcome. Serves as a reminder of the importance of loose acquaintances though.
[SFW] [people] [+3 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@6:33pmGMT] [1 comment]

Compliments of Chicago - Gang Business Cards from the 1970s and 1980s

quote [ In the 1970s and 1980s, gangs in Chicago advertised their presence and membership on business cards. This was criminality with a dash of style and wit. ]

Let's get our business cards certified
[SFW] [business] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:49pmGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

She Wants Your Attention, She’s the Voice of the City - Failed Architecture

quote [ The role of an ‘assistant’ is still an incredibly gendered profession, and the digital counterpart sells itself with similar clichéd characteristics. ]

May I have your attention, please? Thoughtful writing.
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by Paracetamol@6:37pmGMT] [0 comments]

Heartbeats and Hexagons

quote [ I want to stream every week, but my wall sucks! Let's put up 30 feet of RGB hexagons and make 'em display my stress levels. I'll call it Chromance, because it's not just pretty colors. It's my heart. ]

I've been watching more and more of this guy, finally subscribed. He's got some cool projects. I really need to start working with the esp32s, I've got a couple of them lying around....
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+2]
[by steele@5:28pmGMT] [1 comment]

Queen of the S.R.O.

quote [ In gritty 1980s New York, one West Village flophouse became a last-chance refuge for addicts, criminals, LGBTQ runaways, and anyone with nowhere left to go. And my mom was their queen. ]

Such a good place for you and me
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:57pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 3 May 2021

Reaching ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Unlikely in the U.S., Experts Now Believe

quote [ Widely circulating coronavirus variants and persistent hesitancy about vaccines will keep the goal out of reach. The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore normalcy. ]


New, antibody-resistant coronavirus variant discovered in Texas

Scientists sound alarm over triple-mutant ‘Bengal strain’ | India News - Times of India

CVS, Walgreens have wasted more Covid vaccine doses than most states combined

India Requests Vaccine Raw Materials; US Says First Duty Is to Americans
[SFW] [health] [+3 Sad]
[by steele@7:48pmGMT] [2 comments]

RICKY DIETZ Don't Touch My Face feat Leroy Menace, RAVY BANG!, Cracker Mallo & M I K Family

Fabulous quarantune found one year too late. Some more songs on their Twitter feed.
[SFW] [music]
[by Paracetamol@6:01pmGMT] [0 comments]

The girl in the Kent State photo: She was only 14. Here’s how her life turned out

quote [ In 1970, an image of a dead protester immediately became iconic. But what happened to the 14-year-old kneeling next to him? ]

And don't forget Kent State
[SFW] [people] [+5]
[by ScoobySnacks@1:14pmGMT] [4 comments]

Sunday, 2 May 2021

Exploration and risk zones.

quote [ This entry explores the relationship between player and environment in natural spaces. ]

Interesting writeup on the design of game environments – creating barriers and incentives for progressing.

Bonus: another one on cozy mechanics.
[SFW] [games] [+1 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@11:24amGMT] [0 comments]

How to Recreate 1,300-Year-Old Cookies

quote [ Found in an empty tomb, these sweets have staying power. ]

She's got nut crushing boobs and jam tart lips
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:14amGMT] [0 comments]

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