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Thursday, 18 April 2019

Scientists Restore Some Function In The Brains Of Dead Pigs

quote [ The cells regained a startling amount of function, but the brains didn't have activity linked with consciousness. Ethicists see challenges to assumptions about the irreversible nature of brain death. ]

Who's got a pig's head?
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [10 comments]

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Climate Chaos Is Coming — and the Pinkertons Are Ready

quote [ As they see it, global warming stands to make corporate security as high-stakes in the 21st century as it was in the 19th. ]

Pinkerton man, murdering bastard

[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+1 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [4 comments]

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

The Wondrous Search for the Lost Pink and White Terraces

quote [ “This is New Zealand’s Titanic,” said one scientist who dedicated several years of his career to searching for the 8th Wonder of the World – thought to be lost forever – destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption in 1886 that devastated the natural landscape. ]

Creeps across the clouded sky
[SFW] [history] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:07amGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 15 April 2019

The Revised Boy Scout Manual : How to Fight A Revolution (1970)

quote [ William S. Burroughs’ 1970 manifesto for overthrowing a corrupt government, aka The Revised Boy Scouts Manual, can be bought legally and studied in its entirety. One year earlier Burroughs had written his novel The Wild Boys, a book with a mission: “Under pretext of drug control suppressive police states have been set up throughout the Western world…. The police states maintain a democratic façade from behind which they denounce as criminals, perverts and drug addicts anyone who opposes the control machine.” ]

You say you want a revolution
[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+2 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [1 comment]

Sunday, 14 April 2019

How War Drove to Extinction The Wake Island Rail

quote [ The day Japan bombed Pear Harbor, many American outposts in the Pacific, such as Philippines, Guam, Midway, Wake Island, Malaya, Thailand, and Shanghai also came under aerial attack. These raids took place within a few hours after the bombing of Pearl Harbor’s naval base had begun. ]

It started with the birds
[SFW] [environment & nature]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]



Saturday, 13 April 2019

The Book Thief of Monastery Mountain

quote [ When priceless texts began disappearing from a seventh-century hilltop abbey, the police were mystified. They were even more befuddled when they finally caught the culprit. ]

Lurking among the shadows of the monastery
[SFW] [literature] [+4 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:04amGMT] [7 comments]

Friday, 12 April 2019

The Scrapbooking Lawman Who Documented 19th-Century Colorado

quote [ Sam Howe filled his books with newspaper clippings about crime in Denver. ]

Scrapbooks filled with memories
[SFW] [people] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 11 April 2019

It’s 10 O’Clock Somewhere

quote [ Pondering the power of the public service announcement, including one PSA in particular that has maintained an unusual cult following. ]

My life's too real to be a P-S-A
[SFW] [history] [+3 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [4 comments]

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Doctors find four bees in woman's eye, feeding on her tears

quote [ What was originally thought to be an eye infection turned out to be something far worse. ]

Bee you are in eye in gee em ee
[SFW] [health] [+6 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [20 comments]

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Webcomics: an oral history

quote [ Featuring the artists behind XKCD, Questionable Content, Dinosaur Comics, and more. ]

I know all your dirty secrets
[SFW] [art] [+6]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [12 comments]



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