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Thursday, 8 June 2023


quote [ Outdoor cats are considered one of the worst invasive species by ecologists. And humans are bitterly torn over how to respond. ]

That's because he's an outdoor cat
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [4 comments]

Wednesday, 7 June 2023

How the U.S. Almost Became a Nation of Hippo Ranchers

quote [ In 1910, a failed House bill sought to increase the availability of low-cost meat by importing hippopotamuses that would be killed to make "lake cow bacon" ]

I’m on my grind eating I’m the hungry hungry hippo
[SFW] [history] [+3 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:09amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 6 June 2023

Searching for Meg White

quote [ It’s been over a decade since we’ve heard from the elusive White Stripes drummer. Could renewed attention over a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nomination coax her back into the spotlight? ]

You wanna play pocket I suggest you find Meg White
[SFW] [people] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:38amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 5 June 2023

Huh, Our Fake Beach Is Good for Sharks

quote [ In the Canary Islands, endangered angelsharks and European tourists are attracted to the same habitat which, for once, isn’t bad for the wildlife. ]

Beach of fake, the place to be
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 4 June 2023

The Black Dandy of Buenos Aires: Racial Fictions and the Search for Raúl Grigera

quote [ A mysterious staple of Buenos Aires nightlife in the 1910s and 20s, Raúl Grigera was an audacious Afro-Argentine dandy, an eccentric bohemian icon, a man who called himself el murciélago (the bat). Paulina L. Alberto examines the racial stories told by photographs, comic strips, and newspaper articles about a person many knew only as “el negro Raúl”, searching for the life behind the legend. ]

What will we do to become famous and dandy
[SFW] [people] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:22amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 3 June 2023

The Truman Show: Has a film ever predicted the future so accurately?

quote [ The 1998 Jim Carrey film about a man whose entire life is filmed came to embody a new age of reality television. And, 25 years on, it continues to resonate, writes Emily Maskell. ]

He feels in the Truman show
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:34amGMT] [2 comments]

Friday, 2 June 2023

The Tragic Death of Sophie Blanchard, The First Woman Balloon Pilot

quote [ Ever since Sophie Blanchard stepped into the basket with her husband, the famous balloonist Jean-Pierre Blanchard, she knew she belonged to the air. Before she found her calling, Sophie was a shy and nervous person, who couldn’t even take a carriage ride because she was afraid of loud noises and was startled too easily. But once airborne, Sophie underwent a striking metamorphosis and transformed into an almost reckless daredevil. ]

We’re gonna be apart of the sky
In our hot air balloon
[SFW] [people] [+1 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:33amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 1 June 2023

Reviving a Dinosaur

quote [ Nearly two decades after the final version of IRIX, the SGI community has deep hopes for bringing the platform’s operating system back to life—the hard way. ]

Octane, we're gonna rocktane.
[SFW] [people] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:09amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 31 May 2023

The Mystery of the Headless Millipedes

quote [ Every summer, hundreds of millipedes are murdered on one small Massachusetts island. ]

I'll bring you millipedes
[SFW] [environment & nature] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:40amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

Immigrant Spaghetti

quote [ Variations on spaghetti make it easy for many to find a taste of home in the South. ]

They slurpring on spaghetti
[SFW] [food & drink] [+4 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@9:52amGMT] [2 comments]

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