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Sunday, 7 April 2019

Why there’s so little left of the early internet

quote [ It took nearly five years into the internet’s life before anyone made a concerted effort to archive it. Much of our earliest online activity has disappeared. ]

[SFW] [history] [+7 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@2:35amGMT] [26 comments]

Monday, 18 March 2019

Pioneering guitarist Dick Dale dies at 81

quote [ Tributes pour in for the "King of Surf Rock", whose music featured in the classic film Pulp Fiction. ]

[SFW] [obituaries] [+7 Informative]
[by arrowhen@1:47amGMT] [6 comments]

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

The RPM Challenge

quote [ That’s 10 songs or 35 minutes of original material recorded during the month of February. Go ahead… put it to tape. ]

I double dog dare anyone with a noise-maker and a record-y device to try this!
[SFW] [music] [+2 Underrated]
[by arrowhen@5:43pmGMT] [12 comments]

Saturday, 12 January 2019

I work with kids. Here’s why they’re consumed with anxiety.

quote [ It’s not social media. ]

[SFW] [business] [+2]
[by arrowhen@11:35pmGMT] [2 comments]

Sunday, 30 December 2018

Truck owners are blocking Tesla Superchargers in "ICE-ing" protests

quote [ In one instance, Reddit user Leicina said a group of trucks blocked all of the charging spots while chanting "F Tesla" before being asked to leave by an employee of the store. ]

[SFW] [environment & nature] [+9 WTF]
[by arrowhen@7:31pmGMT] [6 comments]



Thursday, 8 November 2018

69-Year-Old Dutch Man Seeks To Change His Legal Age To 49

quote [ Emile Ratelband, a motivational speaker, told a court in the Netherlands that he feels 20 years younger than he is. Changing his birthdate would also give him better luck on dating apps, he says. ]

[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+8 Old]
[by arrowhen@7:59pmGMT] [13 comments]

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

E.T., we’re home

quote [ Existing laser technology could be fashioned into Earth’s “porch light” to attract alien astronomers, study finds. ]

What could possibly go wrong?
[SFW] [science & technology] [+2]
[by arrowhen@2:30amGMT] [6 comments]

Monday, 5 November 2018

How Writers Map Their Imaginary Worlds

quote [ One of life’s great treats, for a lover of books (especially fantasy books), is to open a cover to find a map secreted inside and filled with the details of a land about to be discovered. ]

[SFW] [literature] [+6 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@5:16pmGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 3 November 2018

Mario Segale, Inspiration For Nintendo's Hero Plumber, Has Died

quote [ Segale was Nintendo's landlord outside Seattle when the company created Donkey Kong, the classic game that launched the overalls-wearing Mario. ]

[SFW] [obituaries] [+2 Informative]
[by arrowhen@5:29amGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Bèrenger of the Long Arse

quote [ And I will bend over
And you will come and kiss my arse,
Exactly in the middle, if you please. ]

I thought this site could use a little culture.
[NSFW] [literature] [+7 Funny]
[by arrowhen@7:17pmGMT] [3 comments]



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