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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]

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Surgery students 'losing dexterity to stitch patients'

quote [ Roger Kneebone, professor of surgical education at Imperial College, London, says young people have so little experience of craft skills that they struggle with anything practical. ]

[SFW] [health] [+4 Funny]
[by arrowhen@6:39amGMT] [9 comments]

Monday, 15 October 2018

The world's only manned, amateur space program

quote [ Our goal is simple: To fly an amateur astronaut into space and safely back. It’s a unique dream and we can’t think of a more fun and exciting project. ]

[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+2]
[by arrowhen@4:55pmGMT] [11 comments]

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Teach Yourself to Echolocate

quote [ A beginner's guide to navigating with sound. ]

[SFW] [do it yourSElf] [+3 Good]
[by arrowhen@6:46pmGMT] [11 comments]

Friday, 12 October 2018

How An Amateur Rap Crew Stole Surveillance Tech That Tracks Almost Every American

quote [ Both they and their crimes would have been quickly forgotten as garden variety larceny were it not for the way they stole those identities. ]

[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+1 Underrated]
[by arrowhen@10:57pmGMT] [0 comments]

Monday, 8 October 2018

Why a US national park is holding a 'Fat Bear Week' contest

quote [ Bulky bears are facing off online in an annual competition hosted by a US National Park. ]

[SFW] [environment & nature] [+5]
[by arrowhen@5:04amGMT] [2 comments]

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