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Thursday, 6 August 2020

Dementia Villages

quote [ At first glance, Hogewey, a small community situated about 20 km outside of Amsterdam looks like any other Dutch town. Residents go about their lives normally, picking up groceries, going to the movies and catching up with friends. But unknown to them, they are leading an orchestrated life, a false reality. ]

You can't escape dementia
[SFW] [people] [+7 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [4 comments]

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Enormous Explosion Rocks Beirut, Killing Dozens And Wounding Thousands

quote [ The dramatic blast was caught on numerous videos by people who had been filming a fire that was burning at an industrial port in Lebanon's capital. ]

Catch Beirut on the TV tonight
[SFW] [people] [+4 WTF]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [9 comments]

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Occupy Mezhyhirya: Squatting the Mansion of Ukraine?s Ex-President

quote [ Six years after Ukraine's Maidan Revolution, one man is still fighting. Meet Petro: the lone revolutionary still squatting the home of President Yanukovych. ]

Squatters aren't ready to vacate
[SFW] [people] [+2 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:04amGMT] [0 comments]

Sunday, 2 August 2020

The Real Name Fallacy

quote [ Since the 1980s, anonymity has become an easy villain to blame for whatever fear people hold about social technology, even though lab experiments now point in a different direction. ]

Like the careful wording on this. It also reminded me of the absurd amounts of harassment some politicians face for being public figures ? demanding identification as a countermeasure.
[SFW] [people] [+4 Interesting]
[by Paracetamol@9:37amGMT] [1 comment]

The Woman Who Changed the Way We See the Seafloor

quote [ Marie Tharp?s historic maps of underwater topography reimagined two-thirds of the Earth. ]

Lost in topography
[SFW] [people] [+5 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 1 August 2020

An American Tragedy: The Colorful Life and Shocking Death of Ovid Neal III

quote [ On the dark streets of a college town, two teenagers hoisted a rock and ended a man?s life. His loved ones want to know when we?ll finally value the lives of homeless people. ]

And we need more shelters for the homeless
[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:52amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 24 July 2020

How to talk to conspiracy theorists?and still be kind

quote [ ?People aren?t going to have seismic shifts in beliefs all at once,? an r/ChangeMyView mod, themaskedserpent, told me. ?Sometimes you can shift someone?s perspective a little, like water eroding a rock. You won?t debunk a conspiracy theory but lay the path for someone in the future to do so.? ]

Them being gentle. Also, loved ones.

[SFW] [people] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:05pmGMT] [3 comments]

Monday, 20 July 2020

Fukushi Masaichi, the Man Who Created the Largest Collection of Tattooed Human Skin in the World

quote [ Fukushi Masaichi (1878?1956) was a Japanese physician, pathologist and Emeritus Professor of Nippon Medical School in Tokyo. He was the founder of the world?s only collection of tattoos taken from the dead. ]

Like every tattoo on your skin
[NSFW] [people]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:32amGMT] [0 comments]

Friday, 17 July 2020

He Found an Entire House in his Attic

quote [ A Redditor who goes by the username ?Mr Griff? shared photographs over the weekend of a recent excursion up to his attic where he discovered the dilapidated remains of an entire house ? a real Texas Chainsaw Massacre? looking house at that, complete with rotting floral wallpaper, windows intact, light fixtures, a bathroom, some abandoned belongings and a whole lot of spiders. ]

In the attic lights
[SFW] [people] [+1 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:40amGMT] [5 comments]

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

What?s In a Hoax?

quote [ Pondering the elements that make a hoax effective, and how a really good one can catch even the most seasoned skeptics. ]

In spite of the fact that I'm inside the hoax
[SFW] [people] [+1 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [0 comments]

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