I just got rickrolled by The Guardian
Sunday, 7 August 2022

Downtime is not an option – meet the stewards of the cloud

quote [ Hot, strenuous and unsung. There is nothing soft and fluffy about the caretaking work that enables our digital lives ]

Keep your head in the clouds
[SFW] [science & technology]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:18amGMT] [0 comments]

Saturday, 6 August 2022

I put a gun on a robot dog

quote [ Thanks to @william osman and @Boy Boy ]

I Did a Thing takes another shot at solving America's school shooting feature.
[SFW] [humor]
[by steele@5:12pmGMT] [0 comments]

Inside Hollywood's Visual Effects Crisis

quote [ “I think that this is a pinch point economically for studios where you can achieve savings by, honestly, mistreating employees.”  ]

It’s a visual effect you’ve got to key into the screen
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+3 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:23amGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 5 August 2022

The Internet Origin Story You Know Is Wrong

quote [ Underlying many of the problems we associate with social media are failures of creativity and care. ]

This compares the maintenance of BBSes with criticism of current platforms.
[SFW] [science & technology] [+3]
[by Paracetamol@6:46pmGMT] [3 comments]

Disney made us gay.

quote [ Featuring:
@William Osman
@TheBackyardScientist
@I did a thing ]

Just Boy Boy being boys.
[SFW] [humor]
[by steele@6:18pmGMT] [0 comments]



Mamadou Ndiaye Is Obsessed With the NSFW Side of the Animal World

quote [ The TikTok star is on a mission to tell the full, wondrous story of nature, from brutal otter mating to flower-loving crocodiles. ]

In the Tiktok, Tiktok
[NSFW] [environment & nature] [+1 Funsightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:18amGMT] [0 comments]

DIY Choco Taco

quote [ Yes, you make the now-discontinued Choco Tacos at home! Make the "taco" shells from scratch or use a genius store-bought short-cut. ]

Follow up to http://sensibleendowment.com/entry.php/16364
[SFW] [food & drink] [+1 Underrated]
[by slaytanik@6:30amGMT] [7 comments]

Thursday, 4 August 2022

How far can you go by train in 5h?

quote [ This map shows you how far you can travel from each station in Europe in less than 5 hours. ]

fun way to spend the afternoon. Note that this keeps loading data for each station.

Takes some time to get into the two-digit megabyte range though.
[SFW] [travel]
[by Paracetamol@12:03pmGMT] [4 comments]

Utah Man Started Wildfire While Trying To Burn Spider With A Lighter

quote [ Cory Martin, 26, arrested on suspicion of reckless burn and drug possession after telling police he tried to set fire to spider with lighter ]

Watch out Florida Man! Utah Man is comin!
[SFW] [people] [+1 WTF]
[by rylex@7:50amGMT] [0 comments]

This interactive map highlights the most notable person from your hometown

quote [ Zoom in on your hometown and around the globe. ]

I'm hometown famous, show me love
[SFW] [people] [+3]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:06amGMT] [8 comments]



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