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One of the biggest, nastiest and longest-lasting polar vortexes brought record freeze to Texas.

Meanwhile, Jennifer Francis published a study in 2012 suggesting that Arctic warming would make the “polar vortex” phenomenon more common in the Midwest and Northeast.

Scientists have been warning us for years now, and we continue to ignore them at our own peril.

nbcnews.com/science/environmen

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Fascism is ultimately a political tool of the capitalist class to mobilize the enraged petty-bourgeoisie against the socialist workers’ movement

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Amazon changing the timing of their traffic lights to make it more difficult for union organizers to canvas other workers.

theverge.com/2021/2/17/2228719

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Last year, we spent 51 days at sea during the passage from Japan to Canada, it was the hardest thing we had ever done. We kept a physical logbook of daily happenings onboard. This is that logbook, revised, and with a ton of extra notes.

hundredrabbits.itch.io/busy-do

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Looking for inclusive, free and open source illustrations for your next project? CocoMaterial can be just what you need 😍

Hand-drawn by Esther Moreno, you can customize and download whole sets of images (svg & png) 🎨

More info:
blog.kaleidos.net/cocomaterial

#OpenSourceDesign

anytime I have to put energy towards $JOB it's like holding my breath.

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Egad captain! The decelerationists... they are accelerating!

As the ecological crisis worsens, a rise in violence against the fossil fuel industry is inevitable. Upon being warned, the fossil fuel industry snickers, snorts coke through a hundred dollars, and continues stoking a Styrofoam fire.

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this is not a drill.

"ABSOLUTELY NO THOUGHTS OF POUNDING DURING MY FUN DAY WITH THIS KIND T-REX BECAUSE I'M AROMANTIC AND ASEXUAL AND THAT'S A WONDERFULLY VALID WAY OF PROVING LOVE IS REAL out now thanks for help from aromantic buds i am honored to be guest in your community. also very excited about this because i noticed previous no sex tinglers had male buckaroos so this is first no sex tingler to have ladybuck leads proving love" - Chuck Tingle

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I meant this in the context of abusive capitalist platforms that prey on FOMO, but applies to any feed really. Don't be afraid to miss out is my main point I guess if I have one. Missing out implies not-missing in, man.

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I think people dramatically over-hype leaving social media platforms. It's not hard you just hit "delete account". Anything you might "miss" is obtainable in healthier ways and, unless you're really hiding, anyone that misses you can reach out using alternatives. Worst case scenario, make a new account—but you'll probably be more relieved than you expected.

Gonna add an option to render the styles inline with the HTML vs as <style> in the <head>, possibly with whatever CSS you want, and that's really my last TODO... can't think of any other ways to make the gmi-to-html API flexible.

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This is the ideal laptop pointing device. You may not like it, but this is what peak performance looks like:

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It's not often mentionned but you can become the new admin of your instance by claiming your right to a sword duel

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capitalism: let's optimize our hospitals for the average load to save costs :)

pandemic happens

capitalism: lol oops

capitalism: let's optimize our power system for optimal load and ideal conditions :)

massive winter storm in texas happens

capitalism: lol oops

Why I gotta think about $JOB why I can't just read book

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How to Use Mastodon: "It's pretty fucking simple." (video)

Similar to how one may choose between the predatory practices of the banking industry or to simply save their money with a local cooperative in a Credit Union, the decision may be made to host your data with known advertising predators or to choose a platform you can trust.

If you're looking for a home or pleasant entrypoint into The Fediverse, eattherich.club currently has capacity to accept more comrades! 🦆