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I let my neighbor's French lavender grow thru the fence because I love it

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Gender, pronouns 

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potentially gross historical fact 

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This isn't true for EVERYONE obviously, but there are absolutely people who wouldn't need antidepressants anymore if this country had universal healthcare and no worries about rent

Tip: if you need clothes, find a staffed laundromat and ask them if you can scavenge from their old lost & found piles. Often people forget or intentionally abandon clothing at laundromats.

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"University of California terminates subscriptions with world’s largest scientific publisher in push for open access to publicly funded research"


Context for those not in the US: this is huge. UC is a uniquely enormous and influential university system in our country. When they do things, many other universities follow suit.

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RT @FaithNaff@twitter.com

No longer being able to look at people I don't know and safely assume they think Nazis are bad is honestly the most fucked up thing about living in the future. Did NOT see that coming.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/FaithNaff/status/1

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The first few responses to the question 'What would you like to see in our future?' have started to come in. But I know there are lots of you out there with tons of great ideas!

*taps fingers*
*waits for all the great ideas to come in...*


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you: so you'll want to set your oven to 400 degrees and---

me: WHAT THE FUCK??? FOUR HUNDRED DEGREES???? FOU-- oh fahrenheit

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"We found that at least 61 percent of apps we tested automatically transfer data to Facebook the moment a user opens the app. This happens whether people have a Facebook account or not, or whether they are logged into Facebook or not."


Investigating Apps interactions with Facebook on Android | Privacy International


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Something I've been working on lately and that is somewhat related to my 2019 resolution: doing actual things instead of watching videos or looking at photos of people doing them.

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broke: climbing for the purpose of sport and competition

woke: climbing for the purpose of reaching the top

bespoke: climbing for the purposes of observing cliffside flora

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I use my local library a lot, and here's my latest find, MENDING MATTERS. Even as someone who has studied textiles there were new tricks and tips. if you are a beginner, this book can also hold your hand and take you step-by-step

If any of you are growing radishes this winter, sacrifice a few for flowering (if you have space). I did that last year annd the stalks grew 5 feet tall and flowered for a few months. The bees LOVED radish flowers. I later ate the radish seed pods in stir fry (have to pick them when they're young, before they get starchy).

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