Tired? Depressed? Why not walk outside and sit in the warm sun, feel the fresh air on your face, and open your eyes to see your dog taking a shit a few metres away

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There is much we can learn from Aesop's famous cautionary fable, "The Boy Who Was Just Doing A Bit"

You can get it hosing
You can get it posing
You can get it zoning a howe
Matter of fact I've got it now

Our future must look to Russia’s past - trams, trolleybuses and above all cities designed to be traversed at all hours without the use of cars | “A look at public transit in the Soviet Union, 1976”

This is an important video to watch featuring the stories of discrimination faced by people who aren’t old cis blokes in the railway industry, particularly heritage railways. It’s a big problem and we need to address it:


Low Tech Magazine coming in hot for some April Fools shitposting*:

(not shitposting at all, using wastewater-fed fish farming is a genuinely interesting idea actually)

I now own 400 colourful plastic balls. Please subsidise my ball habit by buying tickets to my show. I will spend all the money on more balls.


blogging levels are 00% and steady

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I repeat:

WD-40 is not a lubricant.

Stop using WD-40 as a lubricant.

That is all.

Thank you.

While we're on the subject of unusual vehicle recoveries: Russians using trains to tow bogged/stuck cars and trucks

My office has low Ethernet cables slung everywhere from the ceiling. It’s the wu-tang LAN, you see. We all have to protect our necks

Another thing about community management, which came up in this very thread: I really wanna re-emphasize the whole "Let people delete their past selves" thing.

Everyone, without exception, says stupid things online. Everyone, with very few exceptions, reflects on the stupid things they said once upon a time, and cringes. The only people who don't are people who don't grow, change, and learn.

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It's illegal to enter buildings in the zone as most of them are completely unstable, and due to a new zone administration there's typically no bribing your way out of a situation. Sometimes in the most unsuspecting places you may find street art left behind by a Stalker who risked arrest for something many will never see. Somewhat of a real life Easter egg, or a subtle nod to defiance: "You're not suppose to be here."

Location: Chernobyl Exclusion-zone, Ukraine. 2019.


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