Here is a fun survey about the human perception of coral reef diversity. You get to look at pretty fish if you take it: https://www.biodiful.org/#/fisheyes_eng
I guess they need more people outside France to participate (they are French), so if you want to spend 5 minutes looking at pictures of fish, you can do that!
Am I this tired because I ate something with a bunch of cream in it? Hmmm.
I want to revive something Teju Cole used to do on birbsite: everyone post photos of whatever's blooming around you, tagged with #florespondence and where you are. Please boost and take part. Making it a reply to me is optional but I'll always enjoy florespondence from all over. Here are the #Seattle daffodils that prompted me to get things started.
back on my bullshit
(*) saying this because it looks like any other answer opens you up to one of those Greece-Turkey-Lebanon-etc origin claims like humus does.
Some people who are dear to me need help with medical expenses, because this is how we do things in the USA:
Taiji has helped me a lot in a lot of ways, and they are the ones who brought it to me.
They have created a really wonderful community in Seattle through taiji and qi gong. If my partner or I don't come to one of our regular classes, people there ask about us. We take care of each other.
If you can spare any money, can you throw in a little? Anything helps.
Trying to understand what exactly this whole Hindemith aesthetic is about.
we're seeing unprecedented bullshit levels
@nein09 I feel like it's a contribution to this year's City Council election campaigns. And frankly the way those go might have as much influence over my desire to stay in Seattle or leave as next year's national one.
[context for anyone wondering: a hyped hour long cable tv on special on homelessness in Seattle, which quickly made it clear that it was only interested in the homeless in as much as their presence troubles the currently-housed and business owners]
Hi I have turned into a person who yells at the television
The rotation of the earth really makes my day
imho, white people need to prepare themselves for the reality that these folks are not gonna go away peacefully
and while you might not be ready to fight them now
that's not gonna stop them from killing *you* at any time to achieve what they want
🔮retoot this and il tell you how you die
Shitposting, Inspirational Terrorism, and the Christchurch Mosque Massacre Show more
"This manifesto is a trap itself, laid for journalists searching for the meaning behind this horrific crime. There is truth in there, and valuable clues to the shooter’s radicalization, but it is buried beneath a great deal of, for lack of a better word, 'shitposting'"
I just saw the news from Christchurch and it’s fucking heartbreaking.
Am at a fantastic tiny opera event and it has audience participation singalong parts
Clouds and panes