Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 30th, 2017

OK, kids, that’s enough from me tonight. I’ve got an early-ish start tomorrow. Try not to get arrested.

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CillizzaCNN Woof twitter.com/seanhannity/st…

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jaketapper Also a good time for public to see which media outlets have been reporting the actual story vs which are obedient vassals of people in power

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dandrezner Oh hey you guys as Manafort surrenders himself to the authorities I thought I’d highlight some facts not in dispute. wapo.st/2gNltew?tid=ss…

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DavidCornDC My scoop from a few months ago. Seems relevant today. twitter.com/motherjones/st…

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qjurecic shoutout to all the reporters sadly deleting the phrase “pre-dawn raid”

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CillizzaCNN Conspiracy theorists everywhere twitter.com/KatrinaPierson…

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ILLUMlNATI agreed pic.twitter.com/doFbwKq2or

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@DamienCWalker Sorry. However it does mean this will probably go for months.

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“The United States and Liberia are the only countries that retain grand juries.”

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Reminder: Grand Jury is a prosecution process to see if criminal charges should be laid. No judge, no defence. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_jury

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PrincessFluffy CNN - It’s @PaulManafort while Fox discuss the Rock running for office

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nytimes Breaking News: Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were told to surrender to federal authorities nyti.ms/2zPWjDy

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W7VOA It’s @PaulManafort, according to @nytimes. twitter.com/cliffordlevy/s…

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@CovertContact Indeed. Good luck with The Indictening today.

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Oh look! I seem to be on a new episode of @CovertContact. It contains encryption, plus a dash of Nazi. twitter.com/CovertContact/…

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@stacejarman He usually hits the twitters at around 0730 local time. I assume it matches the TV schedule.

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It’s coming up to 0730 in Washington DC. Brace yourselves.

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jjvincent I love this: a glitch in face detection code made a robot that doesn’t like being looked at, aka Shy Bot youtu.be/CY7rs_Bq5ug

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ll have listen shortly. Since there’s a fortnight left on my free unmetered Apple Music, I might as well explore.

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“Here Are 100 ‘Eggcorns’ That We Say Pass Mustard” (1 Jun 2005) npr.org/sections/thetw… HT @Steve_Lockstep, I think.

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GreenJ re @ABCmediawatch, the fact that top notch journos view a phone tip to a photo op as a ‘source’ says a lot about modern political journalism

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Now playing: Roxy Music, “Love Is The Drug” youtube.com/watch?v=J4CyLM…

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zararah Amnesty is hiring for a military expert working on weapons identification – DC or London basedcareers.amnesty.org/vacancy/senior…y9 c@bellingcatat

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“10 Soviet buildings inspired by Le Corbusier” rbth.com/arts/326507-so… pic.twitter.com/UfjCFnVm3I

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cjjosh Can you name all the Indictment People? Collect them all! 😆 pic.twitter.com/L9SYyjf3ps

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@dtsmith_sydney @GreenJ You just can’t trust people these days.

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@GreenJ I’m not sure that story has legs.

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OPSEC Despite promises to the contrary, we never got flying cars, moon bases, or personal teleporters. We do, however, h..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ik

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@SnarkyPlatypus They’re kinda that’s go-to place for electronic bits. But this is so commodity that J B Hi-Fi would have this stuff too.

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RedFiddler Photo of the year: Alice Springs photographer Jasper Coleman’s - “Maybe”, a 6-month-old red heeler, at local claypa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dY

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thomasfuchs Of course Google leaves the seat open pic.twitter.com/TaMR9anS6f

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cloutboyjojo i been tryna solve this mans header for the longest and my god i think i finally got it pic.twitter.com/gF3jw6hVPQ

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It’s possible quite a bit of porking took place? twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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Product Name of the Month, as far as I’m concerned. twitter.com/JoWolffBSG/sta…

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omaromalleykhan Imagine some (ie rich) children being over 500 feet tall to understand the extent of this inequality twitter.com/SamFriedmanSoc…

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LeenaVanD Because most techbro services are mother-replacements for boys sad Mum doesn’t do everything for them anymore. Soyl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UW

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Watch it before making a joke. A water buffalo can mess you up. twitter.com/shanghaiist/st…

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@abcmelbourne OK all, I won’t reply to all of them, but we’ll run through the ideas tomorrow afternoon, and see wha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wJ

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@Sheeds_au @abcmelbourne I’ve made a note to look at that for @zdnetaustralia. Way too under the hood for tomorrow night’s program.

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@Sheeds_au @abcmelbourne That one is more a news story than an evening chat story, but you’re right.

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@abcmelbourne This is a great topic. How much do you trust the process? Uber means you get into a stranger’s car. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uf

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@abcmelbourne Why stop at 101? :) We usually do touch about the privacy outrage du jour, so I’ll definitely pick a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2s

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@abcmelbourne I can say with confidence that I know nothing of value about Android TVs, except that you don’t put t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uk

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@abcmelbourne Unfortunately, we can’t really do internet-connected sex toys or teledildonics that early in the even..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…A2

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@SnarkyPlatypus You may not be aware how much NBN coverage there’s been.

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@abcmelbourne I am SO hoping that @abcmelbourne has done the NBN to death, although I’m aware new stories are being..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kv

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@abcmelbourne Bear in mind, this is for a general evening audience, not a tech audience. So something of wide interest, or quirky.

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At this time tomorrow, 1930 AEDT, I’ll be talking some bullshit or other on @abcmelbourne. What tech and cyber stuff should I mention?

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TelevisionAU Today’s TV: 30.10.2004, Melbourne. Does anybody remember The National Karaoke Challenge on @SBS ? pic.twitter.com/aEzwDg0ICq

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cathywilcox1 Hi, we noticed you haven’t been on Twitter for a few hours. Here are some of the abominable things happening which we thought you’d enjoy.

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hackerdril it was my idea to put dns in systemd, i got $1.1 Mil for it , im not sorry and if the trolls dont Stfu i will put more things in systemd

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JulieAMcDowall From TIME: an “atomic-cloud sampler,” he flew through the mushrooms of 13 U.S. nuclear blasts. To measure the radia..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…II

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Thanks to @benpobjie, I am rethinking absinthe as a breakfast food. twitter.com/crikey_news/st…

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@simonhackett I didn’t think it was a secret. It was just a thing that I didn’t know. You are complicated, you know. :P

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Oh dear, @simonhackett really does have a Tesla with registration “RTFM”. Found at insidesouthaustralia.com.au/technology-pio… pic.twitter.com/LoFX5C0xFH

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I feel dreadful. Not even an ekranoplan can cheer me up.

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E K R A N O P L A N !

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Aviation_Intel Russia supposedly bringing back giant ekranoplans for Arctic missions. Full story at the link:..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Sw

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free_facts Jesus loved a good buffet

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ClickHole Cartographers, Rejoice! Rising Ocean Levels Are On Track To Turn Australia Into An Easy-To-Draw Rhombus..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KU

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melkayfan This is psychopathic behavior pic.twitter.com/DCB2FB1PhD

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Having a bit of a lie-down.

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Meanwhile, back at the Citizenship N count, the value of N seems to have incremented. twitter.com/kloussikian/st…

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@GordyPls Roger that. In the sense of me having heard and understood, I mean.

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@GordyPls Indeed. If you like, I can provide a short video of the next… event.

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Good thing I brought in the laundry, eh.

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Uhoh. I seem to have eaten a bad thing.

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Maybe this explains why those Welsh octopuses are coming to get us. twitter.com/mental_floss/s…

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@dobes @rohan_p Wait, are you guys saying that Roger Stone is Hitler?

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semibogan Sexy Pez Dispensers

Don’t ask. twitter.com/akirathedon/st…

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@RealNickHodge A dry quisling can be pleasant enough, but I prefer a shiraz.

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Now here’s some excellent use of language. twitter.com/SykesCharlie/s…

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joshgnosis Flying a drone to Bunnings for a sausage sizzle: $900 fine.

Ashby flying a drone over parliament: Just a warning. twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzNews…

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LucyXIV I reckon if you cracked open mark latham’s head there’d just be a lean cuisine frozen lasagne, 2005 Zoo mag & the Family Law Act 1975

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alliecoyne Yes, extremely pic.twitter.com/sc68lXR8PN

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I think I might bring in the laundry, though, lest my underpants end up in Blaxland.

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Well I just did, and I can’t hear The Van yet. Also, see attached. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@guytaur We’re not connected to the grid anyway.

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Ah, “YOLO”! Such a nostalgic word.

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Nevertheless, I am leaving the doors and windows open, because YOLO.

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@joshgnosis @morebento That’s one way of putting it. :) But yes, I am more like your use case than, like, normal people.

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politico This Florida city was built on total lies. One big storm could wipe it off the map — but its population is soaring..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wjl

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DDsD Number of Scorptec remarketing ads ON A SINGLE NEWS.COM.AU PAGE after viewing one product on their site..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DZ

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@morebento @joshgnosis Not solely for reading, and “reading” covers a wide range of sources.

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@paulkidd @mpesce Not “solely”. But when I had one, it was for “media consumption” and quick responses, the laptop for “creation”. Roughly.

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@joshgnosis I have to ramp up my reading, and I’m finding that using the laptop all the time is bad for my spine. I miss that iPad mini.

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@paulkidd @mpesce I have the iPhone 6 Plus. Great for smartphone work, but no, you would not want to read anything..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8S

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I guess so. Ish. I guess I’ll have to think about my actual requirements a bit more now. twitter.com/mpesce/status/…

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The @ tell me that the iPad mini is dead. Thank you all. A shame. The one I was given, and later lost, was a handy size for reading.

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Has Apple basically given up on the iPad mini?

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See, @TrainLinkWest, I’d have shown that disgusting avocado being taken out by a coal train. twitter.com/TrainsInfo/sta…

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@jodiem This also seems about right.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jon_lawrence I haven’t watched it either. Is it worth finding on The Streams?

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Hah! A two-year @Telstra Mobile contract just ran out, and only now do I discover it came with a free Apple Music account.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I remembered it slightly wrong. She speaks about Big Brother, but she personally worked on Castaway..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Yl

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@dobes I can think of a few things.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Here’s the unit psychologist for Big Brother UK in 2004. Let me know if you want the whole thing. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3T

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So this is the Sky News Live 2018 line-up. I particularly like the title “PML”. twitter.com/dobes/status/9…

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hondanhon The Matrix, but instead of that weird green scrolling code, Neo sees a series of Excel spreadsheets underpinned by dubious assumptions

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@pablovinales @tobiasziegler @ABCCentralWest Excellent. I’d hate the ABC to be stormed by a mob of angry railfans…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…x1

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NuclearAnthro Compared to this, what’s a couple coke fueled orgies in the states while your SSBN gets loaded with nukes?..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…75

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This forecast has a certain adequacy about it, yes. twitter.com/ericscheid/sta…

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This is a genuine true fact which is filled with veracity. twitter.com/jendudley/stat…

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It’s “only” going to be 27C here in the Blue Mountains, which is “only” 8C above average.

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I see that it’s going to be 35C in Sydney today, which is only 12C above average. Excellent work, everybody. pic.twitter.com/jKmBysJ4bo

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“More than 100 Joyce and Nash decisions at risk from legal challenge: QCs” smh.com.au/federal-politi… pic.twitter.com/VOvmTiLFPo

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NCSox Writer: “Is it ‘firsthand’ or ‘first hand’?”
Editor: “Either one is fine.” pic.twitter.com/36xHxrG9q1

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@trentyarwood @Rory_Medcalf I’m pretty sure that @Rory_Medcalf knows to not put me in charge of anything.

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dannolan google engineer 3: *screaming* googie want binkie! Googie want binkie!!!

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dannolan how I imagine working at google
google engineer 1 to nap pod: “googie want bot bot”
google engineer 2: “googie want food food”

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I assume it’s Bill Shorten’s fault. Either that, or it would have worked if it were all fibre. twitter.com/4corners/statu…

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jonkudelka Just needs a couple of ducks with measles and it’s the full leunig.

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jonkudelka I would just like to mention, this was me drawing today’s cartoon yesterday. pic.twitter.com/MVpkRp5FkV

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joshgnosis pic.twitter.com/ofj4rNWrYO

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willozap I love publishing anything climate related on @ConversationEDU pic.twitter.com/5S17ACO3fy

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “NSW Police targeting shows the ethical dangers of secret algorithms” zdnet.com/article/nsw-po…

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Key event: “The 9pm Hallucinating Goldfish” was recorded last Tuesday night. stilgherrian.com/edict/00069/ pic.twitter.com/TXHrnHLztG

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Blog post: “Weekly Wrap 387: Roses, rain, wine, and cybers” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/38… Covers 23–29 Octoberpic.twitter.com/iii3pRJWbWbW

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It’s at 5am Sydney time, but a livestream of the Cyber Apocalypse is bloody tempting. pic.twitter.com/D5TYauBD3U

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@engin_eer @SnarkyPlatypus Usual sort of translation: Anything with its back to heaven is food.

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@SnarkyPlatypus This is a perfectly straightforward explanation of thermodynamics. Not to detract from your observation, of course.

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Mon plan, draft: Turn the inbox into a schedule, a list of story pitches, and some other low-entropy concepts; gene..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Bs

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Monday. If They told you everything, you’d be shocked. So They keep you in ignorance. Monday.

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@_midofo_ No one is wearing armour there. It’s more about being able to take a piss, with a little padding to preve..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kq

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@_midofo_ Indeed. The best and best-paid soldiers in Europe at the time. Often they just had to rock up to trigger a surrender.

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d_duhwit Costume party

Host: What are you?
Me: A harp
Host: Ur costume’s too small to be a harp.
Me: Are you calling me a lyre

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RealTimeWWII “Pure Aryan” men encouraged to produce “hereditarily valuable pregnant women” who will be cared for by Lebensborn h..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gK

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RealTimeWWII Himmler has issued Lebensborn decree, urging German women not to wait for marriage (“bourgeois custom”) to produce “pure race” children.

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