Today I learned that sea urchins like wearing hats. Yes, literal hats. https://seananmcguire.tumblr.com/post/620824612057579520
Really good case study about King Arthur Flour's response to the pandemic baking boom. It's notable that they're an employee-owned company, and as such have made a lot of good decisions on behalf of those same employees' health and safety. And beyond that, funding bakeries that they supply to bake bread for people in crisis and frontline workers.
currently enjoying the 90-second-long period of time that occurs only twice per year, where the sun shines at exactly the correct angle to go through the front window of our flat, through the living room, into the hallway, down the small set of stairs that goes to the back, and into the kitchen, where it lands exactly in the 20cm wide gap between counter units next to the sink (which is impossible to clean behind) and illuminates, with glorious intensity, a plastic hose and 1 piece of dry pasta
I used the neural net GPT-2 to generate some April Fools pranks.
conveniently they're all pranks you play on yourself. or possibly solo performance art.
ACNH negative opinions
who’s bright idea was it to add *tool durability*, with the *good* tools lasting 1/4 of the uses required for the materials grind they immediately give you?
ACNH negative opinions
The opening experience of ACNH is awful! objectively!
There are so many unnecessary gates and tedious grind quests before you are able to *actually play the game*. This is crap design, and I hate that kind of stuff.
I’m told that it gets better, but unless you binge hard (which runs into *other* problems with time-gates!), it’s almost a week of forced functionality unlocks and grinding. Maybe then, I can enjoy it?
The leafy video is a pretty nice shot of a detail that's difficult to film - the nearly-invisible wavy ridges that they use to propel themselves, running along their back as well as on their "ears".
And the ribboned pipefish!
A leafy seadragon!
covid / blfc
And there’s the announcement: BLFC is postponed to Halloween.
Glad they’re putting out as much advance notice as they can for it.
An ace leafy seadragon tooting about.
Retoots lots of dumb stuff.
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