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In the 2020 election, 10 voters in Fresno, California voted for Jesse Ventura for President.

WHO ARE THESE TEN PEOPLE

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Probably the craziest picture I’ve ever taken. This was after a weird storm on a summer evening, and I sped up the road to a Schnucks parking lot to get this rainbow. I don’t think I’ll ever top this.

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But writers aren't the adversaries of publishers. Or at least, we shouldn't be. It's a frankly bizarre circumstance when writers take contracts more seriously than the publishers who write them.

Here's the podcast episode:

craphound.com/news/2022/06/27/

Here's a direct link to the MP3 (hosting courtesy of the Internet Archive, they'll host your stuff for free, forever):

archive.org/download/Cory_Doct

And here's the RSS for my podcast feed:

feeds.feedburner.com/doctorow_

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Thinking Like a Scientist Will Make You Happier

Physicist Jim Al-Khalili explains how to get out from under the cloud of misinformation.

nautil.us/thinking-like-a-scie

About The Joy of Science by Jim Al-Khalili amzn.to/3btYTqR (affiliate link)

#book #books #science

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Anybody got any recommendations for sci-fi or fantasy ebooks where I can just buy direct from the author or publisher DRM free? (preferably as an epub) #ebooks #scifi #fantasy

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In order to fight the ennui and the horrible reality I turn to a traditional solution. Lets summon some deamons, it will probably make everything much better!

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below the CW fold

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I might or might not spend my afternoon (almost-) off watching a D&D movie in hopes my own main home campaign story shall seem original and worth continuing after....

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Still reading Nin’s diary. It’s the fall of 1954, and she’s returned to Paris.

Nostalgia is a country unto itself.

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Yardwork is dumb. I never should have bought a house with a yard.

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SUPER excited to start learning and prepping for some tonight here in about 15 minutes on my stream: deef.link/stream

Chilled, no cam, just reading and imagining the character. Got some cool ideas/art I've made I'm excited to share!

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Back in 2020 I spent some time making a flow chart for D&D combat without leaving anything out.

I find it both amazing and terrifying. I honestly wonder how people manage to play this (myself included).

masukomi.org/projects/rpg/d_an

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Hey all!

Playtest materials for Codename: Buzz have begun to go out for feedback.

Monday 6/20. Character Creation process.
Tuesday 6/21. Skill Ranks, Dice System and Rolls.
Wednesday 6/22. Harm/Consequences and Equipment.
Thursday 6/23. Faction Sympathy and Enmity and Downtimes.
Friday 6/24. Session 0/1 and Building Your World.

If you are interested in becoming a play tester fill out the linked google form.

forms.gle/4JFALyJyXP3APwHV6

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Why doesn't Mastodon accept image uploads in WebP format?

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deef.link/SFPlaylist

⤴️ The WHOLE list of ALL the Co-Op Starforged stuff. Start to finish. Finally public.

Thanks for those who stopped by the premieres!

Goodnight!

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Rolling right into the next one on Youtube. Episode 4 of our Starforged Playthrough premiering LIVE now on Youtube!

youtube.com/watch?v=MMD9DWgIbn

Featuring @rigaroga @dicet Twitch.tv/Hyenaplus and @Tsushimii (our mod and story weaver!)

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Americans don't know this photo, it's Mosul, Iraq after the use of "precision weapons". in the annals of war, when a city is occupied, it is usually leveled. Turns out people do not want to die, will hide wherever they can, and turns everything into a legitimate military target

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The farmers restoring Hawaii’s ancient food forests that once fed an island

Maui is a hub for GMO research but Indigenous farmers are trying to bring back the abundant and thriving landscapes of their ancestors

theguardian.com/environment/20

#culture

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