@JayWll I was half joking, but it turns out they’re up to variant kappa, so that leaves us lambda, and then mu.


Second vaccine dose booked!! As of next Friday I will officially be invincible.

Breaking news: https://t.co/FfqU0H11F0

Most of the bacteria found during a recent study of the microbiome of the London Underground were previously unknown to science.

"history exists in other places, in other forms," williamson says. melting down these statues doesn't destroy history, it just takes take of a statue. you don't learn history by going to a park and looking at a statue.

Breaking news: https://t.co/BgtWs1ehH5

Thank goodness there were Hitler statues everywhere when I was young and I got to attend Joseph Goebbels Junior High because how else would I have ever learned about Nazis?!

is my mood today.

#ableg #abpoli #cdnpoli

Sad to announce that this morning Vanessa the deskplant was involved in a tragic workplace accident. She'd grown very tall and her leafy protuberances became tangled in my window blinds, and when I opened them to help circulate the air in here her head came off. twitter.com/JasonsPlant/st…

A commiseration of Doppelgängers. https://t.co/76wHRVyr8d

Unexpected product sizes is the scourge of doing your grocery shopping online. Today's case in point: this can of hairspray that I got for @asiancwgrl that turned out to be travel size. https://t.co/5vWL31ECK9

Grey’s Anatomy: The steamy medical show horrified Canadians for its true-to-life portrayal of what privatized medicine looks like. bit.ly/3vvcovi

“And Alexander wept, for he had no more worlds to conquer.” twitter.com/JayWll/status/…

If anybody wants some wallpaper stripping tools or this bottle of solution that has at least 50% left in it, let me know. They're so effective that I have no wallpaper left to use them on. https://t.co/rT9gvxzau7


One day in to the long weekend and I've already been to @HomeDepotCanada three times. I need to go at least once more tomorrow too.

According to a 2011 study, a book feels heavier if people are told it contains writing on an important subject.

Seems legit. I definitely want to build myself a bindicator. thechive.com/2021/05/20/som…

I've ordered a WiFi module for the ceiling light/fan in this room, because once you have 8 of the 9 lights in a room hooked into your @home_assistant smart home the missing one really bothers you 🤔💡 https://t.co/vwfBWGoEhX

What does one do with an empty toner cartridge when one hasn't been to the office for 14 months and can't just quietly dump it in the photocopier room? Asking for a friend, obv.

This dog guy has so much to say today. twitter.com/SnoopysBF/stat…


Fool me once...

I just learned the word “codec” is a portmanteau of compression/decompression and I don't know how that escaped me until now 🤯


Booking a #COVID19AB vaccine through AHS, TL;DR edition in 3 tweets.

Born 1991 or earlier? On Thurs May 6 at 8AM, you can book a vaccine!

Here’s how to do it on the AHS website:

Go to the AHS site on Thursday morning around 7:30AM. albertahealthservices.ca/topics/Page172… #abvax (1/3)

I normally wouldn't suggest reacting to a news article without reading it, basing an opinion on the headline alone. But I feel like everything I need to know is right there:
“A New Way to Press NES Controller Buttons Is Shaking Up Competitive Tetris” vice.com/en/article/akg…

twitter.com/TheBreakdownAB… https://t.co/qQZgXxnPeJ

In Welsh, peaches are called eirin gwlanog, literally woolly plums.

Couldn't go back even if I wanted to.
instagram.com/p/COVxuZgjAip/… https://t.co/DRfHSGyjFl

why are people paying Hulu money to watch handmaid's tale when the world is already sad for free

Stop me if you see someone you know https://t.co/eVz3o9JkRM

Wrong apartment. We kicked him out months ago. https://t.co/uDb84az8Qq

Had a dental checkup and a cleaning today.
Dental hygienist: "Did you have popcorn at lunchtime?"
Me: "No. I don't remember the last time I had popcorn."
DH: "Oh."

#April25th https://t.co/qEnpV6Op6G

Watched Groundhog Day this afternoon, and Palm Springs this evening. Should we just keep at it until the list is done? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_f…

I switched from pi-hole to adguard home today and it has a control panel for turning off various services like Facebook. Maybe this is the next evolution of that...

Woof bark bark bark, bark!

‘Crash blossoms‘ is a term for a type of ambiguous headline that invites alternative readings, e.g. ‘Gator Attacks Puzzle Experts’, ‘Death Happens More Slowly Than Thought’, and ‘British Left Waffles on Falklands’.

First dose #TeamPfizer https://t.co/iAmyf6fjXF

Vaccine appointment booked! 💉 https://t.co/0iBhGHYxWX

Instead of our normal afternoon walk today we had playtimes in the yard with our favourite outside ball. @SnoopysBF has never been so excited. twitter.com/SnoopysBF/stat…

Dog facts API. I don't know yet what I'm going to build with it, but something.

Quick evening project: bringing garbage collection info into @home_assistant so it can remind me to put it out when I take @SnoopysBF for his evening walk. @cityofcalgary has an API for that.

One in twelve 1p and 2p pieces are used once and then thrown in the bin.

I have a vaccine appointment on Sunday morning. Unfortunately it's 6,841km away on a different continent. Thinking of going anyway. 💉

Consider yourselves told. twitter.com/SnoopysBF/stat…

Possible next project...? twitter.com/carlocaprini/s…

By the 14th century, human waste management problems had become so widespread in French cities that, for instance, medieval Paris had streets named rue Merdeux, rue Merdelet, rue Merdusson, rue des Merdons, rue Merdiere, and rue du Pipi.

Priceless NFT Artwork Vandalized With Spray Paint Tool bit.ly/3cvcAnt https://t.co/SqMnM4N57a

According to new research by astrophysicists at MIT, work tasks take, on average, 1.7x the time you think they will.