Arriving in Germany in 2021: the government sends you an SMS, demanding that you follow their latest decrees, as soon as your mobile connects to the cell network. And Deutsche Bank tells you that negative interest on your ever-diluting savings is not a problem, because you can simply ask your financial advisor about the latest casino/ponzi scheme options for you to "invest" the fruit of your life's labor in.

"Lounge and writing room" on a transatlantic? Sure thing!

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TFW when you move from the restaurant to the smoking room and bar, after your dinner on the airship.

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> The Graf Zeppelin ushered in the golden age of zeppelins. It was the largest zeppelin ever built at 236.6 meters or 776 feet long.

> It was designed to be a commercial passenger ship. It operated from 1928 until 1937, and it had a spotless safety record.

> During its lifespan, it flew 590 flights and had over 17,000 hours of flight time. It was the first commercial passenger flight across the Atlantic. It ran regular runs from Berlin to Brazil.

everything-everywhere.com/a-hi

Looks like the SATA connector in my 4yo ThinkPad is dying. What to do?

... I'm no fan of climate hysteria, but that think tank should probably hire some actual thinkers.

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> The analysis also identified that Australia’s share of global carbon emissions declined from 1.3% in 2009 to 1.1% in 2019. Despite Australia’s negligible share of global emissions, under the Paris Agreement Australians are subject to the deepest per capita emissions cuts in the developed world

Australians make up 0.3% of the world population. So if 1.1% of emissions is "negligible", your argument is that the world can easily increase emissions by a factor of 4 then?

ipa.org.au/ipa-today/china-emi

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Bialetti doesn't work with induction hobs directly, so...

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Last year, we spent 51 days at sea during the passage from Japan to Canada, it was the hardest thing we had ever done. We kept a physical logbook of daily happenings onboard. This is that logbook, revised, and with a ton of extra notes.

hundredrabbits.itch.io/busy-do

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