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Apparently, Chrome testing for DNS interception is responsible for half of *all* traffic on the root servers:

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This years migration is one of the highest densities of wildebeest ever witnessed here in the Mara Triangle, with so few vehicles to share it with. 📷: Shaun Mousley

Is there anything that speaks against Linux, for a happy Arch user wanting to set up something a bit more hands-off on a secondary machine?

... also: if your t-cells are adapted enough already, there may not even be antibodies to find. Meaning the various studies arriving at ~0.3% lethality based on antibody results may also be wrong (for the better, i.e. an even lower lethality).

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Good news:

> Many people who've never gotten COVID-19 seem to have memory T cells that can recognize the new coronavirus.

> Experts think these cross-reactive T cells likely come from previous exposure to other coronaviruses — those that cause common colds.

> people who'd never had COVID-19 had memory T cells that could recognize both the new coronavirus and the four types of common-cold coronaviruses equally well.

... In short: they didn't want to have a neutral, natural basis for the meter. It had to be based on a line going through Paris.

Fun bonus fact: the current system that was officially sanctioned in the U.S. much later, is not based on any natural measurement, but on the metric system.

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TIL: The original proposal for standardizing measures in the U.S. was created before the metric system was finalized. And it was using feet, inches, etc., but as a decimal system. However, when they had already agreed to make a yard the same as the new meter, the French turned around and changed the definition of the meter in the very last minute, thereby throwing off the international harmonization effort.

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Bridgefy, the messenger promoted for mass protests, is a privacy disaster

By using Bluetooth and mesh network routing, Bridgefy lets users within a few hundred meters ... to send and receive both direct and group texts with no reliance on the Internet at all...

[N]ow, researchers are revealing a litany of recently uncovered flaws and weaknesses that show that just about every claim of anonymity, privacy, and reliability is outright false.

> Using the neural-net tool Artbreeder, Photoshop and historical references, I have created photoreal portraits of Roman Emperors. For this project, I have transformed, or restored (cracks, noses, ears etc.) 800 images of busts to make the 54 emperors of The Principate (27 BC to 285 AD).

Fun fact: The German word for bookworm is Leseratte, which translates to Reading Rat.

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Did a Bitcoin Lightning Experiment:
A Lightning enabled feed reader that allows paying the author of an article directly from the reader.

It adds lighting support to @feedbin and loads LNURL details from the RSS feed item.

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According to the statement in here, Mozilla spent ~40% of salaries on management in 2018:

(Please correct me if I'm wrong.)

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"Part Wikipedia-style crowd-sourced database and part meticulous bibliography, The Sifter is a catalogue of more than a thousand years of European and U.S. cookbooks, from the medieval Latin De Re Culinaria, published in 800, to the The Romance of Candy, a 1938 treatise on British sweets."

The Sifter: [ ]

#History #Cooking #Food #CookBooks

Bringing your kids to a robbery is pretty bold, too. Not even mentioning that there's open season all year 'round on boar in Germany these days.

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