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

blog.apnic.net/2020/08/21/chro

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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.

businessinsider.com/long-term-

... 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.

everything-everywhere.com/why-

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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.

arstechnica.com/features/2020/

> 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).

voshart.com/ROMAN-EMPEROR-PROJ

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.

vimeo.com/448816127

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

assets.mozilla.net/annualrepor

(Please correct me if I'm wrong.)

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Interesting.

"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."

atlasobscura.com/articles/how-

The Sifter: [ thesifter.org/ ]

#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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