"It's pretty clear from the genetic analysis that Vikings are not a homogenous group of people. We even see people buried in Scotland with Viking swords and equipment that are genetically not Scandinavian at all." nationalgeographic.com/history

Here's an awesome 50-year perspective on how the effects of community action reverberate in the anthropocene. If Georgians hadn't organized against an effort to mine the state's salt marshes, more of its coast would now be vulnerable to ocean rise.
wabe.org/how-georgia-protected

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Here, I made another one.

> @rek looks over my screen.
"YAS, QUALITY CONTENT"

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That picture was a handy way of showing the unintuitiveness of Kant's section headings, but it gets nowhere near encapsulating the utter anarchy you're faced with trying to figure out your place in the structure of the book while you're reading it, especially in the Hackett edition, which hardly has any styling to distinguish different types of heading.

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I've owned this copy of the I Ching for 20+ years and only just realized that it had a fold out hexagram table in the back. 🤦‍♂️

"Truly, we live in an era of print-worthy web design," I say, just before toggling to Reader View.

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@lrhodes Also interested in this, I have shaky hand so my linework is messy, and b/c of that I seldom draw by hand (and mostly stick to pentool or pixelart nowadays).

I had professors trying to help me lean into it, so maybe I should try to do that more. I am considering giving it a try this October for

I would also love to hear from illustrators who have a shaky hand and how they deal with it.

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Fediverse illustrators! Show us an example of your linework and the grip you use to produce it!

What are your favorite dairy-free and wheat-free desserts?

<<Décroissance>> is such a cool word, especially how it never fails to make me hungry for bread.

No fewer than three people whose work I admire have recommended Graeber's Debt today, so that's going onto the pile, near the top.

Aww yeah! Writefreely's next release will include support for posting Notes, not just Articles. That means posts that federate without truncating to just a title and link. github.com/writeas/writefreely

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Kobo eReader tip 

If you haven't sideloaded a lot of books onto your Kobo, you may not have even encountered this issue, but it's been a minor frustration since I started using my Kobo.

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Kobo eReader tip 

It's frustrated me for a whole that I have to manually adjust the font size when switching between books and Pocket articles.

I've finally found out why. On epubs, Kobo adds the custom font modifier to the books's specified font size. Coverting epubs to kepub before sideloading them solves the problem.

You can do that in calibre, but there's also a command line conversion tool, kepubify, which can be combined with folder actions to automate conversion. pgaskin.net/kepubify/

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