Here's a 1991 Soviet Russian version of Lord of the Rings.
Earth may have been wholly encased in ice not once, but twice. Recently discovered cave formations and fossilized filaments may be evidence that fungi contributed to a flood of oxygen after the second thaw set the stage for the Cambrian explosion. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fungi-might-have-dragged-the-planet-out-of-its-lsquo-snowball-earth-rsquo-phase/
"I decided that without mythology, spirituality and a real serious examination of what kind of religion had been fed to us, we would never get out of this mire. And that's when I decided we should have a coven." https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-09-18/this-feminist-witch-introduced-california-to-goddess-worship
In case you're wondering: https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/pollinators/pollinator-of-the-month/hummingbird_moth.shtml
A new Facebook update blocks watchdog groups from auditing at scale what's happening on the platform by attaching junk code to HTML features meant to improve accessibility for visually impaired users. https://themarkup.org/citizen-browser/2021/09/21/facebook-rolls-out-news-feed-change-that-blocks-watchdogs-from-gathering-data
Had some cherry tomatoes and mushrooms that were in danger of going bad on me, so I dug up this recipe, and now I'm recommending it to you. Delicious (even without the dill, which I didn't have). https://www.mediterraneanliving.com/cherry-tomato-sauce-and-bela-mushrooms-on-pasta/
Here's an effective little fairy tale horror story: https://www.tor.com/2021/09/01/the-wonderful-stag-or-the-courtship-of-red-elsie-kathleen-jennings/
You can add "cooperating with ICE" to your list of reasons for avoiding crypto. https://www.vice.com/en/article/akgmx4/coinbase-got-a-dollar136-million-contract-with-ice
How Disney's intense focus on wringing maximum value out of legacy IP led to the dominance of franchises at the box office and recast studio executives as the auteurs of the current scene. https://muse.jhu.edu/article/805897
New Stansiław Lem story just dropped. https://thereader.mitpress.mit.edu/the-truth-by-stanislaw-lem/
Move fast so you don't break things.
I'm going to live with it a little longer first, but if it still feels this comfortable after a week or two, I may go ahead and get a second one. Maybe the red.
Or the green.
Or the black.
I don't know.
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