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Friday, 27 March 2020

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92

quote [ The Frenchman illustrated the famous comic book series and eventually took over the writing. ]

This was actually a few days ago, but must have been missed for obvious reasons.
[SFW] [obituaries] [+1 Sad]
[by slaytanik@11:50amGMT] [1 comment]

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Lellopepper x Popularity Contest - Rinse Batter Rococo

quote [ Honey Please, Wash Your CDs Streaming: ]

Link to the bandcamp :

Bonus Brendan Eder Ensemble video, and a sPo0KY music compilation in extended

[SFW] [music] [+2]
[by slaytanik@7:18pmGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Why you won’t see much news about the devastating Amazon rainforest fires on Google News

quote [ The Amazon rainforest is burning—but Google News just wants to tell you about’s tablet. ]

The planet is on fucking fire

[SFW] [environment & nature] [+3]
[by slaytanik@3:41pmGMT] [10 comments]

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Johnny Clegg, A Uniting Voice Against Apartheid, Dies At 66

quote [ The pioneering South African singer, songwriter and activist died Tuesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. ]

Goodbye to a legend, and fuck you to cancer

[SFW] [obituaries] [+5 Sad]
[by slaytanik@7:13pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Blackwater's Erik Prince: Iraq, privatising wars, and Trump | Head to Head

quote [ In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges Erik Prince, the founder and former CEO of Blackwater, on his security firm’s performance during the ... ]

Mehdi Hasan is quite a good interviewer, in a time when we need more of this kind of journalist. I still can't imagine why Prince would come on a platform like this, with such a relentless interviewer
[SFW] [dystopian violence] [+4 Good]
[by slaytanik@5:48pmGMT] [0 comments]

NASA's Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End – NASA’s Mars Exploration Program

quote [ “We have made every reasonable engineering effort to try to recover Opportunity and have determined that the likelihood of receiving a signal is far too low to continue recovery efforts," said John Callas, manager of the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) project at JPL. ]

Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince,
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!

[SFW] [science & technology] [+4 Informative]
[by slaytanik@8:07pmGMT] [3 comments]

Friday, 8 February 2019

Alexandrio Ocasio-Cortez and the Ethics Game

quote [ Educating everyone about what the 'bad guys' can legally do. ]

It's only 5 minutes long but it drives the point home quite succinctly.
[SFW] [politics] [+7 Underrated]
[by slaytanik@7:21pmGMT] [30 comments]

Tuesday, 25 December 2018

Merry Christmas you filthy animal(s)

quote [ Clip from Home Alone 2. ]

And a happy new year

My Impala shanks are braising in the oven and I'm about start making my baklava cigars for dessert. Hope you're all having a great day regardless of what you feel about xmas
[SFW] [tv & movies] [+3 Underrated]
[by slaytanik@6:26amGMT] [13 comments]

Monday, 3 December 2018

The million-dollar drug

quote [ UBC scientists spent decades developing Glybera, the world’s first approved gene therapy. But market forces needed just two years to make the potentially life-saving drug disappear. ]

It's an extreme example. but surely we can figure out how to pay for healthcare without worrying about profit

[SFW] [health] [+6 Sad]
[by slaytanik@7:28pmGMT] [14 comments]

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