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#xkcd #gammaTest M87 Black Hole Size Comparison - I think Voyager 1 would be just past the event horizon, but slightly less than halfway to the bright ring. - Wed, 10 Apr 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - #poweredByAwk

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service sent a memo this week to stores, telling managers: "News channels should not be shown on common area TVs due to their divisive political nature."

Today I had a fiber carrying an infrared laser signal inside my circulatory system. Pretty cool actually...

#xkcd #gammaTest Too Much Talking - Next time I go, I'm going to prepare a whole bunch of opinions that I'm sure are good, and make everyone sit quietly while I run through them. - Mon, 08 Apr 2019 04:00:00 -0000 - #poweredByAwk

I only heard six words of her conversation but I (and everyone in a several-yard radius) knew she was a DC local: "WORST TWO WEEKS OF THE YEAR."

I'm like, lady, normal residents know to avoid things like the Tidal Basin footpath if they hate crowds (though apparently there's a nice lull between the spent-the-night sunrise crowd and the drove-down-from-Philly midday crowd), just like normal Wichitans avoid driving through downtown during Riverfest, Philadelphians during Thanksgiving parade, etc.

The U.S. has canceled the visa of the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor, who had been looking at a potential investigation into alleged war crimes committed by U.S. personnel in Afghanistan.

Borrowing from @SuperFloppies...

What was the computer you used in High School?

For me, it was a Commodore PET.

waiting not so patiently for the XKCD bot to fire for the first time in its new account

The streets are safe in Philadelphia, it's only the people who make them unsafe.
-- Mayor Frank Rizzo

Upgraded my xkcd Bot from betaTest to gammaTest. Moved it from @fuzzface_test to its new home of @xkcd

It still needs polish, but I thought it was time to get it out in public.


I really wish #Netflix didn't block Hurricane Electric's IPv6 tunnels. :(

“Don't let small minds convince you that your dreams are too big.”

Log into website with important information... System asks to reverify my account... No problem I think... Start the verification process... Something goes splat... Locked out of my account... Now on hold with overloaded call center trying to get the information I needed... GROAN

good morning, I found this guide to using `tar` very helpful [cw screaming Arnold Schwarzenegger face]

The problem with using something like Cortana to drive Mastodon is the incorrect assumption that Cortana will get the message right. I doubt Siri, Alexa, Google, or Ouija Board would be better.

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