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Rules on the internet I've seen lately.
Rule #1: believe everything on the internet.
Rule #2: don't post links πŸ”— to backup your claims.
Rule #3: don't try to be passionate about the topic, instead try to be a jerk.

The Amazon isn't "Burning" - It's Being Burned

This is a thing that is happening right now, and (taking a page from the global warming playbook) a think I've been hearing from Bolsonaro's supporters is, "...

youtu.be/zhESYHHbzsc

Amazing topic
10 Amazing Coincidences (And Why They're Not That Amazing Really) | Random Thursday

We've all heard of an amazing coincidence, or maybe one's even happened to you. Makes you wonder if there might be something out there pulling the strings. B...

youtu.be/NUZL_sUCZFY

Massachusetts: Somerville and Cambridge are speaking out against face recognition. Tell your state lawmakers to do the same. action.eff.org/o/9042/p/dia/ac

#InPictures | Puerto Ricans, including actors, #BenicioDelToro and @residente have joined the demonstration in San Juan, demanding Governor @ricardorossello to resign.
#PuertoRicoSeLevanta
#PuertoRicoMarcha

Daughter has reached the age of asking "why?" to everything.

"hold on to that cup with both hands"
"why?"
"i don't want you to drop it"
"why?"
"It's made of glass, and if you drop a glass thing it can break"
"why?"
"because glass is brittle"
"why?"
"because supercooling molten silicon dioxide makes an amorphous solid which is weaker than the crystalline form"
"why?"
"the crystalline form has a tetrahedral lattice of ionic bonds"
"why?"
"because one silicon atom can bind with four oxygen"
"why?"

Reasons someone using a PC should change from Windows to Linux?

Linux distros have more respect for your privacy.

Just run Wireshark on both Windows and Linux; you'll see that Windows loves to constantly chat with MS-servers.

Average Linux distro is completely silent until you choose to interact with the internet.

Being the product vs. using the product.

Linux gives you control & transparency. Easier and more secure usage.

Please add Your point of view if you will!
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#WhyLinux #Linux #PC

Now apps and web browsing without adds! Blocking trackers on current apps. A must have app on any Android device!

@gdroid

People who can't distinguish between etymology and entomology bug me in ways I cannot put into words.

The movie ! is an 'ok' . DCU should get dissolved as it is, wait a couple of years to find better people to actually make great movies with comics content.

πŸ–₯️ :blobowo: *launches game*

Game: "You must read and accept this end user license agreement to play the game."

πŸ–₯️ :blobthinkingglare: *sits and reads the whole darn thing*

*Clicks [Accept]*

πŸ–₯️ :blobnervous:
Game: "Error: Your session has timed out from the server."

They didn't figure anyone would actually sit down and read it 🀷

As an non English native language this video is very illuminating on my struggles with pronunciation.

youtu.be/A8zWWp0akUU

Join campaign to ask Amazon more privacy. 

"Bose Corp spies on its wireless headphone customers by using an app that tracks the music, podcasts and other audio they listen to, and violates their privacy rights by selling the information without permission, a lawsuit charged." – reuters.com/article/us-bose-la #Privacy #Bose

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