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Free online course on disaster preparedness. The lecturer informs it's not a "prepper" course but has some interesting information regardless.
Disaster Preparedness from University of Pittsburgh. This course will teach the student how to survive when everything we normally take for granted is gone, when the structures we depend on have failed. We will examine the Disaster Cycle, particularly the Mitigation and Recovery phases. Students will prepare an extensive personal preparedness plan covering such topics as supplies, communication, food and water, shelter, security, and comfort (yes...
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Interesting video about color blending issues with lots of different software.
 
Why Computer Color Is Broken 
https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/06/27/why-computer-color-is-broken-saturdaymorningcartoons/

Why blurred color on a computer looks so dark. via MinutePhysics
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This is a big problem in Florida. Lionfish are decimating the local fish populations. There are some restaurants in the Florida Keys that are serving lionfish. Not sure if it will make a dent in the invasion but it's something. Hopefully it won't take long for things to balance back out.
 
Invasive species are known for decimating local marine ecosystems around the world. See how some chefs are taking a stand and raising awareness—one bite at a time. #FutureofFood
The pretty ones get all the attention—even when it comes to invasive species. The eye-catching but dangerous lionfish has been grabbing headlines for years. However, there are plenty of less attrac...
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My days of being an unfashionable nerd are finally over!
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Ouch.
Bad news first, folks. LastPass, our favorite password manager (and yours) has been hacked. It’s time to change your master password. The good news is, the passwords you have saved for other sites should be safe. The Intermediate Guide to Mastering Passwords with LastPass The Intermediate Guide to Mastering Passwords with LastPass The Intermediate Guide to Mastering Passwords with LastPass is easy, secure, and works across systems and browsers—it...
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Frirckin' CA agent... Pegging the system making it near unusable because it's stuttering and bogging on simple things like opening Wordpad. Kill the rtaagent process and it respawns. Reboot and it respawns. Yeah, I sure love companies that offer beta-quality software as production code.
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OK, so it's a bit of a click-bait article but I read it anyway (what else to do while waiting for the hot dogs to finish grilling?). First thoughts were: Where's Edna Mode (The Incredibles)? Joe Sarno (Way of the Gun)?  Dr. Romero (Spy Kids)? 
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I saw a wood ear post the other day. Then one on mushroom foraging. Then this... Good week for mushrooms. :>
 
Chicken Heart Soup | Keng Jued Haujai Kai

Earlier today, I was in a video call with my good friend +Mathurot Chu. from Thailand. Out of the blue, she plopped down a container of mushrooms and one of chicken hearts. She proceeded to tell me that she needed instructions on how to make Chicken Heart Soup.
I guess she was testing my Thai soup making knowledge. :) Anyhow, here is the recipe:: https://goo.gl/VdLoji

#Thaifood #soup #kai #chicken #Thailand
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It's definitely a good week for mushrooms +Kwan Lowe and thanks for the re-share. :)
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I think this is precisely why there should be required coursework in skepticism and logical thought. I remember reading a joke page about a new compression algorithm that cited a clever workaround for the pigeonhole principle that talked of stacking the pigeonholes. It "worked" because instead of using 1s and 0s, the algorithm used a base16 alphabet thus allowing more information to be packed in a pigeonhole. Of course it made no sense. This didn't stop a horde of folks citing it. What didn't help was that there others in the comments who stoked the fires by 'compressing' the text of encyclopedias into just a few K. 

Many of these sites rely on common arguments: "Why should we trust science? Mainstream scientists don't want this breakthrough to be known!"

However, there is a distinction between accepting science and casual acceptance of a statement. The bigger the claim, the more vigorous should be our skepticism. 
 
It's Truthy Tuesday (yes, I made that up) and in the spirit of the day, I offer up yet another list of disinformation sites on the Internet. Without a doubt, the Internet is a source of incredible knowledge and may, one day, live up to my description of "the sum total of all human knowledge" (yes, I call it that, with a smile), but for now, it's also an amazing source of misinformation and bullshit. The difficulty lies not in finding information, but figuring out what information qualifies as gems among the dung. Here now, is the second list of sites you might want to ignore when it comes to truth. 
Many bad sources go viral on a regular basis, often because most people do not check the sources they claim to be citing. Do your part: inform your friends
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This looks delicious! Clams are one of my favorite foods but I've not seen them prepared with pork before. Looking forward to trying this.
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London swag. :)
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+Iian Conley it's my one request when anyone travels to London :)
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Destroyer of Words, ALF and OMG, He Who Cannot Be Maned
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Beware of the leopard.
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There can be only one.
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I can kill you with my brain.
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Manufacturer of some extraordinarily tall tales.
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Linux, R, basket weaving, can sing a little (no, not really)
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  • Royal Caribbean International
    Senior Engineer, present
  • Digital Hermit
    Owner/Engineer
  • MetroLink
    Engineer
  • United Parcel Service
    TSG Engineer
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    Instructor - Unix/Linux
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    Senior Support Engineer
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