Reminder: Springer has released a lot of digital textbooks for free in the last few months, and their special offer is ending on July 31st. There is no need to sign up to download the PDF and ePub files.
This lovely page has the full list of available titles: https://hnarayanan.github.io/springer-books/
"Dad," she called, "there are monsters under the bed!"
"Are they?" he called back.
She hadn't thought about that.
"Monsters?" she whispered.
"We are dust bunnies."
"But you sound scary."
"We grow. We watch. We grow... angry. We grow..."
"Yes! Lead us to the rich!"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
there's a special kind of ableism where if there's no big catastrophic event to mark it, like an injury or disease, people won't believe there's something wrong, like boiled frog syndrome, if someone just slowly gets worse and less functional over time, people think they're just being lazy or something, and i hate it, personally
"Toll, jetzt werde ich hier wieder in context gequoted." – ich, wegen @Tomatinchen
Corva's Curious Compendium is for the compassionate adventurer who prefers non-violent solutions.
All entries are welcome to be used for personal and home games. In fact I encourage it!
I'll share a new one every week until I run out of ideas, get bored, or forget.
Ever wanted to harness the power of a housecat in your adventures?
Now you too can spend decades studying the intricacies of arcane magic in order to force someone to remain seated in a non-hostile manner.
I have updated mond-basis.eu to Mastodon 3.1.5 (it's comprised of security fixes)
This is Deinococcus radiodurans. These bacteria may be the toughest organisms in the world, surviving dehydration, cold, acid, and vacuum, and withstanding more radiation than probably any other living thing.
Some scientists have considered using them as a way of storing data to survive an apocalypse. In 2003, researchers encoded the song It's A Small World into DNA, engineered it into D. radiodurans, and managed to retrieve it without errors 100 generations later.
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