November 24, 2020

A spiral galaxy

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Two of Charles Darwin's original notebooks are missing, likely stolen, from the University of Cambridge. They asking for help to get them back.

The Rise and Fall of GTD - It's not that there's so much to do, there's too much to do. Way too goddamn much to do.

A fast radio burst (FRB) has been detected inside the Milky Way... and it's repeatingOn 28 April 2020, a dead, highly magnetised star within our own galaxy, just 30,000 light-years away, was recorded emitting an incredibly powerful, millisecond duration burst of radio waves.

Literal galaxy brain - The Human Brain Has Odd Similarities to the Entire Universe

A British comedy writer solved Cain's Jawbone, a jumbled murder mystery with 32 million possible combinations. He's the third to do so, but they lost the solutions from the first two who solved the puzzle.

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«Reel St-Renard» interprété par Éric Gagné

The Cartoon from the Star Wars Holiday Special

Fun fact, the rifle carried by the lead character in The Mandalorian? It originated in this cocaine-fuelled masterpiece of late 70s animation


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This article was updated on November 24, 2020

Daniel Messer

Dan is a systems librarian, technologist, podcaster, blogger, historian, coder, digital creative, author, and cyberpunk. He's the creator and host of Cyberpunk Librarian, a podcast exploring public libraries and open source. He's written five or six books, depending on how you want to count them. And he's typically working on some kinda musical project involving ambient and space genres.

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